Detecting early signatures of persuasion in information cascades
UMSI Assistant Professor Qiaozhu Mei is a contributing researcher on a project by Indiana University’s Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research to study early evidence of persuasion campaigns in online forums. The project, “Detecting Early Signatures of Persuasion in Information Cascades,” is funded by DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the federal government.
Start date: 1/18/2012
End date: 1/17/2015
Detecting Early Signatures of Persuasion in Information Cascades, Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA): $2,000,000 (Awarded to collaborative group headed by the University of Indiana)
DARPA is a U.S. Department of Defense agency responsible for the development of new technologies designed for military use. The organization sponsors revolutionary, high-payoff research that bridges the gap between fundamental discoveries and their military use.