Case Study: Deontological Ethics in NLP

@article{Prabhumoye2021CaseSD,
  title={Case Study: Deontological Ethics in NLP},
  author={Shrimai Prabhumoye and Brendon Boldt and Ruslan Salakhutdinov and Alan W. Black},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2010.04658}
}
Recent work in natural language processing (NLP) has focused on ethical challenges such as understanding and mitigating bias in data and algorithms; identifying objectionable content like hate speech, stereotypes and offensive language; and building frameworks for better system design and data handling practices. However, there has been little discussion about the ethical foundations that underlie these efforts. In this work, we study one ethical theory, namely deontological ethics, from the… Expand

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