Theses

List of completed EMLCT graduate student theses listed by submission date.

2017

Name: Pınar Arslan
Title: Working title: Sentiment Analysis with Modalities
Supervisor: Malvina Nissim
Co-Supervisor: Oier Lopez De Lacalle
Submitted in: 2017
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Erdenesuvd Dashjamts
Title: Classification of folktales according to dietary preferences
Supervisor: Josef van Genabith, Thierry DeClerck
Co-Supervisor: Theo Meder and Gosse Bouma
Submitted in: 2017
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Jonathan Oberländer
Title: Splitting Word Compounds
Supervisor: Pavel Pecina
Co-Supervisor: Roberto Zamparelli
Submitted in: 2017
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Liu Ruixue
Title: A Neural Approach for Thematic Role-Fillers Prediction Based on Context Information
Supervisor: Vera Demberg
Co-Supervisor: Denis Paperno
Submitted in: 2017
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Ádám Csaba Varga
Title: Domain Adaptation for Multilingual Neural Machine Translation
Supervisor: van Genabith and Cristina España-Bonet
Co-Supervisor: Gorka Labaka
Submitted in: 2017
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

2016

Name: Elena Badmaeva
Title: Universal Dependencies for Buryat
Supervisor: Koldo Gojenola
Co-Supervisor: Francis Tyers, Gosse Bouma
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Talvany Carlotto
Title: Repeating Syntax on Reddit
Supervisor: Gregory Mills
Co-Supervisor: Aitor Soroa
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Anna Currey
Title: Language Model Contextualization for Automatic Speech Recognition by Dynamic Adjustment
Supervisor: Dominique FOHR
Co-Supervisor: Dietrich KLAKOW
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Boyuan Deng
Title: Determining Confidence Measures on Fundamental Frequency Estimations
Supervisor: Dr. Denis Jouvet (UL)
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Ingmar Steiner (UdS)
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Kristy James
Title: Watch your tongue and read my lips: a real-time, multi-modal visualisation of articulatory data
Supervisor: Ingmar Steiner
Co-Supervisor: Martijn Wieling
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Alicia Krebs
Title: Capturing Discriminate Attributes in a Distributional Space
Supervisor: Denis Paperno
Co-Supervisor: Malvina Nissim
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Martin Kroon
Title: AUTOMATED MULTILINGUAL COGNATE RECOGNITION & TRANSITION-RULE EXTRACTION
Supervisor: Eva Buchi
Co-Supervisor: Gosse Bouma
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Thanh Le
Title: Development of trainable policies for spoken dialogue systems
Supervisor: Prof. Filip Jurčı́ček
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Raffaella Bernardi
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Alice Leung
Title: Evaluating Automatic Keyword Extraction for Internet Reviews
Supervisor: Miguel Couceiro, UL
Co-Supervisor: German Rigau UBC, Matt Woodward, Chief Technical Officer at RealSelf
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Felicia Oberarzbacher
Title: Emotional Language in Persuasive Communication
Supervisor: Dr. Carlo Strapparava
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Raffaella Bernardi
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Ngoc-Quan Pham
Title: CONVOLUTIONAL NEURAL NETWORK LANGUAGE MODELS
Supervisor: Marco Baroni
Co-Supervisor: Gemma Boleda
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Anastasia Shimorina
Title: Generating Stories from Different Event Orders: A Statistical Approach
Supervisor: Dr. Albert Gatt
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Ionut-Teodor Sorodoc
Title: Learning to quantify from images
Supervisor: Raffaella Bernardi
Co-Supervisor: Mike Rosner
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Anastasiia Tsukanova
Title: A Coarticulation Model for Articulatory Speech Synthesis
Supervisor: Yves Laprie
Co-Supervisor: Mike Rosner (local advisor)
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Esther van den Berg
Title: Noisy Label Neural Network Approach to Named Entity Recognition
Supervisor: Dietrich Klakow
Co-Supervisor: Barbara Planck
Submitted in: 2016
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

2015

Name: Betül Aksu
Title: An Eye-Tracking Study: Combining Metaphor Comprehension Models with Knowledge Mismatch
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Matthew Crocker
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Carlo Strapparava
Submitted in: 2015
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Feraena Bibyna
Title: Query expansion for medical information retrieval
Supervisor: dr. Pecina
Co-Supervisor: G�nter Neumann
Submitted in: 2015
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Ngoc Do
Title: Neural Networks for Automatic Speaker, Language and Sex Identi cation
Supervisor: Filip Jurccek, Ph.D.
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2015
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Min Fang
Title: Learning to rank candidates for job offers using field relevance models
Supervisor: Malvina Nissim
Co-Supervisor: Dietrich Klakow
Submitted in: 2015
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Antonio F Garcia Sevilla
Title: An online collaborative platform for the linguistic development of computational grammars
Supervisor: Mike Rosner, University of Malta
Co-Supervisor: Alexandr Rosen, Charles University
Submitted in: 2015
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Manuela Huerlimann
Title: When What Improves on Where: Using Lexical Knowledge to Predict Spatial Relations in Images
Supervisor: Johan Bos
Co-Supervisor: Marco Baroni
Submitted in: 2015
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Artuur Leeuwenberg
Title: Synonym Extraction with Minimal Supervision
Supervisor: Josef van Genabith
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Mihaela Vela, Dr. Jon Dehdari
Submitted in: 2015
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Omid Moradiannasab
Title: Automatic Context-Relevant Off-Activity Talk Suggestion for Dialogue Contribution
Supervisor: Günter Neumann
Co-Supervisor: Johan Bos
Submitted in: 2015
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Tien Dat Nguyen
Title: Toward concept visualization through image generation
Supervisor: Prof. Marco Baroni
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Raffaela Bernardi, Prof. Pavel Pecina, PhD Angeliki Lazaridou
Submitted in: 2015
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Benno Weck
Title: Assessing the Impact of Manual Corrections in the Groningen Meaning Bank
Supervisor: Johan Bos
Co-Supervisor: Marketa Lopatkova
Submitted in: 2015
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

2014

Name: Kim Heiligenstein
Title: Playing with properties. Visual concept representation with semantically- derived text-extracted properties
Supervisor: Marco Baroni
Co-Supervisor: Gosse Bouma
Submitted in: 2014
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Sara Francisca van de Moosdijk
Title: Mining texts at the discourse level
Supervisor:
Co-Supervisor: RNDr. Pavel Pecina, Ph.D.
Submitted in: 2014
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

2013

Name: Franky -
Title: Methods for Creating Subjectivity Lexicon for Indonesian
Supervisor:
Co-Supervisor: Ondr'ej Bojar
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Georgi Boychev
Title: Case Inflection in Koalib: Discovering the Rules
Supervisor: Claire Gardent
Co-Supervisor: Gosse Bouma
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Joachim Daiber
Title: Robust Parsing of Noisy Content
Supervisor: prof Gertjan van Noord
Co-Supervisor: RNDr. Daniel Zeman
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Spandana Gella
Title: Word usages and patterns in social media
Supervisor: Tim Baldwin
Co-Supervisor: Mike Rosner
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Daan Henselmans
Title: Natural Language Generation of Tense and Aspect in a Narrative Context
Supervisor: Albert Gatt
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Buseman
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Carmen Klaussner
Title: Title ofShedding Light on Dickens' Style through Independent Component Analysis and Representativeness and Distincitiveness.
Supervisor: prof John Nerbonne
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Mariya Koleva
Title: Towards Adaptation of NLP Tools for Closely-Related Bantu Languages: Building a Part-of-Speech Tagger for Zulu
Supervisor: Prof. Dietrich Klakow
Co-Supervisor: Alexis Palmer
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Adam Liška
Title: Semantic spaces from images
Supervisor: Marco Baroni
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Duong Thanh Long
Title: Universal POS Tagger
Supervisor: dr.Pavel Pecina, Ph.D.
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Jiri Marsik
Title: Towards a Wide-Coverage Grammar: Graphical Abstract Categorial Grammars
Supervisor: Maxime Amblard
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Desmond Darma Putra
Title: Answer Extraction Module for Question Answering Gaming Application
Supervisor: Prof. Dietrich Klakow
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Yishay Raz
Title: Automatic Humor Classification on Twitter
Supervisor: Prof. Li, Fang
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Dietrich Klakow
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Marina Valeeva
Title: Annotation of Factors of Linguistic Quality for Multi-Document Summarization
Supervisor: Prof. Manfred Pinkal
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Alexis Palmer
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Yudong ZHOU
Title: Fine-grained Sentiment Analysis with Discourse Structure
Supervisor: Prof. Manfred Pinkal
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Alexis Palmer
Submitted in: 2013
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

2012

Name: Martin Boroš
Title: Using knowledge from Wikipedia to Improve Document Classification
Supervisor: dr Tianfang Yao
Co-Supervisor: dr Gosse Bouma
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: ilyas Celik
Title: Using Language Models for Improving Sentence Retrieval in TAC KBP
Supervisor: Prof. Dietrich Klakow
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: THI NGOC QUYNH DO
Title: A graph model for text analysis and text mining
Supervisor: Amedeo Napoli
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Nikolaos Engonopoulos
Title: Linguistic Complexity and Cognitive Load in a Dual-Task Context
Supervisor: Dr. Vera Demberg
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Asad Sayeed
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Maria Ximena Gutierrez Vasques
Title: Quantifying Determiners from the Distributional Semantics View
Supervisor: Markéta Lopatková
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Laura Handojo
Title: Learning Information Extraction Rules with Sequential Patterns: a Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation
Supervisor: Yannick Toussaint
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Gosse Bouma
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Annisa Ihsani
Title: Automatic Induction of Background Knowledge Axioms for Recognising Textual Entailment
Supervisor: prof johan bos
Co-Supervisor: prof mike rosner
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Ilya Kashkarev
Title: Aligning mildly context-sensitive formalisms for data-driven parsing
Supervisor: Prof. Hans Uszkoreit, Dr. Zhang Yi
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Sylvain Pogodalla
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Matêj Korvas
Title: Extracting Characteristics of Human-produced Video Descriptions
Supervisor: Prof Timothy Baldwin
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Manfred Pinkal
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Angeliki Lazaridou
Title: A Bayesian Model for Joint Induction of Sentiment, Aspect and Discourse Information
Supervisor: Dr. Ivan Titov
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Caroline Sporleder
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Dmitrijs Milajevs
Title: Real time discussion retrieval from Twitter
Supervisor: Dr. Gosse Bouma
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Dietrich Klakow
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Paramita Mirza
Title: Exploiting CCG Derivations within Distributional Semantic Models
Supervisor: Sergio Tessaris
Co-Supervisor: Ra aella Bernardi
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Srdjan Prodanovic
Title: Semantic disambiguation using Distributional Semantics
Supervisor: RNDr. Jir´í Hana, Ph.D., Charles University in Prague
Co-Supervisor: Dr Albert Gatt, University of Malta
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Ronny Ronny
Title: Image-based Language Modeling
Supervisor: Prof. Dietrich Klakow
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Nicholas Ruiz
Title: Topic Adaptation for Lecture Translation through Bilingual Latent Semantic Models
Supervisor: Marcello Federico
Co-Supervisor: Gertjan van Noord; Giancarlo Succi
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Milos Stanojevic
Title: Large-Scale Discriminative Training for Machine Translation into Morphologically-Rich Languages
Supervisor:
Co-Supervisor: RNDr. Ondr'ej Bojar, Ph.D.
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Manh-Ke Tran
Title: Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Multilingual Learning for Resource-Poor Languages
Supervisor: RNDr. Daniel Zeman
Co-Supervisor: Marco Wiering
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Nam Khanh Tran
Title: Multimodal fusion for combining textual and visual information in a semantic model
Supervisor: Dr. Marco Baroni
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Manfred Pinkal
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Simon Šuster
Title: Resolving PP-attachment ambiguity in French with distributional methods
Supervisor: prof CHristophe Cerisara
Co-Supervisor: prof John Nerbonne
Submitted in: 2012
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

2011

Name: Lasha Abzianidze
Title: An HPSG-based Formal Grammar of a Core Fragment of Georgian Implemented in TRALE
Supervisor: Ing. Alexamdr Rosen, PhD
Co-Supervisor: Patrick Blackburn
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Zoe Bogart
Title: Dissertation: Don`t Let`s Try to Break this Down - Teasing Apart Lexical Chunks
Supervisor: Gertjan van Noord
Co-Supervisor: Mike Rosner
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Gebrekirstos Gebreselassie
Title: sentiment analysis of news comments
Supervisor: Gosse Bouma
Co-Supervisor: Mike Rosner
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Nadine Glas
Title: Comparing syntactic representations for stochastic dependency parsing
Supervisor: Gertjan van Noord
Co-Supervisor: Corinna Anderson, Christophe Cerisara
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Bikash Gyawali
Title: Answering Factoid Questions via Ontologies : A Natural Language Generation Approach
Supervisor: Dr. Albert Gatt
Co-Supervisor: Maxime Amblard
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Thanh-Le Ha
Title: Lexical-Syntactic Approaches for English-Dutch Cross-lingual Textual Entailment
Supervisor: Prof. Gertjan van Noord
Co-Supervisor: Yashar Mehdad
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Zhenghan Hua
Title: Assessing the Credibility of Wikipedia Articles
Supervisor: Alexiei Dingli
Co-Supervisor: Hans Uszkoreit, Valia Kordoni
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Amir Kamran
Title: Hybrid Machine Translation Approaches for Low-Resource Languages
Supervisor: Mike Rosner, University of Malta
Co-Supervisor: Martin Popel, Charles University in Prague
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Casey Kennington
Title: Suffix Trees as Language Models
Supervisor: Martin Kay, Jia Xu
Co-Supervisor: Guy Perrier
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Andreas Søeborg Kirkedal
Title: Tree-based hybrid machine translation
Supervisor: Hans Uszkoreit, Christian Federmann, Sabine Hunsicker
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Patrick Blackburn
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Tzu-Yi Kuo
Title: Enrich Context Information to Improve Parse Disambiguation Based on HPSG Grammar
Supervisor: Yi Zhang, Hans Uszkoreit
Co-Supervisor: Guy Perrier
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Pranava Swaroop Madhyastha
Title: Exploring Higher Order Dependency Parsers
Supervisor: Prof. Mike Rosner
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Zeman, Charles University in Prague
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Eliza Margaretha
Title: Modeling Thematic Changes in a Collaborative Task-Oriented Dialogue
Supervisor: Geert-Jan Kruijff; Prof. Stephan Busemann
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Maria Nadejde
Title: SyntacticWord Reordering For Statistical Machine Translation
Supervisor: Prof. Klakow; Prof. Uszkoreit
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Shashi Narayan
Title: RTG Based Surface Realisation from Dependency Representations
Supervisor: Mike Rosner
Co-Supervisor: Claire Gardent
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Nghia Pham
Title: NLP-based extraction of ontology information from scientific papers on Language Technology
Supervisor: Prof. Hans Uszkoreit
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Ulrich Schaefer, Magdelena Wolska
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Victor Santos
Title: Automatic Essay Scoring: Machine Learning Meets Applied Linguistics
Supervisor: Nerbonne/Verspoor
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Pinkal
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Lilian Wanzare
Title: Feasibility study on using Relational Patterns in Entailment-based Question Answering over Linked data
Supervisor: Prof. Manfred Pinkal
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Xiaojun ZHANG
Title: Two-level Parallel Text Extraction from Comparable Corpora
Supervisor: Prof. Hans Uszkoreit
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Maxime Amblard
Submitted in: 2011
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

2010

Name: Jonathan Azose
Title: A Probabilistic Treatment of Entity/Event Coercion Ambiguities
Supervisor: Gertjan van Noord
Co-Supervisor: Manfred Pinkal
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: MOHAMMAD FAZLEH ELAHI
Title: A Cultural Model from Social Media Data: An Examination of Cross-Cultural Difference with Respect to Language Use
Supervisor: Paola Monachesi
Co-Supervisor: Uszkoreit, Kordoni
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Nafid Haque
Title: HLST Dissertation - External Examiner: Harold Somers, University of Manchester
Supervisor: Mike Rosner
Co-Supervisor: Gertjan van Noord
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Max Jakob
Title: Mapping the Prague Dependency Treebank Annotation Scheme onto Robust Minimal Recursion Semantics
Supervisor: Markéta Lopatková, Ph.D., Charles University in Prague
Co-Supervisor: PD Dr. Valia Kordoni, Saarland University
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Bushra Jawaid
Title: Statistical Machine Translation between Languages with Significant Word Order Differences
Supervisor: Daniel Zeman
Co-Supervisor: Michael Rosner
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Olga Kudeykina
Title: Acquisition of impersonal constructions in L2 Russian.
Supervisor: Angeliek van Hout
Co-Supervisor:
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Dieu-Thu Le
Title: Named Entity Disambiguation in Digital Libraries
Supervisor: Raffaella Bernardi
Co-Supervisor: Patrick Blackburn and Massimo Poesio
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Jianqiang Ma
Title: N-gram Feature Generation for Conditional Random Fields based Chinese Word Segmentation
Supervisor: Mike Rosner
Co-Supervisor: Gertjan van Noord
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Henock Tilahun Teffera
Title: Automatic Construction of Labeled Clusters of Named Entities for Information Retrieval
Supervisor: Gosse Bouma
Co-Supervisor: Valia Kordoni, Hans Uszkoreit
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: israel wakwoya bayissa
Title: From Data to Knowledge: Semi-automatic Analysis of Heterogeneous Textual Resources over the Web
Supervisor: Gunter Neumann, Hans Uszkoreit
Co-Supervisor: Yannick Toussaint, Amadeo Napoli
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Xuchen Yao
Title: Question Generation with Minimal Recursion Semantics
Supervisor:
Co-Supervisor: Gosse Bouma, Yi Zhang, Prof. Hans Uszkoreit
Submitted in: 2010
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

2009

Name: Zeeshan Ahmed
Title: Annotation of Textual documents guided by domain ontologies
Supervisor: Yannick Toussaint, University of Nancy 2
Co-Supervisor: Martin Holub, Prague
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Pranesh Bhargava
Title: Relating Sound to Language
Supervisor: Dr. Tjeerd Andringa, University of Groningen
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Mike Rosner, University of Malta
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Md. Faisal Mahbub Chowdhury
Title: Exploiting treebanking decisions for parse disambiguation
Supervisor: Dr. Valia Kordoni, Saarland University, Prof. Hans Uszkoreit
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Yi Zhang
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Le Thanh Dinh
Title: Question and Answer Classifier for closed domain Interactive Question Answering
Supervisor: Raffaella Bernardi, Ph.D, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Co-Supervisor: Markéta Lopatková, Ph.D., Charles University in Prague
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Sergio Raul Duarte Torres
Title: Improving performance of information retrieval systems through semantic query expansion
Supervisor: Dr. Gosse Bouma, University of Groningen
Co-Supervisor: Pavel Pecina, Ph.D., Charles University in Prague
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Ali Reza Ebadat
Title: Decoder based on Genetic Algorithm for a Statistical Machine Translation system
Supervisor: Profesor Kamel Smaïli, University of Nancy 2
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Andreas Eisele, Saarland University
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Masood Ghayoomi
Title: Frame Assignment with Active Learning
Supervisor: Caroline Sporleder, Saarland University
Co-Supervisor: Professor Manfred Pinkal, Saarland University
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Mohamed Zahurul Islam
Title: English to Bangla Statistical Machine Translation
Supervisor: Dr. Andreas Eisele, Saarland University
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Jorg Tiedemann, University of Groningen
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Alejandra Elizabeth Lorenzo
Title: Enhancing a hybrid tableaux algorithm
Supervisor: Diego Calvanese, Free University Bozen/Bolzano
Co-Supervisor: Patrick Blackburn, University of Nancy 2
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Laura Haide Perez
Title: Using regular tree grammars to optimise surface realisation
Supervisor: Raffaella Bernardi, FU Bozen/Bolzano
Co-Supervisor: Claire Gardent, University of Nancy 2
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Sai Qian
Title: Identification of accessibility constraints in discourse
Supervisor: Maxime Amblard, University of Nancy 2
Co-Supervisor: Professor Manfred Pinkal, Saarland University
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Zorana Ratkovic
Title: Deep analysis in IQA: evaluation on real users’ dialogues
Supervisor: Raffaella Bernardi, FU Bozen/Bolzano
Co-Supervisor: Vladislav Kubon, Charles University in Prague
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Prajol Shrestha
Title: Online and offline vocabulary correction using digital pen
Supervisor: Profesor Abdel Belaïd, University of Nancy 2
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Vaclav Hlavac, Charles University in Prague
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

Name: Marco Trevisan
Title: Improving portability of menu-guided nat- ural language interfaces to databases
Supervisor: Enrico Franconi, Free University Bozen/Bolzano
Co-Supervisor: Gertjan van Noord, Groningen University
Submitted in: 2009
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)

2008

Name: Mathew Wilson
Title: Fitting EMA data to an articulatory model: toward an evaluation of speech inversion
Supervisor: Slim Ouni, Yves Laprie
Co-Supervisor: William Barry, Ingmar Steiner
Submitted in: 2008
Link: Thesis, Abstract (English)