The second workshop of Giving Voice to Digital Democracies, a research project at the Centre for the Humanities and Social Change, considered the social impact of Artificially Intelligent Communications Technology. Specifically, the talks and discussions concentrated on different aspects of the complex relationships between language, gender and technology.
Dirk Hovy (Bocconi University) delivered a paper on 'Lucky Sampling and Syntactic Resilience: The Overlooked Impact of Gender on Syntactic Analysis Tools'.
The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Language, Gender, Technology
University of Cambridge, 17 May 2019
• Welcome and Introduction – Marcus Tomalin
• Gender, Knowledge and Language in AI – Alison Adam
• Understanding Gender Bias in Pronoun Production – Heather Burnett
• Lucky Sampling and Syntactic Resilience – Dirk Hovy
• A Multimodal Approach to ‘Ugly’ Images in Instagram – Ruth Page
• A Corpus-Based Analysis of the Linguistic Gender Gap – Stefanie Ullmann
• Language and Gender: A Computational Sociolinguistics Perspective – Dong Nguyen
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