Fundation of Algorithm Analysis

As reference you can read Auditing Algorithms: Research Methods for Detecting Discrimination on Internet Platforms. Here in this document we talk about which kind of the theory thereby outlined can apply to YouTube.

In the paper they go by the name of Scraping Audit, Sock Puppet Audit, and Crowdsourced Audit / Collaborative Audit. In the practical sense any of it has some limit when apply to YouTube, and we suggest a research should imagine how to use the three of them to produce a robust criticism.

Scraping Audit


Sock Puppet Audit


Crowdsourced Audit / Collaborative Audit


Tutorial steps:

  1. Introduction
  2. Installation
  3. Personal page
  4. How to organize an algorithm test, you are here.
  5. Data Analysis