UKP in Academic Networks
UKP researchers participate in several academic networks of excellence. Please follow the links below for detailed information.
Software Campus is funded by Germany's Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF).
In close collaboration with strong partners from industry and research, Software Campus participants develop innovative academic IT projects and benefit from an individually tailored training curriculum with outstanding academics and managers. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provides funding of up to EUR 100,000 for each IT project.
UKP Lab has been represented in the network by the following researchers and their respective projects (chronological order):
- Yevgeniy Puzikov: Text Generation for Tone of Voice and eCommerce
- Andreas Rücklé: Intelligent Search in Social Networks
- Dr. Lucie Flekova: Personality Profiling in Books
- Dr. Nils Reimers:Structuring Story-Chains
- Dr. Christian Stab: Argumentative Writing Support
- Dr. Nico Erbs: Open Window
European Network for Combining Language Learning with Crowdsourcing Techniques
The European Network for Combining Language Learning with Crowdsourcing Techniques (enetCollect) funded by the European Commission as part of the COST program.
The enetCollect Action addresses the major European challenge of fostering the language skills of all citizens regardless of their diversified social, educational, and linguistic backgrounds. To this end, the Action is concerned with the domain of Language Learning and focuses on enhancing the production of learning material in order to cope with the increasing demand for language learning and the striking diversification of learner profiles due to the intensified migration flows motivated by educational, professional/economic or geopolitical circumstances.
UKP Lab is represented in the network by Iryna Gurevych, Ji-Ung Lee, Christian M. Meyer, and Christopher Tauchmann.
Academic Network INDUS (Individualisiertes Sprachlernen: Sprachtechnologische Ansätze und ihre Schnittstellen)
The network aims at combining the competences from language technology, linguistics, educational research, and psychology to work towards improved individualization of language learning.
UKP Lab is represented in the network by Lisa Beinborn.
Academic Network of Internet Lexicography
The participating researchers and lexicographers discuss scientific questions on monolingual and multilingual online dictionaries including the lexicographic process, the writing of the dictionary entries, matters of the technical infrastructure and the graphical representation, as well as the collaboration of authors and dictionary users.
UKP Lab is represented in the network by Christian M. Meyer.
Academic Network of Empirical Research on Internet-based Communication
The network aims at combining the competences from German Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Computer Science and Psychology in order to conduct research about Internet-based communication like chat, discussion forums, or Twitter.
UKP Lab is represented in the network by Torsten Zesch.