Derek Ruths

Associate Academic Member
Derek Ruths
Adjunct Professor, Associate Professor, McGill University
Derek Ruths

Derek Ruths is an Associate Professor at McGill University’s School of Computer Science, where he heads the Network Dynamics Laboratory. His research interests include the use of data to measure and predict human behaviour on a large scale. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Rice University in Houston, Texas.

Publications

2020-11

Towards a Comprehensive Taxonomy and Large-Scale Annotated Corpus for Online Slur Usage
Jana Kurrek, Haji Mohammad Saleem and Derek Ruths
Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Online Abuse and Harms
(2020-11-01)

2020-07

Comparing Audience Appreciation to Fact-Checking Across Political Communities on Reddit.
Deven Parekh, Drew Margolin and Derek Ruths
WEBSCI 2020
(2020-07-06)
dx.doi.org
Legends: Folklore on Reddit.
Caitrin Armstrong and Derek Ruths
arXiv preprint arXiv:2007.00750
(2020-07-01)
dblp.uni-trier.dePDF

2020-06

The causes and consequences of COVID-19 misperceptions: understanding the role of news and social media
Aengus Bridgman, Eric Merkley, Peter John Loewen, Taylor Owen, Derek Ruths, Lisa Teichmann and Oleg Zhilin
Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review
(2020-06-18)
misinforeview.hks.harvard.eduPDF

2020-04

A Rare Moment of Cross-Partisan Consensus: Elite and Public Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Canada
Eric Merkley, Aengus Bridgman, Peter John Loewen, Taylor Owen, Derek Ruths and Oleg Zhilin
Canadian Journal of Political Science
(2020-04-16)
doi.org

2020-03

The Residence History Inference Problem.
Derek Ruths and Caitrin Armstrong
arXiv preprint arXiv:2003.04155
(2020-03-09)
ui.adsabs.harvard.eduPDF

2020-01

Lessons in resilience: Canada's digital media ecosystem and the 2019 election
Aengus Bridgman, Robert Gorwa, Peter Loewen, Stephanie MacLellan, Eric Merkley, Taylor Owen, Derek Ruths and Oleg Zhilin
(venue unknown)
(2020-01-01)
apo.org.au

2019-08

Digital Democracy Project: Research memo #2 - climate change
Taylor Owen, Peter Loewen, Derek Ruths, Aengus Bridgman, Meghan Keenan, Stephanie MacLellan, Eric Merkley, Andrew Potter, Beata Skazinetsky and Oleg Zhilin
(venue unknown)
(2019-08-30)
apo.org.au
Digital Democracy Project: Research memo #1 - Media, knowledge and misinformation
Taylor Owen, Peter Loewen, Derek Ruths, Aengus Bridgman, Robert Gorwa, Meghan Keenan, Stephanie MacLellan, Eric Merkley, Andrew Potter, Beata Skazinetsky and Oleg Zhilin
(venue unknown)
(2019-08-08)
apo.org.au

2018-10

A Hierarchical Neural Attention-based Text Classifier
Koustuv Sinha, Yue Dong, Jackie Chi Kit Cheung and Derek Ruths
EMNLP 2018
(2018-10-31)
emnlp2018.org

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