Ioana Manolescu was interviewed for an article by Lucie Ronfaut, on deep fakes and the role they may play in the upcoming French political campaign. The article appeared in Libération, on May 14, 2021.
Ioana Manolescu presented ConnectionLens and SourcesSay research in a keynote speech at LIG, titled “What do the Sources Say? Exploring Heterogeneous Journalistic Data As a Graph”, on May 6, 2021.
Ioana Manolescu presented the ConnectionLens model for data integration and journalistic applications in the Trustworthy Data Science and AI Webinar series at the Simon Fraser University, Canada (slides, recorded video)
Ioana Manolescu gave an invited keynote at the Int.’l workshop on Knowledge Graphs for Online Discourse Analysis (KnoD) describing results from the ContentCheck project as well as from SourcesSay, in particular, the ConnectionLens platform.
Ioana Manolescu was interviewed for the “Dark Data” article (behind paywall), by Jacques Henno, published in Les Echos: “En France, la DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) et l’ANR (Agence nationale de la recherche) financent à hauteur de 700.000 euros le projet « Sources Say » dirigé par Ioana Manolescu, directrice de recherche à…
Ioana Manolescu gave the keynote talk titled “What do the Sources Say? Exploring Heterogeneous Journalistic Data as a Graph” at DOLAP 2021 (23rd International Workshop on the Design, Optimization, Languages and Analytical Processing of Big Data).
Ioana Manolescu gave an invited seminar titled “What do the Sources Say? Exploring Heterogeneous Journalistic Data As a Graph” at the DKM department of IRISA.
Nelly Barret has started a PhD funded by DIM RFSI on “Efficient and Expressive Integration of Information within ConnectionLens”, in collaboration with the WeDoData SME. The research and development in this thesis will shoulder the SourcesSay project and also aim to address applications of interest to WeDoData. Welcome!
Angelos Anadiotis, Oana Balalau, Helena Galhardas, Ioana Manolescu and Youssr Youssef attended the DataHarvest Investigative Journalism Conference on Oct 24, 2020, where, at the invitation of Stéphane Horel (Le Monde), we discussed SourcesSay applications to computational journalism.
SourcesSay is among the 14 AI chairs presented at the DataIA Kick-Off meeting, at Centrale Supélec, on September 9, 2020.