Marco Guerini is a researcher in computational linguistics at the HLT – Natural Language Processing unit of 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.
September 13, 2020Generating Counter Narratives against Online Hate Speech: Data and StrategiesHow 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, 2020Combating hate speech, preserving freedom of expressionNovel 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