Publications

Publications

Working Papers

Ben Green. “The Flaws of Policies Requiring Human Oversight of Government Algorithms.”
PDF | arXiv | SSRN

Ben Green. “Escaping the ‘Impossibility of Fairness’: From Formal to Substantive Algorithmic Fairness.”
PDF | arXiv | SSRN

Ben Green. “Data Science as Political Action: Grounding Data Science in a Politics of Justice.”
PDF | arXiv | SSRN

Ben Green. “The Contestation of Tech Ethics: A Sociotechnical Approach to Ethics and Technology in Action.”
PDF | arXiv | SSRN

2021

Ben Green and Yiling Chen. “Algorithmic Risk Assessments Can Alter Human Decision-Making Processes in High-Stakes Government Contexts,” Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 5, CSCW2. 2021.
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Ben Green. “Reply: Hermeneutical injustice in sociotechnical systems,” Journal of Cross-disciplinary Research in Computational Law. 2021.
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2020

Ben Green and Salomé Viljoen. “Algorithmic Realism: Expanding the Boundaries of Algorithmic Thought,” Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT*). 2020.
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Ben Green. “The False Promise of Risk Assessments: Epistemic Reform and the Limits of Fairness,” Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT*). 2020.
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Ben Green. “Risky Reforms: A Sociotechnical Analysis of Algorithms as Tools for Social Change.” Dissertation. 2020.
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Ben Green and Yiling Chen. “Algorithm-in-the-Loop Decision Making,” AAAI-20 Sister Conference Track. 2020.
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2019

Ben Green. The Smart Enough City: Putting Technology in Its Place to Reclaim Our Urban Future. MIT Press. 2019.
Publisher’s Version | Open Access Edition

Ben Green and Yiling Chen. “The Principles and Limits of Algorithm-in-the-Loop Decision Making,” Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 3, CSCW. 2019.
Best Paper Award
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Ben Green and Yiling Chen. “Disparate Interactions: An Algorithm-in-the-Loop Analysis of Fairness in Risk Assessments,” Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT*). 2019.
Best Interdisciplinary and Technical Paper Award
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Ben Green. “‘Good’ isn’t good enough,” in NeurIPS Joint Workshop on AI for Social Good. 2019.
Best Paper Award (Public Policy Track)
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2018

Ben Green. “‘Fair’ Risk Assessments: A Precarious Approach for Criminal Justice Reform,” in 5th Workshop on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in Machine Learning (FAT/ML). 2018.
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Ben Green and Lily Hu. “The Myth in the Methodology: Towards a Recontextualization of Fairness in Machine Learning,” in Machine Learning: The Debates workshop at the 35th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML). 2018.
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2017

Ben Green, Thibaut Horel, and Andrew V. Papachristos. “Modeling contagion through social networks to explain and predict gunshot violence in Chicago, 2006 to 2014,” JAMA Internal Medicine, 177 (3):326-333. 2017
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Ben Green, Gabe Cunningham, Ariel Ekblaw, Paul Kominers, Andrew Linzer, and. Susan Crawford. “Open Data Privacy: A risk-benefit, process-oriented approach to sharing and protecting municipal data,” Berkman Klein Center Research Publication. 2017.
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Ben Green, Paul Bardunias, J. Scott Turner, Radhika Nagpal, and Justin Werfel. “Excavation and aggregation as organizing factors in de novo construction by mound-building termites,” Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284 (1856). 2017.
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2015

Ben Green, Alejandra Caro, Matthew Conway, Robert Manduca, Tom Plagge, and Abby Miller. “Mining Administrative Data to Spur Urban Revitalization,” in Proceedings of the 21st ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD ’15). 2015.
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Ben Green. “Testing and Quantifying Collective Intelligence,” in Collective Intelligence. 2015.
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