Presentation at the CLEF 2023 conference

Members of our department, Ewelina Księżniak and Marcin Sawiński, took part in the 14th edition of the international CLEF conference, which is devoted to natural language processing and information retrieval. During this event, our scientists presented a method for detecting check-worthy claims, which achieved the best result in a competition organized by one of the workshops – CheckThat!Lab. The workshop and competition is devoted to detecting fake news using artificial … Read More

Generative Artificial Intelligence: the end or the beginning of better student creativity?

During the Didactic Conference at the Poznań University of Economics and Business, employees of the Department of Information Systems presented research results on the possibilities and limitations of generating texts using tools based on generative artificial intelligence, analyzing both the advantages and potential threats. The research was conducted based on the analysis of texts generated by ChatGPT as part of student essays.

Colloquium at Tufts University

The beginning of the academic year in the United States coincided with a speech by Dr. Włodzimierz Lewoniewski at Tufts University. The colloquium discussed issues related to the use of artificial intelligence and large open data sets to automate the process of assessing the quality of Wikipedia articles and its information sources in various language versions.

Artificial intelligence in fake news campaigns: experiments with ChatGPT

The scientific work of members of our Department was published in the Economics and Business Review journal. The article “Artificial intelligence – friend or foe in fake news campaigns” focuses on analyzing the impact of large language models (LLM) on the phenomenon of fake news. On the one hand decent text‐generation capabilities can be misused for mass fake news production. On the other, LLMs trained on huge volumes of text … Read More

First place in the international competition CLEF-2023 CheckThat! Lab

The OpenFact project team took part in the CheckThat! organized as part of the international conference CLEF 2023 (Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum). The method proposed by our scientists took first place. This method detects English sentences that need to be reviewed because of potential misleading and therefore are worth fact-checking.

Lectures and workshops during the ENIGMA Metropolitan Science Festival

Members of the Department of Information Systems conducted lectures and workshops during the five editions of the ENIGMA Metropolitan Science Festival. Over 1,000 students from various schools in Poznań and Szamotuły took part in the events. The materials presented during the Festival included issues related to the scientific research of our Department in the field of automatic identification of fake news on the Internet, assessment of the quality of information … Read More

The highest score for the OpenFact project

The OpenFact project is run by the team of our Department in cooperation with technological and substantive partners, including: Google, Facebook, Bright Data, Harvard University, as well as leading fact-checking organizations in Poland. During the evaluation of the first phase of the INFOSTRATEG program of the National Center for Research and Development, in the field of fake news detection using artificial intelligence, the OpenFact project received the highest number of … Read More

PUEB Entrepreneurship Days

On December 2-3, 2020 as part of the 2nd edition of the PUEB Entrepreneurship Days, members of the Department of Information Systems, MSc. Piotr Kałużny and Dr. Włodzimierz Lewoniewski, gave lectures on contemporary challenges of innovative economy, the possibility of using open data and Data Science in the development of entrepreneurship.

Extracting Maritime Traffic Networks from AIS Data Using Evolutionary Algorithm

The scientific article of the team of the Department of Information Systems has been published in the BISE journal. The journal’s Impact Factor for 2019 was 5.837 and the five-year impact factor was 7.361. Authors of the work: Dominik Filipiak, Krzysztof Węcel, Milena Stróżyna, Michał Michalak, Witold Abramowicz.