Professor for Computational Linguistics
Abteilung für Computerlinguistik
Institut für Linguistik
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf
Phone:+49 (0)211 8113899
Fax:+49 (0)211 8111325

Office hours: Send me an email for an appointment.

Research Interests
  • Interpretability of contextualized language models
  • Tree Adjoining Grammars, mildly context-sensitive grammar formalisms
  • Syntax-Semantics Interface, Underspecification, Semantics of scope
  • Role and Reference Grammar
  • Parsing of mildly context-sensitive grammar formalisms: symbolic and probabilistic approaches, data-driven parsing of discontinuous constituency structures
  • Frame Semantics, decomposition into constructional and lexical meaning components, semantic composition with frames
  • Frame induction, unsupervised machine learning
  • MWEs, in particular verbal MWEs: identification, semantic properties