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Mr Jacopo Amidei

Profile summary

  • Research Student
  • Research Student
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • School of Computing & Communications
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Professional biography

Sept. 2004 - Apr. 2008:  Bachelor in Philosophy, University of Siena, Italy  110/110 cum laude

Sept. 2008 - Sept. 2012:  Master in Philosophy, University of Siena, Italy    110/110 cum laude

Nov. 2012 - June. 2017:  Ph.D in Philosophy, Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS), Italy.  70/70 cum laude

Mar. 2016 - Oct. 2016:  Traineeship, ExB, Leipzig, Germany
 

Oct. 2017 - present:  Ph.D in Computational Linguistics, The Open University, School of Computing & Communications 

Research interests

1) Evaluation methodologies for Natural Language Generation systems

2) Machine Learning

3) Automatic Question Generation 

4) Natural Language Understanding

5) Philosophy of Language

Publications 

•  2016 

 

 

 

•  2018 

 

 

 

•  To appear 

 

  • J. Amidei, P. Piwek and A. Willis, The use of rating and Likert scales in Natural Language Generation human evaluation tasks: A review and some recommendations, To appear in Proceedings of The 12th International Natural Language Generation Conference, Tokyo, Japan, October 29 - November 1, 2019.

 

  • J. Amidei, P. Piwek and A. Willis, Agreement is overrated: A plea for correlation to assess human evaluation reliability, To appear in Proceedings of The 12th International Natural Language Generation Conference, Tokyo, Japan, October 29 - November 1, 2019.

Impact and engagement

Local Organizing committee: XXV meeting of the Italian Association of Logic and its Applications, 14 - 17 April 2014 Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Italy)

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