Gender Recognition or Gender Reductionism?: The Social Implications of Embedded Gender Recognition Systems

@article{Hamidi2018GenderRO,
  title={Gender Recognition or Gender Reductionism?: The Social Implications of Embedded Gender Recognition Systems},
  author={Foad Hamidi and Morgan Klaus Scheuerman and Stacy M. Branham},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2018}
}
Automatic Gender Recognition (AGR) refers to various computational methods that aim to identify an individual's gender by extracting and analyzing features from images, video, and/or audio. Applications of AGR are increasingly being explored in domains such as security, marketing, and social robotics. However, little is known about stakeholders' perceptions and attitudes towards AGR and how this technology might disproportionately affect vulnerable communities. To begin to address these gaps… 

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