Supporting the fact-checking process in combating fake news

During the 9th of the National Scientific Conference “Knowledge and information technologies in creating entrepreneurship” (WiTIwKP), representatives of our Department presented the SocialScan tool supporting the verification of credibility of information on social networks. This year’s edition of the conference was held on October 6-7 in a hybrid mode (stationary in Olsztyn near Częstochowa and remotely).

Can social media defend against fake news?

During the eleventh edition of the Professor Zbigniew Czerwiński National Scientific Conference “Mathematics and IT at the services of economics” (MIUE 2022), a lecture entitled “Can social media defend against fake news?” was delivered. The presentation cointained department’s research on the detection of fake news using artificial intelligence methods. This year’s edition of the MIUE conference was held on September 16 remotely.

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”.

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