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I am a Scientist at Yahoo! Inc., Santa Clara since December 2008. In 2006-2007 I was an Associate Researcher at the Computational Linguistic Department of Saarland University (Germany). I received my PhD in Computer Science/Artificial Intelligence at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" in May 2007 with a dissertation on "Recognizing Textual Entailment: Methods and Resources". I graduated in Computer Science Engineering in May 2003 with a thesis on Extraction and Classification of Verb Patterns.
A Machine Learning Approach to Twitter User Classification
as author at 5th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), Barcelona 2011,