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Black-box seminar 1: Personalised explanations – what is it and why should we care about it?

  • Norsk Regnesentral 23A Gaustadalléen 0373 Oslo Norway (map)

Where: Norsk Regnesentral, meeting room Alfa/Omega
Who is invited: Big Insight partners. Registration is not necessary.

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Technical level: 3/6 Language: English if needed

• Why do we need personalised explanations? 
        o The developer: needs to understand what he is creating
        o The company or the authorities: is the model legal, just and responsible?
        o The end-user: needs to understand what the model/algorithm does to her
• What is an explanation of a prediction or classification made by a model?
• What is a personalised explanation of a model’s prediction?
• Why is it in general difficult to explain even simple models?

Preliminary outline
       1. Introduction by Anders Løland, Norsk Regnesentral
       2. Why is this important?
            • Skatteetaten
            • NAV – Haakon Hertzberg
            • DNB
            • Gjensidige
       3. Short discussion

Later Event: September 12
WEDNESDAY lunch: Jasmine Foo