COVID-19 Research

Title :

Summarize the information available over social media related to COVID-19

Area of research :

COVID-19 Research, Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Computer Sciences and Information Technology, Mathematical Sciences

Focus area :

Software tool for COVID-19 social media infodemic

Principal Investigator :

Dr Sriparna Saha, Associate Professor, Prof Pushpak Bhattacharyya, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Patna

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Executive Summary :

The data available in different news-papers and social media can be categorized into two classes: relevant and irrelevant/fake. After checking the genuinity of the data, the relevant data can be selected judiciously to provide the reader a comprehensive summary. The images, videos available as the part of the news/social media posts will also be utilized in generating the summary. This summary will help different Govt. bodies in their decision making process.

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