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MediaFutures Annual Meeting 2021 – Registration is now open!

We are pleased to announce the program for MediaFutures first Annual Meeting, taking place in Bergen, on 29-30 September 2021.  The goal of this year's Annual Meeting is to give an overview and outlook of MediaFutures activities, showcase research and innovation...

TEDx Bergen 24 September with MediaFutures Researcher Dr. Erik Knudsen: ‘The promise and perils of algorithmic news recommenders’

MediaFutures Researcher Dr. Erik Knudsen presents at TEDx Bergen at the event titled “A Glance at the Past – a Glimpse of the Future” on 24 September 2021, from 10:00-16:00 at Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen. In...

Meet the team. Interview with Assoc. Prof. Nicholas Diakopoulos.

Can you give us a short introduction about yourself and your background? I’m an Associate Professor in Communication Studies and Computer Science at Northwestern University. There I direct the Computational Journalism Lab as well as the Technology and Social Behavior...

Call for posters: MediaFutures Annual Meeting, 29-30 September 2021

MediaFutures: Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology & Innovation invites Master students to submit poster abstracts!  We invite students from all areas of media studies, information sciences, informatics and other related fields to submit...

MediaFutures contributes to International Discussion Forum on Counteracting Extreme Right Terrorism.

The appalling attacks in Oslo and Utøya on 22 July 2011 claimed the lives of 77 Norwegians, mostly children, and left the world in shock and grief. The attacks have subsequently prompted acute questions about online radicalization, “broadband terrorism”, and the...

Meet the team. Interview with Assoc. Prof. II Dr. Alain Starke.

Alain Starke has attended Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) where he studied Technical Innovation Sciences. He also spent a semester in Lausanne at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), where he studied Innovation Management. Initially, his...

MediaFutures Annual Meeting 2021 – Registration is now open!

We are pleased to announce the program for MediaFutures first Annual Meeting, taking place in Bergen, on 29-30 September 2021.  The goal of this year's Annual Meeting is to give an overview and outlook of MediaFutures activities, showcase research and innovation...

TEDx Bergen 24 September with MediaFutures Researcher Dr. Erik Knudsen: ‘The promise and perils of algorithmic news recommenders’

MediaFutures Researcher Dr. Erik Knudsen presents at TEDx Bergen at the event titled “A Glance at the Past – a Glimpse of the Future” on 24 September 2021, from 10:00-16:00 at Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen. In...

Meet the team. Interview with Assoc. Prof. Nicholas Diakopoulos.

Can you give us a short introduction about yourself and your background? I’m an Associate Professor in Communication Studies and Computer Science at Northwestern University. There I direct the Computational Journalism Lab as well as the Technology and Social Behavior...

/ Latest publications

Deep Learning to Encourage Citizen Involvement in Local Journalism Journal Article Forthcoming

Bjørnar Tessem; Lars Nyre; Michel dos Santos Mesquita; Paul Mulholland

Futures of Journalism. Palgrave Macmillan. , Forthcoming.

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The Cholesterol Factor: Balancing Accuracy and Health in Recipe Recommendation Through a Nutrient-Specific Metric. Proceeding Forthcoming

Alain Starke; Christoph Trattner; H. Bakken; M. Johannessen; V. Solberg

Forthcoming.

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Predicting Feature-based Similarity in the News Domain Using Human Judgments. Proceeding Forthcoming

Alain Starke; Sebastian Øverhaug Larsen; Christoph Trattner.

International Workshop on News Recommendation and Analytics (INRA 2021) held at RecSys'21.September, 2021, Amsterdam, NL. ACM, New York, NY, USA., Forthcoming.

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Recommending Videos in Cold Start With Automatic Visual Tags Proceeding

Mehdi Elahi; Farshad B. Moghaddam; Reza Hosseini; Mohammad Hossein Rimaz; Nabil El Ioini; Marko Tkalcic; Christoph Trattner; Tammam Tillo

29th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization conference (UMAP 2021) Utrecht, the Netherlands, 2021.

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Exploring the Effects of Natural Language Justifications in Food Recommender Systems Proceeding

Cataldo Musto; Alain D. Starke; Christoph Trattner; Amon Rapp; Giovanni Semeraro

Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY United States, 2021, ISBN: 978-1-4503-8366-0.

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Beyond Algorithmic Fairness in Recommender Systems Proceeding

Mehdi Elahi; Himan Abdollahpouri; Masoud Mansoury; Helma Torkamaan

Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY United States, 2021, ISBN: 978-1-4503-8366-0.

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