Dr. Malihe Alikhani, Chloe Ciora and Nur Iren receive best paper award at INLG 2021

In conjunction with undergraduate students Chloe Ciora and Nur Iren, Dr. Malihe Alikhani (Assistant Professor, CS) was awarded the best paper award at the 14th International Conference on Natural Language Generation for their paper "Examining Covert Gender Bias: A Case Study in Turkish and English Machine Translation Models." The work, which came out of Dr. Alikhani's AI ethics course from the spring 2021 semester, focuses on gender bias when translating from English to Turkish in different online translators. The paper found that, when translating occupations and adjectives, most translators showed overt gender biases, as well as exhibiting covert gender bias when translating asymmetrical gender and personhood bias. Read more here.


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