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Socially Responsible AI Algorithms: Issues, Purposes, and Challenges


Jan 12, 2021
Lu Cheng, Kush R. Varshney, Huan Liu

* 45 pages, 7 figures 

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Learning to Initialize Gradient Descent Using Gradient Descent


Dec 22, 2020
Kartik Ahuja, Amit Dhurandhar, Kush R. Varshney


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Empirical or Invariant Risk Minimization? A Sample Complexity Perspective


Oct 30, 2020
Kartik Ahuja, Jun Wang, Amit Dhurandhar, Karthikeyan Shanmugam, Kush R. Varshney


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Deciding Fast and Slow: The Role of Cognitive Biases in AI-assisted Decision-making


Oct 15, 2020
Charvi Rastogi, Yunfeng Zhang, Dennis Wei, Kush R. Varshney, Amit Dhurandhar, Richard Tomsett

* 15 pages, 5 figures 

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Fair Data Integration


Jun 10, 2020
Sainyam Galhotra, Karthikeyan Shanmugam, Prasanna Sattigeri, Kush R. Varshney


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Invariant Risk Minimization Games


Mar 18, 2020
Kartik Ahuja, Karthikeyan Shanmugam, Kush R. Varshney, Amit Dhurandhar


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Joint Optimization of AI Fairness and Utility: A Human-Centered Approach


Feb 05, 2020
Yunfeng Zhang, Rachel K. E. Bellamy, Kush R. Varshney

* To appear in AIES 2020 proceedings 

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Drug Repurposing for Cancer: An NLP Approach to Identify Low-Cost Therapies


Dec 05, 2019
Shivashankar Subramanian, Ioana Baldini, Sushma Ravichandran, Dmitriy A. Katz-Rogozhnikov, Karthikeyan Natesan Ramamurthy, Prasanna Sattigeri, Kush R. Varshney, Annmarie Wang, Pradeep Mangalath, Laura B. Kleiman


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Preservation of Anomalous Subgroups On Machine Learning Transformed Data


Nov 09, 2019
Samuel C. Maina, Reginald E. Bryant, William O. Goal, Robert-Florian Samoilescu, Kush R. Varshney, Komminist Weldemariam

* 5 pages, 3 figures, 2 tables, submitted to icassp 2019 

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DADI: Dynamic Discovery of Fair Information with Adversarial Reinforcement Learning


Oct 30, 2019
Michiel A. Bakker, Duy Patrick Tu, Humberto Riverón Valdés, Krishna P. Gummadi, Kush R. Varshney, Adrian Weller, Alex Pentland

* Accepted at NeurIPS 2019 HCML Workshop 

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Estimating Skin Tone and Effects on Classification Performance in Dermatology Datasets


Oct 29, 2019
Newton M. Kinyanjui, Timothy Odonga, Celia Cintas, Noel C. F. Codella, Rameswar Panda, Prasanna Sattigeri, Kush R. Varshney

* NeurIPS 2019 Workshop on Fair ML for Health 

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An Information-Theoretic Perspective on the Relationship Between Fairness and Accuracy


Oct 17, 2019
Sanghamitra Dutta, Dennis Wei, Hazar Yueksel, Pin-Yu Chen, Sijia Liu, Kush R. Varshney


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One Explanation Does Not Fit All: A Toolkit and Taxonomy of AI Explainability Techniques


Sep 14, 2019
Vijay Arya, Rachel K. E. Bellamy, Pin-Yu Chen, Amit Dhurandhar, Michael Hind, Samuel C. Hoffman, Stephanie Houde, Q. Vera Liao, Ronny Luss, Aleksandra Mojsilović, Sami Mourad, Pablo Pedemonte, Ramya Raghavendra, John Richards, Prasanna Sattigeri, Karthikeyan Shanmugam, Moninder Singh, Kush R. Varshney, Dennis Wei, Yunfeng Zhang


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How Data Scientists Work Together With Domain Experts in Scientific Collaborations: To Find The Right Answer Or To Ask The Right Question?


Sep 08, 2019
Yaoli Mao, Dakuo Wang, Michael Muller, Kush R. Varshney, Ioana Baldini, Casey Dugan, AleksandraMojsilović


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Characterization of Overlap in Observational Studies


Jul 09, 2019
Fredrik D. Johansson, Dennis Wei, Michael Oberst, Tian Gao, Gabriel Brat, David Sontag, Kush R. Varshney


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Teaching AI to Explain its Decisions Using Embeddings and Multi-Task Learning


Jun 05, 2019
Noel C. F. Codella, Michael Hind, Karthikeyan Natesan Ramamurthy, Murray Campbell, Amit Dhurandhar, Kush R. Varshney, Dennis Wei, Aleksandra Mojsilović

* presented at 2019 ICML Workshop on Human in the Loop Learning (HILL 2019), Long Beach, USA. arXiv admin note: substantial text overlap with arXiv:1805.11648 

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Interpretable Subgroup Discovery in Treatment Effect Estimation with Application to Opioid Prescribing Guidelines


May 08, 2019
Chirag Nagpal, Dennis Wei, Bhanukiran Vinzamuri, Monica Shekhar, Sara E. Berger, Subhro Das, Kush R. Varshney


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Bias Mitigation Post-processing for Individual and Group Fairness


Dec 14, 2018
Pranay K. Lohia, Karthikeyan Natesan Ramamurthy, Manish Bhide, Diptikalyan Saha, Kush R. Varshney, Ruchir Puri

* 5 pages, 4 figures 

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Understanding Unequal Gender Classification Accuracy from Face Images


Nov 30, 2018
Vidya Muthukumar, Tejaswini Pedapati, Nalini Ratha, Prasanna Sattigeri, Chai-Wah Wu, Brian Kingsbury, Abhishek Kumar, Samuel Thomas, Aleksandra Mojsilovic, Kush R. Varshney


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TED: Teaching AI to Explain its Decisions


Nov 12, 2018
Noel C. F. Codella, Michael Hind, Karthikeyan Natesan Ramamurthy, Murray Campbell, Amit Dhurandhar, Kush R. Varshney, Dennis Wei, Aleksandra Mojsilovic

* This article leverages some content from arXiv:1805.11648 

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SimplerVoice: A Key Message & Visual Description Generator System for Illiteracy


Nov 03, 2018
Minh N. B. Nguyen, Samuel Thomas, Anne E. Gattiker, Sujatha Kashyap, Kush R. Varshney


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AI Fairness 360: An Extensible Toolkit for Detecting, Understanding, and Mitigating Unwanted Algorithmic Bias


Oct 03, 2018
Rachel K. E. Bellamy, Kuntal Dey, Michael Hind, Samuel C. Hoffman, Stephanie Houde, Kalapriya Kannan, Pranay Lohia, Jacquelyn Martino, Sameep Mehta, Aleksandra Mojsilovic, Seema Nagar, Karthikeyan Natesan Ramamurthy, John Richards, Diptikalyan Saha, Prasanna Sattigeri, Moninder Singh, Kush R. Varshney, Yunfeng Zhang

* 20 pages 

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Trusted Multi-Party Computation and Verifiable Simulations: A Scalable Blockchain Approach


Sep 22, 2018
Ravi Kiran Raman, Roman Vaculin, Michael Hind, Sekou L. Remy, Eleftheria K. Pissadaki, Nelson Kibichii Bore, Roozbeh Daneshvar, Biplav Srivastava, Kush R. Varshney

* 16 pages, 8 figures 

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Teaching Meaningful Explanations


Sep 11, 2018
Noel C. F. Codella, Michael Hind, Karthikeyan Natesan Ramamurthy, Murray Campbell, Amit Dhurandhar, Kush R. Varshney, Dennis Wei, Aleksandra Mojsilovic

* 9 pages 

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Increasing Trust in AI Services through Supplier's Declarations of Conformity


Aug 22, 2018
Michael Hind, Sameep Mehta, Aleksandra Mojsilovic, Ravi Nair, Karthikeyan Natesan Ramamurthy, Alexandra Olteanu, Kush R. Varshney


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Teaching machines to understand data science code by semantic enrichment of dataflow graphs


Jul 16, 2018
Evan Patterson, Ioana Baldini, Aleksandra Mojsilovic, Kush R. Varshney

* 8 pages, 7 figures. To appear at the KDD '18 workshop on Fragile Earth: Theory Guided Data Science to Enhance Scientific Discovery 

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Proceedings of the 2018 ICML Workshop on Human Interpretability in Machine Learning (WHI 2018)


Jul 03, 2018
Been Kim, Kush R. Varshney, Adrian Weller


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