Jeffrey Hancock, PhD

Jeffrey Hancock, PhD, associate professor in Cornell University’s department of communications. He recently worked with graduate students Myle Ott and Yejin Choi and professor Claire Cardie, PhD, to analyze online hotel reviews and develop a software program that can identify deceptive reviews with about 90% accuracy. The team’s results were presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics in 2011.

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Is That Online Review a Lie? How to Tell an Honest Evaluation From a Phony One

“This is the hotel of your dreams.” “This oven will explode when you turn it on.” “This restaurant has the…