Dr. Bharathi Raja Chakravarthi


Multimodal Data Analysis

Dr. Bharathi Raja Chakravarthi is a permanent Lecturer-Above-the-Bar/Assistant Professor from Sep 2022 in the School of Computer Science at the University of Galway, Ireland. Before this, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics, Data Science Institute, University of Galway, Ireland, from Sep 2020 to Aug 2022. He completed his PhD (Sep 2016 to Aug 2020) from the Data Science Institute, University of Galway, Ireland.

He has published multiple international conference papers (COLING, LREC, MTSUMMIT, DSAA, LDK, GWC, AICS, FIRE, etc.) and highly reputed journal papers (Computer Speech & Language,  Language Resources and Evaluation, Social Network Analysis and Mining,  Multimedia Tools and Applications,  International Journal of Data Science and Analytics, International Journal of Information Management Data Insights, Journal of Data, Information and Management etc.). He has received the Best Application Paper Award at DSAA 2020 IEEE and ACM-funded conference.  Dr. Chakravarthi served as chair and lead organizer for the 1st and 2nd Workshop on Language Technology for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (https://sites.google.com/view/lt-edi-2022) and Workshop on Speech and Language Technologies for Dravidian Languages (https://dravidianlangtech.github.io/2022/). He served on program committees for a number of ACL conferences and workshops.  He also served as guest editor for special issues in Computer Speech & Language,  Language Resources and Evaluation, and ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing journals.

Research Interests:

  • Multimodal data analytics,
  • Sentiment analysis,
  • Abusive/offensive language detection,
  • Bias in natural language processing tasks,
  • Inclusive language detection,
  • Positivity in social media platforms,
  • Empathy in dialog systems,
  • Low-resourced languages