Language-Aware Truth Assessment of Fact Candidates

  title={Language-Aware Truth Assessment of Fact Candidates},
  author={Ndapandula Nakashole and Tom M. Mitchell},
This paper introduces FactChecker, a language-aware approach to truth-finding. FactChecker differs from prior approaches in that it does not rely on iterative peer voting, instead it leverages language to infer believability of fact candidates. In particular, FactChecker makes use of linguistic features to detect if a given source objectively states facts or is speculative and opinionated. To ensure that fact candidates mentioned in similar sources have similar believability, FactChecker… CONTINUE READING
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