Jörg Tiedemann

Person

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since August 2015: Professor of Language Technology at the Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki
  • September 2014 – July 2015: Senior Researcher at the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University
  • September 2009 – August 2014: Visiting Professor at the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University
  • September 2004 – August 2009: PostDoc researcher at the Department of Information Science/Humanities Computing (Informatiekunde), University of Groningen
  • January 2004 – August 2004: Lecturer in computational linguistics and coordinator for the language technology programme, Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University
  • 2000 – 2003: Ph.D. research at the Department of Linguistics, Uppsala University
  • 2001 – 2002: Visiting Ph.D. student, Division of Informatics, Edinburgh University, UK
  • 1997 – 1999: Research assistent, Department of Linguistics, Uppsala University
  • 1991 – 1997: Masters in Computer Science (Diplom für Informatik), “Otto-von-Guericke” University, Magdeburg, Germany

Recent Projects

Resources and Tools

  • OPUS – a collection of freely available parallel corpora
  • Lingua::Align – a toolbox for tree-to-tree alignment
  • Uplug – a toolbox for processing parallel corpora
  • Lingua::Ident::Blacklists – language identifier for related languages
  • Docent – a document-level SMT decoder
  • pdf2xml – a converter for PDF documents
  • subalign – tools for converting and aligning movie subtitles

Latest publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    Emerging Language Spaces Learned From Massively Multilingual Corpora

    Tiedemann, J., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries. Helsinki, Finland

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  2. Language Identification and Morphosyntactic Tagging: The Second VarDial Evaluation Campaign

    Zampieri, M., Malmasi, S., Nakov, P., Ali, A., Shon, S., Glass, J., Scherrer, Y., Samardžić, T., Ljubešić, N., Tiedemann, J., van der Lee, C., Grondelaers, S., Oostdijk, N., Speelman, D., van den Bosch, A., Kumar, R., Lahiri, B. & Jain, M., 2018, Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects. Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, p. 1-17 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

  3. Normalizing early English letters to Present-day English spelling

    Hämäläinen, M., Säily, T., Rueter, J., Tiedemann, J. & Mäkelä, E., 2018, Proceedings of the 2nd Joint SIGHUM Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities and Literature. Alex, B., Degaetano-Ortlieb, S., Feldman, A., Kazantseva, A., Reiter, N. & Szpakowicz, S. (eds.). Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 87-96 10 p. (ACL Anthology; no. W18-45)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Found in Translation - Learning to understand languages with cross-lingual grounding

    Tiedemann, J. (Invited speaker)
    27 Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

  2. Found in Translation – Learning to understand languages with cross-lingual grounding

    Tiedemann, J. (Invited speaker)
    18 Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

  3. Discovering the structure of natural language sentences by semi- supervised methods

    Tiedemann, J. (Supervisor)
    14 Jun 2018

    Activity: ExaminationOpponent of doctoral dissertation

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