During the international conference KES 2022 (26th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems) the results of scientific research on the identification of important information sources in various topics and language versions of Wikipedia were presented. This year’s edition of the KES conference was organized in Verona (Italy) in a hybrid mode.
Speech at the FedCSIS 2022 conference
During the FedCSIS 2022 conference (17th Conference on Computer Science and Intelligence Systems), the results of scientific research of our team on the reliability assessment of the information sources about companies in different languages of Wikipedia were presented. This year’s edition of the FedCSIS conference was organized in Sofia (Bulgaria) in a hybrid mode.
Participation in the European Defense Innovation Day
Reliability in time: assessing the web sources of information on COVID-19 across different language chapters of Wikipedia from the beginning of the pandemic
During the international conference “The Web Conference” (formerly – WWW conference), a forum bringing together researchers exploring all aspects of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects was held – Wiki Workshop 2022. As part of this event, the results of our department’s research in the area of reliability assessment of web sources information in Wikipedia on the COVID-19 pandemic in various months and in different language versions were presented.
Habilitation promotion at University of Potsdam
On 22 April 2022, Dr. habil. Krzysztof Węcel, prof. PUEB received his habilitation promotion at the University of Potsdam during the graduation ceremony at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences. The postdoctoral colloquium took place on May 12, 2020, however, due to epidemiological constraints the organization of the graduation ceremony could only take place now. The ceremony was attended by 144 graduates, but it is worth noting that only … Read More
How to identify fake news on Wikipedia
On April 22-24, in the Upper Silesian Ethnographic Park in Chorzów, the conference “Wikimedians Spring Meetup 2022” was held. The event consisted of lectures, training sessions, workshops, work on project issues for people editing Wikimedia projects (including Wikipedia, Wikidata and others). The conference was organized by the Polish public benefit organization “Wikimedia Polska”.
Piotr Kałużny received PhD with distinction
By the decision of the Office of Academic Advancement Board of the University of Economics in Poznań of January 14, 2022, our employee Piotr Kałużny was awarded a doctoral degree in the discipline of “economics and finance”. At the same time, the Office of Academic Advancement Board, supporting the proposal of the Doctoral Committee awarded the doctoral dissertation with distinction.
The DIS team starts the OpenFact project
On 2nd December 2021 our department started the OpenFact project. The objective of the project is to develop a tool for verifying the credibility of information sources in the Internet and for detecting fake news using Artificial Intelligence. As part of this project, the members of our department are preparing a solution that will inform users about source’s credibility and news veracity assessment by propagating this results in search engines … Read More
BSCT 2021 – the 4th Workshop on Blockchain and Smart Contract Technologies
The fourth edition of the scientific workshop BSCT (Blockchain and Smart Contract Technologies) was held on June 16, 2021. The event was held remotely as part of the international conference on Business Information Systems (BIS), and it was hosted by TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University Library in Hanover, Germany.