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We use big data to sentence criminals. But can the algorithms really tell us what we need to know?

Hamilton, Melissa (2017) We use big data to sentence criminals. But can the algorithms really tell us what we need to know? The Conversation.

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Abstract

The Supreme Court may soon hear a case on data-driven criminal sentencing. Research suggests that algorithms are not as good as we think they are at making these decisions.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Law
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Hamilton, Melissamh0066@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Date : 6 June 2017
Copyright Disclaimer : Reproduced under a Creative Commons CC-BY-ND licence.
Depositing User : Melanie Hughes
Date Deposited : 20 Sep 2017 12:04
Last Modified : 20 Sep 2017 12:04
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/842354

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