About me

I am a PhD student at the Department of Computational Linguistics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. My main supervisor is Prof. Rico Sennrich.

My research focuses on the application of machine learning to natural language processing. I am interested in systems that use data in multiple languages, and in how their quality can be evaluated.

Having a background in Computer Science and Philosophy, I graduated in 2019 from LMU Munich with an M. Sc. in Computational Linguistics. Previous stages include a research internship at Munich Re and teaching assistance with Prof. Hinrich Schütze at LMU.

I also have professional experience in full-stack web development, which is one of my favourite pastimes.


Recent Posts

The Limits of Minimal Sentence Pairs

Forced decisions between sentences are not always predictive of generated language.

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When MT Distillation Leads to Bias

Distilled translation models tend to overgeneralize.

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Evaluating Black-Box MT with Contrastive Conditioning

Why not use contrastive sources instead of contrastive translations?

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More General Stance Detection with x-Stance

Introducing a dataset for multilingual and multi-target stance detection.

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How to apply BERT to the task of named entity recognition.

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How NLP affects Gender Equality

A brief essay discussing problems for gender equality in my field of study.

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