Research Areas

  • Writing Technology
  • Document Engineering
  • Writing processes
  • (Computational) morphology
  • Interactive NLP applications
  • Human-Computer-Interaction
  • Usability
  • Evaluation
  • Assessment

Current Research Projects

  • With Michael Piotrowski I work in the project Linguistically Supported Revising and Editing. You find more information on the project website.

Past Research Projects

  • Senior Researcher in the joint research project Verwertung Geist at the Institut für Deutsche Sprache in Mannheim 2015/2016.
  • Coordinator of the Leibniz ScienceCampus Empirical Linguistics and Computational Language Modeling, a cooperation between the Institut für Deutsche Sprache and the Institute for Computational Linguistics at the Rupprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg 2015.
  • Coordinator of the CLARIN-D center at the IMS in Stuttgart 2014/2015.
  • Senior researcher in project Sprichwörter und Redewendungen im Wandel. Online-Lexikon zur diachronen Phraseologie (OLdPhras) (funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, University of Basel) 2010–2013.
  • PI in the project Dynamische Erstellung personalisierter Lehrmaterialien (funded by Initiative Interaktives Lernen, University of Zurich) 2006/2007.
  • Researcher in the project TransTech – Language Technology for Translators (funded by Swiss Virtual Campus (SVC)) 2005/2006. See the project website. Leading House was Ecole de traduction et d’interprétation (ETI) at the University of Geneva, collaborators were the Institut für Übersetzen und Dolmetschen (IUED) of the University of Applied Sciences Zurich (ZHAW) and Star AG.
  • Research assistant in the project Umstellung der Grundausbildung im Fach Computerlinguistik auf netzbasierte Instruktionsmittel (WebCL) (funded by University of Zurich) 2001–2003.