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Data science and ethics

Course Code :2104TEWDAS
Study domain:Computer Science
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:The student must have obtained a credit for the following course or has to include this course in his/her study programme:
- 'Data Mining'
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)David Martens

3. Course contents *

Ethics tell us about right and wrong. This course provides an overview of the current state of ethics in data science from multiple perspectives: technology, law, policy and privacy. With a wide range of cases, the large implications of new data science technologies on ethics will be discussed. These include online tracking, medical records, Facebook data, Internet censorship, big data, privacy engineering, and Artificial Intelligence.