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Researchers from Ontario Tech University have formed a new collaboration with the CNIB to produce explainable artificial intelligence (XAI) accessibility guidelines.

July 28, 2023


CNIB and Ontario Tech are developing a new research project investigating accessible types of explainable artificial intelligence (XAI) with federal funding from Accessibility Standards Canada. According to Dr. Peter Lewis, the Ontario Tech Canada Research Chair in Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence,  "The growing application of AI technologies raises issues of equity and power. It is well recognized that AI technologies can reinforce and magnify systemic prejudices, however, ableism is not frequently examined in this realm. Seeking equity in the creation and application of AI technologies requires this research more than anything else." 

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