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“Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics:”
How data and analysis can provide alternative truths
Seminar taught by Professor Oded Netzer
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
*Not a recorded session.
Following a highly successful “Intro to Python for Business” seminar taught by Mattan Griffel on September 11th in the newly launched Big Data for Better Business Seminar Series – with over 150 students and faculty in attendance – we are pleased to announce our second seminar for the fall 2019 semester.
Spend this seminar considering ethical issues with Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. Learn how to become a fierce interrogator of data.
In this session, Professor Oded Netzer will facilitate a discussion of how data and analysis can lead to different and often opposing insights. In the seminar, we will also discuss how to become fierce interrogators of data to identify such possible pitfalls. Finally, we will investigate the ethical issues involved in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence with an in-class case study (no need for pre-reading) on identifying loan defaults from the text that borrowers write.