Fausto Giunchiglia explaining Live Schema

March 3, 2020
Fausto Giunchiglia explaining Live Schema.Datascientia plenary meeting at the University of Trento, Italy. Dignitaries from around the world attended and presented even during catastrophe conditions in Italy.

A diversity-aware internet, when technology works for people

February 11, 2020
A diversity-aware internet, when technology works for people “So far technology has provided us with an increasing access to diversity, but failed short at providing the instruments for individuals and communities to cope with the social challenges that arise with diversity.” Fausto, what is WeNet project about and which is the context it aims to …

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INVITED TALK ON UNDER-RESOURCED LANGUAGES

February 6, 2020
Gábor Bella, head of the Language Diversity Lab of the KnowDive group, was kindly invited by the University of Bayreuth, Germany, to speak at the conference of the project Africa Multiple: Reconfiguring African Studies. The talk, entitled Diversity-Aware Resources for Under-Resourced Languages, focused on the problem known as the Digital Language Divide. It examined state-of-the-art …

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26ᵗʰ Conference FRUCT

January 31, 2020
Fausto Giunchiglia, will give a keynote talk at the Conference FRUCT, held on Sept. DD, 2020 on the Digital Language Divide and on how DataScientia is trying to address this problem

ETHICAL FRAMEWORK OF DIVERSITY IN WENET

January 21, 2020
Article by Laura Schelenz and Ahmed Hamdy, International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW) at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. DIVERSITY is an integral part of our daily lives. We are diverse in our behavior, looks, cultural and social backgrounds, beliefs, religious affiliations, political opinions, and more. While diversity can be beneficial to human interaction, it can also …

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When Social Networks Become ‘Diversity-Aware’ Research Platforms

January 8, 2020
PYMNTS interviews Dr. Fausto Giunchiglia, project coordinator for  WeNet project. Bigger, better, faster — those are often the guiding principles for innovation, disruption and change in the digital and mobile worlds. What about smarter, and more diverse? Those traits could find their way into more social media and online research interactions — and the payments …

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Minority languages are dying

December 10, 2019
For more details, https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csyddy?fbclid=IwAR2OoELNDZy8xHAEx2tvvF_ xOsN-B42utZ8HKjInyBiW9izn5TOfisALSJE

Datascientia plenary meeting – 02/03/2020

November 29, 2019
1. What is the Datascientia plenary meeting? DataScientia plenary meetings are a good opportunity for new and established members alike to meet, get to know each other, discuss the exciting work and achievements done since the last meeting, and also plan ahead for future collaborations and breakthroughs. Multiple categories are proposed to help organize the …

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The New York Times on AI and Bias

November 14, 2019
We Teach A.I. Systems Everything, Including Our Biases Researchers say computer systems are learning from lots and lots of digitized books and news articles that could bake old attitudes into new technology. SAN FRANCISCO — Last fall, Google unveiled a breakthrough artificial intelligence technology called BERT that changed the way scientists build systems that learn how …

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Podcast on Diversity from Matthew Syed

September 19, 2019
Hey, guys check out the podcast on Diversity from Matthew Syed. https://player.fm/series/dont-tell-me-the-score/diversity-matthew-syed

Workshop on NLP Solutions for Under Resourced Languages

September 17, 2019
The 3rd International Conference on Natural Language and Speech Processing (www.icnlsp.org/icnlsp2019), was held on 12-13 September 2019, at the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering of the University of Trento, Trento. The conference was an opportunity and a forum for researchers and students to exchange ideas and discuss research and trends in the field of …

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The Guardian – The Digital Language Divide: The problem with minority languages

June 14, 2019
For more details, http://labs.theguardian.com/digital-language-divide/

ICNLSP 2019: 3rd International Conference on Natural Language and Speech Processing

May 2, 2019
ICNLSP 2019, an IEEE technically co-sponsored event and the third edition of the International Conference on Natural Language and Speech Processing, will be held this year at the university of Trento. ICNLSP aims to attract contributions related to natural language and speech processing in basic theories and applications as well. Regular and posters sessions will …

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CONTEXT 2019 – Trento, Italy

March 1, 2019
The CONTEXT conference series has brought together researchers and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines and industries to present their work related to issues of context, contextual reasoning and context-awareness to discuss commonalities and diversities in the different disciplinary approaches. It is unique in focusing on context as a subject of study in its …

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CyCAT H2020 project for Algorithmic Transparency

February 26, 2019
We are happy to announce that the our group is now a partner in the CyCAT H2020 Project for next two years.  The main goal of the CyCAT is to address the emerging research problem of Algorithmic Transparency, and establish a network of researchers from European countries including Cyprus, England, Israel, Italy, and Scotland. Know …

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WENET – DIVERSITY IS KEY FOR NEW, AI-BASED SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM – Trento, Italy

February 11, 2019
The Horizon 2020 funded WeNet research project officially started in January with a kick-off meeting in snowy Trento, Italy. WeNet is a multidisciplinary project– using computer science, sociology and engineering – that will create a platform that enables people to support each other in a way that transcends geographical and cultural backgrounds. Diversity is a …

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Not-for-profit cause launched for studying language diversity using artificial intelligence – Trento, Italy

February 4, 2019
Led by the University of Trento in Northern Italy, in collaboration with six other partner institutions from Europe, China, India, Mongolia, Mexico, South Africa and South America, researchers from these institutions have announced the launch of the new initiative DataScientia aiming at studying and connecting the diversity and unity of the world’s languages, with a …

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Abdelhakim Fraihat’s visit to Tshwane University of Technology – Pretoria

October 1, 2018
Abdelhakim Fraihat from University of Trento visited Tshwane University of Technology and conducted a five days research training workshop programme on the topic “Computational Linguistics: Lexical Semantics and Natural Language Processing.” Download the program information

NSURL 2019 The First Workshop on NLP Solutions for Under Resourced Languages – Trento

September 12, 2018
The workshop aims to draw the attention of researchers in the under resourced languages  communities and encourage them to cooperate and intensify efforts to provide solutions and  resources for such under resourced languages. To achieve this goal, the workshop offers the possibility for researchers to organize competitions for solving NLP tasks. These tasks are usually provided with training and …

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Fausto’s Talk – Pretoria

June 27, 2018
On 27th of June 2018, Prof. Fausto Giunchiglia from University of Trento is addressing a keynote on the topic: “One world – seven thousand languages”. Download the program information

International workshop on Advances on Machine learning – Zhuhai

May 26, 2018
International workshop on Advances on Machine learning, Zhuhai (China), May 26, 2018. Fausto Giunchiglia presents the results of the 2017 Smart University project in Trento.

AfriKiD workshop – Pretoria

October 2, 2017
We organized our first AfriKiD workshop with a motto “Unity and Diversity”.  The event was organized by the Tshwane University of Technology. Download the Program infromation

DataScientia workshop – Trento

March 29, 2017
The aim of the workshop is to bring together professionals and practitioners from academic, business, and government communities from all over the world interested in exploring how diversity affects data and knowledge, and discuss applications, supporting methodologies and tools. The event is the follow-up of the first three editions, held in Bangalore and Trento, in …

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UKC workshop – Changchun

October 13, 2014
This talk will present our going work, started more than 6 years ago, whose goal is to enable data integration among data collected in different cities, about different but related topics, in different languages, thus enabling cross-language data management. The first part will present the theoretical foundations. The second part will discuss the concrete steps …

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DataScientia workshop – Bangalore

November 18, 2013
We organized our first KiDF workshop with a motto “Unity and Diversity”. Professors from various leading universities in India, China, Mongolia and Trento participated in the event.