• Day: 2016-07-20

Fabrizio Sebastiani is a Principal Scientist at Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar Foundation, and a Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for the Science and Technologies of Information (ISTI), an institute of the Italian National Research Council (CNR). His research interests lie at the crossroads of information retrieval, machine learning, and human language technology, with particular emphasis on text classification, opinion mining, and their applications.

He has published 64 peer-reviewed articles on topics including information retrieval, text analytics, and opinion mining. Sebastiani is an active member of the ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) and is serving as General Co-Chair of the 2016 ACM SIGIR Conference, taking place from July 17-21 in Pisa, Italy.