Courses

Every course will take place every day over the two weeks of the fall school to ensure that students can receive credit for the courses at their home university under the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).

Course materials can be found on the Fall School Wiki

Each course is worth 9 credits (MA level). A certificate of attendance will be issued by the Department of Linguistics at Konstanz.

A computer room will be open in the evenings and coffee will be avaiable during the breaks.

Language: Talks will be in English. Courses will be held in English; the language of the fall school will be English and German.

You don't need to be a member of the DGfS to attend!

Course 1: Sentiment Analysis: Subjectivity, Opinion and Point of View
9.30 - 11am


Michael Strube (EML Research gGmbH Heidelberg)

Course 2: Anaphora Resolution
11.30am - 1pm

Massimo Poesio (University of Essex and Universita di Trento), Yannick Versley (CiMeC, Rovereto) and Kepa Rodriguez (Universita di Trento)

Course 3: LFG Grammar Development and Semantic Construction (XLE and XFR)
2 - 3.30pm


Miriam Butt (Universität Konstanz) and Richard Crouch (Powerset Inc., Microsoft),

Course 4: Data-driven and Hybrid Approaches to Machine Translation
4 - 5.30pm


Martin Forst (Powerset) and Alexander Fraser (IMS)