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Machine-Learning to analyze and block content with harassment
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created on20:51, Saturday, June 11, 2016 (UTC)

Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]


What is your solution?[edit]

Use machine learning methods to automate classification and blocking of content containing harassment.

Project goals[edit]

While reporting harassment to the police is not an effective solution in all countries, there are ways to block the content in question completely by analyzing and classifying it before publishing it on Wikipedia.

There are Software as a Service solutions, that may be useful to achieve this goal [1].

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  • I had the same idea. Victorvic1 (talk) 20:47, 13 June 2016 (UTC)
  • If automation could at least help flag suspect content, it would be an enormous time-saver. Rrusson (talk) 15:37, 25 June 2016 (UTC)

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