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Marco Guerini

Marco Guerini is a researcher in computational linguistics at the LanDLanguage and Dialogue Technologies unit in the Digital Society Center Fondazione Bruno Kessler (Trento, Italy). His research focuses on persuasive communication, sentiment analysis and social media. He graduated in Philosophy and received his Ph.D. in Information and Communication Technologies in March 2006 from the University of Trento. He is author of several scientific publications, published in top-level conference proceedings and international journals. His research work includes the participation in EU funded projects and program committee membership at international conferences. It has been featured on international magazines and newspapers, such as Wall Street Journal, MIT Technology Review, Harvard Business Review, Wired. In 2011, his activities have been partially funded by a Google Research Award, while in 2016 he received a research sponsorship from eBay.

Spotlight's articles

  • May 23, 2022
    “Can che ha bias non morde?”
    In the new episode of Radio FBK, an interesting conversation about the relationship between discriminations and technology. Protagonists of the dialogue, Luisa Bentivogli and Marco Guerini, respectively Researcher of the Machine Translation unit of the Digital Industry Centre and Head of the Language and Dialog Technologies Research Unit of the Digital Society Centre.
  • November 25, 2021
    FBK for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
    A comment by ISIG historian Cecilia Nubola and a hint to some related research insights that, for example, employ ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE technologies to GENERATE COUNTER-NARRATIONS USEFUL TO FIGHT ONLINE HATE SPEECH
  • September 13, 2020
    Generating Counter Narratives against Online Hate Speech: Data and Strategies
    How big is the hatespeech phenomenon online? What effects does it produce? How can we tackle it? What is the contribution of artificial intelligence? Marco Guerini and other researchers at FBK are pushing forward this knowledge frontier
  • September 8, 2020
    Combating hate speech, preserving freedom of expression
    Novel techniques against hate speech are ready to be exploited to generate counter narratives about the many dimensions of hate speech: right-wing extremism, islamophobia, racism, cyber hate against LGBTI+ community, ecc. Interview with Marco Guerini