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TrueFact 2019 : KDD 2019 Workshop on Truth Discovery and Fact Checking: Theory and Practice


When Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 5, 2019
Where KDD 2019, Anchorage, Alaska
Submission Deadline May 15, 2019
Notification Due Jun 5, 2019
Final Version Due Jul 1, 2019
Categories    data mining   natural language processing   machine learning   artificial intelligence

Call For Papers

CFP: First International Workshop on Truth Discovery and Fact Checking: Theory and Practice (with SIGKDD 2019)

TrueFact 2019 in conjunction with SIGKDD 2019

Anchorage, Alaska - USA
August 5, 2019

The first workshop on Truth Discovery and Fact Checking: Theory and Practice will provide a forum where researchers and practitioners from academia, government and industry can share insights and identify new challenges and opportunities in resolving conflicts, fact-checking and ascertaining credibility of claims. The workshop will be held in Anchorage, Alaska on August 5, 2019 in conjunction with the ACM SIGKDD 2019.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
* Truth finding and discovery
* Fact-checking, rumor and misinformation
* Credibility analysis
* Leveraging knowledge bases for reasoning, validating and explaining contentious claims
* Fake reviews and reviewers
* Transparency, fairness, bias, privacy and ethics of information systems
* Emerging applications for truth discovery and fact-checking
* Novel data sources and case studies
* Explainable and interpretable models
* Heterogeneous and multi-modal information including relational data, natural language text, search logs, images, video, etc.

Submission Due: May 15, 2019
Notification Date: June 5, 2019
Workshop Date: August 5, 2019

We invite submissions for original research papers both theory and application-oriented as well as submissions from the research track and applied data science track of the main conference. We encourage the participants to submit papers on novel datasets and release them to advance the field. Papers must be submitted in PDF according to the ACM Proceedings Template ( in a single-blind format (including author names and affiliations). We welcome both long papers (maximum length of 9 pages) and short papers (maximum length of 5 pages). The accepted papers will be published on the workshop’s website, and will not be considered archival for resubmission purposes. Please submit your papers at the EasyChair submission link (

Subhabrata Mukherjee (Microsoft Research)
Qi Li (UIUC)
Cong Yu (Google Research)
Jiawei Han (UIUC)

Please email for any questions.

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