Detecting “fake news”: Michael Strube@DSJM Workshop

17. August 2018

NLP group leader Michael Strube is to give a talk on August 20, 2018, at the Data Science, Journalism and Media workshop which is part of the Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) Conference in London, UK, August 20-23, 2018.

Together with Angelika Kirilin from Heidelberg University, he will present a paper titled “Exploiting a speaker´s credibility to detect fake news”.

About HITS

HITS, the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, was established in 2010 by physicist and SAP co-founder Klaus Tschira (1940-2015) and the Klaus Tschira Foundation as a private, non-profit research institute. HITS conducts basic research in the natural, mathematical, and computer sciences. Major research directions include complex simulations across scales, making sense of data, and enabling science via computational research. Application areas range from molecular biology to astrophysics. An essential characteristic of the Institute is interdisciplinarity, implemented in numerous cross-group and cross-disciplinary projects. The base funding of HITS is provided by the Klaus Tschira Foundation.

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