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Testing Face Recognition Algorithms on Algorithmic Bias

One of the most interesting research projects of ICT Institute was the thesis work by Jesse Tol. Jesse investigated whether face recognition algorithms do less well when used on people who wear headgear (scarfs, caps, hats). It is important that algorithms perform equally well when tested on headgear, since there are religious and cultural minorities…

Sieuwert van Otterloo

Privacy management with ISO 27701

Accountability is a central principle in theĀ General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This data protection principle creates the obligation to be able to demonstrate compliance. Simply doing your best to comply isn’t enough, but ‘appropriate technical and organizational measures’ have to be taken. Some form a privacy management system has to be in place to demonstrate…

Jelle Hoekstra

Cookies: the yes, the no, and the maybe

They are impossible to escape these days: cookies. Sometimes accompanied by a impenetrable cookie wall, a large banner, a small information bar, or nothing at all. Cookies allow certain website features, traffic analysis, and marketing. What is and is not allowed is not always clear, which many websites use to their advantage. In this article…

Joost Krapels
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Coursera machine learning course

The Coursera Machine Learning course by Stanford University is a great advanced course on Artificial Intelligence. If you are interested in becoming an AI expert, you fortunately do not need to pursue a bachelor, master, or PhD in AI to learn what terms like Intelligent Agents, Machine Learning, and Neural Networks mean. In this article…

Joost Krapels

Decision time: Brexit options for EU Institutions

The European Data Protection Supervisor, or EDPS for short, supervises the compliance of EU Institutions and bodies to the GDPR. For this reason, most of the EDPS’ publications are not that interesting for most private parties. Lately, however, the EDPS published a statement that, given the current chaos surrounding Brexit is an interesting and perhaps…

Joost Krapels