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Scale AI and Research Partner MIT Media Lab Analyze Bias in Dermatological Datasets to Improve Diagnoses

Recent studies demonstrate computer vision models can serve as a useful decision support tool in healthcare but darker skin is underrepresented in datasets. The lack of consideration has been shown to lead neural networks to produce large accuracy disparities. This research sought to determine if adding Fitzpatrick labels would allow researchers to assess algorithmic fairness to ensure better performance.

Jun 23rd, 2021