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Everything is Relative: Understanding Fairness with Optimal Transport

  title={Everything is Relative: Understanding Fairness with Optimal Transport},
  author={Kweku Kwegyir-Aggrey and Rebecca Santorella and Sarah M. Brown},
To study discrimination in automated decision-making systems, scholars have proposed several definitions of fairness, each expressing a different fair ideal. These definitions require practitioners to make complex decisions regarding which notion to employ and are often difficult to use in practice since they make a binary judgement a system is fair or unfair instead of explaining the structure of the detected unfairness. We present an optimal transport-based approach to fairness that offers an… 
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