Category: Deception

FIMS Graduate Research Day

On April 14, 2016 our lab presented a poster at the FIMS Research Day. The work is based on the project that aims to identify fake news. Satirical news, if mistaken for legitimate reporting, often pose a problem by misleading readers. A full paper associated with this poster is stored in ResearchGate repository. The paper Read More …

Meeting with “the Western Beet”

LiT.RL team meets with A.J. Wineck, a satirical writer who started the Western Beet. [Left to right: Sarah Cornwell, Yimin Chen, Victoria Rubin, A.J. Wineck, and Niall Conroy] Since the summer of 2015 our Deception Detection team has been working on identifying satirical (or fake) news in the stream of legitimate news. In April 2016 we Read More …

Keynote Talk: DECEPTION and Lie Spotting with Text Analytics

WISSLR 2016: Western Interdisciplinary Student Symposium on Language Research Friday March 4, 2016 @1:20-2:20 p.m. Western University, Arts and Humanities Building, 2R23 Keynote Speaker – Dr. Victoria Rubin “DECEPTION and Lie Spotting with Text Analytics” ABSTRACT: Dr. Victoria Rubin will explore and explain the many types of deception, how deception is studied in various disciplines, Read More …

Two Chatbots Chatting

There is a video of two Cleverbots chatting to each other: bit.ly/1ms5ezH. I am not so sure that the video is as deep and meaningful as it’s being credited with, but what’s curious is that one of them at one point accuses the other of lying. 1: “Do you believe in reincarnation?” 2: “Yes” 1: Read More …

ACM Workshop on Multimodal Deception Detection

Post Contributor: Yimin Chen. Following the ASIS&T conference in St. Louis, Victoria and Yimin rushed off to attend the Association for Computing Machinery Workshop on Multimodal Deception Detection in Seattle. Held in conjunction with the 17th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, this workshop featured keynote talks by Drs. Ioannis Pavlidis, Yejin Choi, and Jeffrey Read More …

ASIS&T 2015 Annual Meeting

Post Contributor: Yimin Chen. From November 6-10, members of the LiT.RL lab attended the 79th annual meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) in St. Louis. Organized under the broad them of “research in and for the community,” the conference featured plenary talks by Aaron Doering on transformational learning and innovation in Read More …