Chengkai Li 

Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The University of Texas at Arlington

Innovative Database and Information Systems
Research Laboratory (IDIR)
Room 628
Engineering Research Building (ERB)
500 UTA Boulevard
Arlington, TX 76019-0015

Office: (817) 272-0162

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Media Coverage

  1. Artificial Intelligence, Gates, Rockefeller, Sloan, Carnegie & Ford Can defeat bad social media. Steve Andriole. Forbes. 2018-08-01.
  2. Automated fact-checking has come a long way. But it still faces significant challenges. Deniel Funke. Poynter. 2018-04-04.
  3. Can AI solve the internet’s fake news problem? A fact-checker investigates. Brooke Borel. Popular Science. 2018-03-20.
  4. This Washington Post fact check was chosen by a bot. Daniel Funke. Poynter. 2018-01-30.
  5. Bot Busters. Kathy Cruz. Fort Worth Weekly. 2018-01-10.
  6. From algorithms to institutions. Lucas Graves. NiemanLab. 2017-12-17.
  7. The fact-checking army waging war on ’fake news’. Bianca Fortis. MediaShift. 2017-11-03.
  8. UTA researchers are refining their automated fact-checking system. University of Texas at Arlington. 2017-08-24.
  9. Professors from UT-Arlington, UT-Dallas join forces to fight fake news. Loyd Brumfield. The Dallas Morning News. 2017-07-20.
  10. How the world gets its facts straight. Dana Wagner. Policy Options, Institute for Research on Public Policy. 2017-07-17.
  11. UTA-led interdisciplinary team to construct computer program to identify fake news. University of Texas at Arlington. 2017-06-12.
  12. SXSW 2017: Embattled Journalism in Focus. Benjamin Bathke. MediaShift. 2017-03-21.
  13. Digital Democracy: government transparency website keeps track of state legislators. Elijah Bassett. Plaid Zebra. 2017-03-06.
  14. How do you solve fake news problem in the post-truth era? Rich Haridy. New Atlas. 2017-02-07.
  15. A Heroic AI Will Let You Spy on Your Lawmakers’ Every Word. Issie Lapowsky. Wired. 2017-02-07.
  16. Fake news and fact-checking: Trump is demonstrating how to outsmart an AI. Martin Robbins. The Guardian. 2017-01-31.
  17. Fail and move on: Lessons from automated fact-checking experiments. Tamar Wilner. Poynter. 2016-09-07.
  18. Post-truth v tech: could machines help us call out politicians’ and journalists’ lies? Gabriel Pogrund. NewStatesman. 2016-08-17.
  19. Report: Automated fact-checking is coming (and soon). Alexios Mantzarlis. Poynter. 2016-04-18.
  20. Is that a fact? Checking politicians’ statements just got a whole lot easier. Peter Fray. The Guardian. 2016-04-18.
  21. Journalism and the machines: what ClaimBuster told me about Australian politics. Peter Fray. Journalism Innovation. 2016-04-11.
  22. What would an automated future look like for verification in the newsroom? Catalina Albeanu. 2016-04-08.
  23. Fact-checking 2.0: Teaching computers how to spot lies. Alan Greenblatt. Poynter. 2016-03-31.
  24. The Future of Political Fact-Checking. Tatiana Walk-Morris. NiemanReports. 2016-03-23.
  25. Automated Fact Checking: The Holy Grail of Political Communication. Kirsty Moreland and Bill Doerrfeld. Nordic APIs. 2016-02-25.
  26. UTA project will bust claims of candidates. Star-Telegram. 2016-02-09.
  27. Graduate students work to help make voting process easier. Brittany Harborth. The Shorthorn. 2016-01-27.
  28. Poynter and Duke to hold conference on automated fact-checking. Alexios Mantzarlis. Poynter. 2016-01-21.
  29. New Software Developed at UTA Tracks Candidates Statements. Julie Fine. NBC 5 News. 2016-01-07.
  30. Text detective can unmask the secret influencers behind US laws. Aviva Rutkin. New Scientist. 2015-11-11.
  31. 20 ideas receive support from Knight Prototype Fund for media and information projects. Eva Pereira. Knight Foundation. 2015-11-03.
  32. Knight Foundation backs 20 media projects with Prototype Fund. Benjamin Mullin. Poynter. 2015-11-03.
  33. In search of fact checking’s “Holy Grail”: News outlets might not get there alone. Craig Silverman. First Draft. 2015-10-30.
  34. The “Holy Grail” of computational fact checking — and what we can do in the meantime. Alexios Mantzarlis. Poynter. 2015-10-21.
  35. Robots feeding fact checks? Soon. W. Gardner Selby. PolitiFact Texas. 2015-08-18.
  36. Sifting balderdash from truth gets a boost from computers. W. Gardner Selby. Austin American-Statesman. 2015-08-08.

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