How to detect disinformation on social media? This is the topic of the first summer school on disinformation of the GATE Institute, which will take place on July 26-27, 2021 in Plovdiv. It is organized jointly with the Information Society Development Association.
The school is designed for students and young professionals in computer science, journalism and philology. It aims to present how the methods of traditional linguistic analysis are applied, which helps to identify statements that need to be verified, as well as the methods in the field of automatic natural language processing. In addition to providing useful knowledge and skills in the field of text analysis from social media, the school integrates knowledge from various philological disciplines and develops useful skills in the field of information literacy.
The summer school is financially supported by the GATE Institute and is free for participants. Interested candidates must apply by July 8, 2021, by filling out this application form: https://forms.gle/kURT58yQVFtjbssk8