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HKBU and Wisers sign collaboration agreement to conduct research on big data, AI and digital media


(From left, first row) Professor Rick Wong and Mr Tony Wang sign the agreement. (From left, back row) Dr Cane Leung, Dr William Cheung, Professor Huang Yu, Dr He Chao, Dr Chen Li and Dr Zhang Xinzhi attend the signing ceremony.

The Department of Computer Science and the Department of Journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) signed a long-term strategic collaboration agreement with the Wisers AI Lab of Wisers Information Limited (Wisers). 


The agreement will enable the partners to embark on research in the areas of big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital media, as well as the in-depth exploration of data integration and the innovative development of the journalism and media industry in the digital era.  


HKBU is the first university partner of Wisers in Hong Kong and mainland China. To examine news production and dissemination in the big data and AI era, HKBU and Wisers are collaborating on a series of research projects which focus on the impact of news chatbots and personalised news recommendation systems on news reading habits. 


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