Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Sciences

Raphaël TRONCY

Raphaël TRONCY
Raphaël TRONCY
Eurecom - Data Science 
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  • He is currently Associate Professor within the Data Science Department where he teaches classes on "Human-computer interaction for the Web" and on "Semantic Web technologies".

Current research topics

  • Semantic Data Integration
  • Knowledge Graphs
  • Semantic Web
  • Natural Language Understanding
  • Information Extraction
  • Recommender Systems

Selected publications



  • Best Poster Award received with Enrico Palumbo for their paper "Knowledge graph embeddings with node2vec for item recommendation" during the 15th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2018).
  • He won for his paper "The SentiME system at the SSA challenge Task 1," the prize "Polarity Detection" awarded by the jury of the 2016 ESWC
  • Raphaël TRONCY and his team won the First Prize of the Semantic Web Challenge at ISWC 2015 for the second time
  • Best Paper Award AND Best Poster Award at K-CAP 2015 (International Conference on Knowledge Capture)
  • Ahmad Assaf, Raphaël Troncy and their co-author won a Best Paper Award for the article "Roomba: An extensible framework to validate and build dataset profiles" during PROFILES 2015
  • Best AI Mashup Award with his co-authors Ahmad Assaf and Aline Senart for the article "SNARC - An approach for aggregating and recommending contextualized social content" (ESWC 2013).
  • 1st prize of the Semantic Web Challenge with his co-authors Houda Khrouf et Vuk Milicic (ISWC 2012) for the article "EventMedia live: Exploring events connections in real-time to enhance content"