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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Curriculum vitae

  • Since August 2015: Professor of Language Technology at the Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki
  • September 2014 – July 2015: Senior Researcher at the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University
  • September 2009 – August 2014: Visiting Professor at the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University
  • September 2004 – August 2009: PostDoc researcher at the Department of Information Science/Humanities Computing (Informatiekunde), University of Groningen
  • January 2004 – August 2004: Lecturer in computational linguistics and coordinator for the language technology programme, Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University
  • 2000 – 2003: Ph.D. research at the Department of Linguistics, Uppsala University
  • 2001 – 2002: Visiting Ph.D. student, Division of Informatics, Edinburgh University, UK
  • 1997 – 1999: Research assistent, Department of Linguistics, Uppsala University
  • 1991 – 1997: Masters in Computer Science (Diplom für Informatik), “Otto-von-Guericke” University, Magdeburg, Germany

Recent Projects

Resources and Tools

  • OPUS – a collection of freely available parallel corpora
  • Lingua::Align – a toolbox for tree-to-tree alignment
  • Uplug – a toolbox for processing parallel corpora
  • Lingua::Ident::Blacklists – language identifier for related languages
  • Docent – a document-level SMT decoder
  • pdf2xml – a converter for PDF documents
  • subalign – tools for converting and aligning movie subtitles

Education/Academic qualification

Computational Linguistics, PhD, Uppsala University

20002003

Computer Science, M.Sc., Otto Von Guericke University, Magdeburg

19911997

Keywords

  • 6121 Languages
  • Computational Linguistics
  • machine translation
  • 113 Computer and information sciences
  • language technology
  • machine learning
  • Natural language processing
  • Artificial intelligence

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2009 2018

An Analysis of Encoder Representations in Transformer-Based Machine Translation

Raganato, A. & Tiedemann, J., 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 EMNLP Workshop BlackboxNLP: Analyzing and Interpreting Neural Networks for NLP. Tal, L., Chrupała, G. & Alishahi, A. (eds.). Stroudsburg: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 287-297 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Creating a Dataset for Multilingual Fine-grained Emotion-detection Using Gamification-based Annotation

Öhman, E. S., Tiedemann, J., Honkela, T. U. & Kajava, K., 31 Oct 2018, Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Computational Approaches to Subjectivity, Sentiment and Social Media Analysis. Stroudsburg: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 24-30 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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Emerging Language Spaces Learned From Massively Multilingual Corpora

Tiedemann, J., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries. Helsinki, Finland

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Language Identification and Morphosyntactic Tagging: The Second VarDial Evaluation Campaign

Zampieri, M., Malmasi, S., Nakov, P., Ali, A., Shon, S., Glass, J., Scherrer, Y., Samardžić, T., Ljubešić, N., Tiedemann, J., van der Lee, C., Grondelaers, S., Oostdijk, N., Speelman, D., van den Bosch, A., Kumar, R., Lahiri, B. & Jain, M., 2018, Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects. Zampieri, M., Nakov, P., Ljubešić, N., Tiedemann, J., Malmasi, S. & Ali, A. (eds.). Santa Fe: Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

Open Access
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Natural Language Inference with Hierarchical BiLSTM Max Pooling Architecture

Talman, A. J., Yli-Jyrä, A. & Tiedemann, J., 27 Aug 2018, (Submitted).

Research output: Working paperScientific

Projects 2004 2023

Activities 2007 2018

FoTran 2018: Found in translation

Jörg Tiedemann (Scientific Committee Chair), Hande Celikkanat (Member of organizing committee), Juan Raul Vazquez Carrillo (Member of organizing committee)
28 Sep 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Johannes Bjerva

Jörg Tiedemann (Host)
8 Jan 201819 Jan 2018

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Found in Translation – Learning to understand languages with cross-lingual grounding

Jörg Tiedemann (Invited speaker)
18 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Ivan Vuliç

Jörg Tiedemann (Host)
27 Sep 20184 Oct 2018

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Manaal Faruqui

Jörg Tiedemann (Host)
25 Sep 20181 Oct 2018

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH