Debora Nozza is an Assistant Professor in Computing Sciences at Bocconi University. She was awarded a €120,000 grant from Fondazione Cariplo for her project MONICA, which focuses on monitoring coverage, attitudes, and accessibility of Italian measures in response to COVID-19. Her research interests mainly focus on Natural Language Processing, specifically on the detection and counter-acting of hate speech and algorithmic bias on Social Media data in multilingual context.
She organized the 7th Workshop on Online Abuse and Harms (WOAH) at ACL 2023 and the ICWSM 2023 Data Challenge: Temporal social data at ICWSM 2023. She was one of the organizers of the task on Automatic Misogyny Identification (AMI) at Evalita 2018 and Evalita 2020, and one of the organizers of the HatEval Task 5 at SemEval 2019 on multilingual detection of hate speech against immigrants and women in Twitter.
PhD in Computer Science, 2018
University of Milano Bicocca
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[13/07/23] Organizer of the 7th Workshop on Online Abuse and Harms (WOAH) at ACL 2023.
[13/07/23] New paper on Respectful or Toxic? Using Zero-Shot Learning with Language Models to Detect Hate Speech published at WOAH workshop at ACL 2023.
[13/07/23] New paper on What about ‘’em’’? How Commercial Machine Translation Fails to Handle (Neo-)Pronouns published at ACL 2023.
[13/07/23] New paper on The State of Profanity Obfuscation in Natural Language Processing Scientific Publications published at Findings of ACL 2023.