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Francesco Sovrano

PhD Student

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Teaching tutor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Academic discipline: INF/01 Informatics

Curriculum vitae

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Research Topics

  • Deep Reinforcement Learning
  • eXplainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI)
  • Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence
  • Natural Language Processing/Understanding (NLP/NLU) of Legal Resources

Studies & Experiences Abroad

  • (2020/03) Invited for a research visit to the University of Cambridge (UK). Topic: improvement of the performance of reinforcement learning methods in the presence of explanations, in explanation-aware architectures.
  • (2019/07) Research period at the University of Stanford (CA; US) for the European Project Marie Curie 'MIREL-MInig and REasoning with Legal texts '. Topic: automatic extraction of legal ontology design patterns starting from legal texts.

Prizes & Awards

  • (2019/05) 1st classified at "Global challenge for the Extraction and Elicitation of United Nations General Assembly Resolutions": https://unite.un.org/news/university-bologna-team-wins-first-prize-united-nations-general-assembly-resolutions-extraction

 Education & Training

  • (2018 - 2022) PhD in Data Science & Computation; Università di Bologna - Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • (2016 - 2018) Master Degree in Computer Science; Università di Bologna
    Main subjects/occupational skills covered:
    * Machine Learning
    * Artificial Intelligence & Parallel Algorithms
    * Natural Language Processing
    * Information Retrieval & Data Mining
    * Cryptography
    * Digital Forensics
    * Complex Systems & Network Science
    * Cloud Programming
    * Usability & User Experience
    * Emerging Programming Paradigms

Work experience

  • (2019/09) Teaching assignment within the the Summer School LEX 2019.
  • (2019/09 - 2019/03) Contract Professor at the University of Bologna. Course on WEB TECHNOLOGIES [cod. 41731]. Academic Year 2018/2019, COMPUTER SCIENCE.

  • (2019/03 - 2018/09) Contract Professor at the University of Bologna. Course on PROGRAMMING [cod. 00819]. Academic Year 2018/2019, COMPUTER SCIENCE.

 

Hobby & Open-Source Software

  • In my free time I enjoy developing video-games. I published a free app on iOS e Android: a MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) video-game called Rise of Kiruru [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kiruru.rok]

  • Open-source software: visit my GitHub web page [https://github.com/Francesco-Sovrano] .

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