Ich bin Professor für Angewandte Computerlinguistik an der Universität Potsdam. Meine Forschung und Lehre kreisen zumeist um Fragen der Textstruktur, des Automatischen Textverstehens und der Textgenerierung. Details zu laufenden und abgelaufenen Projekten sowie den Forschungsthemen finden sich auf der Seite meiner Arbeitsgruppe: Discourse Research Lab.

I'm a professor of applied computational linguistics at Potsdam University. My research and teaching activities mostly revolve around issues in discourse structure, automatic discourse understanding and generation. Details on present and past projects, and on research topics can be found on the page of my team: Discourse Research Lab.

Professional activities: Area co-chair Discourse and Pragmatics for ACL 2020 # Senior PC member for Sigdial 2020 # Co-organizer of Panel Humor and AI at the 2020 Int'l Studies of Humor Conference # Co-founder of the Linguistic Annotation Workshop series (LAW), member of ACL SIGANN committee # Member of editorial board of the journals Language Resources and Evaluation, Argument and Computation and Dialogue and Discourse

Personal academic history: Studies in Computer Science and Linguistics at TU Berlin 1985-89, interrupted by a term at Edinburgh University 1988/89. M.Sc. in Computer Science, Purdue Univ./Indiana, 1990. PhD student at Univ. of Toronto Computer Science, temporarily with a fellowship at FAW Ulm; thesis defense 1996. Research Assistant in the Verbmobil MT project, TU Berlin branch, 1995-2000. Internal project leader of DFG project KIT-Marker at TU Berlin 1998/99. Researcher at Interprice GmbH, Berlin, 2000/01. Since 2001: Professor of Applied Computational Linguistics at Potsdam University.


  • Email: stede AT uni-potsdam.de
  • Snail mail: Manfred Stede, Kognitionswissenschaften/Linguistik, Universität Potsdam, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, D-14476 Golm
  • ORCiD ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6819-2043
  • Phone: x49-331-977-2691 (Secretary: -2950)
  • Fax: x49-331-977-2087
  • Find my office: Room 2.31 in Building 14 on the Golm campus (map)

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