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G-TUNA: a corpus of referring expressions in German, including duration information

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The Extended SPaRKy Restaurant Corpus: designing a corpus with variable information density

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Recent Publications

More Publications

G-TUNA: a corpus of referring expressions in German, including duration information

PDF Poster ACL Anthology

The Extended SPaRKy Restaurant Corpus: designing a corpus with variable information density

PDF Slides ISCA Archives

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Psycholinguistic Models of Sentence Processing Improve Sentence Readability Ranking
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
German morphosyntactic change is consistent with an optimal encoding hypothesis
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Recent Posts

OpenCCG is a Java library which can handle both parsing and generation. I’ve mostly used it for surface realization, converting fairly syntactic meaning representations into a natural language text, but you can use it for parsing or for generation from higher-level semantic representations if you’d like. This tutorial is intended to help you: Start exploring OpenCCG with the tccg utility. If you haven’t installed OpenCCG yet, see the first post on Installing OpenCCG first.

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Installing OpenCCG can seem intimidating, but it’s not so bad, really. Here I’ve tried to reduce the README to the necessary details while providing a little bit of extra explanation when it seemed helpful.

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My website was stagnant. I love Markdown. This looks like a good way to motivate myself to update regularly. And I even found a responsive theme!

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Projects

Adapting generation to users under cognitive load

This is the natural language generation side of SFB 1102 project A4 ‘Language Comprehension and Cognitive Control Demands: Adapting Information Density to Changing Situations and Individual Users’.

GerMorphIT: Exploring German Morphology with Information Theory

Work with Cynthia A. Johnson and Rory Turnbull on understanding changes in the German adjectival system in terms of information theory

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