Master Seminar (Laura Kallmeyer)

Thursday 14.30-16.00, room for the talks, room 25.13.U1.30 for the discussion meetings.

Start: 27.10.2016. Last session: 09.02.2017.

Course description:

This seminar features a series of invited talks presenting current research in computational linguistics. Each talk is preceded by a session where papers preparing the respective talks are discussed.

The talks are public; anybody interested is invited to join!


  • 27.10.16 Discussion meeting
  • 03.11.16 Talk: Christian Wurm (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf): The proper treatment of linguistic ambiguity in ordinary algebra
  • 10.11.16 Discussion meeting
  • 17.11.16 Talk: Agata Savary, Jakub Waszczuk (Université François Rabelais Tours): Multiword expressions in syntactic parsing with Tree Adjoining Grammars
  • 24.11.16 Discussion meeting (25.13.U1.30)
  • 01.12.16 Talk: Djamé Seddah (Université Paris Sorbonne): Because Syntax Does Matter: Improving Predicate-Argument Structures Parsing with Syntactic Features for French and English
  • 08.12.16 Discussion meeting (25.13.U1.30)
  • 15.12.16 Talk: Stefan Müller (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): Approaches to resultatives and benefactives: Comparison of a phrasal LFG approach using glue-semantics and a lexical HPSG approach
  • 22.12.16 Discussion meeting (25.13.U1.30)
  • 12.01.17 Talk: Julia Zinova (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf): Modelling derivational morphology with XMG: Verbal prefix stacking in Russian
  • 19.01.17 Discussion meeting (25.13.U1.30)
  • 26.01.17 Talk: Sabine Schulte im Walde (Universität Stuttgart): Distributional Models of German Noun Compounds and Particle Verbs
  • 02.02.17 Discussion meeting (25.13.U1.30)
  • 09.02.17 Talk: Hedde Zeijlstra, Daniele Panizza (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen): tba


AP: Regelmässige und aktive Teilnahme an den Vorbereitungssitzungen und mündliche Prüfung zu einem der vorgetragenen Themen.

BN: Regelmäßige und aktive Teilnahme an den Vorbereitungssitzungen.