Supervision

I am supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research projects on topics related to my research interests. I am currently supervising three PhD students and three masters students. If you would like to work under my supervision please contact me.

Current students

  • Director of studies of Iustin Dornescu‘s PhD thesis on Collaborative encyclopedias for question answering
  • Supervisor of Natalia Konstantinova‘s PhD thesis on Interactive Question Answering
  • Director of studies of Richard Evans‘s PhD thesis on Syntactic simplification
  • First supervisor of Luis Espinosa Anke’s Masters thesis on A definition extraction system for scientific podcast transcripts (2012 – 2013)

Past students

    • First supervisor of Renate Katharina Tilia Ellendorff’s Masters thesis on Information extraction – attribute extraction for Web People Search (WePS) (2011 – 2012)
    • First supervisor of Pedro Paulo Balage Filho’s Masters thesis on Sentiment Analysis Classification Using Deep Linguistic Knowledge (2011 – 2012) — doing a PhD at University of São Paulo, Brazil from autumn 2012
    • Second supervisor of Dinara Vakhitova’s Masters thesis on Conceptual representation in an ontology-to-text generator for the air quality domain (2011 – 2012)
    • Second supervisor of Munshi Asadullah’s Masters thesis on A Framework for Structural Ambiguity Resolution for Portuguese (2011 – 2012)
    • First supervisor of Gilda Tataei’s Masters thesis on English – Persian Parallel Corpus Building (2010 – 2011)
    • First supervisor of José Guilherme’s Masters thesis on Coreference Resolution for Portuguese using Parallel Corpora Word Alignment (2010 – 2011)
    • Second supervisor of Elena Manishina’s Masters thesis on Syntactic modeling of relative constructions in Russian (2010 – 2011)
    • Second supervisor of Ying Shen’s Masters thesis on English-Chinese Machine Translation and Human Translation Comparison: a View from Syntactic Model and Error Analysis (2010 – 2011)
    • First supervisor of Ashequl Qadir’s Masters thesis on Term frequency for extraction of explicit and implicit features from subjective sentences of customer reviews(2009 – 2010) — doing a PhD at The University of Utah, US from autumn 2010
    • First supervisor of Marcos Zampieri‘s Masters thesis on A Supervised Machine Learning Method for Word Sense Disambiguation of Portuguese Nouns (2009 – 2010) — doing a PhD in corpus linguistic at University of Cologne, Germany from autumn 2010
    • Second supervisor of Ibrahim Soumana’s Masters thesis on Interface en Langage Naturel pour le Langage SPARQL (2009 – 2010) — doing a PhD in question answering at Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France from autumn 2010
    • First supervisor of Lei Ying’s Masters thesis on Extracting multi-word verbs for computer aided translation (2009 – 2010)
  • Supervisor of Iustina Ilisei’s undergraduate research project on Term Translation for Cross-Lingual Question Answering (2007)
  • Supervisor of Simona Zbanca’s undergraduate project on Building corpora automatically (2006)
  • Supervisor of Oana-Andreea Chiorean’s undergraduate research project on Romanian Multi-document summarisation (2005)
  • Supervisor of Mihai Machison’s undergraduate research project on Named entity recognition for Romanian (2004)