I am interested in formal models for natural language processing.
Currently, I am working on grammar-based models for syntactic parsing of discontinuous or non-projective structures.
Generic refinement of expressive grammar formalisms with an application to discontinuous constituent parsing.
In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2018), Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, 2018. wwwcodebib
Hybrid grammars for parsing of discontinuous phrase structures and non-projective dependency structures,
with M.-J. Nederhof and H. Vogler, 2017. In Computational Linguistics 43(3):465–520.
EM-Training for Weighted Aligned Hypergraph Bimorphisms, with F. Drewes and H. Vogler. In Proceedings of the ACL Workshop on Statistical Natural Language Processing and Weighted Automata (StatFSM 2016), Berlin, Deutschland, 2016. www
A direct link between Tree Adjoining and Context-Free Tree Grammars, with J. Osterholzer. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Finite-State Methods and Natural Language Processing (FSMNLP 2015), Düsseldorf, Deutschland, 2015. wwwslides
Parallel Variable Elimination on CNF Formulas, with N. Manthey. In: KI 2013: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Koblenz, Deutschland, 2013. www
Training of hybrid grammars for the generation of discontinuous phrase structures and non-projective dependency structures,
Diplomarbeit, Technische Universität Dresden, 2015. wwwslides
The equivalence of Tree-Adjoining Grammars and Linear Monadic Context-free Tree Grammars, Großer Beleg, Technische Universität Dresden, 2014.
I work(ed) as a teaching assistant in the following courses.
Parsing von Natürlichen Sprachen (undergrad/grad), summer trem 2017-current
Maschinelles Übersetzen Natürlicher Sprachen (undergrad/grad), winter term 2016/17-current