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SFI MediaFutures - Newsletter Week 48

Check out our recent news and updates below!


 Work Package 1 visits research and industry partners

MediaFutures’ Work Package 1 under the guidance of Prof. Hallvard Moe visited research and industry partners in Oslo. The trip lasted two days and aimed at discussing news ideas and possible challenges.
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Prof. Enrico Motta, MediaFutures’ Work Package 3 Advisor, meets Infomedia PhD candidates 

Read about Prof. Enrico Motta’s, MediaFutures’ Work Package 3 Advisor, meeting with PhD students at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies. 
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Anastasiia Klimashevskaia

“Meet the team”: A series highlighting the brilliant people working at MediaFutures. Today we introduce you to Anastasiia Klimashevskaia, PhD candidate, associated with Work Package 2 – User Modeling, Personalization & Engagement.
Meet Anastasiia

MediaFutures Seminar: Translating Educational Data into Meaningful Practices: Insights from the field of Learning Analytics. SLATE Researcher Mohammad Khalil.

Recording available 
Viideo recording from seminar with SLATE Researcher Mohammad Khalil is now available. 
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MediaFutures Seminar: Platform provenance analysis for digital images. Assistant Prof. Cecilia Pasquini.

Recording available 
Video recording from seminar with Assistant Professor Cecilia Pasquini from the University of Trento, Italy can be now found on our website.
See the recording


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 #23

(closed to the public)
When: Mon. 13 Dec., 14:00-15:30
Who: WP Leaders

SFI - Forum 
(closed to the public)
When: Tue. 30 Nov., 09:30 - 17:00
Who: The Research Council of Norway 

MediaFutures Seminar: Modeling News Flows: How Feedback Loops Influence Citizen's Beliefs and Shape Societies. Assoc. Prof. Damian Trilling

(open to the public)
When: Thu. 2 Dec., 12:00-13:00
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: December 14th at 14:00
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

Forthcoming publication
Alain Starke; Sebastian Øverhaug Larsen; Christoph Trattner. Predicting Feature-based Similarity in the News Domain Using Human Judgments. International Workshop on News Recommendation and Analytics (INRA 2021) held at RecSys'21.September, 2021, Amsterdam, NL. ACM, New York, NY, USA., To appear in 2021.

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.

Alain Starke; Christoph Trattner; H. Bakken; M. Johannessen; V. Solberg. The Cholesterol Factor: Balancing Accuracy and Health in Recipe Recommendation Through a Nutrient-Specific Metric. Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems (MORS) held at RecSys'21. To appear in 2021.
Have a good weekend!
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