#Me
I am a PostDoc in the working group of Miriam Butt, Department of Linguistics, and PI in (and coordinator of) ADD-up, an international research project on augmenting deliberative democracy, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation from 2017 to 2020.

#News
12/17: LREC paper accepted
As a result of the work in FOR2011, ''A Multilingual Approach to Question Classification'' was accepted at LREC 2018 in Japan. Authors are: Aikaterini-Lida Kalouli, Katharina Kaiser, Annette Hautli-Janisz, Georg A. Kaiser and Miriam Butt.

11/17: CfP for VisLR III is out
The third edition of the VisLR workshop was accepted at LREC 2018 - for more information see vislr.dbvis.de. The deadline is January 12, 2018. Looking forward to your contributions!

10/17: Argument technology with ARG-tech and the BBC
I was part of the Argument Analytics Team that analyzed BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze on Abortion on Oct 11 2017 and BBC2's Special: Abortion on Trial on October 14. bbc.arg.tech gives more information on the project, for a look behind the scenes go here.

09/17: DGfS 2018 workshop program
The program for our workshop "Why Indeed? Questions at the Interface of Theoretical and Computational Linguistics", held from March 7 - 9 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany, is out!

08/17: Argument & Computation paper out
Mennatallah El-Assady and me analyze rhetorical strategies in German argumentative dialogs -- the paper can be found here.

07/17: ACL demo paper paper out
We present the first web-based Visual Analytics framework for the analysis of multi-party discourse data -- the paper is here.

12/16: VolkswagenStiftung "International Research in Computational Social Sciences" bid successful
Together with my PostDoc co-applicants Valentin Gold (University of Göttingen, Germany) and Brian Plüss (University of Dundee, Scotland), we got funding for our project "Augmented Deliberative Democracy (ADD-up): Computational Enhancement of Large-scale Public Arbitrations in Real Time", running from 2017 to 2020. See http://arg.tech/add-up for more information.

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