Computational Linguistics & Phonetics Computational Linguistics & Phonetics Fachrichtung 4.7 Universität des Saarlandes


PhD Students

Simon Ostermann
Lilian Wanzare

Supervised Dissertations

2018 Andrea Horbach (PostDoc, University Duisburg-Essen)
"Analyzing Short-Answer Questions and their Automatic Scoring. Studies on Semantic Relations in Reading Comprehension and the Reduction of Human Annotation Effort"
2017 Ashutosh Modi
"Modeling Common Sense Knowledge via Scripts"
2017 Annemarie Friedrich (PostDoc, LMU Munich)
"States, events, and generics: computational modeling of situation entity types"
2015 Sabrina Wilske (Data Scientist, TNS UK, London)
"Form and Meaning in Dialog-Based Computer-Assisted Language Learning"
2013 Michaela Regneri (Product Manager, Otto GmbH, Hamburg)
"Event Structures in Knowledge, Pictures, and Text"
2013 Magdalena Wolska (Junior Research Group Leader, Tübingen Unviersity)
"Student's language in computer-assisted tutoring of mathematical proofs"
2011 Georgiana Dinu (Researcher, IBM Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights)
"Word meaning in context: A probabilistic model and its application to Question Answering"
2011 Hagen Fürstenau (Machine Learning Scientist, Amazon)
"Semi-supervised Semantic Role Labeling via Graph Alignment"
2010 Stephan Walter (Localization Engineering Manager, Amazon, Berlin)
"Definitionsextraktion aus Urteilstexten"
2010 Mark Buckley (Chief Scientist, Siemens, Munich)
2008 Marilisa Amoia (Senior Research Scientist, CLU Research NUANCE Communications, Saarbrücken)
"Linguistic-based Computational Treatment of Textual Entailment Recognition"
2008 Aljoscha Burchardt (Researcher, DFKI Berlin)
"Modeling Textual Entailment with Role-Semantic Information"
2008 Verena Rieser (Associate Professor (Reader) at the School of Mathematics and Computer Science (MACS) at Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh)
"Bootstrapping Reinforcement Learning-based Dialogue Strategies from Wizard-of-OZ data"
2007 Gerhard Fliedner (Search Engineer, Amazon, Munich)
"Linguistically Informed Question Answering"
2007 Sebastian Pado (Full Professor, University of Stuttgart)
"Cross-lingual Annotation Projection Models for Role-Semantic Information"
2007 Stefan Thater (Senior Lecturer ("Akademischer Rat"), Saarland University)
"Minimal Recursion Semantics as Dominance Constraints: Graph-Theoretic Foundation and Application to Grammar Engineeing"
2007 Olga Uryupina (Research Associate, Unviersity of Trento, Italy)
"Knowledge Acquisition for Coreference Resolution"
2006 Rosmary Stegmann
2004 Elena Karagjosova (Researcher, Freie Universität Berlin)
"The Meaning and Function of German Modal Particles"
2004 Malte Gabsdil (Solution Architect at SAP AG)
"Automatic Classification of Speech Recognition Hypotheses Using Acoustic and Pragmatic Feature"
2004 Alexander Koller (Full Professor for Computational Linguistics at Saarland University)
"Constraint-based and Graph-based Resolution of Ambiguities in Natural Language"
2004 Kristina Striegnitz (Associate Professor, Union College Schenectady, NY)
"Generating Anaphoric Expressions - Contextual Reasoning in Sentence Planning"
2003 Hui Xu
2001 Andrea Kowalski
2001 Karsten Konrad*
2001 Katrin Erk* (Associate Professor, Univ. of Texas at Austin)
2000 Karsten Worm
2000 Johan Bos (Full professor at University of Groningen)
1998 Susanna Schray (Kuschert)
*I was not the official doctoral advisor but I intensively co-supervised the dissertations.