PhD students

Amaia Perez de Arriluzea Madariaga

Amaia Perez de Arriluzea Madariaga (ORCID: 0009-0001-4090-0578) is a PhD student in the Language Acquisition in Multilingual Settings (LAMS) programme, in the Language and Speech research team, and with the Computational Sociolinguitics research topic. She is co-supervised by Dr. David Lasagabaster (UPV/EHU) and Dr. Natxo Sorolla (UNIZAR). She holds a BA in English Philology from the University of the Basque Country (2011) as well as an MA in Teacher Training in Secondary Education, Baccalaureate, Vocational Training and Official School of Languages from the University of the Basque Country (2013). Her research is centred on the observation and analysis of the role of language variation and interaction of Basque speakers/users in multilingual settings in Social Media.

She has worked for the last 7 years in several Advanced Data Analytics projects in different companies, combining quantitative and qualitative methods with inductive approaches and Artificial Intelligence models from the Computational Social Science field such as NLP, Statistical Analysis, Social Network Analysis (SNA), and Reticular Discourse Analysis (e.g., Semantic Analysis).

Research Interests

  • Computational Social Science > Artificial Intelligence > Natural Language Processing (NLP) > Supervised & Unsupervised Learning > Quantitave & Qualitative Methods > Social Network Analysis > Natural Language Generation (NLG) > Multidisciplinarity & Interdisciplinarity > Computational Sociolinguistics > Computer-Mediated Communication > Computer-Mediated Discourse > Multilingual settings online > Low resource languages > Minoritised languages > Basque
  • Bibliometrics/Scientometrics


Published Journal Papers:

Peñafiel-Saiz, Carmen; Echegaray-Eizaguirre, Lázaro; Perez-de-Arriluzea-Madariaga, Amaia. (2024). The Impact of Biases on Health Disinformation Research. Societies, 14(64).


Related Data Repository:

Perez-de-Arriluzea-Madariaga, A. (2024). The Impact of Biases on Health Disinformation Research [Data set]. Zenodo.


Published books:

Morales i Gras, J. & Perez de Arriluzea Madariaga, A. (2023). Hedabide euskaldunen audientziari buruzko sareen analisia: Twitterren jarraitzaile gehien dituzten Behategiari lotutako 7 hedabideen komunitateen analisia In H. Castro Egia & L. Mimenza Castillo (eds.),  Euskal Hedabideen Urtekaria 2022-23, (pp. 119 – 135). Behategia.

Morales i Gras, J. & Perez de Arriluzea Madariaga, A. (2022). Euskal Esfera Publiko Digitalaren Kartografia. Ikerketa estrukturala eta influentzia soziala duten sare sozialetako (des)informazioaren hedapenari buruzko azterketa. Gasteiz: Eusko Jaurlaritzaren Argitalpen Zerbitzu Nagusia.