Dr. Malihe Alikhani receives Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Malihe Alikhani for receiving one of the four Fall 2020 Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grants, which provide initial funding for novel and innovative multidisciplinary efforts that advance Pitt Cyber’s mission. Her project is entitled A Computational Approach to Measuring and Explaining Sophistication and Argumentation in Political Discourse – and aims to create new computer science methods tailored for political speech to quantify and measure the structure of argumentation. It is joint with Dr. Max Goplerud and Dr. Tessa Provins from the Department of Political Science.

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