PhD students

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

Ibrahim Abu Farha Arabic NLP, Social Media Analysis, and Machine Learning  Personal page
Sara Albakry Human-computer interaction, human factors of security and privacy  
Abeer AlDayel Computational Social Scince, Stance detection and understanding in social media Personal page
Youssef Akram Al Hariri Social Computing Personal page
Ahmed Ali Multi-Dialect Arabic Broadcast Speech Recognition   
Mona Alqassim    
Mousa Al Rawahi    
Mattias Appelgren Interactive Task Learning, Human Robot Interaction, Symbol Grounding Personal page
Reinald Kim Amplayo Summarization and Generation, Sentence Representation Personal page
Daniela Antonova    
Mattias Appelgren NLP for robotics, grounded language processing, robot-human interaction Personal page
Kholoud Althobaiti Usable security and privacy, human factors of security and privacy  
Mohamed Bahgat Knowledge Representation, Question Answering, Deep Learning  
Esma Balkir    
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  
Arthur Brazinskas

Opinion Summarisation, variational inference, Bayesian machine learning

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Felipe Espic Calderon Speech Synthesis, Speech Processing, Audio and Music Signal Processing  Personal page
Ronald Cardenas Summarisation Personal page
Andrea Carmantini Model adaptation for end-to-end and hybrid speech recognition, multilingual models 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  
Mihai Dobre Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning, Complex Games Personal page
Mihaela Dragomir Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction design, Technology-Enhanced Learning, Technologies for people on the autism spectrum, Embodied Cognition  
Denis Emelin Non-literal machine translation, commonsense reasoning, model architecture, and natural language understanding Personal page
Joachim Fainberg Speech recognition, speech synthesis Personal page
Elaine Farrow Natural language processing and machine learning applied to educational technology Personal page
Seraphina Goldfarb-Tarrant Multilingual NLP, Fairness and Transparency 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    
Tom Hosking Natural language generation, in particular question generation Personal page
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

Piotr Jablonski    
Rafael Karampatsis (CDT) NLP and Machine Learning for Automatic Program Repair,  Contextual Embeddings Personal page
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
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
Chau Luu   Personal page
Jonathan Mallinson (CDT) Paraphrasing, generation, semantics, sentence compression, machine translation Personal page
Kate McCurdy   Personal page
Nick McKenna Semantics, machine learning, and entailment Personal page
Nikita Moghe   Personal page
Ibrahim Mutambik    
Elizabeth Nielsen
Prosody and information structure
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Silviu Oprea  (CDT)

Computational sarcasm detection, generation and interpretation Personal page
Tom Pelsmaeker Low-resource machine translation  
Katarzyna Pruś    
Duncan Reid Managing Death in the Context of an Digital Society  
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
Rimvydas Rubavicius Computational Semantics and Pragmatics, Interactive Task Learning  
John Saint    
Ramon Sanabria Unsupervised speech to text translation Personal page
Naomi Saphra

Training dynamics of neural NLP models

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Tom Sherborne Semantic parsing, natural language understanding, cross lingual modelling, domain adaptation and transfer learning for NLP.  Personal page
Philippa Shoemark (CDT)

Identifying and interpreting sociolinguistic variation in social media text

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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
Nora'Ayu Ahmad Uzir Learning Analytics, Information Visualization Personal page
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  
Daniel Wells Speech synthesis for low-resource languages Personal page
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