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Examining the black box: Tools for assessing algorithmic systems

Examining the Black Box is a joint report from the Ada Lovelace Institute and DataKind UK.

Examining the black box: Tools for assessing algorithmic systems is aimed primarily at policymakers, to inform more accurate and focused policy conversations around algorithmic audits and impact assessments. It is also intended to help those creating, commissioning or interacting with an algorithmic system to understand what methods or approaches exist to assess and evaluate that system.

Examining the Black Box is a joint report from the Ada Lovelace Institute and DataKind UK that clarifies terms around algorithmic audits and impact assessments, and the current state of research and practice.

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