Fine-Tune Longformer for Jointly Predicting Rumor Stance and Veracity

15 Jul 2020 Anant Khandelwal

Increased usage of social media caused the popularity of news and events which are not even verified, resulting in spread of rumors allover the web. Due to widely available social media platforms and increased usage caused the data to be available in huge amounts.The manual methods to process such large data is costly and time-taking, so there has been an increased attention to process and verify such content automatically for the presence of rumors... (read more)

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TASK DATASET MODEL METRIC NAME METRIC VALUE GLOBAL RANK RESULT BENCHMARK
Stance Classification SemEval 2019 Our Proposed method ( Top-Ns using (D + E + F) ) F1 67.2 # 1
Veracity Classification SemEval 2019 Our proposed method - Top Ns using (D + E + F) F1 58.68 # 1

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