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.
The scientific work of members of our Department was published in the monograph “Information Technology for Management: Approaches to Improving Business and Society” published by the Springer. The research concerns the automatic assessment of the quality of Wikipedia articles and the reliability of sources of information about companies in different languages.
Poznań University of Economics and Business Press has published a book “Data analysis in the maritime domain“. The book summarizes many years’ research of the DIS team in the maritime domain, which were realized within the completed projects (SIMMO I and HANSA) as well as individual research. Authors of the book: Milena Stróżyna, Witold Abramowicz, Krzysztof Węcel, Jacek Małyszko and Dominik Filipiak.
The IEEE published a paper on the automatic identification of reliable sources of information about companies in the multilingual Wikipedia. The information source assessment models presented in the publication can help Internet users find valuable sources of information about companies using open data from Wikipedia, DBpedia and Wikidata.
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.
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.
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