Special Interest Group: Oil and Gas

  • 1.  Search Engine Bias

    Posted 04-25-2017 13:01
    Dear Colleagues
    I wrote an article recently on search engine bias (on the Internet and in the Enterprise) which I thought some of you may find interesting.#
    Enterprise search and discovery algorithms are often perceived as objective and neutral helping us overcome our own biases, even if they don't always produce what we want or need. The Cognitive Computing narrative is one where machines read vast amount of text to compensate for human cognitive bias and potential organizational dogma. The mantra is not to produce the 'right answer', but the 'best available'. But can search algorithms be truly objective and unbiased themselves?..................
    Are Search Algorithms Neutral?

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    Paul Cleverley
    Robert Gordon University
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