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Dr. Nicolas TURENNE
Assistant Professor of Data Science
Division of Science and Technology
office: T3-401-R5

Google Scholars



Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Strasbourg, France
B.Sc. in Physics, University of Toulouse, France

Research Interests

Data Mining, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Social media analysis, Machine learning, Natural language processing, Real-world applications

Current Teaching

DS4013 Data Mining (For DS students)_1920S1
GCVM1013 Applied Ethics in Science and Technology
COMP3023 Design and Analysis of Algorithms (DS)_1920S1
DS4033 Text Mining and Analytics_1920S2-1
DS3013 Data Processing Workshop III_1920S2

Selected Publications
  • Turenne N (2018). "The rumour spectrum". PLoS ONE 13(1): e0189080. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0189080
  • Dang Q, Turenne N, Valette M (2018). "Using smog-related data of Chinese Sina Weibo to explore correlation between health issues and relevant regions". In the Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science, (NLPCS), Kraków, Poland, 11-12 September 2018.
  • Ermakova L, Bordignon F, Turenne N and Noel M (2018). "Is the Abstract a Mere Teaser? Evaluating Generosity of Article Abstracts in the Environmental Sciences". Front. Res. Metr. Anal. 3:16. doi: 10.3389/frma.2018.00016
  • Turenne N., Sokolova D. and Zassoursky I, (2018). "Женщины-исследователи в открытой научной коммуникации "(en français: Les femmes chercheuses dans l'espace ouvert de communication scientifique ou Open Access) In proceedings of Журналистика в 2017 году: творчество, профессия, индустрия" (en français: "Le journalisme en 2017 : innovation, métier, industrie"), 5-7 February 2018, Moscow State University, Russia.
  • Mazoyer B., Turenne N. and Viaud M.L. (2017). "Étude des influences réciproques entre médias sociaux et médias traditionnels", In L. Amsaleg, V. Claveau and X. Tannier. Actes de l’atelier Journalisme Computationnel. France. hal-01643634
  • Turenne N. (2016). "Analyse de Données Textuelles sous R", ISTE Editions, 318 p., 2016, Collection Sciences cognitives (ISTE), 9781784061074 (ebook). hal-01292349.
  • Turenne N. (2013). "Knowledge Needs and Information Extraction", ISTE-Wiley, 288 pages, 9781118574560 (ebook). doi: 10.1002/9781118574560
Academic and Social Service

In program committee for different workshop, conferences and journals :


  • Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities (JDMDH)
  • 5th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Applications (ICCIA), Beijing (China) June 19-21, 2020
  • 29th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI)The 29th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence  (IJCAI) , in Yokohama, Japan,  July 11th-17th, 2020
  • 15th French Conference on Statistical Data Analysis (Journées internationales d'Analyse statistique des Données Textuelles) (JADT), in  Toulouse (France),  16-19 June 2020
  • 27th French Conference on Natual Language Processing (Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles) (TALN), in Nancy (France), 8-12 June 2020
  • 18th Chinese Internet Research Conference (CIRC), in Melbourne (Australia), 27-28  May  2020
  • 12th International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing (ICMLC), in Shenzhen (China) , June 19-21, 2020
  • 5th International Conference on Big Data Analytics (ICBDA), Xiamen (China), 08-11 May,  2020
  • AAAI Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Unstructured Data in Financial Services (KDF), New York (USA), 7 February 2020
  • 3rd ACM International Conference on Big Data in Management (ICBDM) , Manchester (UK),  May 15-17, 2020
  • 12th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Marseille (France), 11-16 May 2020


  • Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities (JDMDH)
  • Ingénierie des Systèmes d'Information (ISI) journal              
  • Information Processing and Management (IPM)                    
  • 35th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing (KLP@SAC), Brno, Czech Republic
  • 13th Workshop on Graph-based Methods for Natural Language Processing (Textgraphs), Hong Kong, China
  • 1st International Conference on Big-data Service and Intelligent Computation (BDSIC), Wuhan, China
  • 18th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), Boca Raton, Florida, USA
  • 18th International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-Cap) , Marina del Rey, California, USA
  • 6th IEEE International Conference on Social Networks Analysis, Management and Security (SNAMS), Granada, Spain
  • 23rd International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems, Budapest, Hungary
  • 1st Conference for Truth and Trust Online (TTO), London, United Kingdom
  • 2nd International Conference on Big Data and Machine Learning (BDML), Chengdu, China
  • 4th International Conference Emotion and Sentiment in Social and Expressive Media (ESSEM), Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 1st Workshop on Financial Technology and Natural Language Processing (FinNLP) Macao, China
  • 9th International Conference on Information Society and Techology (ICIST) Kopaonik, Serbia
  • 4th Social Media Mining for Health Applications Workshop (#SMM4H) Florence, Italy
  • 6th Workshop on Argument Mining (Argmining), Florence, Italy
  • 11th International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence (ICCCI), Hendaye, France
  • 2nd International Conference on Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing (MLNLP), Sanya, China