[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP180102828]
Researchers Prof Wanlei Zhou; Dr Shui Yu
Brief description The aim of this project is to develop theory, techniques, mathematical tools and practical algorithms for rumor detection and forecast in social media to enhance credibility of news, especially in time-sensitive situations and trending events. This project will significantly advance human knowledge of rumor formation, detection, and forecast, which will enable timely and efficient counter attacks. The outcomes from this project will offer a reliable information environment for our society.
Funding Amount $372,725
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects