Research

Below you can find a broad overview of the technical areas currently being worked on in the Minds, Machines, and Society group:

Natural Language Processing & Machine Learning

Understanding, modeling, and transferring style in text
Natural language generation & data augmentation
Transformer-based language models & the attention mechanism
Bias and morality in foundation models
Prompt-based and few-shot learning
Interpretability in NLP

Social Media Analytics, Computational Social Science, and Graphs

Information extraction from noisy user-generated text
User modeling (e.g., behavioral modeling, demographic/psychometric classification, etc.)
Modeling malicious behavior (e.g., influence campaigns, propaganda, etc.)
Modeling information diffusion in networks
Representation learning on graphs