Ludovico Boratto is senior research scientist in the Data Science and Big Data Analytics research group at Eurecat, in Barcelona (Spain). His research interests focus on recommender systems and on their impact on the different stakeholders, both considering accuracy and beyond-accuracy evaluation metrics.
The results of his research have been published in top-tier conferences and journals. His research activity also brought him to give talks and tutorials at top-tier conferences (e.g., ACM RecSys 2016, IEEE ICDM 2017) and research centers (Yahoo! Research). He is editor of the book “Group Recommender Systems: An Introduction”, published by Springer. He is editorial board member of the “Information Processing & Management” journal (Elsevier) and guest editor of several journal’s special issues.
He is regularly part of the program committee of the main Data Mining and Web conferences, such as RecSys, KDD, SIGIR, WSDM, ICWSM, and TheWebConf. In 2012, he got a Ph.D. at the University of Cagliari (Italy), where he was research assistant until May 2016. In 2010 and 2014 he spent 10 months at Yahoo! Research in Barcelona as a visiting researcher. He is member of the ACM and of the IEEE.