The first two test phases of the SocialTruth project, the engine that analyzes online news, classifies and certifies its reliability, have been completed. SocialTruth is a multicultural and multidisciplinary European project conceived and developed by an international consortium of 11 partners, led by the ICCS of Athens. SocialTruth’s objective is to analyze the news by […]
“Implementation of the BERT-derived architectures to tackle disinformation challenges” this is the title of a new paper from Sebastian Kula, Rafał Kozik & Michał Choraś from UTP (partner of the SocialTruth project). You can read it online from here or download the pdf from here.
Yet an other new SocialTruth paper presented at ICCS from Sebastian Kula, Rafal Kozik, Michal Choras, Michal Wozniak: Transformer Based Models in Fake News Detection Here the book: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-77970-2 The article presents models for detecting fake news and the results of the analyzes of the application of these models. The precision, f1-score, recall metrics were proposed […]
Prof. Michal Choras, prof. Rafal Kozik and Dr. Marek Pawlicki from UTP took part in Q&A session on fake news. The discussed the problem as well as SocialTruth results with high-school students taking part in Oxford Debates on fake news and other issues. http://musketeersofwords.eu/items/Q%26A
The InfoCons Association is organising an open online session to inform all potential stakeholders, like European Consumer Organisations about ‘How to use with success Digital Companion’. Social Media: Improved Governance and Information Veracity Using Digital Companion. 17.04.2021 (8.00-9.30 AM CET) Cisco Webex Meeting Register via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Machine Learning to combat Fake News and Media Manipulation“. This is the title of the webinar organized by Elsevier, that will see the participation of Michal Choras & Rafal Kozik from UTP. Fake news has now grown into a big problem for societies and also a major challenge for people fighting disinformation. This phenomenon plagues […]
An introductory video that gives voice to the Project Partners who tell the peculiarities of SocialTruth.
SocialTruth is investigating ways to exploit tools that will support digital responsibility and accountability in content creation organizations. Preliminary investigations for future collaboration development have been initiated with the Internet Commission, an independent organization that is developing a Transparency Reporting Framework that seeks to increase citizen trust through increased accountability in content management. During a […]
As a part of special issue: “Applying Machine Learning for Combating Fake News and Internet/Media Content Manipulation” edited by Michal Woźniak, Álvaro Herrero, Konstantinos Demestichas, Michal Choras, ST team produced a new paper: “Advanced Machine Learning techniques for fake news (online disinformation) detection: A systematic mapping study” that is now pubblished in volume 101 (march […]
“Computational Methods for Emerging Problems in (Dis-) Information Analysis – DisA“. This is the title of the SocialTruth workshop, chaired by Prof Michal Choras (UTP) and Dr. Konstantinos Demestichas (ICCS), that will be held at ICCS (International Conference on Computational Science) – ranked as Core-A – that will have its 21st edition in Krakow, Poland […]
Our partner InfoCons was invited by the School Inspectorate of Municipality of Bucharest, from Romania, to participate in a Focus Group Meeting, tha was held on September 2020 online via Zoom. The participants were managers of vocational and technical education units and teachers who teach economic disciplines, food industry, agricultural subjects in state and private […]
“A predictive model for estimating citizens’ beliefs regarding the risk perception of dissemination and dispersal of fake content“. This is the title of the publication by Iuliana Mihaela Lazar, Ana Catalina Paun of InfoCons, partner of The SocialTrut Consortium. Preview
The 1st SocialTruth workshop/special session at CISIS in Burgos (ESP) was held. Two SocialTruth papers (link to 1 – Link to 2) are published by Springer. Here you can find the video presentations.
The Community of Users on Secure, Safe and Resilient Societies (CoU), launched in 2014, has developed into an efficient platform of exchanges among actors of different branches of security and crisis management. This is an event organized by DG-HOME of the European Commission, which, in the past years, has made a series of workshops in […]
Dr Pawel Ksieniewicz (UTP) presented SocialTruth paper at IJCNN, another prestigous core A conference, in July. The paper is now published by IEEE.
SocialTruth workshop “Computational Methods for Emerging Problems in (Dis-) Information Analysis – DisA“, chaired by Prof Michal Choras (UTP) and Dr. Konstantinos Demestichas (ICCS), has been successfully held (via virtual meeting) in June with several presentations. The proceedings has been published by Springer in LNCS series.
After a preliminary analysis that led to establish the functional requirements of the system, the technological architecture, ethic requirements and journalistic use cases, SocialTruth is now entering the prototyping phase and getting closer to the first test release. We are proud to spread information throughout Europe on the state of our project! Here are some […]
Creating a system that ranks news and certifies their reliability, targeted to professionals and ordinary users of social media and the web. This is the goal of SocialTruth, a multicultural, multidisciplinary European project designed and developed by an international consortium of 11 partners led by Athens’ ICCS, whose motto is “Embedding veracity for social media […]
Following the increasing appearance of news related to coronavirus, the SocialTruth consortium initiated on February 4th 2020 a new thread of interlinked activities to address this topic, within the scope of the action. We considered it an important case study, given the many indications for misinformation and fake information circulated on this subject (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/31/bat-soup-dodgy-cures-and-diseasology-the-spread-of-coronavirus-bunkum). The […]
Some of our partners visited Milipol 2019, which is a main event for homeland security and safety. It was an opportunity to present the SocialTruth project and disseminate specific materials.
The fourth general meeting was held on 7 & 8 november 2019 in Rome at the headquarters of the partner Tecoms. In this meeting the progress of the project was presented and all the partners contributed to the discussion for the optimal definition of the subsequent phases for the implementation of the project.
The SocialTruth paper “ML methods for fake news classification” by: Ksieniewicz, Choras, Kozik and Wozniak, is now published in LNCS by Springer. It will be presented by leading author (Paweł Ksieniewicz) next week at IDEAL 2019 – Manchester, 14 – 16 November – a well known ML conference.
An abstract from InfoCons has been accepted by the Conference Scientific Committee of ICUB Conference “Social Impact and the Social Sciences: Theory and Practice in the Era of Propaganda, Fake News and Media Manipulation” to be held on 5-6 December 2019 in Bucharest.
“Computational Methods for Emerging Problems in (Dis-) Information Analysis – DisA”. This is the title of the SocialTruth workshop, chaired by Prof Michal Choras (UTP) and Dr. Konstantinos Demestichas (ICCS), that will be held at prestigous ICCS (International Conference on Computational Science) – ranked as Core-A – that will have its 20th edition in Amsterdam in […]
InfoCons – a partner of the SocialTruth project – has organized at the Economic College “A. D. Xenopol” in Bucharest, two round tables on fake news and on the different level of trust in online sources. The first was held on September 18th and the second on September 27th. In these round tables, the objectives, purposes and activities […]