Machine Learning

Ranking comment sorting policies in online debates

Online debates typically possess a large number of argumentative comments. Most readers who would like to see which comments are winning arguments often only read a part of the debate. Many platforms that host such debates allow for the comments to …

Humane Visual AI: Telling the Stories Behind a Medical Condition

A biological understanding is key for managing medical conditions, yet psychological and social aspects matter too. The main problem is that these two aspects are hard to quantify and inherently difficult to communicate. To quantify psychological …

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 target audience. Such content often polarizes users, who are repeatedly primed to specific (extreme) content, usually …