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Death sentences and race-ethnicity biases

When data shows that Black Lives literaly Mattered less

Jean-Matthieu Schertzer

8 minute read

This article addresses a very serious topic in our post-slavery, post-colonisation and post-segregation world. How is it that, while laws explicitly condemn disparate treatments or outcomes1, there are still clear differences? These differences move part of the public opinion - and that should move everyone by the way because this problem is not going to resolve only with minorities.

Simplifying the French Covid-19 patient orientation algorithm

From a decision tree to a point-based scoring system

Jean-Matthieu Schertzer

11 minute read

Were you aware that there is an official French decision tree to orient patients towards relevant medical services, depending on their Covid-19 related symptoms? I transformed it into a point-based scoring system (100% logically equivalent), so that a patient can compute his/her score by adding simple weights. Using these Covid-19 orientation algorithms, a more general comparative analysis is carried out concerning decision trees and scoring systems.