Projects

Area A

Situational Context and World Knowledge

ProjectTitleKeywordsPrincipal Investigators
A1Script-based Surprisal in On-Line Comprehensioncomprehension, scripts, schemas,
events, discourse, surprisal,
event-related potentials, eye-tracking
Matthew Crocker
A2Script Knowledge for Modelling Semantic Expectationcomputational linguistics,
crowdsourcing, script knowledge,
world knowledge, script mining, distributional models
Manfred Pinkal
Stefan Thater
A3Modelling the Information Density of Event Sequences in Textspsycholinguistics, computational linguistics,
crowdsourcing, script knowledge,
world knowledge, cognitive modeling, predictability
Stefan Thater
Vera Demberg
Manfred Pinkal
A4Language Comprehension and Cognitive Control Demands:
Adapting Information Density to Changing Situations and Individual Users
ID and channel capacity, language comprehension, aging,
dual tasking, driving simulation, natural language generation,
dialog systems, psycholinguistics
Jutta Kray
Vera Demberg
Dietrich Klakow
A5Distributing Referential Information across ModalitiespsycholinguisticsMaria Staudte

Area B

Discourse and Register

ProjectTitleKeywordsPrincipal Investigators
B1Information Density and Scientific Literacy in English:
Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives
diachronic linguistics, scientific discourse, register variation,
relative information density
Elke Teich
Hannah Kermes
B2Cognitive Modelling of Information Density for Discourse Relationspsycholinguistics,
computational modelling, discourse relations
Vera Demberg
B3Information Density and Fragments in Germancorpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, ellipsis,
fragments, German linguistics
Ingo Reich
B4Modeling and Measuring Information Density language modelling, long range dependencies, memoryDietrich Klakow
B5The Extraction of Complex Information and Encoding Density (EXCITED)computational linguistics, relation extraction, distant supervision
Hans Uszkoreit
B6 Aspects of Information Density in Human and Machine Translationmachine translationJosef van Genabith

Area C

Variation in Linguistic Encoding

ProjectTitleKeywordsPrincipal Investigators
C1Information Density and the Predictability of Phonetic Structurephonetics, speech processing,
syllable structure, collocations
Bernd Möbius
C3Information and Encoding Density in Comprehension and Productioncomprehension, production, encoding,
linear order, syntactic variation, surprisal,
event-related potentials, eye-tracking
Matthew Crocker
Ingo Reich
C4Mutual Intelligibility and Surprisal in Slavic Intercomprehension (INCOMSLAV)intercomprehension, Slavistiks, cross-lingual surprisalTania Avgustinova
Roland Marti
Dietrich Klakow
C5Information Density Aware Text-to-Speech Synthesistext-to-speech synthesis, voicebuilding,
acoustic correlates of information density
Ingmar Steiner