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Professor of Web Science at the Knowledge Media institute, The Open University, and leader of the Social Data Science group. Previously to joining KMi, I was a senior research fellow at the School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton. Published more than 150 scientific papers, and Co-ordinated several international projects. Check my homepage for further detail (http://people.kmi.open.ac.uk/harith/)
social data science, social media analysis, computational social science, online behaviour analysis, social informatics
Piccolo, Lara, Troullinou, Pinelopi and Alani, Harith(2021). Chatbots to Support Children in Coping with Online Threats: Socio-technical Requirements. In: Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2021 (DIS ’21), ACM, New York.
Burel, Gregoire , Farrell, Tracie,Mensio, Martino, Khare, Prashant and Alani, Harith(2020). Co-Spread of Misinformation and Fact-Checking Content during the Covid-19 Pandemic. In: Proceedings of the 12th International Social Informatics Conference (SocInfo), LNCS.
Mensio, Martino,Alani, Harith and Willis, Alistair(2020). Towards a Cross-article Narrative Comparison of News. In: Proceedings of the Text2Story’20 Workshop (Campos, Ricardo; Jorge, Alípio; Jatowt, Adam and Bhatia, Sumit eds.), CEUR WS.
Fernandez, Miriam and Alani, Harith(2021). Artificial Intelligence and Online Extremism: Challenges and Opportunities. In: McDaniel, John and Pease, Ken eds. Predictive Policing and Artificial Intelligence. Taylor & Francis, pp. 132–162.
Tobaili, Taha , Fernandez, Miriam,Alani, Harith, Sharafeddine, Sanaa, Hajj, Hazem and Glavas, Goran ,(2019). SenZi: A Sentiment Analysis Lexicon for the Latinised Arabic (Arabizi). In: International Conference Recent Advances In Natural Language Processing 2019 Natural Language Processing in a Deep Learning World: Proceedings (Angelova, Galia; Mitkov, Ruslan; Nikolova, Ivelina and Temnikova, Irina eds.) pp. 1204–1212.
Mensio, Martino and Alani, Harith(2019). MisinfoMe: Who’s Interacting with Misinformation? In: 18th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2019): Posters & Demonstrations, Industry and Outrageous Ideas Tracks, 26-30 Oct 2019, Auckland, New Zeeland, CEUR WS.