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Yimin Chen

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Research Interests
Internet trolling, news and journalism, deception detection, information literacy, and humour.


Publications
Yang, S., Quan-Haase, A., Nevin, A. D., & Chen, Y. (2017). To what extent can we trust the virtual representation of a user? In L. Sloan & A. Quan-Haase (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods. London: SAGE.

Chen, Y., Conroy, N. J., & Rubin, V. L. (2015). Misleading Online Content: Recognizing Clickbait as “False News”. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM on Workshop on Multimodal Deception Detection (ACM WMDD 2015), 15-19.

Chen, Y., Conroy, N. J., & Rubin, V. L. (2015). News in an Online World: The Need for an “Automatic Crap Detector”. In The Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting (ASIST 2015), 6-10.

Rubin, V. L. & Chen, Y. (2012). Information manipulation classification theory for LIS and NLP. In Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST 2012), 1-5.

Rubin, V. L., Chen, Y., and Thorimbert, L. M. (2010). Artificially Intelligent Conversational Agents in Libraries. Library Hi Tech, 28(4), 496 – 522.


LIS 9002 Information Organization, Curation and Access 2017 Summer LIS 9004 Research Methods and Statistics 2020 Summer , 2020 Winter , 2019 Fall , 2019 Summer , 2018 Summer MIT 3652 Special Topics in MIT: Communication Through Meme 2020 Fall , 2019 Fall MIT 3872 Special Topics in MIT: Fake News 2018 Winter