11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wexner Conference Room, Wexner Bldg., Room 434AB
Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University.
Takis Metaxas is a Professor of Computer Science at Wellesley College, studying online social media, primarily related to the propagation of information and misinformation, prediction of political events, and in developing tools that help users evaluate the trustworthiness of information. In particular, with his Wellesley colleagues and students, he has been studying the problem of propaganda and online misinformation since 2002.