Prof. Dr. Walt Detmar Meurers
Graduate Advising

Current PhD advisees:

  • Zarah Weiss
    • An Integrative Approach to Linguistic Complexity Analysis for German (working title)
  • Björn Rudzewitz
    • Learning Analytics in Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning (working title)
  • Heiko Holz (LEAD)
    • Explicitly modeling linguistic competences in a multimodal serious game for dyslexic children (working title)
  • Gabriella Daroczy (LEAD)
    • Linguistics and Mathematical Factors in Word Problem Solving (working title)
    • (as second advisor, first advisor Hans-Christoph Nürk)
  • Serge Bibauw (UC Louvain)

  

Graduated PhD advisees:

  

External PhD committee member for:

  

MA advisor of:

  • Vivian Fresen, 2019 (as second advisor; first advisor: Sonja Utz)
    • Automatic classification of different dimensions of informa- tional support in work-related forums: A machine learning approach using NLP features
  • Arseniy Mstislavskiy, 2019
    • The Ostrog Bible as an Old Church Slavonic Corpus Resource
  • Rebecca Long, 2019 (as second advisor; first advisor: Harald Baayen=
    • Enhancing the TASA Corpus for Analysis Using Naive Discriminative Learning
  • Sarah Schneider, 2018
    • Automatic Question Generation to Support Coherent Writing
  • Sabrina Galasso, 2018
    • Automated C-Test Difficulty Prediction: Integrating Lexical, Sentence, and Text Features in a Multi-Lingual Perspective
  • Alla Münch, 2018
    • Socio-Cultural Differences in the Rhetorical Structure of Scientific Abstracts
  • Eduard Schaf, 2018
    • Automatic Visual Input Enhancement for Russian with Intelligent Feedback
  • Kathrin Adlung, 2018
    • Integrating Corpus Data and Scaffolding Feedback into an English Vocabulary Learning App
  • Kevin Mann, 2018
    • An Adaptive Study Feature on Authentic English Texts for VIEW
  • Aleksandar Dimitrov, 2018
    • VIEW 2.0: An Extensible Platform for Web Based Interactive Language Learning and Research
  • Ben Campbell, 2017
    • An Analysis of Inconsistencies and Annotation Errors in Dependency Treebanks for English, German and Finnish
  • Yevgen Karpenko, 2017
    • Extending a Personal Assistant System to Support Complex Contextual Interaction
  • Daniela Stier, 2017
    • Natural Language Characteristics for On-Board Applications -- From Shallow Analysis to Deeper Characterization of Variability
  • David Bausch, 2017 (as second advisor, first advisor: Kurt Eberle)
    • Non-Monotonic Part-of-Speech Tagging in Iterative Natural Language Processing
  • Anastasiia Didkovska, 2017
    • Identifying the Impact of the Native Language on Linguistic Complexity in English Second Acquisition: A computational linguistic analysis of a large-scale educational resource
  • Zarah Weiß, 2017
  • Anastasia Gorbunova, 2017 (as second advisor, first advisor: Çağrı Çöltekin)
    • Predicting depression from online communi- cation: comparison of three classification techniques
  • Alina Ladygina, 2017
    • Native language identification for Russian using referential features
  • Cornelius Fath, 2017
    • Information Source Detection for Automatic Short Answer Scoring
  • Stanislav Reichert, 2017 (as second advisor)
    • Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Classical Japanese: How can CALL support and learn from classical languages?
  • Anna-Lena Kast, 2017 (as second advisor, first advisor: Ingo Hertrich)
    • Verfällt die deutsche Sprache? Sprachwandel im Deutschen, der Einfluss des Englischen und die Entwicklung des Stellenwerts der deutschen Sprache in den vergangen Jahren
  • Björn Rudzewitz, 2016
    • An Integrated Approach to Answer Selection in Question Answering: Exploring Multiple Information Sources and Domain Adaptation
  • Spyridoula Georgatou, 2016
    • Approaching readability features in Greek school books
  • Maryam Geranmayeh, 2016 (as second advisor; first advisor Ingo Hertrich)
    • Connecting the Intelligibility of Speech to Linguistic and Cognitive Measures of Complexity: Perception of Accelerated Synthetic Speech
  • Tobias Kolditz, 2015
    • Generating Questions for German Text
  • Lilyana Nikolova, 2015
    • Readability Classification for Bulgarian
  • Maria Chinkina, 2015
    • Form-focused Language-aware Information Retrieval
  • Yulia Svetashova, 2015
    • C-Test Item Difficulty Prediction: Exploring the Linguistic Characteristics of C-Tests Using Machine Learning
  • Stefanie Wolf, 2015
    • The influence of syntactic categories on distributional similarity: Experiments on generating distractors for second language learning
  • Ulla König-Cardanobile, 2015
    • Corpus Analysis of Child-Directed Speech
  • Willy Cheung, 2014
    • Improving Alignment-Based Content Assessment: Contextualizing Alignments Using Transformation-Based Error-Driven Learning
  • Vladlena Serveeva, 2014
    • Conceptualizing Anthropomorphic In-vehicle Speech Dialog Systems: Effects of Prompt Language and Persona Traits on User Satisfaction
  • Andreas Rudin, 2014
    • A Parallel Suffix Array Approach to Statistical Spell, Grammar and Style Checking
  • Janina Simone (née Kopp), 2013
    • On Characterizing German Interlanguage Part-of-Speech Classes: Multilevel Categories as Bridge between Empirical Observations and Linguistic Generalizations
  • Sarah Schulz, 2013
    • On Tokenization Automatic extraction of semantic multiword units for meaning-based tasks
  • Julia Hancke, 2013
    • Automatic Prediction of CEFR Proficiency Levels Based on Linguistic Features of Learner Language
  • Danilo Schäfer, 2012
    • Faktoren beim Erwerb der Aussprache einer Fremdsprache: linguistische, biologische, psychologische und soziologische Aspekte - Versuch eines exemplarischen disziplinübergreifenden Überblicks
  • Laura Kassner, 2012
    • Harvesting paraphrases from recurring sequences in aligned bilingual corpora - From data-induced units to linguistically interpretable categories
  • Julia Krivanek, 2012
    • Investigating Syntactic Alternations as Characteristic Features of Learner Language
  • Ekaterina P. Volkova, 2011
    • PETaLS: Perception of Emotions in Text — a Linguistic Simulation
  • Desislava Zhekova, 2010
    • Automatic extraction of examples for Word Sense Disambiguation
  • Niels Ott, 2009
    • Information Retrieval for Language Learning - An Exploration of Text Difficulty Measures
  • Ramon Ziai, 2009
    • A Flexible Annotation-Based Architecture for Intelligent Language Tutoring Systems