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Explainable Smart Systems for Algorithmic Transparency in Emerging Technologies

We are pleased to announce the merging of two workshops into a joined workshop: Explainable Smart Systems for Algorithmic Transparency in Emerging Technologies (ExSS-ATEC). Following their successful predecessors: the 3rd Workshop on Explainable Smart Systems (ExSS) and the 2nd International Workshop on Intelligent User Interfaces for Algorithmic Transparency in Emerging Technologies (IUI-ATEC), the new ExSS-ATEC will be held in conjunction with the 25th International Conference on... Read More

17 March 2020 9:00 am (GMT)

Cagliari, Italy


Carrie J. Cai, Senior research scientist at Google Brain and PAIR

8 hours

Fake news detection with content and social information

The spread of fake news is considered one of the most critical threats of our society in recent years. Despite all the attempts, the automatic detection of fake news still remains an open problem. Although fake news exists for a long period of time, the ubiquitousness of social media has facilitated their propagation with severe consequences for society. For example, the “Pizzagate” shooting incident was a result of fake news that went viral claiming the involvement of a restaurant in human... Read More

15 November 2019 12:00 pm (GMT)

1st floor Conference Room, 33 Giannou Kranidioti Ave. (Latsia Business Center), 2220 Latsia


Dr. Anastasia Giachanou, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

1 hour

Profiling humans, profiling bots, profiling you.

Author profiling studies how language is shared by people. This helps in identifying aspects such as gender, age, native language, or even personality. Author profiling is a problem of growing importance in forensics, security, and marketing. E.g., from a forensic linguistics perspective one would like being able to know the profile of the author of a harassing text message; from a marketing viewpoint, companies may be interested in knowing, on the basis of the analysis of blogs and... Read More

14 November 2019 10:00 am (GMT)

Julia House, 21612, CY1591, Themistokli Dervi 3, Nicosia 1066


Paolo Rosso, Professor, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain and member of the PRHLT research center

1 hour