Completed Research Topics

Biomedical Text Mining

  • Vetsuisse collaboration Veterinary Pathology Text Mining (2014–2016) More
  • Cogito project PsyMine (2015–2017) More
  • NIH project Assisted Curation (2015-2018) More

Digital Humanities

  • AGORA project Citizen Linguistics (2016–2018) More
  • Visual Linguistics (2015–2018) More
  • Temporal entity extraction from historical texts (2014–2017) More
  • SNIS project Diffusion of Law (2015–2017) More
  • Digitization and Annotation of the Resolutions by the Zurich Cantonal Government (2011) More

Machine Translation

  • SNIS project Diffusion of Law (2015–2017) More
  • MODERN: Discourse in Statistical Machine Translation (2013–2017) More
  • Trainslate: Machine Translation into Sign Language (2011–2016) More
  • Hybrid Machine Translation (2011–2015) More
  • Practical Deployment of Machine Translation (2012–2013) More
  • Domain-specific Statistical Machine Translation (2010–2013) More

Media Content Analysis

  • NCCR democracy: automated media content analysis for German, French and  English (2013–2017) More
  • Sub-project within ERC-financed POLCON on Mining for Protest Events (2014–2018) More

Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining

  • SNF: Bi-directional Sentiment Composition (2009–2012)
  • CTI: Expectation-based Sentiment Analysis (Jan 2015 – Dec 2015): project description (research)
  • CTI: Behavioural Simulator for Professional Training based on Natural Language Interaction (June 2016 – Sept 2017): project description (research)
  • SNF: Sentiment Inference (Dec 2018 - Dec 2022): project description (research)
  • Argus (2013) (cooperation with company)
  • Netbreeze/Microsoft (2014) (cooperation with company)
  • Eurospider (2015) (cooperation with company)
  • LifeLike (2016) (cooperation with company)

Corpus Linguistics

  • SPARCLING: Large-Scale Parallel Corpora to Study Linguistic Variation (2013–2017) More
  • SMULTRON: Parallel treebanks German–English–Swedish More

Other Research Areas

  • Answer ExtractionMore
  • Controlled Language. We investigate how the ambiguity of natural language can be controlled by restricting its lexicon, syntax and semantics. More
  • Coreference Resolution. More
  • LingURedMore
  • Automated Style Checking. More
  • NLP for Quechua. More
  • Sentence Completion Sets. More
  • Syntax Analysis and Grammar Construction. More