Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/6010
Title: Too many claims to fact-check: Prioritizing political claims based on check-worthiness
Authors: Kartal, Yavuz Selim
Kutlu, Mücahid
Güvenen, B.
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: CEUR-WS
Source: 2020 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management Workshops, CIKMW 2020, 19 October 2020 through 23 October 2020, , 165472
Abstract: The massive amount of misinformation spreading on the Internet on a daily basis has enormous negative impacts on societies. Therefore, we need automated systems helping fact-checkers in the combat against misinformation. In this paper, we propose a model prioritizing the claims based on their check-worthiness. We use BERT model with additional features including domain-specific controversial topics, word embeddings, and others. In our experiments, we show that our proposed model outperforms all state-of-the-art models in both test collections of CLEF Check That! Lab in 2018 and 2019. We also conduct a qualitative analysis to shed light detecting check-worthy claims. We suggest requesting rationales behind judgments are needed to understand subjective nature of the task and problematic labels. © 2020 CEUR-WS. All rights reserved.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/6010
ISSN: 1613-0073
Appears in Collections:Bilgisayar Mühendisliği Bölümü / Department of Computer Engineering
Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection

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