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March 2020

CancelledTalk by Tristan Henderson on “Just because it's public doesn't mean it's public domain”4:00 pm - 5:00 pm School of Physics and Astronomy ,Theatre CWednesday 18 March 2020

This event has been created by: Dimali Vithanage da16@st-andrews.ac.uk

Event Details

The constant flows of data in our data-driven society have given rise
to numerous large sources of data for researchers. It is tempting to
dive right in and start exploring (“data-driven analysis” or even
“hypothesis-free science”) but just because you have access to data,
it does not necessarily mean that you have carte blanche to analyse at
will.

In this talk I will look at some of the potential pitfalls of
analysing public datasets. I will discuss a variety of controversial
cases, and look to technological, legal and ethical solutions for
responsible data use.

Time

(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Room

Theatre C

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