Special Issue on Intelligent Systems for Tackling Online Harms
Submissions should be original papers and should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Extended versions of high quality conference papers that are already published at relevant venues may also be considered as long as the additional contribution is substantial (at least 30% of new content).
Authors must follow the formatting and submission instructions of the Personal and Ubiquitous Computing journal.
During the first step in the submission system Editorial Manager, please select “Original article” as article type. In further steps, please confirm that your submission belongs to a special issue and choose from the drop-down menu the appropriate special issue title.
Topics of interest include, but are not restricted to:
Analysis and prevention of misinformation effects (e.g. echo-chambers, filter bubbles)
Hate speech detection and countermeasures (abusive language, cyberbullying, etc.)
Modeling diffusion and propagation of harmful content in social media
Social bias detection and mitigation in data/algorithms
Fairness and transparency in intelligent systems
Explainability and transparency
Dataset collection and annotation methodologies
Evaluation methodologies and metrics Intervention and content moderation strategies
Impact of online harms in search and recommender systems
Applications and case studies of misinformation- and harm-aware intelligent systems
Submission deadline: January 31, 2021
Author notification: March 31, 2021
Revised papers due: April 30, 2021
Final notification: June 30, 2021
Papers will be sent to review as soon as they are received!
To discuss a possible contribution, please contact the special issue editors at firstname.lastname@example.org