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The accuracy of AI in predicting future criminal behaviour | Anthony Doob and Rosemary Gartner

Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 8:47 AM | By Anthony Doob and Rosemary Gartner

There is no doubt that sophisticated artificial intelligence systems are now part of our lives. Many of us ride in driverless trains without any worries. Driverless cars are being tested and, it would seem, will soon be on the roads. Autonomous machine intelligence and learning systems — such as facial recognition software and neural networks that predict fraudulent financial transactions — monitor many aspects of our daily lives.

So why would anyone have concerns about using complex computer-based algorithms to make decisions about what to do...