About me

Kico Rangel - avatarHead of Product & Quality at Symanto Research: “unleashing the power of psychographic profiling, semantic analysis and machine learning today”. Previously, CTO at Autoritas Consulting and main scientist of the Smart Listening tool Cosmos.

PhD in Author Profiling (Computational Linguistics) obtained with cum laude. Computer Engineer, Telecommunications Engineer specialized in Telematics, Master in Computational Linguistics and Master in Strategic Consulting.

MAVIR 2007 Award for the best research work in NLP&IR. Dell 2009 Award Finalist in Technological Excellence (Grupo Fivasa / SIC+). Mobip 2010 Award to the Most Innovative Idea (Corex SIC+).

Main organiser of the task Author Profiling at PAN from 2013 on (Evaluation Lab on Uncovering Plagiarism, Authorship and Social Software Misuse) at CLEF (Conferences and Labs of the Evaluation Forum), with the main objective of retrieving age, gender and personality traits from anonymous authors, bots detection (2019) or fake news spreaders (2020), as well as other international evaluation tasks in different fora of artificial intelligence (SemEval, CLEF, FIRE, SEPLN). Co-author of books such as the oppositions syllabus of the Superior Technical Body of Information Technology of the Generalitat Valenciana administration of the College of Computer Engineers of the Valencian Community (COIICV), professor in various Masters of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, author of more than 40 scientific publications and director of more than 15 final master’s projects and a doctoral thesis, it has repercussions in media such as the TVE Informe Semanal (Weekly Report) program.