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Technical questions


Which ontology or schema should be utilized for statements?


How might we design Wikifact so that its ontology or schema for statements could version?


What about probabilistic logic?



What about combining forecasts?


In the following example, two different and mutually exclusive forecasts are provided by two different bots. The example intends to show that combining forecasts could be of use.


What about multimedia-based fact-checking, e.g., fact-checking pictures or selections of documents which include pictures?


How can AI be of use for assisting Wikifact editors in maintaining the resource?

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