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Paper accepted at ICML

Our paper, “Balancing Competing Objectives for Welfare-Aware Machine Learning with Imperfect Data”, was accepted for oral presentation at the International Conference on Machine Learning (IMCL 2020). Full citation below: Rolf, E., Simchowitz, M., Dean, S., Liu, L., Bj{\”o}rkegren, D., Hardt,...
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NSF CAREER award announced

Lab director Blumenstock was recently awarded the prestigious NSF CAREER Award (Faculty Early Career Development Program). The grant provides 5 years of funding for a new research agenda focused on “Welfare-Centric Machine Learning”. Read more about the award here.

Forthcoming paper at ICTD 2020

Niall Keleher, Joshua Blumenstock, and co-authors had a paper accepted for publication at the The 11th International ACM/IEEE Conference on Information & Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD 2020), to be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador. ICTD is the premiere venue for...
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3 papers to be presented at Pac-Dev

The lab had three papers accepted for presentation at the 13th annual Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev), one of the major annual conferences dedicated to development economics. Citation details are below: Aiken, E., and Blumenstock, J.E. (2020). Targeting Humanitarian...
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Blumenstock gives opening keynote at OECD

Pro Blumenstock will be giving the opening keynote “New Data Sources and Statistical Capacity: The Potential (and Limits) of Recent Innovations”, at the OECD. The event is part of a UN-organized conference on New Approaches to Capacity Development for Better...
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Papers to be presented at NeurIPS

We’ll be presenting two different papers at NeurIPS Joint Workshop on AI for Social Good and the Workshop on Machine Learning for the Developing World: Rolf, E, Simchowitz, M, Dean, S, Liu, L, Björkegren, D, Hardt, M, and Blumenstock, JE (2019). Balancing Competing...
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