Invited Speakers

Invited Speakers

Prof. Dr. Elke Teich , Saarland University, Germany

Elke Teich is a professor of English Linguistics and Translation Studies at Saarland University, Saarbrücken. She is the spokesperson of the Collaborative Research Center SFB 1102 „Information Density and Linguistic Encoding“ funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and heads the Saarbrücken CLARIN-D Center.

Research Interests:
grammar of English, register theory (especially scientific language) and translation studies, language change, language variation and (human) translation using computational language models

Prof. Dr. Manfred Stede , Potsdam University, Germany

Manfred Stede  professor of applied computational linguistics at Potsdam University. He leads the Applied CompLing Discourse Research Lab, which undertakes research on both theoretical and applied aspects of discourse processing. His research and teaching activities mostly revolve around issues in discourse structure, automatic discourse understanding and generation.

Research Interests:
iscourse structure, automatic discourse understanding and generation