On the possibility of normative contestation of automated data-driven decisions

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This provocation intends to identify the possible requirements of a transparency model which aims to decompose and analyse automated decision-making systems not by the mechanisms of their operation but rather by the normativity embedded in their behaviour/action. For the effective contestation of automated decisions, essential components of a Rule-based Model (RbM) are briefly described as: i) the data as ‘decisional input’, ii) the ‘normativities’ contained by the system both at the inference and decision (rule-making) level, iii) the context and further implications of the decision, iv) the accountable actors
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBeing profiled:Cogitas ergo sum
Subtitle of host publication10 years of profiling the European citizen
EditorsEmre Bayamlıoğlu, Irina Baraluic, Liisa Janssens , Mireille Hildebrandt
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic) 978 90 4855 018 0
ISBN (Print)978 94 6372 212 4
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2018


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