Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg


Research Organizations and Consortia

Editoral activities


Invited Talks

  • Resolving Abstract Anaphors in Discourse — Uphill Battles with Neural Networks and Automatic Data Generation
    Keynote at the Final Action Conference of the TextLink COST Action Initiative, Toulouse, March 2018.
  • Classifying common sense knowledge relations and using them in NLP tasks
    Keynote at the DGfS Annual Conference, Stuttgart, March 2018.
  • Computational Linguistic Methods in Digital Humanities.
    First Summer School of Digital Humanities. Distant Reading - Potential and Applications, Heidelberg, September 2017.
  • Modal Sense Classification at Large.
    60. Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaft (StuTS 2016), Universität Heidelberg, November 2016.
  • king – man + woman = queen - Wie man Wortbedeutung berechnen kann.
    Akademische Mittagspause der Universität Heidelberg 2016: Sprechen Sie Mathematik?, Juli 2016.
  • Können, müssen, dürfen: Eine computerlinguistische Analyse der Bedeutungsvariation von Modalverben – im Kontext und in Textgenres.
    52. Jahrestagung des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim, März 2016.
    (Thanks to Alexis Palmer for giving the presentation in a last minute act!)
  • Recollections from SALSA – and beyond.
    Symposium for Manfred Pinkal, Saarbrücken, Oktober 2014.
  • Having a cake and eat it. Embedding formal semantics concepts in a relation classification approach.,
    Carpentry-Kolloquium (Geburtstagskolloquium für Thomas "Ede" Zimmermann, Frankfurt, September 2014.
  • Corpus-based Learning of Presupposition Relations between Verbs.
    Guest speaker in the Kolloquium of the Corpus Linguistics Research Group of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Mai 2013.
  • Corpus-based Learning of Formal Semantic Concepts: Genericity and Presupposition.
    Invited talk in the Linguistics Department Research Seminar, University of Geneva, April 2013.
  • Annotation of Modal Meanings -- where formal semantics can help and where it cannot.
    Invited speaker of the IWCS 2013 Workshop ``Annotation of Modal Meanings in Natural Languag'', Potsdam, March 2013.
  • Corpus-based Learning of Formal Semantic Concepts: Genericity, Presupposition and more.
    Invited talk in the Linguistics Colloquium of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, January 2013.
  • Large-Scale Fine-Grained Named Entity Classification: Can we characterise the meanings of Named Entities and their classes distributionally?.
    Invited talk at 10. Konferenz zur Verarbeitung natürlicher Sprache (KONVENS 2010), Saarbrücken, September 7, 2010.
  • Syntaktische Variation - aus computerlinguistischer Sicht. Workshop: Korpora und die Grammatik des Standarddeutschen. Institut für Detusche Sprache, Mannheim, June 18, 2010.
  • Networks of Linguistic Annotation: The Linguist's Web.
    Invited talk at the Workshop ULA: Unified Linguistic Annotation --Transcontinental Perspectives, Bergen, December 5-6, 2007. Abstract.
  • Across Languages and Paradigms: New Perspectives for Resource Acquisition, Grammar Engineering and Application,
    Invited talk at the ACL 2007 Workshop on Deep Linguistic Processing, Prague, June 28, 2007.
  • Working with Frames: Annotating a German Corpus with Frames -- and using them for NLP.
    Invited talk at the Swedish Language Technology Conference Göteborg, Schweden, October 28, 2006.
  • Approximating Textual Entailment with LFG and FrameNet Frames. Invited talk at the Edinburgh Friday Seminars Talk Series, School of Computing, University of Edinburgh, March 2006.
An overview of older talks is found here

Community Services

Reviewing for German and International Research Funding Organisations

Reviewing for Journals

Program Committees and Reviewing for Conferences

(from 2007; no updates since 2015; then again since 2019) An older overview is found here
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