Topic: wikipedia

Meta AI researchers develop model for verifying Wikipedia citations

Researchers at Meta AI have come up with a model that can help verify citations on Wikipedia. Wikipedia is often the first stop when someone is looking for information online, but the validity of that information is all dependent on where it is being sourced from. According to the researchers, volunteers verify the citations, but … continue reading

How AI aims to save Wikipedia, Nokia’s VR camera OZO, and Facebook’s new SDK—SD Times news digest: Dec. 1, 2015

Wikipedia has a past of being notorious for incorrect information, since it’s a site that anyone can edit. Aaron Halfaker, a senior research scientist at the Wikimedia Foundation, has built an artificial intelligence (AI) engine to identify these acts of vandalism, a step toward replacing some of the volunteer editors with AIs. His engine relies … continue reading Protection Status