Confronting Asylum Decision-making through Prototyping Sensemaking of Data and Participation

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The research outlined in this paper is focusing on understanding asylum decision-making and outcome variations across the Nordic countries. As a preliminary study, we extract data from an open dataset1 of decision summaries from the Danish Refugee Appeals Board. The approach we propose, offers points for discussion of how prototyping context and participation can help raise questions about such data and engage stakeholders. Combining the application of Machine Learning (ML) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) with participatory methods (e.g. critically designed artefacts) enable us to 1) move beyond “obvious” ML-application areas, 2) through sensemaking of data with stakeholders, and 3) co-develop approaches to data science from a CSCW-perspective. en
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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 19th European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, ECSCW 2021k : The International Venue on Practice-centred Computing on the Design of Cooperation Technologies,
Number of pages10
PublisherEuropean Society for Socially Embedded Technologies
Publication date2021
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Event19th European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work - Zürich, Switzerland
Duration: 7 Jun 202111 Jun 2021


Conference19th European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
SeriesReports of the European Society for Socially Embedded Technologies

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