The group of Prof. Dr. Vera Demberg is affiliated with the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Language Science and Technology

Aktuelles / News:

  • Prof. Vera Demberg has been awarded a Max Planck Fellowship at the MPI for Informatics -- from Jan 2024, she will also lead the research group on "Multimodal Language Processing" there.
  • Change at the lab: we are sad to see Dr. Sebastian Schuster, Dr. Jia Loy and Dr. Marjolein van Os leave at the end of the year -- we will miss them! Also we are welcoming Dr. John (Jack) Duff to our lab from Jan 2024! 
  • Nov 2023: Fangzhou Zhai successfully defended his thesis! Congratulations Dr. Zhai!
  • Aug 2023: Marjolein van Os successfully defended her thesis! Congratulations Dr. van Os!
  • Research Training Group 2853 “Neuroexplicit Models of Language, Vision, and Action” has been accepted for funding by DFG! It is set to start in Oct 2023 -- see https://www.neuroexplicit.org/ for details and job openings! 
  • The Workshop on Individual Differences in Pragmatics and Discourse (IndiPRAG) organized by our lab will take place at Saarland University on September 18-19, 2023. Fore more information, please visit the workshop website.

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Research Topics

  • Computational Cognitive Modelling
  • Experimental Psycholinguistics
  • Information-theoretic Models of Language Processing
  • Coherence Relations in Text, Pragmatics
  • Natural Language Generation
  • Multimodal Language Processing (Language and Vision / Language and Body Language)

Current Projects

Completed Projects

Jobs

We are currently hiring through the RTG "Neuroexplicit Models of Language, Vision, and Action". Please see the job ad for more details.