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.

Identifying Reliable Sources of Information about Companies in Multilingual Wikipedia

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.

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.

Reliability in time: assessing the web sources of information on COVID-19 across different language chapters of Wikipedia from the beginning of the pandemic

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.

Piotr Kałużny received PhD with distinction

By the decision of the Office of Academic Advancement Board of the University of Economics in Poznań of January 14, 2022, our employee Piotr Kałużny was awarded a doctoral degree in the discipline of “economics and finance”. At the same time, the Office of Academic Advancement Board, supporting the proposal of the Doctoral Committee awarded the doctoral dissertation with distinction.

Awards in the 15th PUEB Foundation Competition for the Best Doctoral Theses

In the jubilee 15th edition of the PUE Foundation competition for the best doctoral dissertations defended at the Poznań University of Economics and Business in the 2018/2019 academic year, the members of the Department of Information Systems took the first two places. Each work was assessed according to the following criteria: the scientific value of the dissertation, the originality of the research issues undertaken in the dissertation, the importance of … Read More

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.

Modeling Popularity and Reliability of Sources in Multilingual Wikipedia

One of the most important factors impacting quality of content in Wikipedia is presence of reliable sources. By following references, readers can verify facts or find more details about described topic. A Wikipedia article can be edited independently in any of over 300 languages, even by anonymous users, therefore information about the same topic may be inconsistent. This also applies to use of references in different language versions of a … Read More