Characterizing Social Media Messages by How They Propagate — Since content information is sparse and noisy on social media, adopting TraceMiner allows you to provide a high degree of classication accuracy even in the absence of content information. Experimental results on real-world data sets show the superiority over state-of-the-art approaches on the task of fake news detection and news categorization. (via Paper a Day)
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Obfuscated Gradients — In our recent paper, we evaluate the robustness of eight papers accepted to ICLR 2018 as non-certified white-box-secure defenses to adversarial examples. We find that seven of the eight defenses provide a limited increase in robustness and can be broken by improved attack techniques we develop. It’s very easy to make an image that looks to a human like one thing, but which a deep learning classifier will identify as something else. (via Dan Kaminsky)