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Microsoft researchers say NLP bias studies must consider role of social hierarchies like racism

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Microsoft AI researchers say NLP bias researchers should consider language's role in maintaining unjust social systems and explain who bias harms and how.

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Microsoft researchers say NLP bias studies must consider role of social hierarchies like racism

Microsoft researchers say NLP bias studies must consider role of social hierarchies like racism

Microsoft AI researchers say NLP bias researchers should consider language's role in maintaining unjust social systems and explain who bias harms and how.

Microsoft Researchers Say NLP Bias Studies Must Consider Role of Social Hierarchies Like Racism

Microsoft Researchers Say NLP Bias Studies Must Consider Role of Social Hierarchies Like Racism

As the recently released GPT-3 and several recent studies demonstrate, racial bias, as well as bias based on gender, occupation, and religion, can be found in popular NLP language models. ...

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