[11/2019] One paper is accepted in ICWSM'20
[9/2019] Fires in the Amazon: Arizona researchers determine what’s true, what’s not, an interview with Arizona PBS Cronkite News on AI and fake news [video].
[9/2019] AI Squares Off Against Fake News. -- feature news about KDD'19 tutorial.
[8/2019] Invited talk (remotely participating) at Microsoft AI on Learning with Weak Supervision.
[8/2019] Invited to serve as a PC member for AAAI'20.
[7/2019] Our book Detecting Fake News on Social Media is online.
[6/2019] Received the student travel award for KDD'19.
[6/2019] Two papers are accepted in ASONAM'19.
[6/2019] Invited talk at Microsoft Research AI Power Lunch talk series on fake news detection.
[4/2019] One paper on "Explainable Fake News Detection" is accepted in KDD'19.
[4/2019] Our tutorial on "Fake News Research: Theories, Detection Strategies, and Open Problems" is accepted in KDD'19. See you in Anchorage, Alaska!
[3/2019] One paper on exploiting emojis for sarcasm detection got accepted at SBP.
[3/2019] Invited to serve as PC member in ASONAM'19.
[2/2019] Our WSDM paper on fake news detection is nicely featured in the morning paper
[Aug. 2015 - Present]
Research Assistant at DMML, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA.
[May 2019 - August 2019]
Research Intern at Microsoft AI Research, Redmond, WA, USA.
[May 2018 - August 2018]
Research Intern at Yahoo! Research, Sunnyvale, CA, USA.
[Jul. 2014 - June 2015]
Research visiting student at ICT, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
[Mar. 2012 - Sept. 2013]
Research Intern at HP Labs China, Beijing, China.
I am a final year PhD student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. I am a research assistant at the Data Mining and Machine Learning Lab (DMML). My advisor is Professor Huan Liu. My research lies in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, and social computing. My research is highly interdisciplinary and I closely collaborate with social scientists and computational journalists. Recently, I am actively working on leveraging weak social supervision for disinformation and fake news detection on social media.
Detecting Fake News on Social Media
Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2019