COAST_CORE Documentation Status

COAST_CORE is a tool designed for aiding the credibility assessment of online articles. It is a collection of modules that are useful for assessing various aspects of credibility.


The tool is built in Python 3 and tested in versions 3.5 and 3.6.

There are two methods of named entity detection included as part of COAST_CORE. For running the Stanford named entity detection, you will need Java installed.


To install COAST_CORE, run this command in your terminal:

$ pip install coast_core

This is the preferred method to install COAST_CORE, as it will always install the most recent stable release.

If you don’t have pip installed, this Python installation guide can guide you through the process.

To install from source, visit our documentation.