The Cour de Cassation is the highest court of law in France. A judgment of the Court of Cassation of December 14, 2022 recognizes patronymic analysis – statistics on the ethno-cultural origin of names – as ex post proof of discrimination in hiring.
At NamSor, since 2012, we’ve helped countries reconnect with their diaspora, using our advanced AI to recognize personal names with high accuracy, and to produce new disaggregated information. It took us a while to understand the concept of “diaspora”, how they affect foreign direct investment, remittances, brain-gain vs. brain-drain, the travel industry, real estate … We’ve asked ChatGPT “what is a diaspora”.
DebunkEU.org analysts Aleksandra Michałowska-Kubś and Jakub Kubś conducted an analysis of social media posts related to sanctions imposed on the transit of goods to Kaliningrad. They used NamSor machine learning classification to assign a likely country of origin for the social account names (real or fake).
What’s in a name? Artificial intelligence was used to classify the personal names of entrepreneurs and beneficial owners of companies in eight European countries and derive unique insights into the Contribution and Challenges of Ethnic Minority Businesses in Europe.
n this fresh study, “Implicit Mentoring The Unacknowledged Developer Efforts in Open Source”, Zixuan Feng, Amreeta Chatterjee, Anita Sarma, and Iftekhar Ahmed characterize implicit mentoring in software development and examine gender behavioural differences.
French researchers have used patronyms to explore diversity amongst different population groups and professions. In France, where ethnic statistics are not collected, this new approach provides interesting insights about French society.
Our friend Tania Vichnevskaia of the French National Institute for Health (INSERM) presented the paper ‘Applying onomastics to scientometrics‘ yesterday
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