Ever wonder WhatsAppening to the news? Digital applications such as WhatsApp are continuously being used to distribute news and engage audiences by news organizations, and two of our ESRs, Giuliander Carpes and Enric Moreu, present on their site how 14 companies in Brazil are currently using the platform. […]
Category: Storytelling Innovation
Storytelling Innovation is investigating how multimedia analysis techniques – including NLP, computer vision and information retrieval – can be developed for a better understanding of how different modalities can be linked and accessed via a high-quality user experience.
The challenges of researching news chatbots on messaging apps
By Samuel Danzon-Chambaud (DCU), Enric Moreu (DCU), and Giuliander Carpes (UPS) At a recent workshop, JOLT ESRs worked in teams to develop ideas for research projects. Here, three ESRs consider how to investigate the use of chatbots in news. To develop this research idea we combined our three areas of expertise: algorithms and news; machine […]
Using artificial intelligence to understand reality
By Enric Moreu, ESR at Dublin City University Artificial intelligence requires large amounts of data to train a neural network. Specifically, some computer vision algorithms need millions of images to reach a good performance. In general, those images are only useful when they are labelled. In other words, a human has to work on the […]