Category: Events

Presentations at April 2018 FIMULAW, Graduate Interdisciplinary Research Day, London, Ontario

The FIMULAW is an interdisciplinary conference held jointly by the Faculties of Information and Media Studies, Music, and Law at Western University.     The FIMULAW event “provides graduate students and faculty members across our three faculties the opportunity to work together to address shared concerns which merit novel, interdisciplinary responses”. Several LiT.RL lab members Read More …

Cornwell and Rubin to Present on Native Ads at HICSS2019, Maui

The Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-52) will take place in January 2019 in Maui, Hawaii. HICSS prides itself as “the longest standing scientific conference in the information systems and technology field.”  According to the Wikipedia page about HICSS, it is “the top IS conference in terms of citations as recorded by Google Read More …

Rubin will Participate in the Newhouse/iSchool Lecture Series, Syracuse University

On Tuesday, October 16, Dr. Rubin will be joining two other panelists at Syracuse University in the Newhouse/iSchool Lecture series panel on “Fake News, Language Analysis and Online Influence.” Moderator: Lu Xiao, associate professor, iSchool Other Panelists are: Rosanna Guadagno, researcher, Online Social Influence Lab, Stanford University Lillian Lee, professor, computer science and information science, Read More …

Team Talk at the FIMS Seminar Series

Strategies That Sell: Revealing Deceptive and Misleading Practices in Digital MediaWednesday, March 7, 2018 @12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in FNB 4070Presented by Victoria Rubin, Yimin Chen, Sarah Cornwell, Toluwase Asubiaro and Chris Brogly AbstractIn this team-talk FIMS LiT.RL lab researchers will discuss manipulative components of digital news, from seemingly harmless to potentially misleading and Read More …

Talk at IEEE Women in Engineering: Algorithms with a Moral Compass

Come join the London sections of IEEE Women in Engineering, IEEE Computer Society, and IEEE Young Professionals for “Algorithms with a Moral Compass: Detecting Lies, Satire, and Clickbait” with Victoria Rubin, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Information & Media Studies and Director of Language & Information Technology Research Lab, Western University. When: Tuesday, Jan. Read More …