August 31, 2018

SANTA Workshop

In only two and half weeks, we meet with the participants of the shared task for a three day workshop in Hamburg. I’ve outlined the agenda and explained some of the preparations.

August 16, 2018

Late Summer School 'Machine Learning for Language Analysis'

I’m happy to announce that I’ll be giving a two-day class on machine learning for reflected text analysis during the late summer school in Cologne, Germany.

June 22, 2018

Accepted Papers at LaTeCH-CLfL 2018

The list of accepted papers at the COLING workshop on Computational Linguistics for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities and Literature has just been published. Acceptance rate is higher compared to previous years: 69%.

June 18, 2018

SANTA Submissions

The deadline for submitting annotation guidelines in the SANTA shared task has passed, and we received eight submissions, with which we are very happy. We blogged about first impressions and a few more numbers.

June 13, 2018

Teaching at European Summer University in Digital Humanities

Jointly with my colleague Sarah Schulz, I’ll be giving a class on Reflected Text Analysis in the Digital Humanities at the European Summer University in Digital Humanities in Leipzig. Looking forward to meeting the very good students!

June 6, 2018

SANTA deadline approaching

The deadline for submitting annotation guidelines in the SANTA shared task will be on June 15. Information about the submission details is available now.

February 12, 2018

CorefAnnotator 1.0 released

I released a new annotation tool for Coreference, suited for the annotation of long texts containing many discourse entities and long chains. We are using it both in QuaDramA and CRETA. It’s a desktop program written in Java.

October 6, 2017

Call for Participation for Shared Task SANTA

The Call for Participation for the Shared Task on Narrative Level Annotations is out, with information about the development corpus.

October 1, 2017

How to Develop Annotation Guidelines

This article describes where to start and how to proceed when developing annotation guidelines. It focuses on the scenario when you're creating new guidelines for a phenomenon that has been described mostly theoretically.
August 3, 2017

LaTeCH-CLfL 2017 Proceedings now available

The proceedings of the Joint SIGHUM Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities and Literature, co-located with ACL 2017, are now available in the ACL Anthology.

July 17, 2017

SANTA: Creation of Annotation Guidelines

We have written about how we picture the first phase of the DH shared task that focuses on narrative levels.

March 13, 2017

PhD Position in NLP

We are still looking for a candidate for a PhD position in Natural Language Processing/Computational Linguistics, to work in the interdisciplinary research project QuaDramA: Quantitative Drama Analytics, funded by Volkswagen Foundation and soon starting at University of Stuttgart. Applications are welcome anytime.

March 1, 2017

Call for Papers LaTeCH-CLfL 2017

LaTeCH-CLfL 2017 will be joining the SIGHUM LaTeCH workshop series with the CLfL workshop series. It takes place at ACL in Vancouver, Canada on August 4th. Paper submission deadline is April, 21.

February 19, 2017

QuaDramA is hiring

We are looking for two candidates for PhD positions, to work in the interdisciplinary research project QuaDramA: Quantitative Drama Analytics, funded by Volkswagen Foundation and soon starting at University of Stuttgart.