The language technology lab carries out research in the field of Natural Language Processing. We mainly focus on two areas of specialization:
We are committed to reproducible and replicable research. Thus, we generally make all research software publicly available.
The German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology (GSCL) has accepted our proposal for a workshop and shared task at GSCL 2017 in Berlin. The workshop is organized jointly between the Language Technology Lab and the Language Technology group at the University of Hamburg.
We are looking forward for many participations on the task of Shared Task on Aspect-based Sentiment in Social Media Customer Feedback for German. More information, including data, timeline and background is available on the workshop homepage.
Reem Kabbani joins our laboratory as a Ph.D. candidate from October 2016.
Her research will focus on educational NLP.
Andrea Horbach joined our laboratory as researcher in October 2016. Her work will focus on educational NLP within the project “Bildungsgerechtigkeit im Fokus”.
The second project phase of the UDE-wide project “Educational Equity in the Spotlight” (“Bildungegerechtigkeit im Fokus”) started in October. LTL is a member of subproject 2, targeted at blended learning, and will focus on integrating free-text answers into the learning platform JACK.
The following submission was accepted for the NLP4CALL workshop at SLTC 2016, Umea, Sweden:
The following submission was accepted and will be presented at Coling 2016 in Osaka, Japan.
Assigning Fine-grained PoS Tags based on High-precision Coarse-grained Tagging
by Tobias Horsmann and Torsten Zesch
The following submission was accepted at KONVENS in Bochum, Germany:
short description and data:
Darina Benikova joins our laboratory as a Ph.D. candidate from Mai 2015.
Her research will focus on social media analysis.
The following submission was accepted at the SemEval workshop at NAACL 2016 in San Diego, USA: