Transparancy Requirements for Algorithms and AI, Wishful Thinking?

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The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is a development that is considered ambivalent. On the one hand, it provides great opportunities to achieve results more efficiently and effectively by analyzing large amounts of different data ("big data") using AI. On the other hand, there is a fear that the use of self-learning algorithms and AI will result in more extensive damage to the already shrinking field of privacy. As stated in the considerations of the GDPR, the processing of personal data should be intended to serve mankind
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTagungsband des International Rechtsinformatik-Symposiums 2021
Editors Erich Schweighofer
Place of PublicationSalzburg
PublisherEditions Weblaw
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 25 Feb 2021
MoEC publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventIRIS 2021 - University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Duration: 25 Feb 202127 Feb 2021
http://“Jusletter IT - Die Zeitschrift für IT und Recht” (


ConferenceIRIS 2021
Abbreviated titleIRIS 2021
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  • transparancy, algorithms, gdpr

Field of science

  • Law


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