PhD students

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

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Alham Aji Distributed neural networks, neural machine translation Personal page
Sara Albakry Human-computer interaction, human factors of security and privacy  
Ahmed Ali The British University in Dubai Speech recognition  
Mona Alqassim    
Mousa Al Rawahi    
Stefanos Angelidis Neural document modeling, sentiment analysis and summarization.  Personal page
Daniela Antonova    
Mattias Appelgren NLP for robotics, grounded language processing, robot-human interaction  
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
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    
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 Parsin. 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
Federico Fancellu Cross-lingual annotation and information extraction, negation, SMT, parsing. Personal page 
Spandana Gella Scene Understanding, Action Recognition in Images, Integration of Language and Vision.  Personal page

Sorcha Gilroy (CDT)

Machine translation, formal graph languages.   
Philip Gorinski Analysis and Summarization for Movie Scripts.    
Avashna Govender Machine learning, speech processing, speech synthesis Personal page
Kathrin Haag Automatic animation with Deep Neural Networks 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)    
Ondrej Klejch Lightly supervised and semi-supervised methods for automatic speech recognition.  
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


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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
Andrew McLeod Computational Music Analysis, Automatic Music Transcription, Natural Language Processing  Personal page
Ibrahim Mutambik    
Alexandros Papadopoulos-Korfiatis    
Dimitris Papadopoulos Computer vision, eye-tracking research and natural language processing. 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) Linguistic alignment & spreading phenomena in social media, Agent-based models of language change.  Personal page
Arabella Sinclair    
Mark Sinclair (DTA) Speaker Diarization. Personal page
Akash Srivastava Interactive Machine Learning, Graphical models and Variational Inference. Personal page
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
Sabine Weber Semantics, machine learning and knowledge graphs  
Dominik Wurzer