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Soheil Human

Soheil Human MSc.
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**Homepage:** [https://nm.wu.ac.at/nm/human](https://nm.wu.ac.at/nm/human) Soheil Human has an interdisciplinary background in Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, History and Philosophy of Science and Science-Technology-Society (STS). Currently, he is a research and teaching associate at the Institute for Information Systems and New Media of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien) and a lecturer at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Vienna. He is the project lead of our FFG-funded project EXPEDiTE (EXPloring opportunities and challenges for Emerging personal DaTa Ecosystems: Empowering humans in the age of the GDPR - A Roadmap for Austria). His current research focus is on human needs & values, digital privacy, human-centric information systems and algorithmic accountability. Soheil applies a wide range of theories and methods from Philosophy, Cognitive & Information Economics, Conceptual & Computational Cognitive Modelling, Artificial Intelligence, and Semantic Web in his research. His other research interests involve digital rights, pluralism & epistemic disagreements, predictive processing, and socio-technical imaginaries.
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Awards and Honors

2019
WU Award for Outstanding Reserach Achievements
WU Award for the Acquisition of Third-Party Funding (EXPEDiTE Project)
WU Award for the Acquisition of Third-Party Funding (OpeNeeD Project)
2017
KESW2017 Best paper award for "Societal Challenges"

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Expertise

  • Cognitive Modelling
  • Information Economics
  • Information Business & Infonomics
  • Knowledge Engineering
  • Cognitive Science
  • Cognitive Economics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Privacy
  • Semantic Web
  • Sustainable Computing
  • Science and Technology Studies (STS)
  • Philosophy of Science

Activities

Position in scientific committee
  2021 COnSeNT 2021, co-located with IEEE Euro S&P 2021 - Program Committee Member
  2019 Workshop on Engineering Accountable Information Systems - Program Committee Member
  2019-2020 The ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT* 2020) - Program Committee Member
Position in jury, advisory board, curatorship
  since 2019 Department of Information Systems & Operations, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Member of Department Conference
Editor of a scientific journal
  2021 Journal of Responsible Technology - Guest Editor
  2021-2022 Electronic Markets The International Journal on Networked Business - Guest-editor
Reviewer for an international conference
  2019 ICIS 2019 – International Conference on Information Systems - Reviewer
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2021 Sustainable Computing Lab - Lecture Series on Online Privacy and Consenting
  2020-2021 HICSS 54 - Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - Chair (Mini-track on "Human-centricity and End-user Empowerment in a Sustainable Digital Economy")
  2019 MyData Conference - Session chair
  2019-2020 HICSS 53 - Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - Chair (Mini-track on "End-user Empowerment in the Digital Age"))
Organization other meeting (Excursion etc.)
  since 2019 Vienna Cognitive Science - Organiser of the Vienna Cognitive Science Meet-ups
  since 2019 MyData Austria Meetups - Co-host
  2019 Excursion to "s IT Solutions" - Organiser
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2019 Expert Workshop on Ethical and Legal Challenges of New ICT and Security/Cybersecurity - Invited External Expert
Other occupation
  since 2019 MyData Hub Austria - Co-founder

Publications

Journal article

2019 Human, Soheil, Neumann, Gustaf, Peschl, Markus F. 2019. [How] Can Pluralist Approaches to Computational Cognitive Modeling of Human Needs and Values Save our Democracies? Intellectica. 70 165-180. open access (Details)

Contribution to conference proceedings

2020 Alt, Rainer, Human, Soheil, Neumann, Gustaf. 2020. End-user Empowerment in the Digital Age. In Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Hrsg. Tung Bui, 4099-4101. Hawaii, United States: None. open access (Details)
  Human, Soheil, Gsenger, Rita, Neumann, Gustaf. 2020. End-user Empowerment: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. In Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Hrsg. Tung Bui, 4102-4111. Hawaii, United States: None. open access (Details)
2018 Human, Soheil, Peschl, Markus, Bidabadi, Golnaz, Savenkov, Vadim. 2018. An Enactive Theory of Need Satisfaction. In PT-AI 2017: Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence 2017, Hrsg. Vincent C. Müller, 40-42. Leeds: Springer. (Details)
  Human, Soheil, Bidabadi, Golnaz, Savenkov, Vadim. 2018. Supporting Pluralism by Artificial Intelligence: Conceptualizing Epistemic Disagreements As Digital Artifacts. In PT-AI 2017: Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence 2017, Hrsg. Vincent C. Müller, 190-193. Leeds: Springer. (Details)
2017 Human, Soheil, Fahrenbach, Florian, Kragulj, Florian, Savenkov, Vadim. 2017. Ontology for Representing Human Needs. In Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web, Hrsg. Przemysław Różewski, Christoph Lange, 195-210. Szczecin: Springer. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2021 Pandit, Harshvardhan J., Human, Soheil, Kazzazi, Seyedeh Mandan. 2021. [How] Do Users Benefit From Giving Consent? 5th Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection (ConPro ’21), co-located with the 42th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, United States/USA, 27.05.-27.05. open access (Details)
  Wagner, Benjamin, Winkler, Till, Human, Soheil. 2021. Bias in Geographic Information Systems: The Case of Google Maps. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS54), Hawaii, United States/USA, 05.01-08.01. open access (Details)
  Human, Soheil. 2021. Contextuality and Intersectionality of E-Consent: A Human-centric Reflection on Digital Consenting in the Emerging Genetic Data Markets, co-located with 6th IEEE EuroS&P. 1st International Workshop on Consent Management in Online Services, Networks and Things (COnSeNT 2021), co-located with 6th IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P), Vienna, Austria, 07.09.-07.09. (Details)
2019 Kirchner, Niklas, Human, Soheil, Neumann, Gustaf. 2019. Context-Sensitivity of Informed Consent: The Emergence of Genetic Data Markets. Workshop on Engineering Accountable Information Systems, Uppsala, Sweden, 08.06.-14.06. (Details)
  Aybar, Kemal Ozan, Human, Soheil, Gsenger, Rita. 2019. Digital Inequality: Call for Sociotechnical Privacy management Approaches. Workshop on Engineering Accountable Information Systems, Uppsala, Sweden, 08.06.-14.06. (Details)
  Human, Soheil. 2019. Human-centricity, GDPR, and the Future of Digital Consenting. Workshop on New Challenges in Law and Technology, Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law, Vienna, Austria, 25.03. (Details)
  Human, Soheil. 2019. Pluralism, Computational Cognitive Modeling and Human-empowerment in the Digital World. MyData 2019, Helsinki, Finland, 25.09.-27.09. (Details)
  Human, Soheil. 2019. Roadmap to Human-centric Digital Economy. MyData 2019 Conference, Helsinki, Finland, 25.09.-27.09. (Details)
2018 Human, Soheil, Wagner, Benjamin. 2018. Is Informed Consent Enough? Considering Predictive Approaches to Privacy. CHI2018 Workshop on Exploring Individual Differences in Privacy, Montreal, Canada, 21.04. (Details)

Poster presented at an academic conference or symposium

2019 Wagner, Benjamin, Winkler, Till, Human, Soheil, Peer, Stefanie. 2019. Do Smartphone Apps Influence Mode ChoiceBehavior among Viennese Citizens? Anniversary Fund of the City of Vienna Network Meeting, Vienna, Österreich, 03.12.2019. (Details)
2017 Human, Soheil, Bidabadi, Golnaz, Peschl, Markus. 2017. Learning to Satisfy Needs: Predictive Processing vs. Deep Learning. EUCognition, Zurich, Switzerland, 23.11.-24.11. (Details)

Miscellaneous

2021 Human, Soheil, Schrems, Max, Tober, Alan, v, Gerben, Wagner, Ben. 2021. Advanced Data Protection Control (ADPC). open access (Details)

Projects

2021
Human—Sustainable:Digital (2021-2023) (Details)
Human—Digital:Sustainability (2021-2023) (Details)
2020
The Emerging Application of Blockchain-based Traceability Technologies in Online Shopping: A Human-centric Evaluation (2020-2020) (Details)
2019
Towards Realization of Accountable Multi-modal Smart Mobility in Vienna: Do Smartphone Apps Influence Mode Choice Behavior among Viennese Citizens? The Role of User-interface Design in Influencing Users’ Mobility Behaviour in Vienna (2019-2020) (Details)
Really Enforceable Solution to Protect End-users Consent & Tracking Decisions (2019-2020) (Details)
2018
EXPloring opportunities and challenges for Emerging personal DaTa Ecosystems: Empowering humans in the age of the GDPR (2018-2020) (Details)
2017
Incentivising Open Data Exploration through Needs Management (2017-2018) (Details)