Serena Villata

Current Position

I am a member of the SPARKS-WIMMICS Research Team.

Since October 2015, I'm a researcher (CR1) at CNRS.
I am affiliated with I3S research centre in Sophia Antipolis (France).

Research Interests

Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

Argumentation Theory

Normative Reasoning

Access Control and Licenses

Multiagent Systems

Semantic Web

Upcoming Events

pdf General Chair (together with Leendert van der Torre) of the 20th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems (PRIMA 2017), November 13-17, 2017.

pdf Local Chair of the 29th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (JURIX 2016), December 14-16, 2016.

Ongoing Work

pdf NoDE: a Benchmark of Natural Language Arguments

pdf ArgREC: Argumentation for Requirements Reconciliation

pdf Licentia: a Tool for Supporting Users in Data Licensing on the Web of Data.

pdf SHI3LD: Context-Aware Authorization for Graph Stores.

pdf RDF-LICENSES: A Dataset of Licenses for Data.


pdf H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie - Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) project MIREL (2016-2019): Mining and Reasoning with Legal Texts.

pdf Joint Research Team with Heron Lab SEEMPAD (2014-2016): analyzing and measuring emotions during argumentative interactions.

pdf CARNOT Project together with VigiGlobe (2014-2015): Natural Language Argumentation on Twitter: Retrieval of Argumentative Structures and Reasoning

pdf ANR Project DataLift (2010-2014): modeling access rights and licenses in the Web of Data.


pdf Steering Committee of COMMA (Computational Models of Arguments)

pdf Steering Committee of PRIMA (Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems)

pdfMember of the CA of the AFIA Association (Association Francaise pour l'Intelligence Artificielle) -- 2017-2020