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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
  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
Reviewer for an international conference
  2019 ICIS 2019 – International Conference on Information Systems - Reviewer
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  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 MyData Austria Meetups - Co-host
  2019 Excursion to "s IT Solutions" - Organizer
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. (Details)

Contribution to conference proceedings

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

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

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)

Projects

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)
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)