ADS Coffee & Data: Controversy in Web Data
Amsterdam Data Science: Controversy in Web Data
June 9th 2017 9:00 – 11:00, HG-16A (Kerkzaal) Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
This edition of the ADS meetup will focus on the topic of “How to deal with controversy, bias, quality and opinions on the Web” and will be organised in the context of the COMMIT/ ControCurator project, in which VU and UvA computer scientists and humanities researchers investigate jointly the computational modeling of controversial issues on the Web, and explore its application within real use cases in existing organisational pipelines, e.g. Crowdynews and Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.
Introduction & Chair by Lora Aroyo, Full Professor at the Web & Media group, VU Computer Science
09:10-09:20: Benjamin Timmermans (VU, Computer Science) – Understanding Controversy Using Collective Intelligence
09:30-09:45: Gerben van Eerten – Crowdynews deploying ControCurator
10:45-11:00: Q&A Coffee