Poster

Privately Publishable Per-instance Privacy

Rachel Redberg · Yu-Xiang Wang

Keywords: [ Privacy ]

[ Abstract ]
Thu 9 Dec 8:30 a.m. PST — 10 a.m. PST

Abstract:

We consider how to privately share the personalized privacy losses incurred by objective perturbation, using per-instance differential privacy (pDP). Standard differential privacy (DP) gives us a worst-case bound that might be orders of magnitude larger than the privacy loss to a particular individual relative to a fixed dataset. The pDP framework provides a more fine-grained analysis of the privacy guarantee to a target individual, but the per-instance privacy loss itself might be a function of sensitive data. In this paper, we analyze the per-instance privacy loss of releasing a private empirical risk minimizer learned via objective perturbation, and propose a group of methods to privately and accurately publish the pDP losses at little to no additional privacy cost.

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