|Present||Associate Professor, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University|
|Present||Director, Language & Information Technology Research Lab (LiT.RL), Western University|
Deception Detection (NLP) (5)
News Verification Suite: Towards System Design to Supplement Reporters’ and ...
Proceedings of the 45th Annual Conference of The Canadian Association for Information Science/ L’Association canadienne des sciences de l’information (CAIS/ACSI2017) (2017)
The News Verification Suite aims to provide users with a set of functions to verify information in the news. This ...
Big data (1)
Rhetorical Structure Theory (RTS) (3)
NATIVE ADVERTISING: ADS IN DISGUISE AS EDITORIALS
Proceedings of the 45th Annual Conference of The Canadian Association for Information Science/L’Association canadienne des sciences de l’information, Ryerson University, Toronto, May 31 - June 2, 2017. (2017)
Native advertising, paid for by corporate funding, may fool news readers into thinking that they are reading investigative journalism editorials. ...
Sentiment Analysis (NLP) (2)
Comparative Stylistic Fanfiction Analysis: Popular and Unpopular Fics across Eleven ...
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science (2013)
Abstract: This study analyses 545 sample fanfiction stories (fics) in their stylistic feature variation by popularity and across eleven ‘fandoms’ ...
Certainty Identification (NLP) (2)
Certainty Identification in Texts: Categorization Model and Manual Tagging Results
School of Information Studies: Faculty Scholarship (2006)
This chapter presents a theoretical framework and preliminary results for manual categorization of explicit certainty information in 32 English newspaper ...
Classification Theory (LIS) (1)
Stretching Conceptual Structures in Classifications Across Languages and Cultures.
School of Information Studies: Faculty Scholarship (2003)
The authors describe the difficulties of translating classifications from a source language and culture to another language and culture. To ...