Equity of Attention: Amortizing Individual Fairness in Rankings
SIGIR, pp. 405-414, 2018.
This paper argues for equity of attention – a new notion of fairness in rankings, which requires that the attention ranked subjects receive from searchers is proportional to their relevance. As this definition cannot be satisfied in a single ranking because of the position bias, ...
Rankings of people and items are at the heart of selection-making, match-making, and recommender systems, ranging from employment sites to sharing economy platforms. As ranking positions influence the amount of attention the ranked subjects receive, biases in rankings can lead to unfair distribution of opportunities and resources such as ...More
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