Data isn’t neutral and neither are decision algorithms
The UK's attempt to use algorithms to estimate school scores is a reminder of the need to keep humans in automated decisions say University of Melbourne experts
What is the law when AI makes the ‘decisions’?
A University of Melbourne expert says the Australian Federal Court ruling that the ‘Robodebt’ system is unlawful shines a light on what the law actually says.
The ‘personality’ in artificial intelligence
As artificial intelligence impacts many human industries, University of Melbourne research looks at whether an algorithm with ‘personality’ would build trust.
Should we work with or turn off AI?
A University of Melbourne expert says artificial intelligence is already impacting on how we work – and we need to define any human-computer collaboration now.
Will a computer take your job?
Although many predict that computers could become smarter than us, a University of Melbourne experts says we shouldn't forget people power in the age of AI.
Measuring forces between atoms that don’t want to be measured
New research from the University of Melbourne shows that when it comes to measuring the force between two atoms - it may actually be hiding from you.
Stress testing algorithms
University of Melbourne academic Professor Kate Smith-Miles uses mathematical questions and algorithms to find the best way to making the world a better place.
Why does artificial intelligence discriminate?
University of Melbourne experts say creating more inclusive AI is unlikely to succeed unless people who've been historically excluded or ignored are included.
Holding a black mirror up to artificial intelligence
University of Melbourne research has developed the Biometric Mirror –an interactive application that shows how you may be perceived by others. But it’s flawed.
Predicting epileptic seizures, just like the weather
University of Melbourne researchers can now predict the likelihood someone with epilepsy will have a seizure that day, paving the way for a forecasting app.