Dr. Nils Reiter

Interim Professor Sprachliche Informationsverarbeitung
Institut für Digital Humanities
50931 Köln

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Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung
Pfaffenwaldring 5b
70569 Stuttgart

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September 18, 2019

QuaDramA: Tracking Character Knowledge (Q:TRACK)

I’m pleased to announce that QuaDramA, the research project by Marcus Willand and myself, will receive additional funding soon. In this extension called Q:TRACK, we will investigate knowledge about social relations in drama, focusing on family relations. The core idea is to track the distribution and dissemination of social knowledge by detecting the knowledge characters have, acquire and share during the course of dramatic action. In order to accomplish this, Q:TRACK combines methods from computational linguistics and digital humanities with theoretical and historical expertise of literary studies. The project builds on the research we have done in QuaDramA so far.

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June 28, 2019


Cologne It’s now official: On September 1st, I’ll join the Institute for Digital Humanities at the University of Cologne. At the institute, I’ll be an interim professor for linguistic information processing (“Sprachliche Informationsverarbeitung”). I’m looking forward to the new colleagues, students, institute, and city!

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May 23, 2019

CRC 1391 Accepted

Today, the German Research Foundation (DFG) announced that a new collaborative research center (CRC/SFB: Sonderforschungsbereich) will be installed that I am involved in: Andere Ästhetik (SFB 1391). I’m leading a digital humanities subproject project together with Angelika Zirker. This is exciting news, and I can’t wait to get started.

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