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Un-learning a single training example from a trained model

I was going through the paper "The ML Test Score: A Rubric for ML Production Readiness and Technical Debt Reduction" by google on which suggests best practices for models in production. In a section ...
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Is it possible to use a generative model to “share” private data?

Let's say we have some data set, with lots of instances $X$ and a target $y$. If it is of some importance, you may assume that it is a "real life" data set : medium sized, with important correlations, ...
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DBMS or Software for privacy sensitive data

We have a dataset of very privacy sensitive people data and want to build a database with it. The data protection department in our company doesn't like the idea that the data scientists are able to ...
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Anonymizing the CSV data using Python Faker

To protect the sensitive customer data, I came across a useful python project faker. However, this project only generates the fake values after random iterations. Is it possible to anonymize the ...
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How to anonymize (de-identify) data in Python?

I have tried a simple algorithm to anonymize the data using the de-identification technique. But the code doesn't work for me. I want to anonymize the data by slightly changing the values of strings ...
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How to write custom de-identification algorithm in Python?

I have tried a simple algorithm to anonymize my data using the de-identification technique. But the code doesn't work for me. I want to anonymize the data by slightly changing the values. The data ...
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unsupervised domain adaptation not working on toy problem

I'm trying to apply unsupervised domain adaptation as proposed by Ganin & Lempitsky to a toy problem: I have two distributions $ L \sim N((0,0), I_{2})$ , $K \sim N((0.5,0.5), I_{2}) $ from which ...
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Privacy through moving averages?

I am considering the following hypothetical situation: I have a time series of data. In general, 'the public' should have access to features of this data. However, making the time series available ...
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Obtaining datasets of photos of people and car license plates

Where can I legally obtain the following kinds of datasets for training an image recognition algorithm for commercial use? photos of people car license plates The privacy laws in Europe (Germany) ...
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Noisification of categorical data proportions for privacy-preservation

Imagine I'm conducting an ongoing poll asking people's favourite animal out of a list of animals, [cat, dog, penguin, chimpanzee, ...] etc. I want to provide an ...