An Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris-Saclay) alumnus, Florian Cafiero is a Research Engineer (“ingénieur études et conceptions”) in Applied Mathematics at the Paris Diderot University - Université Sorbonne Paris-Cité, and a lecturer in quantitative methods at the Ecole Nationale des Chartes.
Computational social science
Selected academic publications
Jeremy K. Ward, Florian Cafiero, Raphael Fretigny, James Colgrove, Valérie Seror, “France's citizen consultation on vaccination and the challenges of participatory democracy in health”, Social Science & Medicine, Volume 220, pp 73-80, 2019.
Florian Cafiero, Rémy Verdo, “Modéliser le continuum latino-roman: de la sociolinguistique à l’intelligence artificielle”, Acta Antiqua Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 2019.
Jean-Baptiste Camps, Florian Cafiero, “Stemmatology: an R package for the computer-assisted analysis of textual traditions”, Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Corpus-Based Research in the Humanities CRH-2 at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria, 2018.
Jean-Baptiste Camps, Florian Cafiero. “Genealogical variant locations and simplified stemma: a test case.”, Lectio: studies in the transmission of texts & ideas, Louvain, Belgium. Brepols, pp.69-93, 2014.
Jean-Baptiste Camps, Florian Cafiero. “Setting bounds in a homogeneous corpus: a methodological study applied to medieval literature”, Revue des Nouvelles Technologies de l'Information, pp.55-84., Hermann, 2013.
Communications (selection, 2017-2019)
Sorbonne University (2019)
Conferences and colloquia
DIME-SHS (Sciences Po - Paris, 2018), LVLT (Eötvös Lorand University - Budapest, 2018), AIUCD (Università Aldo Moro - Bari, 2018), CRH (Austrian Academy of Sciences - Vienna, 2018), DH Benelux (Utrecht University, 2017), DH IHA (Institut Historique Allemand et INRIA - Paris, 2017).
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales - Paris (2019), Sciences Po - Paris (2019), Harvard University (2018), Columbia University (2018)
Florian Cafiero has been teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs in various universities and graduate schools.
Since 2014, he has been teaching the digital philology lectures at the Ecole Nationale des Chartes (Paris Sciences et Lettres University). He also teaches there quantitative methods for the humanities (1st year master students in “Digital Humanities” & 1st year “archivistes paléographes), network analysis (2nd year “archivistes paléographes”), and co-animates the “Introduction to Research Methodology” workshop for the 1st year master students in Digital Humanities. He also teaches the “Quantitative Methods for Text Analysis” at the Université d’Orléans.
He previously taught undergraduate classes, in “Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes Ecoles” (“Quantitative methods for the humanities” lecture at the Lycée Henri IV - Paris) as well as in universities or engineering schools (Sorbonne University, Ecole Centrale - Paris).
Stemmatology, with J.B. Camps: R package, available on CRAN.