Publications

Our research considers the human rights implications of big data and associated technologies. The Project uses multiple methodologies, including desk-based research, qualitative interviews, econometrics, comparative case studies and computational techniques.

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A Paradigm Shift: Detecting Human Rights Violations Through Web Images
 1 file(s)  67 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download March 30, 2017
Data Repository Document – Supplementary materials used in analysis for CHIIR 2020 publication “Towards Search Strategies for Better Privacy and Information”
 1 file(s)  18 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download, Intelligence oversight download January 16, 2020
Detection of Human Rights Violations in Images: Can Convolutional Neural Networks Help?
 1 file(s)  18 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download March 12, 2017
DisplaceNet: Recognising Displaced People from Images by Exploiting Dominance Level
 1 file(s)  19 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download June 22, 2019
Evaluating Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Material Classification
 1 file(s)  15 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download March 16, 2017
Exploring Object-Centric and Scene-Centric CNN Features and Their Complementarity for Human Rights Violations recognition in images
 1 file(s)  13 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download May 12, 2018
HRBDT 2018 Conference Report – Human Rights in a Digital Age
 1 file(s)  98 downloads
Algorithmic accountability download, Companion robots download, Consent download, Corporate responsibility download, Facial recognition download, Health download, Humanitarian assistance download, Intelligence oversight download, Law enforcement download, Mis and disinformation and deep fakes download, Open source investigations download May 24, 2018
HRBDT News Summary 2019
 1 file(s)  2 downloads
Algorithmic accountability download, Consent download, Corporate responsibility download, Facial recognition download, Health download, Humanitarian assistance download, Law enforcement download, Mis and disinformation and deep fakes download, Open source investigations download, Press Kit Download January 1, 2020
HRBDT Report: Identifying Perpetrator Information in Individual-Level Data
 1 file(s)  23 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download October 30, 2017
HRBDT Report: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70 – Putting Human Rights at the Heart of the Design, Development and Deployment of Artificial Intelligence
 1 file(s)  125 downloads
Algorithmic accountability download, Companion robots download, Consent download, Corporate responsibility download, Facial recognition download, Health download, Humanitarian assistance download, Intelligence oversight download, Law enforcement download, Mis and disinformation and deep fakes download, Open source investigations download December 20, 2018
Improving Hate Speech Detection with Deep Learning Ensembles
 1 file(s)  23 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download, Mis and disinformation and deep fakes download May 12, 2018
Policy Brief: Creating Safe Zones and Safe Corridors in Conflict Situations: Providing Protection at Home or Preventing the Search for Asylum?
 1 file(s)  20 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download June 1, 2017
Technical Memo for Amnesty International Report on Deaths in Detention
 1 file(s)  10 downloads
Humanitarian assistance download August 18, 2016