AI

Arkaitz Zubiaga: “We will be exploring how to join forces between automated tools and humans to push the boundaries of online harm”

By Maria Campins, Newtral The spread of fake news and hate speech online have become one of the main threats to modern democracies. Arkaitz Zubiaga is engaged in research aimed  to tackle disinformation, and is contributing to the HYBRIDS project with the same objective. Throughout the HYBRIDS initiative, the acronym of Hybrid Intelligence to monitor, […]

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The challenge of detecting partisanship in the news: interview with José Ramón Pichel

By Maria Campins, Newtral José Ramón Pichel is the Research and Development Director at Imaxin Software (Spain) and a member of the HYBRIDS project. Throughout this initiative, the acronym of Hybrid Intelligence to monitor, promote and analyse transformations in good democracy practices, top 14 institutions will collaborate in the following years to promote different approaches

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Improving the detection and analysis of disinformation to alleviate threats to democracy: interview with Patricia Martín-Rodilla

By Maria Campins, Newtral Fighting disinformation and harassment online is a challenging task. Patricia Martín-Rodilla is engaged in research aimed to achieve this goal and is contributing to the HYBRIDS project with the same objective. Throughout the HYBRIDS initiative, the acronym of Hybrid Intelligence to monitor, promote and analyse transformations in good democracy practices, 14

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One month left to apply for 11 PhD positions on Hybrid Intelligence

By Maria Campins, Newtral Apply now to join a doctoral network that comprises 14 leading universities, research centers, non-profit organizations, and companies across Europe to research on AI against disinformation and abusive language. HYBRIDS Doctoral Network is offering 11 fully-funded PhD positions. Supported by Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and UK Research and Innovation, this

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Renata Vieira: “By understanding the mechanisms of toxic campaigns we will know better how to use language technologies to prevent them”

By Maria Campins, Newtral Renata Vieira is an integrated member and principal researcher at the University of Évora (Portugal), which she represents in HYBRIDS, an acronym for Hybrid Intelligence to monitor, promote and analyse transformations in good democracy practices. Within this project, she will lead an analysis of political propagation campaigns on social media platforms.

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The challenge of developing a system to detect hyperpartisan political news: interview with Pablo Gamallo

By Maria Campins, Newtral Leading a European project is a challenge, but even more so if you aim to develop the research on how to use hybrid intelligence against an ocean of disinformation spread across borders. This is the role Pablo Gamallo has just assumed, leading the HYBRIDS initiative, a European project to increase research

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Sara Tonelli: “Disinformation can grow thanks to technology, but it is also through technology and hybrid intelligence that it can be fought”

By Maria Campins, Newtral Sara Tonelli is the head of the Digital Humanities research group at the R&D center Fondazione Bruno Kessler (Italy) and a member of HYBRIDS. Throughout this initiative, the acronym of Hybrid Intelligence to monitor, promote and analyse transformations in good democracy practices, 14 institutions will collaborate in the following years to

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11 PhD positions open for Horizon Europe’s HYBRIDS Doctoral Network on Hybrid Intelligence

A doctoral network that comprises 14 leading universities, research centers, non-profit organizations, and companies across Europe is seeking qualified applicants for 11 PhD positions to research on AI against disinformation and abusive language. 11 fully-funded PhD positions are now open for applications in the HYBRIDS Doctoral Network, supported by the Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

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HYBRIDS seeks 11 Ph.D. students to research disinformation through hybrid intelligence

Starting next month, the initiative Hybrid Intelligence to monitor, promote and analyze transformations in good democracy practices (HYBRIDS) will launch a call for 11 positions for Ph.D. students who wish to conduct research using different deep learning techniques for the analysis of public discourse on crucial global issues, such as health, the climate crisis, European

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Artificial Intelligence and human knowledge seal a strategic alliance against disinformation along the new research project funded by the European Union (EU) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

Humans and machines will join forces to curb one of today’s biggest threats to democracy: fake news, hate speech and misinformation will face a new obstacle in the European consortium ‘HYBRIDS’: an international initiative funded with over 2.9 million euros by EU’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Networks, and UKRI’s Horizon

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