WebSci’18 Awards

At the WebSci’18 Social Event and Banquet on Tuesday evening 29 May 2018, several awards were handed out by the respective Conference Chairs.

The WebSci’18 Best Paper Award was shared equally by two papers:
– Miriam Fernandez, Moizzah Asif, & Harith Alani: Understanding the Roots of Radicalisation on Twitter
and
– Reuben Binns, Ulrik Lyngs, Max Van Kleek, Jun Zhao, Timothy Libert, & Nigel Shadbolt: Third Party Tracking in the Mobile Ecosystem.

Click here to read more.

Detecting online grooming and radicalisation

Find below the breakout session made by Professor Harith Alani at the Society of Evidence Based Policing (SEBP) Conference, Milton Keynes, 2018

You may also see the slides he presents here.

 

“Prevention of Radicalization” – Symposium

Trivalent project was presented in the meeting “Prevention of Radicalization” held at Witten-Herdecke University (Bochum, Germany) on January 22, 2018.

See the program.

Some pictures of the event:

 

9th Community of Users on Safe, Secure and Resilient Socieities Workshop on Radicalisation

On december 5, 2017, Trivalent project participate in Brussels to the European Commission’s 9th Community of Users on Safe, Secure and Resilient Socieities Workshop on Radicalisation.

This workshop aims:

  • To identify synergies and increase connections between H2020 and ISF-P-funded projects on radicalisation and related issues
  • To identify structural and research gaps that each project aims to overcome;
  • To identify good dissemination and communication practices and determine how each project intend to reach its target audiences;
  • Discuss the possibilities in sustaining and continuing the work after the end of the projects.

The agenda can be seen here.
See also as feedback of this event, the document issued by Trivalent Coordination Office available here.

The european projects represented were CONTRA, DANTE, FIRST LINE, LIAISE 2, MINDb4ACT, Pericles, PRACTICIES, RED-Alert, SAFFRON, STRESAVIORA II, TENSOR, TRIVALENT, and VOX-Pol.

The Challenges Of Radicalisation: The Role Of The Institutions, Religious Communities And Civil Society

Rome- November 24th

A dissemination workshop was organized by the TRIVALENT team with the aim of presenting the objectives of the project and discussing the new scenarios of radicalization. The meeting has been the occasion for several experts from different backgrounds to meet and discuss about how address and successfully contrast the radicalisation challenges.

Please find the program here

Some pictures of the event:

Madrid face to face meeting

Expert System hosted the first WP3 face to face meeting in Madrid on 19 October 2017 : an intense and productive day.

Agenda :

  • 9:00 Arrival & Coffee
  • 9:15 Introduction and Plan of the Day
  • 9:30 T3.1 work progress (ESI)
  • 9:45 T3.2 work progress (UPM)
  • 10:00 T3.3 work progress (Z&P)
  • 10:15 T3.4 work progress (OU)
  • 10:30 Case Study of SAFFRON Project (VISEO)
  • [10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break]
  • 11:00 Data-flow Architecture and Pipelines (ESI)
  • 11:30 Datasets – Analysis & Annotation (OU)
  • 12:00 Radicalisation Classification – Architecture and Pipeline (Z&P)
  • 12:30 Process dataset by COGITO – test input, output, accuracy, speed (ESI)
  • [13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Break]
  • 14:30 Multilingual corpus (test translator, COGITO) (ESI)
  • 15:00 Dissemination
  • 16:30 Wrap up