Università degli studi di Torino

Postdoctoral Fellowship: HOME - Hierarchical Open Manufacturing Europe: data analysis in the energy consumption and production field
January 2019 - May 2020

Università degli studi di Torino
Universitat Politècnica de València

PhD. in Computer Science
November 2014 - February 2019

Università degli studi di Torino

Master degree in Computer Science
October 2011 - July 2014

Università degli studi di Cagliari

Bachelor degree in Computer Science
September 2006 - April 2010


Academic Year 2019/2020
Academic Year 2018/2019


  1. Benedetto Federico, Brunetti Davide, Gena Cristina, Lai Mirko, Meo Rosa, Vernero Fabiana (2020)
    Intelligent monitoring applications for Industry 4.0.
    IUI 2020: Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces Companion
  2. Lai Mirko, Cignarella Alessandra Teresa, Hernández Farías Delia Irazú, Bosco Cristina, Patti Viviana, Rosso Paolo (2020)
    Multilingual stance detection in social media political debates.
    Computer Speech & Language
  3. Lai Mirko, Tambuscio Marcella, Pattia Viviana, Ruffo Giancarlo, Rosso Paolo (2019)
    Stance polarity in political debates: A diachronic perspective of network homophily and conversations on Twitter.
    Data & Knowledge Engineering
  4. Florio Komal, Basile Valerio, Lai Mirko, Patti Viviana (2019)
    Leveraging Hate Speech Detection to Investigate Immigration-related Phenomena in Italy.
    ACIIW 2019: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction Workshops and Demos
  5. Capozzi Arthur T. E., Lai Mirko, Basile Valerio , Musto Cataldo, Polignano Marco, Poletto Fabio, Sanguinetti Manuela, Bosco Cristina, Patti Viviana, Ruffo Giancarlo, Semeraro Giovanni, Stranisci Marco (2019)
    Computational Linguistics Against Hate: Hate Speech Detection and Visualization on Social Media in the "Contro L’Odio" Project
    CLiC-it 2019: Proceedings of the 6th Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics
  6. Mencarini Letizia, Hernández Farías Delia Irazú, Lai Mirko , Patti Viviana, Sulis Emilio, Vignoli Daniele (2019)
    Happy parents’ tweets: An exploration of Italian Twitter data using sentiment analysis.
    Demographic Research
  7. Lai Mirko (2019)
    On Language and Structure in Polarized Communities
    Ph.D. Thesis
  8. Lai Mirko, Meo Rosa, Schifanella Rossano, Sulis Emilio (2018)
    The role of the network of matches on predicting success: An example applied to table tennis.
    Journal of Sports Sciences
  9. Cignarella Alessandra Teresa, Bosco Cristina, Patti Viviana, Lai Mirko (2018)
    TWITTIRO’ – an Italian Twitter Corpus with a Multi-layered Annotation for Irony
    Italian Journal of Computational Linguistics
  10. Basile Valerio, Lai Mirko, Sanguinetti Manuela (2018)
    Long-term Social Media Data Collection at the University of Turin.
    CLiC-it 2018: Proceedings of the 5th Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics
  11. Lai Mirko, Patti Viviana, Ruffo Giancarlo, Rosso Paolo (2018)
    Stance Evolution and Twitter Interactions in an Italian Political Debate
    NLDB 2018: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems
  12. Alessandra Teresa Cignarella, Cristina Bosco, Patti Viviana, Lai Mirko (2018)
    Application and Analysis of a Multi-layered Scheme for Irony on the Italian Twitter Corpus TWITTIRÒ
    LREC 2018: In Proceedings of the 11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference
  13. Rapp Amon, Marcengo Alessandro, Buriano Luca, Ruffo Giancarlo, Lai Mirko, Cena Federica (2018)
    Designing a personal informatics system for users without experience in self-tracking: a case study
    Behaviour & Information Technology
  14. Lai Mirko, Cignarella Alessandra Teresa, Hernandez-Farias Delia Irazu (2017)
    iTACOS at IberEval2017: Detecting stance in catalan and spanish tweets
    IberEval 2017: Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Evaluation of Human Language Technologies for Iberian Languages
  15. Lai Mirko, Tambuscio Marcella, Patti Viviana, Ruffo Giancarlo, Rosso Paolo (2017)
    Extracting Graph Topological Information and Users’ Opinion.
    CLEF 2017: Proceedings of the 8th of the Conference and Lab of the Evaluation Forum
  16. Lai Mirko, Farías Hernández Delia Irazu, Patti Viviana, Rosso Paolo (2016)
    Friends and Enemies of Clinton and Trump: Using Context for Detecting Stance in Political Tweets
    MICAI 2016: Proceedings of the 15th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
  17. Sulis Emilio, Bosco Cristina, Patti Viviana, Lai Mirko, Farías Hernández Delia Irazu, Letizia Mencarini, Mozzachiodi Michele, Vignoli Daniele (2016)
    Subjective Well-Being and Social Media. A Semantically Annotated Twitter Corpus on Fertility and Parenthood
    CLiC-it 2016: Proceedings of the 3dr Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics
  18. Bosco Cristina, Lai Mirko, Patti Viviana, Virone Daniela (2016)
    Tweeting and Being Ironic in the Debate about a Political Reform: the French Annotated Corpus TWitter-MariagePourTous
    LREC 2016: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation
  19. Cristina Bosco, Mirko Lai, Viviana Patti, Francisco M. Rangel Pardo, Paolo Rosso (2016)
    Tweeting in the Debate about Catalan Elections.
    LREC 2016: Proceedings of the LREC 2016 Workshop “Emotion and Sentiment Analysis” at the 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation
  20. Emilio Sulis, Mirko Lai, Manuela Vinai, Manuela Sanguinetti (2015)
    Exploring sentiment in social media and official statistics: a general framework
    ESSEM 2015: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Emotion and Sentiment in Social and Expressive Media: Opportunities and Challenges for Emotion-aware Multiagent Systems
  21. Mirko Lai, Cristina Bosco, Viviana Patti and Daniela Virone (2015)
    Debate on political reforms in Twitter: A hashtag-driven analysis of political polarization
    DSAA 2015: IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics
  22. Lai Mirko, Virone Daniela, Bosco Cristina, Patti Viviana (2015)
    Building a Corpus on a Debate on Political Reform in Twitter.
    CLiC-it 2015: Proceedings of the Second Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics CLiC-it 2015
  23. Daniela Virone, Mirko Lai (2015)
    Dans un corpus hybride : les messages twittés, l’intertextualité et la formule
    ICODOC 2015: Colloque Jeunes Chercheurs du Laboratoire ICAR