Serena Villata

Current Position

I am a member of the WIMMICS Research Team .

Since October 2012, I'm a researcher (Starting Research Position) at INRIA Sophia Antipolis.

Research Interests

Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

Argumentation Theory

Semantic Web

Access Control and Licenses

Normative Reasoning

Multiagent Systems

Upcoming Events

pdf Chair (together with Elena Cabrio, Graeme Hirst and Adam Wyner) of the Dagstuhl Seminar on Mining, Process- ing, and Reasoning over Textual Arguments, April 2016.

pdf Chair (together with Amit Chopra, Leon van der Torre and Harko Verhagen) of the Dagstuhl Seminar on Normative Multi-Agent Systems (NorMAS-2015), March 23-25, 2015.

pdf Chair (together with Silvio Peroni) of the 2014 International Workshop on Semantic Web for the Law (SW4Law-2014 co-located with JURIX-2014), December 10-12, 2014. CEUR Workshop Proceedings available here.

Ongoing Work

pdf NoDE: a Benchmark of Natural Language Arguments

pdf Licentia: a Tool for Supporting Users in Data Licensing on the Web of Data.

pdf SHI3LD: Context-Aware Authorization for Graph Stores.

pdf RDF-LICENSES: A Dataset of Licenses for Data.


Joint Research Team with Heron Lab SEEMPAD (2014-2016): analyzing and measuring emotions during argumentative interactions.

CARNOT Project together with VigiGlobe (2014-2015): Natural Language Argumentation on Twitter: Retrieval of Argumentative Structures and Reasoning

ANR Project DataLift (2010-2014): modeling access rights and licenses in the Web of Data.