2011 PhD [University of Ljubljana] Emotive and personality parameters in recommender systems: Recognition and usage of user-centric data for
user and item modeling in content retrieval systems
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Working experience

2016- Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Computer Science at the Free University of Bolzano (Italy)
2013- 2015 Post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Computational Perception (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)
1999 – 2012 Research assistant at the Digital Signal Processing Lab (University of Ljubljana Faculty of electrical engineering, Slovenia)
2007 – 2010 Lecturer at the Faculty of tourism studies (University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia)


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Invited Talks

2015 Invited talk at the “Brain Week 2015” conference (Teden možganov 2015), Ljubljana: Tell me what you like and I tell you who you are: social media, personality and emotions (Povej mi kaj všečkaš in povem ti kdo si: socialni mediji, osebnost in emocije), 18. March 2015,
2015 Invited talk at the Technical University Graz, Austria, Affect- and Personality-based Recommendations, 26. January 2015,
2014 Invited talk at the International Workshop on Decision Making and Recommender Systems 2014, Bolzano, Italy: Decision Making, Personality and Emotions (with Giovanni Semeraro and Marco de Gemmis) , 18. September 2014,
2013 Invited talk at the Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Emotions, personality and recommender systems, Department of Computational Perception, 12. February, 2013
2012 Invited talk at the Conference of Cognitive Sciences – Information Society 2012: Automatic Detection Of Emotions, 8-12. October, 2012, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012 Invited talk at the Free University of Bolzano: Affect in recommender systems. Bolzano: Libera Università, 4. September 2012
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