Dr. Javier Torregrosa


Javier Torregrosa is a junior researcher in the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). He has a B.Sc in Psychology, two M.Sc in Criminology and Crime Analysis, and a M.Sc in Statistics for Social Sciences. Currently, he is a Computer Science Ph.D. candidate at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and is also involved with the AIDA research group at ETSISI-UPM.

  • Caracterización inteligente de la veracidad de información asociada a la COVID-19 (CIVIC)
    Scope: Industrial
    Start date: October 10, 2020
    End date: October 10, 2022

  • Iberian Digital Media Research and Fact-Checking Hub (IBERIFIER)
    Scope: International
    Start date: September 1, 2021
    End date: February 29, 2024

  • Strengthening European Youngsters Resilience through Serious Games (Youngres)
    Scope: International
    Start date: January 4, 2019
    End date: January 7, 2022

  • DisTrack: Tracking disinformation in Online Social Networks through Deep Natural Language Processing (DisTrack)
    Scope: Industrial
    Start date: November 1, 2021
    End date: December 31, 2022

  • Fighting against Information DISorders in Online Social Networks (FightDIS)
    Scope: National
    Start date: January 1, 2021
    End date: December 31, 2023

  • XAI-DisInfodemics: eXplainable AI for disinformation and conspiracy detection during infodemics (XAI-DisInfodemics)
    Scope: International
    Start date: January 1, 2001
    End date: December 31, 2024


Menendez-Ferreira, Raquel; Torregrosa, Javier; López-Fernández, Daniel; Mayor, Jesus

Design of a serious games to improve resilience skills in youngsters Journal Article

In: Entertainment Computing, vol. 40, pp. 100462, 2022.


Panizo-Lledot, Ángel; Torregrosa, Javier; Menéndez-Ferreira, Raquel; López-Fernández, Daniel; Alarcón, Pedro P; Camacho, David

YoungRes: A Serious Game-Based Intervention to Increase Youngsters Resilience Against Extremist Ideologies Journal Article

In: IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp. 28564–28578, 2022.

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Menendez-Ferreira, Raquel; Torregrosa, Javier; Camacho, David

Diseno de un juego serio para la prevención de la polarización en menores Journal Article

In: 2020.


Torregrosa, Javier; Panizo-Lledot, Ángel; Bello-Orgaz, Gema; Camacho, David

Analyzing the relationship between relevance and extremist discourse in an alt-right network on Twitter Journal Article

In: Social Network Analysis and Mining, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1–17, 2020.

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Menéndez-Ferreira, Raquel; Torregrosa, Javier; Panizo-LLedot, Ángel; González-Pardo, Antonio; Camacho, David

Improving Youngsters’ Resilience Through Video Game-Based Interventions Journal Article

In: Vietnam Journal of Computer Science, vol. 7, no. 03, pp. 263–279, 2020.

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Panizo-LLedot, Ángel; Torregrosa, Javier; Bello-Orgaz, Gema; Thorburn, Joshua; Camacho, David

Describing alt-right communities and their discourse on twitter during the 2018 us mid-term elections Inproceedings

In: International conference on complex networks and their applications, pp. 427–439, Springer 2019.

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Thorburn, Joshua; Torregrosa, Javier; Panizo-LLedot, Ángel

Measuring extremism: Validating an alt-right twitter accounts dataset Inproceedings

In: International conference on intelligent data engineering and automated learning, pp. 9–14, Springer 2018.

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Torregrosa, Javier; Panizo-LLedot, Ángel

Risktrack: Assessing the risk of jihadi radicalization on twitter using linguistic factors Inproceedings

In: International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning, pp. 15–20, Springer 2018.

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