Towards a Unified Model of Accountability Infrastructures

  title={Towards a Unified Model of Accountability Infrastructures},
  author={Severin Kacianka and Florian Kelbert and A. Pretschner},
Accountability aims to provide explanations for why unwanted situations occurred, thus providing means to assign responsibility and liability. As such, accountability has slightly different meanings across the sciences. In computer science, our focus is on providing explanations for technical systems, in particular if they interact with their physical environment using sensors and actuators and may do serious harm. Accountability is relevant when considering safety, security and privacy… Expand
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