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

Normative Reasoning

Semantic Web

Access Control and Licenses

Multiagent Systems

Upcoming Events

pdf Chair (together with Elena Cabrio, Graeme Hirst and Adam Wyner) of the 18th Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems (PRIMA-2015), October 26-30, 2016.

pdf Chair (together with Paolo Torrini and Qingliang Chen) of the Dagstuhl Seminar on Mining, Processing, and Reasoning over Textual Arguments (Dagstuhl Seminar 16161), April 17-22, 2016.

pdf Organizer (together with Matthias Thimm) of the First International Competition on Computational Models of Argumentation (ICCMA-2015), associated with the workshop "Theory and Applications of Formal Argument" (TAFA'15), Jul 25 - Aug 1, 2015.

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 2015 International Workshop On Legal Domain And Semantic Web Applications (LeDA-SWAn 2015 co-located with ESWC-2015), June 1 2015.

Ongoing Work

pdf NoDE: a Benchmark of Natural Language Arguments

pdf ArgREC: Argumentation for Requirements Reconciliation

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.


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

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

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