Roberto Navigli


Roberto Navigli is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science of the Sapienza University of Rome. He was awarded the Marco Cadoli 2007 AI*IA Prize for the best doctoral thesis in Artificial Intelligence and the Marco Somalvico 2013 AI*IA Prize for the best young researcher in AI. He is the recipient of an ERC Starting Grant in computer science and informatics on multilingual word sense disambiguation(2011-2016) and a co-PI of a Google Focused Research Award on Natural Language Understanding.His research lies in the field of Natural Language Processing (including word sense disambiguation and induction, ontology learning from scratch, large-scale knowledge acquisition, open information extraction and relation extraction). He has served as an area chair of ACL, WWW, and *SEM, and a senior program committee member of IJCAI. Currently he is an Associate Editor of the Artificial Intelligence Journal, a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Natural Language Engineering, a guest editor of the Journal of Web Semantics, and a former editorial board member of Computational Linguistics.


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    Open Knowledge Extraction Challenge, , , , , , , In Semantic Web Evaluation Challenges - Second SemWebEval Challenge at ESWC 2015, Portoro\vz, Slovenia, May 31 - June 4, 2015, Revised Selected Papers, .
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    Ontology Learning and Its Application to Automated Terminology Translation, , , , In IEEE Intelligent Systems, volume 18, .
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    The OntoWordNet Project: Extension and Axiomatization of Conceptual Relations in WordNet, , , , In On The Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2003: CoopIS, DOA, and ODBASE - OTM Confederated International Conferences, CoopIS, DOA, and ODBASE 2003, Catania, Sicily, Italy, November 3-7, 2003, .