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Twitter vs trolls

2017 New scientist (1971)  
The second model classifies specific tweets as coming from left trolls or right trolls, based on apparent extreme political orientations.  ...  On the given data sets, Google BERT provides the best results, with an accuracy of 89.4% for the left/right troll detector and 99% for the troll/non-troll detector.  ...  Specifically, we discovered that some of the trolls indicate a "left" political orientation, while other trolls appear to be politically at the right end of the spectrum.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0262-4079(17)30340-8 fatcat:6gmeclgeineyld34rqnm5htiye

Object-Oriented Design of Information Systems: Troll Language Features [chapter]

G. Saake, T. Hartmann, R. Jungclaus, H-D. Ehrich
1994 Advances in Database Systems  
We present features of the language T ROLL for the abstract specification of information systems. Information systems are regarded to be reactive systems with a large database.  ...  An object is modeled as a process with an observable state. The language T ROLL itself allows for the integrated description of structure and behavior of objects.  ...  Acknowledgements For many fruitful discussions on the language wc are gratcful to all members of IS-CORE, especially to Amilcar Sernadas, Cristina Sernadas, Josc Fiadeiro, and Roel Wieringa.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-7091-2704-9_12 fatcat:ojvuotlqlfdr5mdkfmshrsiuma

The Troll Approach to Conceptual Modelling: Syntax, Semantics, and Tools [chapter]

Antonio Grau, Juliana Küster Filipe, Mojgan Kowsari, Silke Eckstein, Ralf Pinger, Hans-Dieter Ehrich
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present the use of Troll for the conceptual modelling of distributed information systems. Troll offers both textual and graphical notations.  ...  We also show a set of software tools that are being developed to support the modelling with Troll. These tools include editors, checkers as well as an animator for validating Troll specifications.  ...  Troll Troll is a formal object-oriented language for the specification of distributed information systems at a high level of abstraction [2] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-49524-6_22 fatcat:gjncme77vndvtdhozz7aq5zgci

Tracking Trolls and Chasing Pixies

Philip Waters
2014 Departures in qualitative qualitative research  
The essay describes the method in the context of children's play and experiential learning in outdoor natural environments, and uses a critical and reflexive lens to describe praxis across two broad themes  ...  This essay outlines a place-based pedagogic method called "Narrative Journey," developed by the author in his work at the Eden Project, United Kingdom.  ...  A site-specific performance in the making--Phil's been taken by the trolls! Photograph by Philip Waters. Tracking Trolls and Chasing Pixies  ... 
doi:10.1525/dcqr.2014.3.3.239 fatcat:3q2xmqebwrewhpmmpjrbaqm6my

Developing an Information System using Troll — an application field study [chapter]

M. Krone, M. Kowsari, P. Hartel, G. Denker, H. -D. Ehrich
1996 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We decided to use formal methods right from the beginning of the project. Our approach is based on the formal object oriented specification language TROLL .  ...  The experiences we made so far are rather positive and we expect further effects in the future. keywords: object oriented specification, case study, information system, information modelling, requirements  ...  TROLL is a specification language that allows for the modelling of such concurrent object systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-61292-0_8 fatcat:sy6rzzaekzfxhoyffn4lrkbjza

A Survey on Troll Detection

Tomaiuolo, Lombardo, Mordonini, Cagnoni, Poggi
2020 Future Internet  
This survey aims at introducing the main researches dedicated to the description of trolls and to the study and experimentation of methods for their detection.  ...  A troll is usually defined as somebody who provokes and offends people to make them angry, who wants to dominate any discussion or who tries to manipulate people's opinions.  ...  Over 18 months, more than 40 million posts have been collected, with the objective of obtaining quantitative specifications and to develop, as a result, tools for the early detection of trolls.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi12020031 fatcat:f6btv6iysjbq5izejuc6tehjly

Linguistic Cues to Deception: Identifying Political Trolls on Social Media

Aseel Addawood, Adam Badawy, Kristina Lerman, Emilio Ferrara
2019 International Conference on Web and Social Media  
We show that deceptive language cues can help to accurately identify trolls, with average F1 score of 82% and recall 88%.  ...  One example of a manipulation campaign that has garnered much attention recently was the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections, with Russia accused of, among other things, using trolls  ...  The views and conclusions contained herein are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies or endorsements, either expressed or implied, of AFOSR  ... 
dblp:conf/icwsm/AddawoodBLF19 fatcat:cvo346hjy5f7tdk2l6fgl2s54q

Religion or Trolls? [chapter]

Joseph P. Laycock
2020 Speak of the Devil  
However, critics have responded that The Satanic Temple is not a "real" religion but merely "trolls" who only pretend to have sincerely held beliefs.  ...  First, the category of "invented religions" is helpful for thinking about how The Satanic Temple can be sincere despite lacking supernatural beliefs.  ...  of trolling, this stunt gets an A-plus.  ... 
doi:10.1093/oso/9780190948498.003.0005 fatcat:ivvj43x72zh3hm3upzaeoq5umi

Corpus-Based Analysis as a Method to Identify Russian Trolling Activity

Kamil Baraniuk
2017 Polish Political Science Yearbook  
Trolling as one of using tools of such activity is a highly visible manifestation in which users or automatic comment generation programs manipulate online discussions.  ...  Efforts are being made to develop academically rigorous systems of identification and description.  ...  Therefore, a clear and reliable identification systems for trolls becomes difficult to successfully achieve.  ... 
doi:10.15804/ppsy2017115 fatcat:7eg4idn4kvbatfynu6aifnx24i

Detection and Isolating Flood Rushing Attacks in WSN Using Timer Based Trolling Technique

Deeksha Sahu, Rajneesh Pachouri, Anurag Jain
2022 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
In this study, we present a security method for MANET against solitary and group black hole attacks.  ...  Abstract: The Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET) is a wireless network component that offers a variety of applications in numerous industries.  ...  A key component of communication for flexible framework is portable specifically designated organisation (MANET).  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2022.46209 fatcat:nnhrkeoiyjehxfml6szjssnrum

TrollsWithOpinion: A Dataset for Predicting Domain-specific Opinion Manipulation in Troll Memes [article]

Shardul Suryawanshi, Bharathi Raja Chakravarthi, Mihael Arcan, Suzanne Little, Paul Buitelaar
2022 arXiv   pre-print
This shows the need for a development of a specific technique to deal with multimodal troll memes.  ...  To comprehend the use of memes in opinion manipulation, we define three specific domains (product, political or others) which we classify into troll or not-troll, with or without opinion manipulation.  ...  Regional Development Fund, as well as by the H2020 project Prêt-à-LLOD under Grant Agreement number 825182.  ... 
arXiv:2109.03571v2 fatcat:wo7eueyb2bcelafzyqpdhjwr6a

Do Images really do the Talking? Analysing the significance of Images in Tamil Troll meme classification [article]

Siddhanth U Hegde and Adeep Hande and Ruba Priyadharshini and Sajeetha Thavareesan and Ratnasingam Sakuntharaj and Sathiyaraj Thangasamy and B Bharathi and Bharathi Raja Chakravarthi
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Memes are a blend of both image and text, where the text is embedded into the image. We try to incorporate the memes as troll and non-trolling memes based on the images and the text on them.  ...  The variety of modalities included in data plays a significant part in predicting the results. We try to explore the significance of visual features of images in classifying memes.  ...  systems were submitted as a part of a shared task on classifying Tamil Troll memes [6] .  ... 
arXiv:2108.03886v1 fatcat:jdrbl5pqwrdypimqgrjfjro2pa

"Trolls" or "warriors of faith"?

Tobias Eberwein
2019 Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society  
Findings The evaluation allows for a nuanced view on current phenomena of dysfunctional follow-up communication on journalistic news sites. It shows that the typical "troll" does not exist.  ...  By helping to understand their aims and intentions, it contributes to the development of sustainable strategies for stimulating constructive user participation in a post-truth age.  ...  The specific goals and motives of single "warriors of faith" only become comprehensible when they are listened toat least for a restricted period of time.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jices-08-2019-0090 fatcat:46jewv4hmfgbtpfkhylvemauxe

Disruptive online communication: How asymmetric trolling-like response strategies steer conversation off the track

Henna Paakki, Heidi Vepsäläinen, Antti Salovaara
2021 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
AbstractInternet trolling, a form of antisocial online behavior, is a serious problem plaguing social media.  ...  From analysis of data gathered in accordance with established classifications of trolling-like behavior, the paper presents a conversation analysis of trolling-like interaction strategies that disrupt  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been supported by Academy of Finland (grant nr. 320694). Paakki Henna et al.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10606-021-09397-1 fatcat:eeycvjlrprfzlfevhb7evet7qq

"The first combat meme brigade of the Slovak internet": hybridization of civic engagement through digital media trolling

Radka Vicenová, Daniel Trottier
2020 The Communication Review  
Through in-depth interviews with its founders and a survey of its supporters, we position the group and its activities through three separate lenses (trolling, digital vigilantism, and citizen journalism  ...  This paper analyzes a locally bound and hybridized form of civic engagement through digital media.  ...  Formed with a specific and always openly communicated ideological grounding, they have become a channel for frustration and, at the same time, turn apathy into political engagement ("Partial loss of objectivity  ... 
doi:10.1080/10714421.2020.1797435 fatcat:hvcnnfm3zfhw7mp5xbddtlmaqi
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