Tandon in the News

Rumi Chunara & Michael Ralph: Beyond Bias

This entry is a part of the NYU Center for Data Science (CDS) blog’s recurring guest editorial series.


Rumi Chunara (computer science and engineering) is affiliated faculty at CDS. Co-author Michael Ralph an associate professor at the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis and the School of Medicine at NYU.

NYU Tandon's Rumi Chunara (computer science and engineering) and NYU Arts & Science's Michael Ralph have co-authored this piece about the data generated in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

They write about the effects of pre-existing algorithmic biases on the current massive amounts of statistics being generated ways to respond to the disease.