Category: Language Technology

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 …

Keynote Speech at the Information Without Borders Conference 2018

On February 13, 2018 Dr. Rubin presented at the Information Without Borders Conference. The working title of her talk is The Disinformation Triangle: The Epidemiology of “Fake News”. Draft Abstract: “In 2018 the spread of misinformation and intentionally deceptive information in digital news and social media platforms reached unprecedented volumes. In addition to unintentional inaccuracies Read More …

Crossing Language Barriers Poster Session at FIMS, Western

Quiz: What languages are the signs in? What do you think they say? Do they have anything in common? “Crossing Language Barriers for Information Provision and Access” Poster SessionTuesday, December 5, 2016  @9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.FIMS Graduate Library (FIMS & Nursing Building 3020)Please join the Multilingual Information Access class students as they present their Read More …

LiT.RL presents at 2017 Congress of the Humanities & Social Sciences, Toronto

The lab had several presentations at the Annual Conference of The Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS2017) and at the the Annual Conference of Canadian Communication Association Conference (CCA2017) at Ryerson University, Toronto, May 31 – June 2, 2017. Both conferences were part of the Annual Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences. The city looked Read More …