Core faculty

Prof. Dr. David Schlangen

Foundations of Computational Linguistics

Computational Models of Multimodal Interaction, Natural Language Understanding, Natural Language Generation, Computational Semantics, Computational Pragmatics.

Prof. Dr. Torsten Schaub

Knowledge Processing and Information Systems

Processing dynamic, incomplete and contradictory information; qualitative modeling of complex systems.

Prof. Dr. Tobias Scheffer

Machine Learning

Adversarial learning problems, transfer learning, model building in the sciences.

Prof. Dr. Manfred Stede

Applied Computational Linguistics

Discourse structure, automatic discourse understanding and generation.

Prof. Dr. Shravan Vasishth


Computational models of human sentence comprehension, sentence comprehension in aphasia, eye movements and parsing, prediction and retrieval processes, underspecification and individual differences in sentence comprehension, statistical theory and practice.

Dr. Henning Bordihn

Computer Science

Representation of information, models of cooperation, distribution, and communication, automata, formal grammars, and languages, parsing, applications of automated text analysis in software engineering processes.