Meet the team!

Researchers

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Dirk Hovy

Associate Professor

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Debora Nozza

Assistant Professor

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Nikita Soni

Visiting PhD Student

Students

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Greta Damo

Master Student

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Nunzio Fallico

Master Student

Alumni

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Anne Lauscher

Associate Professor, University of Hamburg

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Federico Bianchi

Postdoc, Stanford University

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Tommaso Fornaciari

Direttore Tecnico Superiore della Polizia di Stato

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Kilian Theil

Researcher Associate, University of Mannheim

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Matthias Orlikowski

PhD Student, Bielefeld University

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Paul Röttger

PhD Student, University of Oxford

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Pietro Lesci

PhD student, Cambridge University

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Welcome to the Modern World of Pronouns: Identity-Inclusive Natural Language Processing beyond Gender

October, 2022
The world of pronouns is changing – from a closed word class with few members to an open set of terms to reflect identities. However, …

Guiding the Release of Safer E2E Conversational AI through Value Sensitive Design

September, 2022
Over the last several years, end-to-end neural conversational agents have vastly improved their ability to carry unrestricted, …

HATE-ITA: Hate Speech Detection in Italian Social Media Text

July, 2022
Online hate speech is a dangerous phenomenon that can (and should) be promptly counteracted properly. While Natural Language Processing …

Multilingual HateCheck: Functional Tests for Multilingual Hate Speech Detection Models

July, 2022
Hate speech detection models are typically evaluated on held-out test sets. However, this risks painting an incomplete and potentially …

Hard and Soft Evaluation of NLP models with BOOtSTrap SAmpling - BooStSa

May, 2022
Natural Language Processing (NLP) ‘s applied nature makes it necessary to select the most effective and robust models. Producing …