Emilio Ferrara is a computer scientist at the University of Southern California.
Ferrara was formerly at the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, and is now a computer scientist at the University of Southern California.He focuses on understanding bots’ effectiveness, though he doesn’t track their provenance.Using “machine learning techniques and cognitive behavioral modeling,” he then separated human accounts form bots:
Events - Primer's event detection algorithm clusters and summarizes multiple documents describing real-world events.
Mentions - Mentions are snippets of text that map to a person.
Docs - The number of documents that match to a person in Primer's corpus of news articles.
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