Abusive Text Detection

PhD project: Automated detection of abusive text in user generated social media content

With the huge increase in online user genereated content, the problem of abusive or bullying text content has risen. Social media dn other providers have a duty to detect and prevent this content – so as to protect their users. This project focuses on how to detect abusive user posts automatically, pre-publication. A variet yof machine learning methods are used, both traditional classifier and deep learning based models.

Timeframe

Start Date: 1/4/2015
End Date: 31/2/2019

Funding

Fioraigh cholarship scheme DIT

Lead PI(s)

Dr. Susan McKeever

Team (random order):

Hao Chen

Research Student
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Prof. Sarah Jane Delany

Assistant Head, School of Computing
Phone: +353 -1 402 2821
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Dr. Susan Mc Keever

Senior Lecturer
Phone: 087 6490741
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