We participated in the shared task of “Detection of Persuasion Techniques in Texts and Images” at SemEval-2021 Task 6 and our solution was second best in subtask 2. See the publications on the task and our solution for more information.
Our article has been published in Information Processing & Management. It describes Credibilator, a browser extension performing automatic credibility assessment for the currently opened webpage. We also show how it can be used to alter users’ perception of text credibility.
Our research plan on fine-grained detection of propaganda techniques has been awarded 18,800 PLN within the Research Credits programme of Google Cloud Platform. Thanks, Google!
The HOMADOS crew has been joined by a new researcher, Konrad Kaczyński. See the current team here.
An article entitled “Multi-Word Lexical Simplification”, describing joint effort with Manchester Metropolitan University, will appear at the International Conference on Computational Linguistics in Barcelona, Spain (online). See publications and resources for more information.
Our work on credibility assessment will be presented by Piotr Przybyła at the seminar of the Linguistic Engineering Group (ZIL) at the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences on the 9th of March.
Our research plan on performing text credibility assessment using deep learning with resource constraints has been awarded 50,000 hours of computation time at the Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Centre (PCSS). Thanks, PCSS!
Would you like to work with us? We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join the project, starting from January 2020. For details see the offer or email firstname.lastname@example.org.