Social media,
Online Disinformation
and Elections

GATE in brief

GATE has open-source models and algorithms for information extraction (IE), social media analytics, machine learning for IE, knowledge graphs and semantic annotation, and natural language processing-as-a-service. In total, the infrastructure and all its open source components and models comprise over 350,000 lines of code.

The GATE infrastructure is unique in its offering to both researchers and companies, a comprehensive platform-as-a-service – GATE Cloud. In the past year it attracted over 290 registered users, who used the services over 37,000 times.

Large-scale IE is a particular strength, where GATE is used as the platform to extract information from the web, news wires, scientific papers, and legal and medical documents. Selected example users include:

Other examples in the UK:

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