How much should we trust explainable AI?
As machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) applications play a growing role in the services we use, knowingly or not, there is a greater emphasis than ever on the need to be able to understand how these systems are making their decisions.
If a bank refused a mortgage or loan application based on an algorithm, for example, the customer should be entitled to know why.
Explainable AI is now a principle of ethical artificial intelligence. The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) even put forward a regulation that businesses and other organizations are required to explain decisions made by AI or face multimillion-dollar fines.
At the root of this drive is trust: by being able to access and understand an algorithm’s decision-making process, society will more openly accept the technology.
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