Publications

Analysing Meso and Macro conversation structures in an online suicide support forum

Platforms like Reddit and Twitter offer internet users an opportunity to talk about diverse issues, including those pertaining to …

Characterising User Content on a Multi-lingual Social Network

Social media has been on the vanguard of political information diffusion in the 21st century. Most studies that look into …

Stop Tracking Me Bro! Differential Tracking Of User Demographics On Hyper-partisan Websites

Websites with hyper-partisan, left or right-leaning focus offer content that is typically biased towards the expectations of their …

FaceLift: a transparent deep learning framework to beautify urban scenes

In the area of computer vision, deep learning techniques haverecently been used to predict whether urban scenes are likely tobe …

Challenges in the Decentralised Web: The Mastodon Case

The Decentralised Web (DW) has recently seen a renewed momentum, with a number of DW platforms like Mastodon, PeerTube, and Hubzilla …

Mapping and Visualizing Deep-Learning Urban Beautification

Information visualization has great potential to make sense of the increasing amount of data generated by complex machine-learning …

Illuminating an ecosystem of partisan websites

This paper aims to shed light on alternative news media ecosys-tems that are believed to have influenced opinions and beliefs byfalse …

Like at First Sight: Understanding User Engagement with the World of Microvideos

Several content-driven platforms have adopted the ‘micro video’ for-mat, a new form of short video that is constrained in duration, …