Search Results for author: Reza Zafarani

Found 9 papers, 3 papers with code

"This is Fake! Shared it by Mistake": Assessing the Intent of Fake News Spreaders

no code implementations9 Feb 2022 Xinyi Zhou, Kai Shu, Vir V. Phoha, Huan Liu, Reza Zafarani

To distinguish between intentional versus unintentional spreading, we study the psychological explanations of unintentional spreading.

CHECKED: Chinese COVID-19 Fake News Dataset

1 code implementation18 Oct 2020 Chen Yang, Xinyi Zhou, Reza Zafarani

Also, misinformation on COVID-19 is frequently spread on social media.


ReCOVery: A Multimodal Repository for COVID-19 News Credibility Research

1 code implementation9 Jun 2020 Xinyi Zhou, Apurva Mulay, Emilio Ferrara, Reza Zafarani

Along with this pandemic, we are also experiencing an "infodemic" of information with low credibility such as fake news and conspiracies.

SAFE: Similarity-Aware Multi-Modal Fake News Detection

1 code implementation19 Feb 2020 Xinyi Zhou, Jindi Wu, Reza Zafarani

Current studies have made significant contributions to predicting fake news with less focus on exploiting the relationship (similarity) between the textual and visual information in news articles.

Fake News Detection

Credibility-based Fake News Detection

no code implementations2 Nov 2019 Niraj Sitaula, Chilukuri K. Mohan, Jennifer Grygiel, Xinyi Zhou, Reza Zafarani

By analyzing public fake news data, we show that information on news sources (and authors) can be a strong indicator of credibility.

Fake News Detection

The Role of User Profile for Fake News Detection

no code implementations30 Apr 2019 Kai Shu, Xinyi Zhou, Suhang Wang, Reza Zafarani, Huan Liu

In an attempt to understand connections between user profiles and fake news, first, we measure users' sharing behaviors on social media and group representative users who are more likely to share fake and real news; then, we perform a comparative analysis of explicit and implicit profile features between these user groups, which reveals their potential to help differentiate fake news from real news.

Fake News Detection Feature Importance +1

Fake News Early Detection: An Interdisciplinary Study

no code implementations26 Apr 2019 Xinyi Zhou, Atishay Jain, Vir V. Phoha, Reza Zafarani

Experiments conducted on two real-world datasets indicate the proposed method can outperform the state-of-the-art and enable fake news early detection when there is limited content information.

Fake News Detection Feature Engineering

Fake News: A Survey of Research, Detection Methods, and Opportunities

no code implementations2 Dec 2018 Xinyi Zhou, Reza Zafarani

The explosive growth in fake news and its erosion to democracy, justice, and public trust has increased the demand for fake news analysis, detection and intervention.

Assessing the Utility of Weather Data for Photovoltaic Power Prediction

no code implementations12 Feb 2018 Reza Zafarani, Sara Eftekharnejad, Urvi Patel

The major challenge for integrating photovoltaic systems in power systems is the unpredictability of the solar power generated.

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