Teaching yourself about structural racism will improve your machine learning.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In this commentary, we put forth the following argument: Anyone conducting machine learning in a health-related domain should educate themselves about structural racism. We argue that structural racism is a critical body of knowledge needed for generalizability in almost all domains of health research.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Robinson, WR; Renson, A; Naimi, AI

Published Date

  • April 1, 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 339 - 344

PubMed ID

  • 31742353

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7868043

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1468-4357

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/biostatistics/kxz040


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England