Past news / whereabouts

04/2018: Contra Project Update

Slides of spring 2018 Kolloquium talk: Contra Slides. Topic: contrastive evaluation of larger-context translation phenomena such as pronouns. (In machine translation, of course!)

10/2017: Contra Project Update

Slides of fall 2017 Kolloquium talk: Contra Slides. Topic: document-level neural machine translation.

09/2017: GSCL Award for my Master's Thesis

I was fortunate enough to be awarded the GSCL-Preis 2017 for my Master's Thesis. Thanks to Martin for suggesting this!

09/2017: Interview for Career Counselling magazine

An interview appeared in the 2017 issue of Perspektiven Sprachwissenschaft. Unfortunately, it is not available for free - something I was informed of after the fact. Do not buy.

09/2017: GSCL in Berlin

September 14 - September 15: GSCL, Berlin A smaller, more regional conference in Germany - going there mainly because I am shortlisted for the GSCL award!

09/2017: EMNLP in Copenhagen

September 7 - September 11: EMNLP, Copenhagen Among other things, I am going to the DiscoMT workshop (discourse in machine translation) and the WMT conference that is co-located.

08/2017: MT Marathon in Lisbon

August 28 - September 2: MT Marathon, Lisbon, working on Facebook-style deep convolutional encoding and decoding, have a look at the code here. Code has since been integrated into Sockeye master, but convolutional NMT systems are currently not fashionable anyway (adding this comment in 2019).

03/2017: Updated Roadshow slide set

Together with Jeannette Roth, I frequently organize workshops for high school students. They are fun! Here are some demo slides: Roadshow Slides (PDF, 3786 KB).