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Mail address:
Dr. Alexander M. Fraser
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich)
Centrum für Informations- und Sprachverarbeitung (Center for Information and Language Processing)
Oettingenstraße 67
80538 München

tel.: +49 89 2180-9710

Office Adress: Room B184, Edmund-Rumpler-Str 13, Freimann (U-Bahn U6 Freimann)
Office hours: by appointment (please email)

Recent Activities


Publications and Research Interests

Curriculum Vitae

ERC Starting Grant (EU Horizon2020)

Health in my Language (HimL) (EU Horizon2020)

Models of Morphosyntax for Statistical Machine Translation (DFG Project (2 phases))

TTC - Terminology Extraction, Translation Tools and Comparable Corpora (EU FP7 Project)

Teaching - Current

Lecture on Computational Morphology and Electronic Dictionaries (Summer Semester 2016)

Exercise on Computational Morphology and Electronic Dictionaries (Summer Semester 2016)

Advanced Seminar on Neural Machine Translation (Summer Semester 2016)

Teaching - Past

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Dr. Fabienne Braune, ERC and HimL

Liane Guillou, HimL

Matthias Huck, ERC and HimL

Dr. Tsuyoshi Okita, ERC

Ph.D. Students

Fabienne Braune, 10/2009-11/2015, Decoding Strategies for Syntax-based Statistical Machine Translation

Fabienne Cap (nee Fritzinger), 10/2009-10/2014, Morphological Processing of Compounds for Statistical Machine Translation

Marion Di Marco (nee Weller) (2nd advisor), 12/2011-

Nadir Durrani, 04/2008-11/2012, A Joint Translation Model With Integrated Reordering. First position after defense: U. Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Anita Ramm (nee Gojun)

Hassan Sajjad (2nd advisor), 04/2008-10/2012, Statistical Models for Unsupervised, Semi-supervised and Supervised Transliteration Mining. Now at QCRI, Qatar.

Masters Students

Fabienne Braune (U. Freiburg, Switzerland), Masters in Computer Science, Analysing and Improving Unsupervised Sentence Alignment, completed 09/2009

Valentin Deyringer, Masters in Computational Linguistics, Parallelization of Neural Machine Translation

Fabienne Fritzinger, Diplom in Computational Linguisics, Extracting Multiword Expressions from Parallel Text, completed 08/2008

Anita Gojun, Diplom in Computational Linguistics, Null Subjects in Statistical Machine Translation: A Case Study on Aligning English and Italian Verb Phrases with Pronominal Subjects, completed 08/2010

Stefan Schätz, Masters in Computational Linguistics, Producing German Compounds in Statistical Machine Translation through Phrase Table Enrichment

Jekaterina Siilivask, Masters in Computational Linguistics, Statistical Machine Translation of Russian with Full Morphological Generalization

Renjing Wang, Diplom in Computer Science, Self-Training for German Parsing, completed 09/2011

Marion Weller, Diplom in Computational Linguistics, An Empirical Analysis of Source Context Features for Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation, completed 08/2010

Bachelors Students

Luisa Berlanda, Bachelors in Computational Linguistics, Part-of-speech Tagging for Spoken Language Corpora

Fabian Dreer, Bachelors in Computational Linguistics, Focused Crawling for Statistical Machine Translation, completed 01/2016

Ronny Jauch, Studienarbeit in Computational Linguistics, Umordnung von quellsprachlichen Sätzen in die Satzstruktur der Zielsprache (Reordering of Source-Language Sentences into the Ordering of the Target Language), completed 08/2011

Iryna Markovych, Bachelors in Computational Linguistics, Comparative Error Analysis of Machine Translation into Slavic Languages

Tetsuhiro Tamada, Bachelors in Computational Linguistics, Context-dependent Neural Machine Translation

Renjing Wang, Studienarbeit in Computer Science, Parsing Bitext, completed 05/2009

Marion Weller, Studienarbeit in Computational Linguistics, Separate Morphologiebehandlung als Methode zur Verbesserung statistischer maschineller Übersetzung (Separate Morphological Processing as a Method for Improving Statistical Machine Translation), completed 05/2009

Alexander Zap, Bachelors in Computational Linguistics, Classifier-based Domain Adaptation with an Application to Machine Translation

Information for New Students

Guidelines for students who are interested in visiting

Other Links

USC/ISI Natural Language Group

What I work on (for non-specialists)