What’s Behind a Web Search? Bias and Algorithms
We use Google every day, but we do really understand why we get certain results? This event will explain what an algorithm is, how search engines use them, and how bias exists in our search results. Attendees will have a chance to reflect on the ways biased results can echo larger biases for representation in society. Access this site at your convenience at: https://jmu.libwizard.com/f/algorithms-bias
Co-creators: Malia Willey and Alyssa Young.
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Relevant links:Algorithms Applied videoWho Defines an Algorithms Success videoImpact of Algorithm Changes video
Defining a broader context for algorithms
Analyzing Google results for algorithmic bias
Identifying actions for countering algorithmic bias
Discipline:Computer ScienceLibrary and Information Science
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Suggested Citation:Schubert, Carolyn. "What’s Behind a Web Search? Bias and Algorithms ." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2021. https://projectcora.org/assignment/what%E2%80%99s-behind-web-search-bias-and-algorithms.
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Malia Willey and Alyssa Young