Silvia Corchs

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Silvia Corchs has a Master and Ph.D degrees in Physics, both from the University of Rosario (Argentina) and a Ph.D degree in Informatics obtained in 2014 from the University of Milano Bicocca (Italy).

She was research scientist at the National Council for Research in Argentina, working in theoretical physics and teaching assistant at the University of Rosario. From 1999 to 2003 she was guest scientist at the Computational Neuroscience Group of the Research Department of Siemens AG in Munich (Germany), focusing on the study of the visual attention mechanism and implementing neurodynamical models.

From 2005 to 2007 she was postdoc scientist and teaching assistant at the Vision and Perception Science Lab of the University of Ulm (Germany). 

From 2008 to 2021 she was research scientist and teaching assistant at the Department of Informatics, Systems and Communication of the University of Milano Bicocca (Italy), working in image processing and multimedia data processing.

From 2022 she is senior research scientist at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences at the University of Insubria, Varese (Italy). Her current research interests focus on the fields of artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction and cognitive computing.

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Angela Locoro

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She has a double degree (Computer Science and Italian Literature), a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Genova and a 10-year research background in Human-Computer Interaction and Data Visualization. She is part of the HCItaly community and an organizer, PC member or associate editor of their reference conferences. She published more than 60 paper, either in peer-reviewed Journals or International Conferences, Workshops and Symposiums. She published in IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Computers in Human Behavior, Frontiers in Information Systems, IEEE Access.

She held and was design advisor of courses on Statistics, Data Visualization, Human-Computer Interaction, Data Science for Business, Natural and Artificial Intelligence.

She led two projects on Visual Information Literacy founded by Italian institutions, with scientific partners like University of Berkeley, California and Ecole de Management de Grenoble, France. She served as WP Leader of a PRIN about Italian research evaluation and as Team Leader in EU projects about Knowledge Management, Open Data Governance and Knowledge Representation.

She teaches Data Visualization at the Master Degree in Computer Science, Operating Systems and Interdisciplinary Design Laboratory A and B at the Bachelor Degree in Computer Science of Uninsubria; forthcomig courses in the pipeline: a brand new PhD course on “Ethis in AI” and/or “Explainable AI”; a BSc course on Human-Computer Interaction. More on the latter ones in the news. Stay tuned!

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