Jimin  Lee

Jimin Lee

Scholar Title

MIT EECS | CS+HASS Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar

Research Title

Evaluation of Teaching To Defer with Explanations




Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Research Areas
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

David Sontag


Machine learning models are useful and fair only when utilized correctly by human decision-makers. In an age where data is usually biased and machine learning tools are not perfect, people need to know when and when not to rely on automated machine learning results for real-life decisions. We aim to design and implement an exemplar-based teaching strategy to teach people when to rely on the ML model’s decision versus their own by picking up on patterns with ML performance (accuracy). We will develop an algorithm to provide feedback on the person’s performance in assessing the accuracy of the AI during training, making the teaching process interactive.


I really enjoyed the machine learning courses I took in the past and would like to further explore the field of machine learning and human interaction research. I am looking forward to applying my ML and statistics knowledge to this project and producing a paper that is interesting and impactful. I am excited to become a better researcher with strong technical and soft skills by participating in SuperUROP.

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