Acknowledgments Introduction What News Content Tells How Social Context Helps Challenging Problems of Fake News Detection Bibliography Authors' Biographies
Kai Shu is a Ph.D. student and research assistant at the Data Mining and Machine Learning (DMML) Lab at Arizona State University. He received his B.S./M.S. from Chongqing University in 2012 and 2015, respectively. His research interests include fake news detection, social computing, data mining, and machine learning. He was awarded ASU CIDSE Doctorial Fellowship 2015, the 1st place of SBP Disinformation Challenge 2018, University Graduate Fellowship, and various scholarships. He co-presented two tutorials in KDD 2019 and WSDM 2019, and has published innovative works in highly ranked journals and top conference proceedings such as ACM KDD, WSDM, WWW, CIKM, IEEE ICDM, IJCAI, AAAI, and MICCAI. He also worked as a research intern at Yahoo! Research and Microsoft Research in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Huan Liu is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University. Before he joined ASU, he worked at Telecom Australia Research Labs and was on the faculty at the National University of Singapore. His research interests are in data mining, machine learning, social computing, and artificial intelligence, investigating interdisciplinary problems that arise in many real-world, data-intensive applications with high-dimensional data of disparate forms such as social media. He is a co-author of Social Media Mining: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press). He is a founding organizer of the International Conference Series on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, and Prediction, Field Chief Editor of Frontiers in Big Data and its Specialty Chief Editor in Data Mining and Management. He is a Fellow of ACM, AAAI, AAAS, and IEEE. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of California Santa Cruz. Wei Wang is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and a member of the Carolina Center for Genomic Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received a MS degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1995 and a PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1999. She was a research staff member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center between 1999 and 2002. Dr. Wang's research interests include data mining, bioinformatics, and databases. She has filed seven patents, and has published one monograph and more than one hundred research papers in international journals and major peer-reviewed conference proceedings. Dr. Wang received the IBM Invention Achievement Awards in 2000 and 2001. She was the recipient of a UNC Junior Faculty Development Award in 2003 and an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2005. She was named a Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellow in 2005. She was recently honored with the 2007 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement at UNC. Dr. Wang is an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering and ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery in Data, and an editorial board member of the International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics. She serves on the program committees of prestigious international conferences such as ACM SIGMOD, ACM SIGKDD, VLDB, ICDE, EDBT, ACM CIKM, IEEE ICDM, and SSDBM.