Fabrizio Sebastiani


Fabrizio Sebastiani is a Senior Researcher at ISTICNR, the Institute for the Science and Technologies of Information of the Italian National Council of Research, where he leads the Human Language Technologies group. He is the author of more than 100 articles, on scientific journals and other peer-reviewed sources, on themes ranging from machine learning to data mining, text mining, text classification, natural language processing,sentiment analysis, and their applications to market research, customer relationship management,medical informatics, and e-discovery. He has pioneered the use of machine learning in survey coding in a series of papers, starting in 2003 at the ASC Conference. ISTI-CNR’s VCSTM software, whose development he has led over the years, has powered several survey coding platforms, most notably Language Logic’s Ascribe(TM).