The Impact of Crises on Maritime Traffic: A Case Study of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the War in Ukraine

The article by employees of our Department was published in the journal “Networks and Spatial Economics” by Springer. The work analyzes the impact of international crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine, on maritime traffic and their consequences for the global and local economy.

Research visit of Frederik Fonger

On October 24-27, 2023, Frederik Fonger from the Kiel University (Germany) was on a research visit to the Poznań University of Economics. Frederik is a member of the research team of Prof. Agnes Koschmider from the University of Bayreuth. The aim of the visit was to establish closer scientific cooperation between universities in the field of integration and processing of streaming and text data.

Assessing the quality of student essays written by ChatGPT

The 10th International Scientific Conference “Knowledge and Information Technologies in Creating Entrepreneurship” and the 5th Congress of Business Informatics were held on October 5-6, 2023. During this event, representatives of our Department presented research results on assessing the quality of student essays written by ChatGPT. This year’s edition of the conference and congress was held in a hybrid mode (onsite in Olsztyn near Częstochowa and remotely). The organizers of these … Read More

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

Data analysis in the maritime domain

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.