Chair Holder

Fabian M. Suchanek

Fabian M. Suchanek

Professor à Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Fabian M. Suchanek is a full professor at Télécom Paris. He developed inter alia the YAGO knowledge base, one of the largest public general-purpose knowledge bases, which earned him a honorable mention of the SIGMOD dissertation award. His interests include information extraction, automated reasoning, and knowledge bases. Fabian has published around 70 scientific articles, among others at ISWC, VLDB, SIGMOD, WWW, CIKM, ICDE, and SIGIR, and his work has been cited more than 7000 times.

Keywords: semantic web, knowledge bases, information extraction, natural language processing, automatic reasoning.

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Co-head of the Chair

Chloé Clavel

Chloé Clavel

Professor à Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Chloé Clavel is a lecturer and professor at Télécom Paris, where she facilitates the Social Computing group (https://www.tsi.telecom-paristech.fr/en/research/1885-2/social-computing-topic/). She is currently working on the interaction between humans and machines, including the analysis of users’ socio-emotional behavior and strategies for socio-emotional interaction. She has contributed to several European and national collaborative projects relating to Social Computing (e.g. H2020 ITN ANIMATAS, aria-valuspa UE-TIC, Labex smart).

Keywords: opinion analysis, natural language processing, learning, speech processing, emotion recognition, human-machine interaction.

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PhD Students

Cyril  Chhun

Cyril Chhun

PhD Student

Cyril Chhun is a Ph.D. student at Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, under the supervision of Professor Fabian Suchanek and Professor Chloé Clavel. In his thesis, he is investigating the generation, interpretation, and representation of texts in the context of storytelling. He is a graduate of both École Polytechnique and Télécom Paris.

Keywords: natural language processing, deep learning, text generation

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Chadi Helwe

Chadi Helwe

PhD Student

Chadi Helwe is a Ph.D. student at Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, under the supervision of Professor Fabian Suchanek and Professor Chloé Clavel. In his thesis, he is investigating methods to combine symbolic and neural approaches for knowledge representation. He received his MSc degree in computer science from the American University of Beirut. His research interests are in machine learning, natural language processing, and biomedical imaging.

Keywords: Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Neuro-symbolic Methods.

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Post-docs

Pierre-Henri Paris

Pierre-Henri Paris

Postdoctoral researcher

Pierre-Henri Paris is a post-doctoral researcher at Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris. During his PhD thesis at CNAM/Sorbonne Université, he worked on contextual identity in knowledge graphs, and in particular on the conditions under which two entities can share a certain amount of information. As part of the NoRDF project, he works on knowledge representation formalisms for complex knowledge.

Keywords: semantic web, knowledge bases, interlinking, automatic reasoning, description logics.

Interns

Julie Dessaint

Julie Dessaint

Intern

Julie Dessaint is an intern at Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, under the supervision of Professor Fabian Suchanek and Professor Thomas Bonald. In her internship, she is investigating methods to extract and reason on natural language and complex information. She is a graduate of École polytechnique and received the Master Mathematics, Vision, Learning (MVA) from the Institut Polytechnique de Paris.