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An AI model predicted crime in US cities a week before it happened. It was right nine times out of 10

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Downtown Chicago. Steve Geer/Getty Images
An AI Model developed by Chicago University professors identified crimes within a two-block radius.
Predictive policing models have previously been found to be racially biased.
Its co-author Ishanu Chattopadhyay said the model should only be used for high-level policy.
An AI model correctly predicted crimes a week before they occurred with 90% accuracy across eight US cities, the co-creator of the model said. Ishanu Chattopadhyay , an assistant professor at the University of Chicago, told Insider he and his team created an "urban twin" to monitor...
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