Dirk Hovy

Associate Professor
Bocconi University
Participates in 8 items

Dirk Hovy is an associate professor of computer science at the marketing department of Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, and affiliated with the computer science department of the University of Copenhagen.

His research focuses on computational sociolinguistics, i.e., the interaction between extra-linguistic factors, language, and statistical models, and the consequences for their use. He is also interested in ethical questions of model bias and algorithmic fairness.Dirk received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and holds an MA in sociolinguistics from the University of Marburg, Germany.

He has authored multiple papers on a variety of NLP topics, and shared best paper awards at EACL 2014, *SEM 2014, and WNUT 2015.Outside of research, Dirk enjoys cooking, reading, and leather-crafting, as well as picking up heavy things and putting them back down.

Sessions in which Dirk Hovy participates

Thursday March 29, 2018

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Friday March 30, 2018

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