Meet the team!



Dirk Hovy

Associate Professor


Matthias Orlikowski

Visiting PhD Student


Paul Röttger

Visiting PhD Student



Tommaso Fornaciari


Direttore Tecnico Superiore della Polizia di Stato


Kilian Theil

Visiting Researcher


Pietro Lesci

Bain & Company



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MilaNLP at SemEval-2022 Task 5: Using Perceiver IO for Detecting Misogynous Memes with Text and Image Modalities

April, 2022
In this paper, we describe the system proposed by the MilaNLP team for the Multimedia Automatic Misogyny Identification (MAMI) …

XLM-EMO: Multilingual Emotion Prediction in Social Media Text

April, 2022
Detecting emotion in text allows social and computational scientists to study how people behave and react to online events. However, …

Benchmarking Post-Hoc Interpretability Approaches for Transformer-based Misogyny Detection

April, 2022
Transformer-based Natural Language Processing models have become the standard for hate speech detection. However, the unconscious use …

Measuring Harmful Sentence Completion in Language Models for LGBTQIA+ Individuals

April, 2022
Current language technology is ubiquitous and directly influences individuals' lives worldwide. Given the recent trend in AI on …

Pipelines for Social Bias Testing of Large Language Models

April, 2022
The maturity level of language models is now at a stage in which many companies rely on them to solve various tasks. However, while …