Monday, 25 April 2016
Algorithmic accountability in scholarship: what we can learn from #DeleteAcademiaEdu
Algorithmic accountability in scholarship: what we can learn from #DeleteAcademiaEdu The controversy surrounding Academia.edu highlights the flaws and limitations of existing scholarly infrastructures. Jean-Christophe Plantin explores the intersection of algorithms, academic research and platforms for scholarly publications. He argues that there is a need to develop a values-centred approach in the development of article-sharing platforms, with suitably designed algorithms.