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
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
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.
During the 26th Poznań Science and Art Festival, members of our Department conducted a lecture on recognizing false information on the Internet. Participants had the opportunity to ask questions and share their experiences, which further enriched the discussion and made the event not only educational, but also interactive.
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 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
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).
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.
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”.