Erika Mackin

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Description

Dr Erika Mackin, from the MIT Lincoln Lab, gave a guest lecture in the ECO3032 module in Economics of Markets and Institutions. In particular, she talked about her paper "Automatic detection of influential actors in disinformation networks", recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. In it, Mackin and her co-authors study methods to detect agents who spread misinformation during the 2017 French election. The lecture concluded with a Q&A session.
Period03 Mar 2021
Visiting fromMassachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
Visitor degreeDr
BioFEMALE