• PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

19952020

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Personlig profil

Meritförteckning

Education

  • Title of Docent, Language Technology, University of Helsinki, Finland, 2006
  • PhD in Language Technology, University of Helsinki, Finland, 13/9/2005
  • MSc (secondary) in Computer Science, University of Helsinki, Finland, 2005
  • MA in Computational Linguistics, University of Helsinki, Finland, 1997

 Current and Previous Positions

  • Academy Research Fellow (extended – 4/2019), University of Helsinki, 9/2013 – now
  • Deputy Professor of Language Technology, University of Helsinki, 8/2012 – 7/2013
  • University Researcher, University of Helsinki, 2008 – 2012
  • Application Specialist, CSC - IT Centre for Science, Finland, 1998 – 2008
  • PhD Student in Language Technology (on leave from CSC), U. Helsinki, Finland, 2002 – 2004
  • Research Adjunct in Computational Linguistics, University of Helsinki, Finland, 1997 – 1998
  • System Analyst, Bible Encyclopedia Publ. (Raamatun Tietokirja/AikaMedia), Finland, 1992 – 1997

 

Fellowships

  • Visiting Scholar (2 months) at the Inf. Sciences Institute, U. Southern California, USA, 2017
  • Academy Research Fellow, Academy of Finland, Finland, 2013 – 2018
  • Visiting Professor (1 week) at teh Inf.Sc.Dept., U. Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2013
  • Visiting Fellow (1 year), Clare Hall college, University of Cambridge, UK 2013 – 2014
  • Acad.Visitor (1 year) at the Machine Intelligence Lab., Dept.Eng., Univ. Cambridge2013 – 2014
  • Visiting Professor (2 weeks) at the Inst. Kiswahili Studies, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2012
  • Postdoc Research Fellow, Academy of Finland, Finland, 2009 – 2011
  • Visiting Fellow (2 weeks) at the School of Mathematics, Georgia Technical U., USA, 2008
  • Postdoc Fellow (2 months) at the Budapest U. Technology and Economics, Hungary, 2007
  • PhD Scholarship, Nordic Academy of Advanced Study, Norway, 2002 – 2004 

Participation of Supervision of Graduate Students and Postdoc Fellows

  • Razie Ehsani (Visiting PostGrad/PostDoc, IşıkU), Finite-State Translation of Azerbaijani (advisor), 2018 
  • Uliana Petrunina (Visiting PostGrad, UTromsø), Weighted Disamb. of Russian Participles (co-advisor), 2/2018 – now
  • Jack Rueter (Post Doc, UH), UniversalDependency Syntax for Erzya (PI), 2017
  • Aarne Talma (PostGrad, UH), Deep Learning and Natural Language Inference (co-advisor), 2018 – now
  • Josi Purhonen (Master Student, UH), Synchronization of Morph. Analysed Editions of the Hebrew and Greek Bible, 2018–now
  • Miikka Silfverberg (PostGrad) (co-advisor) 2008–2016
  • 4 Masters students, UH, 2008–2016
  • Helsinki Language Technology Group (co-advisor), 2017–
  • Helsinki FST Technology Group, UH (co-advisor), 2008 –2013

Teaching Activities

  • Qualification, University Pedagogics (60 cr), University of Helsinki, Finland, 2015
  • ”Qualified for the associate professorship”, DTU Compute, Danmark, 2014
  • International Teaching at U. Cambridge (UK) and T.U. Darmstadt (Germany), 2013 – 2014
  • Pre-Conference Tutorial presenter, ACL 2014, Bulgaria, 2013
  • Deputy Professor in Lang.Technology, Dept.Modern Languages, U.Helsinki, Finland, 2012 – 2013
  • Local courses in Language Technology, U.Helsinki, Finland, 1994 – 14 different

Organisation of International Scientific Meetings

  • PC Co-chair of TWOLDAY 2005, FSMNLP 2008, FSMNLP 2009
  • OC Chair of FSMNLP 2005

Institutional Responsibilities

  • Debuty Head of Language Technology (2012–2013), U.Helsinki, Finland
  • Board member of the Department of General Linguistics (1998 – 1999), U.Helsinki, Finland

Commissions of Trust

  • Advisory Board member (2012–), SIGFSM, Assoc. for Comp. Linguistics, USA
  • Co-applicant (nominated), Proposal for a Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop, Germany
  • Co-founder (1997), Calfat Oy, Finland
  • Consultant member (2008–), Wycliffe Bible Translators, Finland
  • Coordinator of the Language Bank of Finland (2005 – 2007), CSC - IT Centre for Science, Finland
  • Evaluator for a Lecturer Position, UK
  • Founder and President of SIGFSM (2009–2012), Assoc. for Comp. Linguistics, USA
  • Guest Editor (for journals) Cambridge U.Press, Springer, CSLI Publications, IOS Press
  • Program Committee member with reviewing duties, premium venues in Comp.Sc. and Comp.Linguistics (selected): ACL 2012–2017, FSMNLP 2005–2017, SCiL 2018, IJCNLP 2013–2017, Swedish LT Confer- ence 2017, Math. of Language 2017/2015/2013; IWCLUL 2015; Human Lang. Technology 2012; Empirical Methods in NLP 2014, FormalGrammar 2007/2006; Recent Advances in NLP 2011, NoDaLiDa 2007.
  • Referee (proposals): Nat.Res.Found. (S.Africa), E.Aaltonen F., Wihuri F., Kone F., O. Öflund F. (Finland), Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (Sweden), Lang.Bank of Finland; Finnish Nat. Electronic Library (Finland)
  • Referee (for journals): Natural Language Engineering (Cambridge), J. Logic and Computation (Oxford), Oxford Handbook of Comp.Linguistics (Oxford), J.Lang.Modeling (OASPA), Int.J.Foundations Comp.Sci. (World Scientific), SKY Journal (The Ling.Assoc.of Finland), Nordic J. African Languages (U. Helsinki), CSLI Studies in Comp.Linguistics ONLINE (CSLI Publications), Lang. Res. and Evaluation (Springer)
  • Standardisation Committee member (IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 2006 – 2007), ISO
  • Supervisor Pool member (2008–) of the LANGNET Graduate School, Finland

Membership in Scientific Societies, Networks and Associations

  • PI Board Member of BAULT - a multidisciplinary research community at the University of Helsinki (2010–) •
  • PI Member of the HLG Community, the Helsinki Logic Group (2010–)
  • Member of the Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL)
  • Northern European Association for Language Technology (NEALT)
  • Member of ACL Special Interest Group on Finite-State Methods (SIGFSM)

 

Major Research Collaborations

  • Kevin Knight, RNN Language Models, Information Sciences Inst., U.Southern California, USA
  • Trond Trosterud, Constraint Grammar, University of Tromsø, Norway
  • Edward Gibson, Sentence Processing, TedLab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez, Nonprojective Parsing, Dept. Computer Science, U. A Coruña, Spain
  • Mark-Jan Nederhof, Discontinuous Parsing, School of Com.Sc., U. St. Andrews, UK
  • Hellis Tamm, Quotient/Átomata theory, Inst.Cybernetics, Tallinn University of Technology
  • Bill Byrne, Automata in Machine Translation, Mach.Intell.Lab., Univ. Cambridge
  • Bruce Watson, Algorithm Taxonomies, Comp.Sc.Department, U.Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • András Kornai, Extended Finite-State Translations, Budapest Institute of Technology, Hungary

Information om forskning och undervisning

Forskning

"Ändliga automater som en grundläggande metodologi i naturligt språkbehandling"

Undervisning (på finska)

Användningsområden i mänskliga språk bearbetning

  • Automatbaserat metoder: 
    • Användning av ändliga transduktorer
    • Regelsystem i fonologi, morfologi och satsgrammatik
    • Algoritmer i CLARIN
  • Trädbanker och tvåspråkiga tekster 
    • Computational dependensgrammatik
    • Twospråkiga tekster (f ex hebreiska/grekisk-finska)
    • Dependensbaserat maskinöversättning

Grundläggande forskningsområden

  • automatateori
    • kompilatorer för regler är och grammatiker
    • konstruktion och minimering av automata
    • viktade automata
    • entydigt igenkännbara räknarfunktioner
  • formellt språkteori
    • subregular språk
    • svagt Context-Sensitive Dependency Grammars
    • arbology: pushdown maskiner och linjäriserade trädrepresentations
    • dependensträd transduktorer
  • ändliga modelteori
    • monadiska andra ordningens logik och automatateori
    • vägt logik

 

Utbildning information

Studies

  • Teacher's Qualification (University Pedagogics), University of Helsinki, 2006-2014
  • Title of Docent in Language Technology (University of Helsinki), 2006
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Helsinki, 2005 (language technology)
  • Second Master's Degree in Computer Science, University of Helsinki, 2005
  • Master of Arts in Computational Linguistics, University of Helsinki, 1997

Utbildning / akademisk kvalifikation

pedagogy, Qualified teacher, Helsingin ylipisto

20112014

språkteknologi, Ph.D., Helsingfors universitet

199813 sep 2005

Vetenskapsgrenar

  • 113 Data- och informationsvetenskap
  • 111 Matematik
  • 6121 Språkvetenskaper

Internationellt och inhemskt samarbete Publikationer och projekt inom de senaste fem åren.

Publikationer

HELFI: a Hebrew-Greek-Finnish Parallel Bible Corpus with Cross-Lingual Morpheme Alignment

Yli-Jyrä, A., Purhonen, J., Liljeqvist, M., Antturi, A., Nieminen, P., Räntilä, K. M. & Luoto, V., 16 mar 2020, LREC 2020, Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. European Language Resources Association (ELRA), 8 s.

Forskningsoutput: Kapitel i bok/rapport/konferenshandlingKonferensbidragVetenskapligPeer review

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On Practical Realisation of Autosegmental Representations in Lexical Transducers of Tonal Bantu Languages

Yli-Jyrä, A., 13 jan 2020, (Insänt) LT4ALL. UNESCO, 4 s.

Forskningsoutput: Kapitel i bok/rapport/konferenshandlingKonferensbidragVetenskapligPeer review

A Derivational Model of Discontinuous Parsing

Yli-Jyrä, A. & Nederhof, M-J., 2019, (!!Accepted/In press) I : Information and Computation.

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragArtikelVetenskapligPeer review

Constraint Grammar As a Hand-Crafted Transformer

Yli-Jyrä, A., 2019.

Forskningsoutput: KonferensbidragKonferenspapper

Constraint Grammar is a hand-crafted Transformer

Yli-Jyrä, A., 3 dec 2019, Proceedings of the NoDaLiDa 2019 Workshop on Constraint Grammar - Methods, Tools and Applications, 30 September 2019, Turku, Finland. Bick, E. & Trosterud, T. (red.). Linköping: Linköping University Electronic Press, s. 45-49 5 s. 9. (NEALT Proceedings Series; nr. 33)(Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings; nr. 168).

Forskningsoutput: Kapitel i bok/rapport/konferenshandlingKonferensbidragVetenskapligPeer review

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Projekter

Aktiviteter

Professuurin virantäyttö: opetuksen arviointi (Evenemang)

Anssi Yli-Jyrä (Medlem)
21 jan 2020

Aktivitet: MedlemskapstyperMedlemskap eller annan roll i granskningskommitté

The Rachel and Selim Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Anssi Yli-Jyrä (Besökande forskare), Mirjam Ronning (Annan roll), Halvor Ronning (Annan roll), Omri Abend (Annan roll)
1 jan 202017 jan 2020

Aktivitet: Typer för besök till extern institutionAkademisk besök på annan institution

Lisbon Machine Learning School 2019

Anssi Yli-Jyrä (Närvarande)
11 jul 201918 jul 2019

Aktivitet: Typer för deltagande i eller organisering av evenemangArrangemang av och deltagande i konferens/workshop/kurs/seminarium

Mathematics of Language: 16th Meeting of the Mathematics of Language (Evenemang)

Anssi Yli-Jyrä (Referentgranskare)
2019 → …

Aktivitet: Typer för peer review av output och redaktionsarbeteReferentgranskning av manuskript