Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, Indiana University
I'm currently working on building machine learning models to identify coordinated bots on social media. This work being done under the supervision of Prof. Filippo Menczer at the NaN laboratory.
In the lead-up to the 2018 midterm elections, more than 10,000 automated Twitter accounts got caught conducting a coordinated campaign of tweets to discourage people from voting. These automated accounts may seem authentic...