Master’s student Mila Gorecki from Tübingen receives Women’s STEM Award

Mila Gorecki awarded for bachelor’s thesis on the identification of sources of unfairness in algorithmic decisions

cyvy 24 June 2020 News Item Tübingen Theresa Authaler & Lennart Schmid
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Master’s student Mila Gorecki from Tübingen receives Women’s STEM Award

Mila Gorecki, a student of the International Master’s Program in Machine Learning at the University of Tübingen, has won first prize at the 2020 Women’s STEM Award. She received the award for her outstanding bachelor’s thesis, which explores sources of unfairness in algorithmic decisions and ways of mitigating their effects. Gorecki was reviewed by Philipp Hennig, Professor for the Methods of Machine Learning at the University of Tübingen, and supervised by Alexandra Gessner, a PhD student in Hennig’s department. Hennig is a member of the “Machine Learning: New Perspectives for Science” Cluster of Excellence and Deputy Spokesperson of the Cyber Valley Executive Board.

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