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The Copenhagen Team Participation in the Check-Worthiness Task of the Competition of Automatic Identification and Verification of Claims in Political Debates of the CLEF-2018 CheckThat! Lab

Casper Hansen, Christian Hansen, Jakob Grue Simonsen, Christina Lioma
2018 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
We predict which claim in a political debate should be prioritized for fact-checking.  ...  A particular challenge is, given a debate, how to produce a ranked list of its sentences based on their worthiness for fact checking.  ...  Tasks Performed The Copenhagen team participated in both Tasks 1 and 2 of the CLEF 2008 Fact Checking Lab for the English language.  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/HansenHSL18 fatcat:fhmvh2rlhvaanav3cglzemdvii

SemEval-2021 Task 6: Detection of Persuasion Techniques in Texts and Images [article]

Dimitar Dimitrov, Bishr Bin Ali, Shaden Shaar, Firoj Alam, Fabrizio Silvestri, Hamed Firooz, Preslav Nakov, Giovanni Da San Martino
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We describe SemEval-2021 task 6 on Detection of Persuasion Techniques in Texts and Images: the data, the annotation guidelines, the evaluation setup, the results, and the participating systems.  ...  It was a popular task, attracting 71 registrations, and 22 teams that eventually made an official submission on the test set.  ...  Overview of the CLEF-2018 CheckThat! lab on automatic identifi- cation and verification of political claims, task 1: Check-worthiness. In CLEF 2018 Working Notes, Avignon, France.  ... 
arXiv:2105.09284v1 fatcat:2fpwudbkebebvdfa6iry4rsunq

Sequential Modelling with Applications to Music Recommendation, Fact-Checking, and Speed Reading [article]

Christian Hansen
2021 arXiv   pre-print
text semantics in order to automatically fact-check claims, or "speed read" text for efficient further classification.  ...  In such cases, the sequential order of user interactions is often indicative of what the user is interested in next.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Partly funded by Innovationsfonden DK, DABAI (5153-00004A), and AMAOS (7076-00121B).  ... 
arXiv:2109.06736v1 fatcat:xawmkvzhgng3vhhrs5xvwokqna

Towards Explainable Fact Checking [article]

Isabelle Augenstein
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This development has spurred research in the area of automatic fact checking, from approaches to detect check-worthy claims and determining the stance of tweets towards claims, to methods to determine  ...  This thesis presents my research on automatic fact checking, including claim check-worthiness detection, stance detection and veracity prediction.  ...  Most other datasets of political speeches annotated for check-worthiness were created in the context of the Clef CheckThat!  ... 
arXiv:2108.10274v2 fatcat:5s4an6irezcjfmvvhmiaeqarh4

SemEval-2021 Task 6: Detection of Persuasion Techniques in Texts and Images

Dimitar Dimitrov, Bishr Bin Ali, Shaden Shaar, Firoj Alam, Fabrizio Silvestri, Hamed Firooz, Preslav Nakov, Giovanni Da San Martino
2021 Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2021)   unpublished
We describe SemEval-2021 task 6 on Detection of Persuasion Techniques in Texts and Images: the data, the annotation guidelines, the evaluation setup, the results, and the participating systems.  ...  It was a popular task, attracting 71 registrations, and 22 teams that eventually made an official submission on the test set.  ...  lab Elsayed et al., 2019a,b; , which featured tasks on automatic identification (Atanasova et al., , 2019 and verification Hasanain et al., 2019 Nakov et al., 2021) of claims in political debates  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/2021.semeval-1.7 fatcat:xvnf7b6zondz5jncnyf5uwugyq