Daily Update January 9, 2018
Too Much Data? Illinois Abandons System Meant to Predict Child Abuse
DECEMBER 11, 2017
David Jackson and Gary Marx - Tribune News Service
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is ending a high-profile program that used computer data mining to identify children at risk for serious injury or death after the agency's top official called the technology unreliable.
"We are not doing the predictive analytics because it didn't seem to be predicting much," DCFS Director Beverly "B.J." Walker told the Tribune. full article at http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/tns-chicago-data-mining.html
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