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Studying Social Justice with Artificial Intelligence at the University of Toronto
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We are dedicated to human-centered data science with missions in research and teaching.
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AIJ focuses its efforts to undertake new frontier research that tackles important questions at the leading edge of computational social science.
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Addressing Biases in Artificial Intelligence
This project aims to systematically engage with the problem of bias for the purpose of addressing the social ills that this form of discrimination can cause.
AI-Powered Chatbot for Intimate/Sexual Violence Victims
The AI-powered Chatbot can provide immediate responses with information about mental health screening, diagnosis, support treatment......
Covid-19 Research, Big Data, and Natural Language Processing
This project aims to provide a large-scale analysis of public discourse on COVID-19 related topics on social media.
At a time when there is an ongoing public discussion about the responsible use of big data, the Big Data for Social Justice Lab inspires students to reflect on how big data can be used to promote social justice in innovative ways.
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UofT News
From Canada to Uganda and beyond: U of T researchers receive funding for COVID-19 projects
The following researchers at U of T and its partner hospitals have received CIHR funding for COVID-19-related projects:
July 21, 2020
Faculty of Information News
Faculty of Information News
Mining social media data to see shifting public reactions to COVID-19
From the moment news broke of an unknown, potentially deadly virus, the topic lit up social media channels.......
July 09, 2020
Faculty in the News
Faculty in the News
Assistant Professor Jia Xue is mining social media data to better understand the public’s changing reactions to the global pandemic
U of T Assistant Professor Jia Xue, who uses computational approaches to study social justice issues, immediately began mining rich social media data...
July 02, 2020