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Synonyms for bias

Synonyms for bias

an inclination for or against that inhibits impartial judgment

to cause to have a prejudiced view

to direct (material) to the interests of a particular group

Synonyms for bias

a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric


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influence in an unfair way

cause to be biased

slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric

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Once we move beyond the technical discussions about how to address algorithmic bias, there is another (digital) elephant in the room.
There is a disagreement among some researchers about whether the IAT helps predict the likelihood of someone showing implicit bias against members of marginalized groups.
Fabric has two lines of bias so cut all your garment pieces in a single layer going the same direction.
I'd come on shift and I'd discover that CPAC or Mitt Romney or Glenn Beck or popular conservative topics wouldn't be trending because either the curator didn't recognize the news topic or it was like they had a bias against Ted Cruz," the anonymous curator told Gizmodo.
Not only does the study find that present bias and exponential-growth bias are "statistically significant" and "economically meaningful" factors of retirement savings, but it also finds that a significant portion of people suffer from one or both biases.
Interesting, while both types of bias are common, the correlation between them is weak, suggesting that the biases are largely independent.
Both films with bias frequencies of 1 kHz and 100 kHz were dense with pores free from cross-sectional images (Figures 5(b) and 5(c)).
Within Republican echo chambers, claims of media bias have become so widespread that they are increasingly taken as gospel.
The author again acknowledges that the perception of media bias is a subjective process and that it depends, in part, on the personal ideology of the observer.
Researchers had been aware of implicit bias by providers against black patients, but the study also found substantial implicit bias against Hispanics, a group that has not been studied as heavily.
The author reviews the empirical and theoretical literature on implicit bias as it relates to counselor education.
Bias is a central concept in multicultural competency, but counseling research has largely ignored implicit bias.
In most cases improving forecasting simply means tackling bias by arbitrary adjustments or second-guessing, (which can add to the problem rather than solving it, since bias patterns can change without notice); or changing the process altogether (which rarely improves matters, since bias can infect the new process).
This pattern is effective when there are few layers, numerous busses and the desire to manually route without a layer bias.
Obviously the light-hearted banter between Everton and Liverpool fans in Merseyside will often reflect a bias for whichever team you support.