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Findings of the NLP4IF-2021 Shared Tasks on Fighting the COVID-19 Infodemic and Censorship Detection


Sep 23, 2021
Shaden Shaar, Firoj Alam, Giovanni Da San Martino, Alex Nikolov, Wajdi Zaghouani, Preslav Nakov, Anna Feldman

* NLP4IF-2021 
* COVID-19, infodemic, harmfulness, check-worthiness, censorship, social media, tweets, Arabic, Bulgarian, English, Chinese 

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Overview of the CLEF--2021 CheckThat! Lab on Detecting Check-Worthy Claims, Previously Fact-Checked Claims, and Fake News


Sep 23, 2021
Preslav Nakov, Giovanni Da San Martino, Tamer Elsayed, Alberto Barrón-Cedeño, Rubén Míguez, Shaden Shaar, Firoj Alam, Fatima Haouari, Maram Hasanain, Watheq Mansour, Bayan Hamdan, Zien Sheikh Ali, Nikolay Babulkov, Alex Nikolov, Gautam Kishore Shahi, Julia Maria Struß, Thomas Mandl, Mucahid Kutlu, Yavuz Selim Kartal

* CLEF-2021 
* Check-Worthiness Estimation, Fact-Checking, Veracity, Evidence-based Verification, Detecting Previously Fact-Checked Claims, Social Media Verification, Computational Journalism, COVID-19 

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Team Alex at CLEF CheckThat! 2020: Identifying Check-Worthy Tweets With Transformer Models


Sep 07, 2020
Alex Nikolov, Giovanni Da San Martino, Ivan Koychev, Preslav Nakov

* CLEF-2020 
* Check-worthiness; Fact-Checking; Veracity 

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Overview of CheckThat! 2020: Automatic Identification and Verification of Claims in Social Media


Jul 15, 2020
Alberto Barron-Cedeno, Tamer Elsayed, Preslav Nakov, Giovanni Da San Martino, Maram Hasanain, Reem Suwaileh, Fatima Haouari, Nikolay Babulkov, Bayan Hamdan, Alex Nikolov, Shaden Shaar, Zien Sheikh Ali

* CLEF-2020 
* Check-Worthiness Estimation, Fact-Checking, Veracity, Evidence-based Verification, Detecting Previously Fact-Checked Claims, Social Media Verification, Computational Journalism, COVID-19 

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Fighting the COVID-19 Infodemic in Social Media: A Holistic Perspective and a Call to Arms


Jul 15, 2020
Firoj Alam, Fahim Dalvi, Shaden Shaar, Nadir Durrani, Hamdy Mubarak, Alex Nikolov, Giovanni Da San Martino, Ahmed Abdelali, Hassan Sajjad, Kareem Darwish, Preslav Nakov

* COVID-19, Infodemic, Disinformation, Misinformation, Fake News, Call to Arms, Crowdsourcing Annotations 

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Fighting the COVID-19 Infodemic: Modeling the Perspective of Journalists, Fact-Checkers, Social Media Platforms, Policy Makers, and the Society


Apr 30, 2020
Firoj Alam, Shaden Shaar, Alex Nikolov, Hamdy Mubarak, Giovanni Da San Martino, Ahmed Abdelali, Fahim Dalvi, Nadir Durrani, Hassan Sajjad, Kareem Darwish, Preslav Nakov


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