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. Accepted/In press

    OpenSubtitles2018: Statistical Rescoring of Sentence Alignments in Large, Noisy Parallel Corpora

    Lison, P. & Tiedemann, J. 2018 (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2018). European Language Resources Association (ELRA)

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

  3. Character-based Joint Segmentation and POS Tagging for Chinese using Bidirectional RNN-CRF

    Shao, Y., Hardmeier, C., Tiedemann, J. & Nivre, J. 1 Nov 2017 The Eighth International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing: Proceedings of the Conference, Vol. 1 (Long Papers). Taipei: Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, p. 173-183 11 p.

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

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Latest activities

  1. International Workshop for Computational Linguistics of Uralic Languages

    Tommi Pirinen (Member of organizing committee), Rueter, J. (Member of organizing committee), Francis M. Tyers (Member of organizing committee), Trond Trosterud (Member of organizing committee), Tiedemann, J. (Member of organizing committee), Riessler, M. (Scientific Committee Member)
    8 Jan 20189 Jan 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Johannes Bjerva

    Tiedemann, J. (Host)
    8 Jan 201819 Jan 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitorAcademic visit at UH

  3. Supervision of PhD student Umut Sulubacak

    Tiedemann, J. (Supervisor)
    20182022

    Activity: ExaminationSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

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