Transparency in Complex Computational Systems

Philosophy of Science 87 (4):568-589 (2020)
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Abstract

Scientists depend on complex computational systems that are often ineliminably opaque, to the detriment of our ability to give scientific explanations and detect artifacts. Some philosophers have s...

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