Monitoring health misinformation: An early-detection methodology for fact-checkers
About this video
Monitoring the health conversation online. Detecting notable shifts through word embeddings and semantic change. Presentation by Jenna Sherman, Nat Gyenes, Ashkan Kazemi, and Scott Hale.
About the Speaker
Senior Research Fellow, Programme Director of the MSc in Social Data Science
Dr Scott A. Hale is a Senior Research Fellow, Social Data Science MSc Programme Co-Director, and Turing Fellow. He develops and applies computer science techniques to the social sciences focusing on sociolinguistics, collective action, and misinformation.
Project Coordinator at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
Jenna Sherman is a Project Coordinator at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, supporting the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Initiative.
Lead, Meedan Digital Health Lab and Research Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
Nat Gyenes leads Meedan's Digital Health Lab, a public health research unit focused on technologies to support more equitable and stronger health response and communications effortsa and she is a research affiliate at Harvard's Berkman Klein Center.
PhD student, University of Michigan
Ashkan Kazemi, is a PhD student at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and is part of the LIT lab in the department of Computer Science and Engineering.