In this Oxford Sparks episode of the Big Questions podcast they visited Seena Fazel, Professor of Forensic Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford to ask the question: Can computers predict crime?
Listen to the Oxford Sparks podcast on whether computers can predict crime.
Big data offers possibilities for improving prediction for a range of medical and behavioural outcomes. Algorithms developed and validated using the best methods should supplement rather than replace clinical or professional decision-making.
Professor Seena Fazel.