Lisbon events

Ethical Issues in Face Recognition: Explainable AI and Synthetic Datasets

Tuesday 9 April 2024

This event has finished.

Started 13:00 PM

Finished 14:00 PM


Organized by Priberam Labs


Venue: Instituto Superior Técnico, Anfiteatro PA2

Address: 1 Avenida Rovisco Pais
1049-001 Lisboa

See other Lisbon events

Copy this link to share the event with anyone:


Share to social media:

About this event

Priberam Machine Learning Lunch SeminarAbstract:

The outstanding performance gains in Face Recognition over the years have been sustained by three main factors. 1) Computational power that enabled deep neural networks; 2) Deeper and more complex network architectures; 3) Large datasets containing different identities and images. Due to these three points (and a few tweaks on the loss function) it was possible to surpass humans in this task. Yet, the latter two points brought concerning problems with them. The complexity of the architectures translated into black-box systems that cannot be fully understood nor explained. And the collection of the datasets has raised concerns regarding the collection method, consent and ethical use of that data. Additionally, it seems that models trained on these datasets are frequently unfair towards gender and ethnic groups. To mitigate these problems, we cover three topics: 1) How to adapt explainable artificial intelligence to face recognition?; 2) Why are my models unfair and what can I do about it? Is it all about balancing the number of samples per ethnicity?; 3) Are we already capable of creating fully synthetic datasets for face recognition? Do models perform well when trained in these datasets?. There are state-of-the-art approaches tackling each of these problems, from a new taxonomy for xAI to diffusion models and data balancing considerations (applied to our solution at the CVPR 2024 FRCSyn competition).

Bio:

Pedro C. Neto is a PhD candidate (at his final months) in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP) and a research assistant at Instituto de Engenharia, Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência (INESC TEC) where he is associated with the Visual Computing and Machine Intelligence group. Currently, Pedro is also an Invited Teaching Assistant at FEUP/FCUP, where he teaches courses related to Machine Learning and Algorithm Design. His research focuses on the understanding and mitigation of biases in Face Recognition, and on explainability tools for the same task. He holds a MSc degree with honors in Computer Science awarded by Aalto University, Finland, and a BSc degree with honors in Software/Informatics Engineering awarded by the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP).

www.priberam.com


This page last updated Monday 1 April 2024 at 18:30.

Problems? Report an error or inappropriate listing here.

Information displayed here is provided in good faith but we are not responsible for the content of any listing. Sometimes events can be cancelled or changed at short notice. Please check with the venue or organizer before you travel!

Oh no. Javascript is switched off in your browser.
Some bits of this website may not work unless you switch it on.