Envisioning Communities: A Participatory Approach Towards AI for Social Good

  title={Envisioning Communities: A Participatory Approach Towards AI for Social Good},
  author={Elizabeth Bondi and Lily Xu and Diana Acosta-Navas and J. Killian},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2021 AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society},
Research in artificial intelligence (AI) for social good presupposes some definition of social good, but potential definitions have been seldom suggested and never agreed upon. The normative question of what AI for social good research should be "for" is not thoughtfully elaborated, or is frequently addressed with a utilitarian outlook that prioritizes the needs of the majority over those who have been historically marginalized, brushing aside realities of injustice and inequity. We argue that… 
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