For a Human-Centered AI

Marco Guerini

Marco Guerini, a researcher in Computational Linguistics and head of the Language and Dialogue Technologies group at the Digital Society Center (FBK-DIGIS), is an expert on persuasive technologies and social phenomena on the web. He boasts a hybrid background: in fact, he holds a degree in Philosophy from the University of Siena and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Trento. He has authored or co-authored important papers published in leading international conferences in the field. In recent years his research has focused on the development of artificial intelligence technologies to counter online hate and misinformation . His research has also appeared in international journals and magazines, such as Wall Street Journal, MIT Technology Review, Harvard Business Review, Wired.


Spotlight's articles

  • April 23, 2024
    Artificial intelligence for countering online hate speech. European project coordinated by Trento's Fondazione Bruno Kessler to kick off
  • May 6, 2023
    The biggest challenge for generative AI? Education!
    Held as part of Wired Next Fest Trentino 2023, "The Rules of the Perfect Algorithm," a diascussion between Marco Guerini, head of the FBK LanD research unit, and Lorenzo Cella, software engineer known to most as the creator of PizzaGpt.
  • 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