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Lucie-Aimée Kaffee[edit]

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Lucie (User:Frimelle) is a Ph.D researcher at the University of Southampton and research associate at TIB Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology, Hannover. Her work focuses on under-resourced languages and linked data (as in Wikidata)[1][2] and she has worked on references in Wikipedia and Wikidata[3]. She was an employee of Wikimedia Deutschland from 2014 to 2016 in the Wikidata team and is active in the technical community as a member of the Wikimedia Code of Conduct Committee. She developed the ArticlePlaceholder extension, that is now deployed on 14 low-resource Wikipedias.

Hady Elsahar[edit]

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Hady (User:Hadyelsahar) is postdoc researcher in Naver Labs, working on areas of Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. His main research interests are Natural language generation [4] and Knowledge graph representations, with applications including text summarization, knowledge base to text generation, and question generation[5]. During his studies he gained an industrial experience by pursuing several internships in Bloomberg, Microsoft and IBM working various projects ranging from Multil Document Summarization to Multilingual Sentiment Analysis [6] and Social Media Analysis.


  1. Kaffee, Lucie-Aimée; Piscopo, Alessandro; Vougiouklis, Pavlos; Simperl, Elena; Carr, Leslie; Pintscher, Lydia (2017). "A Glimpse into Babel: An Analysis of Multilinguality in Wikidata" (PDF). Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Open Collaboration: 14. 
  2. Kaffee, Lucie-Aimée (2018). "Analysis of Editors' Languages in Wikidata" (PDF). Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Open Collaboration. 
  3. Piscopo, Alessandro; Kaffee, Lucie-Aimée; Phethean, Chris; Simperl, Elena (2017). "Provenance Information in a Collaborative Knowledge Graph: an Evaluation of Wikidata External References" (PDF). International Semantic Web Conference: 14. 
  4. Vougiouklis, Pavlos (2018). "Neural wikipedian: Generating textual summaries from knowledge base triples" (PDF). Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web 52–53 (2018) 1–15. 
  5. Elsahar, Hady (2018). "Zero-Shot Question Generation from Knowledge Graphs for Unseen Predicates and Entity Types". Proceedings of the 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, NAACL-HLT 2018, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. 
  6. Elsahar, Hady (2015). "Building Large Arabic Multi-domain Resources for Sentiment Analysis". Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing - 16th International Conference, CICLing 2015, Cairo, Egypt, April 14-20, 2015, Proceedings, Part {II}. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18117-2\_2.