Recommender Systems


Irina Nalis-Neuner

PostDoc Researcher

Dr. Irina Nalis, is a psychologist and joined the RecSys Lab as interdisciplinary collaborator. She obtained her PhD from the University of Vienna, department of Occupational, Economic, and Social Psychology. Her research interests are framed within the context of the Vienna Manifesto on Digital Humanism including questions of behavior change, co-creation, decision-making, and transformative research.


  • Bachelor Seminary in Psychology with interdisciplinary empirical research on Digital Humanism, University of Vienna, WS22, SS23

Activities & Talks

  • Talk Open Arts – Academy of Fine Arts and The Open Innovation in Science Center of the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft, 2023
  • Talk Opera Aperta Art & Digital Humanism, 2022
  • Talk Digital Humanism ARS Akademie, 2022


  • Digital Humanism Summer School 2023 Group Projects on “Sustainable Solutions for Wicked Problems”
  • Curator in the Discourse Programm of Elevate Festival Graz with a focus on digital, democracy and societal innovation



Nalis, Irina; Neidhardt, Julia

Not Facial Expression, nor Fingerprint – Acknowledging Complexity and Context in Emotion Research for Human-Centered Personalization and Adaptation Proceedings Article

In: Adjunct Proceedings of the 31st ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, pp. 325–330, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, 2023.

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Kolb, Thomas Elmar; Nalis-Neuner, Irina; Neidhardt, Julia

Like a Skilled DJ – an Expert Study on News Recommendations Beyond Accuracy Proceedings Article

In: Kille, Benjamin (Ed.):, 2023.

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Basso, Linda; Nalis-Neuner, Irina; Neidhardt, Julia

News Diversity and Well-Being – An Experimental Exploration Of Diversity-Aware Recommender Systems Proceedings Article

In: 2023.

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Knees, Peter; Neidhardt, Julia; Nalis-Neuner, Irina

Recommender Systems: Techniques, Effects, and Measures Toward Pluralism and Fairness Book Section

In: Werthner, Hannes; Ghezzi, Carlo; Kramer, Jeff (Ed.): pp. 417–434, Springer, Cham, 2023.

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Nalis-Neuner, Irina

2nd ACM Digital Humanism Summer School Miscellaneous



Nalis-Neuner, Irina

Sentiment Analysis – psychological perspective Miscellaneous




Kolb, Thomas Elmar; Nalis, Irina; Sertkan, Mete; Neidhardt, Julia

The Role of Bias in News Recommendation in the Perception of the Covid-19 Pandemic Proceedings Article

In: Thomas, Kolb (Ed.): 2022.

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