Monthly Challenge – Ontotext – Case

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Monthly Challenge: https://www.datasciencesociety.net/events/text-mining-data-science-monthly-challenge/ Mentors’ Weekly Instructions: https://www.datasciencesociety.net/text-mining-data-science-monthly-challenge/ Real Business Problem Classification of companies into industry sectors is a fundamental task for unlocking advanced business intelligence capabilities. However different data sources rarely use the same classification system if any. This is a huge obstacle for taking advantage of the available details in Open Data and very niche commercial […]

Hack the News Datathon Case – Propaganda Detection

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1. Business Problem Formulation The current political landscape is shaped by extreme polarization of opinions and by the proliferation of fake news. For example, a recent study published in Science has found that rumors and fake news tend to spread six times faster than truthful information. This situation both damages the reputation of respectable news outlets and […]