PhD students

PhD students take part in research projects in various areas, working towards their degree.

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Youssef Al Hariri Social Computing and Social Science Analysis  
Aljawharah Alabdullatif   Personal page
Abeer AlDayel Natural Language Processing and Computational Social Science Personal page
Alham Aji Distributed neural networks, neural machine translation Personal page
Sara Albakry Human-computer interaction, human factors of security and privacy  
Ahmed Ali Multi-Dialect Arabic Broadcast Speech Recognition   
Mona Alqassim    
Mousa Al Rawahi    
Reinald Kim Amplayo Summarization and Generation, Sentence Representation Personal page
Stefanos Angelidis Neural document modeling, sentiment analysis and summarization Personal page
Daniela Antonova    
Mattias Appelgren NLP for robotics, grounded language processing, robot-human interaction  
Kholoud Althobaiti Usable security and privacy, human factors of security and privacy  
Mohamed Bahgat Knowledge Representation, Question Answering, Deep Learning  
Esma Balkir    
Sameer Bansal Unsupervised learning, unsupervised speech processing for zero/low resource languages, and machine learning

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Toms Bergmanis Unsupervised learning for NLP, morphology, distributed word embeddings, neural networks for NLP   
Sander Bijl de Vroe Temporal semantics for NLP, Distributional and Formal semantics, Machine Translation  
Nikolay Bogoychev GPU algorithms for NLP Personal page
Arthur Brazinskas

Opinion Summarisation, variational inference, Bayesian machine learning

 
Christian Buck    
Felipe Espic Calderon Speech Synthesis, Speech Processing, Audio and Music Signal Processing  Personal page
Arlene Casey

Discourse analysis, Information extraction, Text and data analytics , Argument quality in scientific publications

 
Lushi Chen NLP and machine learning for mental health and social media text Personal page
Jianpeng Cheng Semantic parsing and variational inference Personal page
Carol Chermaz Signal processing and audio prosthetics  
Nicolas Collignon Active learning, inductive learning, concept learning, computational models of higher level cognition  
Anna Currey Multi-task learning for neural machine translation Personal page
Marco Damonte Semantic Parsing Personal page 
Mihai Dobre Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning, Complex Games Personal page
Li Dong Question Answering, Semantic Parsing Personal page
Mihaela Dragomir Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction design, Technology-Enhanced Learning, Technologies for people on the autism spectrum, Embodied Cognition  
Daniel Duma Context-based citation recommendation, natural language processing, information retrieval Personal page
Joachim Fainberg Speech recognition, speech synthesis Personal page
Elaine Farrow Natural language processing and machine learning applied to educational technology Personal page
Avashna Govender Speech synthesis, speech perception and machine learning Personal page
Kathrin Haag Automatic animation with Deep Neural Networks Personal page
Serhii Havrylov Unsupervised learning, emergence of language, structure induction Personal page
Zack Hodari Speech synthesis, machine learning, prosody modelling, expressive SPSS Personal page
David Hodges    
Javad Hosseini   (ATI) Semantics, Machine Learning, Structured Prediction, Learning Textual Entailment Personal page
Craig Innes

  Models of decision making, preference change, and reasoning about unawareness

 
Amy Isard Natural Language Generation, Dialogue Systems, Human Computer Interaction Personal page
Piotr Jablonski    
Rafael Karampatsis (CDT)    
Dilara Kekulluoglu Privacy on Social Media, Computational Social Science, Natural Language Processing Personal page
Ondrej Klejch Lightly supervised and semi-supervised methods for automatic speech recognition Personal page
Ben Krause Recurrent neural networks, optimization, character level language modeling, transfer and multitask learning.  
Chunchuan Lyu Semantics, deep learning, relational learning Personal page
Bowen Li    

Jiangming Liu

Semantic Parsing

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Yang Liu Discourse analysis, document modeling Personal page
Clare Llewellyn Social media, text and data analytics, summarisation, argument mining and digital libraries.  Personal page
Jonathan Mallinson (CDT) Paraphrasing, generation, semantics, sentence compression, machine translation Personal page
Ibrahim Mutambik    

Silviu Oprea  (CDT)

Computational sarcasm detection, generation and interpretation Personal page
Nikos Papasarantopoulos Semantics Personal page
Joana Ribeiro Spectral Learning for NLP   
Alexander Robertson    
Srikanth Ronanki Prosody modelling, Speech synthesis Personal page
Matt Rounds (CDT) Cognitive modelling, visual attention, machine learning, bayesian nonparametrics, deep learning Personal page
Joanna Rownicka Robust Broadcast Speech Recognition Personal page
John Saint    
Naomi Saphra Representation learning, social media, curriculum learning Personal page
Philippa Shoemark (CDT)

Identifying and interpreting sociolinguistic variation in social media text

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Arabella Sinclair Modelling adaption in dialogue, linguistic complexity prediction, L2 tutoring strategy   Personal page
Mark Sinclair (DTA) Speaker Diarization. Personal page
Akash Srivastava Interactive Machine Learning, Graphical models and Variational Inference. Personal page
Mohammad Tahaei Usable security and privacy  
Jason Taylor Speech Recognition, Speech Synthesis and Pronunciation Mining Personal page
Leimin Tian Affective Computing including multimodal emotion recognition, emotion modeling and expressive speech synthesis.   Personal page
John Torr Minimalism and Computational Linguistics. Personal page
Nora'Ayu Ahmad Uzir Learning Analytics, Information Visualization Personal page
Clara Vania (CDT)

Representation Learning, Morphology, Multilingual NLP

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Pablo Leon Villagra Representation learning, causal inference, function learning, expertise, generalization, transfer Personal page
Bailin Wang Semantic parsing, builing natural language interface with weak supervisions   Personal page
Zezhong Wang    
Sabine Weber Semantics, machine learning and knowledge graphs  
Jennifer Williams Speech synthesis, adversarial methods for speech, ethical issues in speech technology Personal page
David Wilmot Multimodal understanding/generation of Narratives  
Dominik Wurzer    
Yumo Xu Cross-lingual Summarization Personal page