Tatjana Scheffler

I am researching and teaching (computational) linguistics at the University of Potsdam, Germany.

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A journalistic introduction to what we do in Natural Language Processing (Economist).

Tatjana Scheffler

NEWS: I will start as Assistant Professor for Digital Forensic Linguistics at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum in September, 2020.

I am hiring a PhD student (3 years, 65% position). Please ask me for details. Application deadline: August 9, 2020. [pdf] [German pdf] [link]

Research Interests

computational linguistics: discourse modelling, discourse parsing, analysis of social media data (Twitter), corpus linguistics, computational social science, Tree-Adjoining Grammar, natural language generation

theoretical linguistics: discourse & dialog, connectives, corpora, semantics, pragmatics, syntax-semantics interface

intelligent user interfaces: multimodality, mobile applications, spoken dialog systems, user modelling

Selection of Current and Former Projects

co-PI: Discourse Strategies across Social Media -- Uni Potsdam (DFG)

PI: Integrated graduate school (MGK) of the research cluster "Limits of Variability in Language" -- Uni Potsdam (DFG)

Analyse von Diskursen in Social Media -- Uni Potsdam (BMBF)

co-PI: Voice2Social -- DFKI Projektbüro Berlin

SpeechEval -- DFKI Projektbüro Berlin

TAG Metagrammar -- IRCS, University of Pennsylvania

(Very) Short CV

4/2019 - current -- Postdoctoral Researcher, Universität Potsdam

10/2016 - 3/2019 -- Professurvertretung (visiting professor) for Theoretical Computational Linguistics, University of Potsdam.

1/2013 - 9/2016 -- Postdoctoral Researcher, Universität Potsdam

4/2014 - 9/2014 -- Professurvertretung (visiting assistant professor) for Semantics, Universität Konstanz

9/2008 - 12/2012 -- Researcher at the DFKI Projektbüro Berlin, Germany

9/2003 - 9/2008 -- PhD in linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

4/2002 - 7/2002 -- Institute for Computational Linguistics, Beijing University, China

9/2001 - 2/2002 -- Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

9/1999 - 8/2003 -- Master of science in linguistics (computational linguistics), University of the Saarland, Germany

A slightly longer CV

Last modified: Jan 16, 2018 (TS).