Curriculum Vitae

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General

Dennis Assenmacher
h-Index: 7, Citations: 245

Academic Career

2021-Now
PostDoc

GESIS - Institute for the Social Sciences, Depatment Computational Social Science, Cologne

Project: Digital Dehumanization: Measurements, Exposure and Prevalence

2017-2021
Doctoral Studies (Dr.rer.pol)

University of Münster, Münster

Thesis title: Data Analytics for Harmful Online Communication in Social Media

2015-2017
M.Sc., Information Systems; University of Münster
2011-2014
B.Sc., Wirtschaftsinformatik; University of Münster

Participation in Research Projects

HYBRIDS
Hybrid Intelligence to monitor, promote and analyse transformations in good democracy practices (HORIZON)
MODERAT!
Reducing the moderation effort of user comments with the help of automation using text analytical methods (EFRE)
DemoRESILdigital
Democratic resilience in times of online-propaganda, fake news, fear- and hate speech
SocialBots2021
Detection & Analysis of Social Bots in 2021
PPP Australien 2020
Detection and classification of malicious virtual grassroots influence campaigns (DAAD)
Propstop
Identifying, verifying, and stopping concealed propaganda attacks via online media (BMBF)

Teaching

Lectures

2017 – 2020
Data Analytics 1 & 2
2017
Data Science Module II - Data Science certificate programme at the University of Münster

Seminars

2020
Comment.AI Analytics
2019
Natural Language Processing in Online Media

Recent Trends in Deep Learning

2018
Social Media – Bots and Analysis

Deep Learning

Statistical Methods in Retail

Scientific Engagement

Service
Active reviewer for several high-ranked outlets, including: Data Mining and Konwledge Discovery, Machine Learning, Neurocpumputing, Journal of Computational Social Science, International Journal of Communication and IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computing

MISC
Session Moderation: Abusive Language Detection and Comment Moderation within TAILOR Theme Development Workshop: AI: Mitigating Bias & Disinformation (2022)

Track Chair for HCI International 2020, Special Track: Data, Algorithms, and Humans in Digital Manipulation