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.

Speech at the KES 2022 conference

During the international conference KES 2022 (26th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems) the results of scientific research on the identification of important information sources in various topics and language versions of Wikipedia were presented. This year’s edition of the KES conference was organized in Verona (Italy) in a hybrid mode.

Speech at the FedCSIS 2022 conference

During the FedCSIS 2022 conference (17th Conference on Computer Science and Intelligence Systems), the results of scientific research of our team on the reliability assessment of the information sources about companies in different languages of Wikipedia were presented. This year’s edition of the FedCSIS conference was organized in Sofia (Bulgaria) in a hybrid mode.

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.

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”.

QOD 2021 – the 4th international workshop on Quality of Open Data

The fourth edition of the scientific workshop QOD (Quality of Open Data) was conducted on June 14, 2021 in conjunction with the BIS 2021 conference. The event was hosted by TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University Library in Hanover, Germany.

Quality assessment of Wikipedia and its sources

On December 16, 2020, during the Wikimedia Research Showcase, the results of scientific works conducted by members of the Department of Information Systems in the area of information quality assessment in multilingual Wikipedia were presented. In particular, the models of automatic evaluation of the reliability of sources in this popular encyclopedia were discussed.