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SFI MediaFutures - Newsletter Week 8

Check out our recent news and updates below!


Vice-Rector for Innovation, Gottfried Greve pays an official visit to MediaFutures

On February 18,  MediaFutures received a visit from Gottfried Greve, the Vice-Rector for Innovation. Greve was accompanied among others by the University of Bergen’s Rector Margareth Hagen and the Deputy Director General Benedicte Løseth. 
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MediaFutures' latest publication

Congratulations to MediaFutures’/DARS research group for their publication “Developing and Evaluating a University Recommender System” in Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence.
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Interview with Huiling You

“Meet the team”: A series highlighting the brilliant people working at MediaFutures. Today we introduce you to Huiling You, PhD Candidate in Work Package 5 - Norwegian Language Technologies.
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Forthcoming MediaFutures meetings, seminars and workshops. To join internal meetings, please check out the internal MediaFutures calendar. Instructions on how to add the calendar can be found on MS Teams.

WP Leader Meeting #26

(closed to the public)
When: Mon. 28 Feb., 14:00-15:30
Who: WP Leaders 


MediaFutures Seminar: 


Visual Content Verification in the News Domain. PhD Candidate Sohail Ahmed Khan

When: Fri. 25 Feb., 11:00-12:00
Who: Open to all 

Detecting Fake News by Using Weakly Supervised Learning. Assoc. Prof. Özlem Özgöbek

When: Thur. 17 Mar., 13:00-14:00
Who: Open to all 



Welcome to our weekly quizes! You can join us either at the MediaFutures social space or via videolink from the department of InfoMedia's lunch room. 
When: Every Tuesday at 12:00
Where: MediaFutures & InfoMedia
Who: Anyone at MediaFutures & InfoMedia

Knowledge café 
The monthly Knowledge Café at MediaFutures is a new forum dedicated to early career researchers. The aim is to get together, talk about research related issues, and foster new collaborations. The forum will host presentations of work in progress, dry runs of conference presentations, and invited talks. 

When: Postponed due to COVID-19
Where: MediaFutures 
Who: Anyone at MediaFutures & InfoMedia
Contact person: Samia Touileb 

Administrative Corner

Logos and Templates:

MediaFutures logos and templates can be downloaded from our website. Please use the provided templates or display the logos of MediaFutures when presenting and representing MediaFutures. 

Latest Publications


Mehdi Elahi; Alain D Starke; Nabil El Ioini; Anna Alexander Lambrix; Christoph Trattner. Developing and Evaluating a University Recommender System. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence. February 2022.  

Mehdi Elahi; Dietmar Jannach; Lars Skjærven; Erik Knudsen; Helle Sjøvaag; Kristian Tolonen; Øyvind Holmstad; Igor Pipkin; Eivind Throndsen; Agnes Stenbom; Eivind Fiskerud; Adrian Oesch; Loek Vredenberg; Christoph Trattner Towards Responsible Media Recommendation. Al and Ethics. November 2021.

Are Tverberg; Ingrid Agasøster; Mads Grønbæck; Marius Monsen; Robert Strand; Kristian Eikeland; Eivind Trondsen; Lars Westvang; Tove B. Knudsen; Eivind Fiskerud; Rune Skår, Sergej Stoppel, Arne Berven, Glenn Skare Pedersen, Paul Macklin, Kenneth Cuomo, Loek Vredenberg, Kristian Tolonen, Andreas L Opdahl, Bjørnar Tessem, Csaba Veres, Duc Tien Dang Nguyen, Enrico Motta, Vinay Jayarama Setty. WP3 2021 M3.1 Report The Industrial expectations to, needs from and wishes for the work package. University of Bergen, MediaFutures 2021.  
Have a good week!
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