Speaker Details


Dr. Paolo Rosso

Full Professor (Profesor Catedrático)
Technical University of Valencia, Spain

Since 2009 he has been involved in the organization of PAN benchmark activities, since 2010 and 2011 in the framework of CLEF, where he is also deputy steering committee chair for the conference, and FIRE evaluation forums, mainly on plagiarism / text reuse detection and author profiling.
He has been also co-organizer of the shared tasks at SemEval on sentiment analysis of figurative language in Twitter (2015) and on multilingual detection of hate speech against immigrants and women in Twitter (2019).
Paolo Rosso has been PI of several national and international research projects funded by EC, U.S. Army Research Office, and recently Qatar National Research Fund. He has been advisor of 20+ PhD students, chair of *SEM-2015, and organization chair of CERI-2012, CLEF-2013 and EACL-2017.

Personal Information

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Trinity College University of Dublin, Ireland, 1999
  • Decision Support in Speech and Language Therapy: Managing Phonologically Disordered Speech in Childhood

  • Dpto. Sistemas Informáticos y Computación (DSIC)
    Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain)
Research Interests:

Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval in Social Media

  • Author profiling
  • Irony detection and sentiment analysis
  • Deceptive opinion detection
  • Stance detection
  • Mixed-script text analysis
  • Plagiarism and social copying detection