Luca Favano

Luca Favano


Data Science Enthusiast

AN INTRODUCTION

Luca Favano, Computer Science graduate working at HomeX as a Research Engineer, with a passion for                    technology. good design. innovation. minimalism.

Attracted by AI, innovation and progress, recently graduated.

MORE ABOUT ME

Interests

  • Sports
  • Read
  • Music
  • Travel
  • Games

MAJOR CAREER INTERESTS

Natural Language

The perfect combination of my major interests, a broad field filled with breakthroughs that allows for a wide range of techniques, from its understanding to its processing.

Deep Learning

I experimented a lot with applying deep learning solutions to real-world problems, across a multitude of different tasks, making this my current research interest.

Data Scientist

As a career path that includes a variety of evermore interesting tasks, both in the industry and in the academia, being a Data Scientist is as attractive to me as ever before.

Ethics

Even if just an abstract definition and not an actual career path, I appreciate discussing ethics and the more philosophical issues often hidden in the data science field.

TECHS I'VE WORKED WITH

TensorFlow
Tensorflow
PyTorch
PyTorch
Python
Python
React-Native
React-Native
Keras
Keras
Firebase
Firebase

MY WORKS

mobile app

Sportivo

Project

Local sport events management

desktop app

Lorenzo il Magnifico

Project

Boardgame java application

computer game

Arcante

Project

Unreal Engine Game

computer vision

Image Recognition

Bachelor's Thesis

Image recognition task

language model embedding

Fact Checking System

Master's Thesis

Pre-trained embeddings research

boostrap back end

Careity

Project

Web page for a caring center

mixed-reality

HoloSam

Project

Mixed reality playground

fact-checking conference

CheckThat!

Competition - Publication

Automated fact-checking Lab

speech-recognition

Feedbacks for teachers

Publication

Speech category recognition

automated-fact-checking-dataset

CLERAF

Dataset

Cross-Lingual Evidence Ranking

EXPERIENCES

Research

Thesis Research – Politecnico di Milano

Feb 2019 – Current

Deep Learning Enhanced Automated Fact Checking and Fake News Detection.

Guest Researcher – Tongji University

Sept 2017 – Feb 2018

Image Recognition task on a flying quadcopter.

Assets

  • Determinate Rational Leader
  • Driven Creative Passionate
  • Great Communicator Flexible

MY STUDIES

Education

Master's Degree – Computer Science

Sept 2017 – Oct 2019

M.S. Degree at Politecnico di Milano, following an education track focused on Artificial Intelligence.

Bachelor's Degree – Computer Science

Sept 2015 – Feb 2018

Second B.S. Degree obtained at Tongji University, Shanghai.

Bachelor's Degree – Computer Science

Sept 2014 – Sept 2017

First B.S. Degree obtained at Politecnico di Milano.

Tasks I Tackled

  • Text Classification Fact Checking
  • Speech Classification Educational AI
  • Sentiment Analysis NER POS Info Retrieval Image Recognition Stock Prediction Question Answering

ABILITIES

Skills

  • Python / Pandas

  • ML/DL Frameworks

  • Java

  • React-Native / Expo

  • Unity / C#

  • SQL / Firebase

  • Natural Language Processing

Languages

  • Italian

  • English

  • Chinese

  • Japanese

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