Second Phase of SFB 1102 IDeAL approved

The collaborative research centre 1102 “Information Denstity and Linguistic Encoding”, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), has been granted approx. 11 million euros for a four-year extension starting in July 2018. The CRC directed by Elke Teich...

Newly published overview article on IDeaL

Abstract We introduce IDeaL (Information Density and Linguistic Encoding), a collaborative research center that investigates the hypothesis that language use may be driven by the optimal use of the communication channel. From the point of view of linguistics, our...

New SFB Research Project approved

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved the Research Project B6 – Aspects of Information Density in Human and Machine Translation as of August 1st 2015. The Project will be coordinated by Prof. Josef van Genabith. More details coming...

UdS Graduate Centre inaugurated

On Monday, Saarland University opened its new Graduate Centre as a building in which young scientists will be able to work and organise meetings or small conferences. The opening ceremony for the Graduate Centre, which brought together researchers from all disciplines...

Radio interview with Elke Teich

In an interview with radio station SR 2 aired on April 16, Elke Teich gave an overview of the research conducted in the SFB 1102. You can access the audio file of the interview here.  ...