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Wiebke Petersen

Juniorprofessor (Assistant Professor) of Mathematical Linguistics


Wiebke Petersen
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Wiebke Petersen
Institute of Language and Information
Heinrich Heine University
Universitätsstraße 1
D-40225 Düsseldorf (Germany)


Research Interests

I am a computational linguist and a mathematician, my areas of interest include:

Publications


  • Ralf Naumann and Wiebke Petersen. (submitted). A Formalization of Frame Theory in Dependence Logic using (explicit) Strategies. in: Proceedings TbiLLC2013 (91)
  • Thomas Gamerschlag, Willi Geuder and Wiebke Petersen. (accepted). Glück auf, der Steiger kommt- A frame account of extensional and intensional "steigen".
  • Thomas Gamerschlag and Wiebke Petersen. (2013). Analyzing stative dimensional verbs in frames. Eds.: Anatol Stefanowitsch and Juliana Goschler. Yearbook of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association, 1, p. 3-23. Mouton de Gruyter. Berlin, Boston.
  • Thomas Gamerschlag and Wiebke Petersen and Liane Stroebel. (2013). Sitting, standing, and lying in frames: a frame-based approach to posture verbs. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Tbilisi Symposium on Language Logic and Computation. Eds.: Bezhanishvili, Löbner, Marra, and Richter. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7758, p.73-93. Springer. Heidelberg.
  • Ralf Naumann and Wiebke Petersen. (2013). An Analysis of Quantifier Scope Restrictions in Dependence Logic. In: Proceedings of the 19th Amsterdam Colloquium. Eds.: Maria Aloni, Michael Franke and Floris Roelofsen. p.163-170.
  • Wiebke Petersen and Thomas Gamerschlag. (2013). Why chocolate eggs can taste old but not oval: A frame-theoretic analysis of inferential evidentials. In: Frames and Concept Types. Applications in Language, Cognition, and Philosophy. Eds.: Thomas Gamerschlag, Doris Gerland, Rainer Osswald and Wiebke Petersen. Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy, 94, Springer. Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London.
  • Wiebke Petersen and Tanja Osswald. (2013). Concept Composition in Frames: Focusing on Genitive Constructions. In: Frames and Concept Types. Applications in Language, Cognition, and Philosophy. Eds.: Thomas Gamerschlag and Doris Gerland and Rainer Osswald and Wiebke Petersen. Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy, 94, Springer. Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London.
  • Wiebke Petersen and Simone Soubusta. (2013). Structure and Implementation of a Digital Edition of the Astadhyayi. In: Recent Researches in Sanskrit Computational Linguistics - Fifth International Symposium IIT Mumbai, India, January 2013 Proceedings. Eds.: Malhar Kulkarni. p. 320. D.K. Printworld.
  • (2013). Frames and Concept Types. Applications in Language, Cognition, and Philosophy. Eds.: Thomas Gamerschlag, Doris Gerland, Rainer Osswald and Wiebke Petersen. Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy, (94), Springer. Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London .
  • Thomas Gamerschlag and Wiebke Petersen. (2012). An analysis of the evidential use of German perception verbs. In: Selected Papers from UK-CLA Meetings. Eds.: Christopher Hart PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen and Tanja Osswald. (2012). A Formal Interpretation of Concept Types and Type Shifts. In: Cognitive Processes in Language. Eds.: Krzystztof Kosecki and Janusz Badio. Lodz Studies in Language, 25, p. 183-191. Peter Lang. Frankfurt. PDF
  • Franko Zeitz and Wiebke Petersen. (2012). Übersetzungsfehler in der Augenheilkunde. In: Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde. 230 (3), p. 275--279. E-Journal
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2010). Linear coding of non-linear hierarchies - revitalization of an ancient classification method. In: Advances in Data Analysis, Data Handling and Business Intelligence (Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation 2008). Eds.: A. Fink, B. Lausen, W. Seidel and A. Ultsch. Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization, 4, p. 307-316. Springer. Berlin, Heidelberg.PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen and Silke Hamann. (2010). On the generalizability of Paninis pratyahara-technique to other languages. In: Sanskrit Computational Linguistics - 4th International Symposium New Delhi, India. Eds.: G. N. Jha. LNCS, 6465, p. 21-38. Springer. Berlin. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2009). On the Construction of Sivasutra-Alphabets. In: Sanskrit Computational Linguistics. Eds.: Amba Kulkarni and Gerard Huet. LNAI, 5406, p. 7897. Spr. Berlin, Heidelberg. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2008). Type Signature Induction with FCAType. In: Proceedings of CLA 2006. Eds.: Yahia, S. and Nguifo, E.. LNAI, 4923, p. 275-280. Springer. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2008). Zur Minimalität von Paninis Sivasutras - Eine Untersuchung mit Methoden der Formalen Begriffsanalyse. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen, Jens Fleischhauer, Hakan Beseoglu and Peter Bücker. (2008). A frame-based analysis of synaesthetic metaphors. In: The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication New Prairie Press, 3. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen and Markus Werning. (2007). Conceptual Fingerprints: Lexical Decomposition by Means of Frames - a Neuro-cognitive Model. In: Conceptual Structures: Knowledge Architectures for Smart Applications Proceedings of ICCS 2007. Eds.: Uta Priss, Simon Polovina and Richard Hill. LNCS, 4604, p. 415-428. Spr. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2007). Representation of Concepts as Frames. In: Complex Cognition and Qualitative Science. Eds.: Jurgis Skilters, Fiorenza Toccafondi and Gerhard Stemberger. The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication, 2, p. 151-170. University of Latvia. PDF
  • James Kilbury, Wiebke Petersen and Christof Rumpf. (2006). Inheritance-based models of the lexicon. In: Advances in the Theory of the Lexicon. Eds.: Dieter Wunderlich. p. 429--477. Mouton de Gruyter. Berlin . PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2006). FCAType -- a System for Type Signature Induction. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Concept Lattices and their Applications (CLA 2006). Eds.: Sadok Ben Yahia and Engelbert Mephu Nguifo. Faculte des Sciences de Tunis, Universite Centrale. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2005). How Formal Concept Lattices Solve a Problem of Ancient Linguistics. In: Conceptual Structures: Common Semantics for Sharing Knowledge, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2005, Kassel, Germany, July 17-22, 2005. Eds.: F. Dau; M.-L. Mugnier & G. Stumme. LNCS, 3596, p. 337-352. Spr. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen and James Kilbury. (2005). What feature co-occurrence restrictions have to do with type signatures. In: Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Formal Grammar and Mathematics of Language (FG/MOL-05). p. 125-139. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2004). A Set-Theoretic Approach for the Induction of Inheritance Hierachies. In: Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science. Eds.: Lawrence S. Moss and Richard T. Oehrle. 53, Elsevier. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2004). A Mathematical Analysis of Panini's Sivasutras. In: JoLLI. 13 (4), p. 471-489. PDF
  • Rainer Osswald and Wiebke Petersen. (2003). A Logical Approach to Data-Driven Classification. In: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings of the 26th Annual German Conference on AI, KI 2003, Hamburg, Germany, September 15-18, 2003. Eds.: Andreas Günter, Rudolf Kruse and Bernd Neumann. LNCS, 2821, p. 267-281. Spr. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York. PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2003). A set-theoretical investigation of Panini's Sivasutras. In: Proceedings of the Eighth Meeting on Mathematics of Language (MOL-8). Bloomington IN . PDF
  • Rainer Osswald and Wiebke Petersen. (2002). Induction of Classifications from Linguistic Data. In: Proceedings of the ECAI-Workshop on Advances in Formal Concept Analysis for Knowledge Discovery in Databases. Lyon.PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2001). A Set-Theoretic Approach for the Induction of Inheritance Hierachies. In: Preproceedings of the Joint Conference on Formal Grammar and Mathematics of Language (FG/MOL-01). PDF
  • Wiebke Petersen. (1998). A Proof of Varchenko's Conjecture about Arrangements of Hyperplanes.
  • Adrian Czardybon, Oliver Hellwig and Wiebke Petersen. (In preparation). Automatic assignment of definiteness features in Polish.
  • Wiebke Petersen. (2nd book, "Habilitation", in preparation). Automatische Induktion von Typsignaturen mit Mitteln der Formalen Begriffsanalyse.
  • Ralf Naumann and Wiebke Petersen. (In preparation). Towards a frame-based analysis of event structures and aspectual classes.
  • Franko Zeitz and Wiebke Petersen. (In preparation). Dictionary of Ophthalmology: Constructing a (digital) multilingual dictionary.
  • (in preparation). Selected papers of the Concept Types and Frames conferences. Eds.: Thomas Gamerschlag and Doris Gerland and Rainer Osswald and Wiebke Petersen. Düsseldorf University Press.

Slides of talks

  • 07/2014 "Analyzing verb polysemy in frames - A case study of German 'steigen' (‘rise/climb’)" to be presented at the 5th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference in Lancaster, UK (together with Willi Geuder and Thomas Gamerschlag).
  • 05/2014 "Annotating and analyzing the Astadhyayi" to be presented at the CILC2014 International Conference on Corpus Linguistics in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (together with Oliver Hellwig).
  • 09/2013 "Towards a frame-based analysis of event structures and aspectual classes" presented at the 'Tenth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation' in Gudauri (together with Ralf Naumann).
  • 09/2013 "A Formalization of Frame Theory in Dependence Logic using (explicit) Strategies " presented at the 'Tenth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation' in Gudauri (together with Ralf Naumann).
  • 07/2013 "Extension of a multilingual medical lexicon by combined feature extraction methods" presented at the 'International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS 2013)' in Tilburg (together with Dennis Anuschewski, Pascal Chave and Philipp Franko Zeitz).
  • 02/2013 "Attribute und Werte im Düsseldorfer Frame-Modell" presented at the 'Workshop on Comparing Frame-Theories' in Düsseldorf. 08/2012 "Attributes or types? What are the fundamental frame elements?" presented at the '2nd Conference on Concept Types and Frames' in Düsseldorf.
  • 08/2012 "I'm still standing: A frame account of the polysemous meanings of posture verbs referring to standing" presented at the '2nd Conference on Concept Types and Frames' in Düsseldorf (together with Thomas Gamerschlag and Liane Ströbel). Wiebke Petersen - Curriculum Vitae p. 12
  • 07/2012 "Decomposing Posture Verbs into Frame Attributes" presented at the '4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference' in London (together with Thomas Gamerschlag).
  • 04/2012 "Representation techniques in Panini's Sanskrit grammar" presented at the 'Workshop on Finite-state Methods in Language Resources and Historical comparative Linguistics' in Düsseldorf.
  • 04/2012 "On Frames and their components" lecture given at the Tilburg University (on the invitation of Reinhard Muskens)
  • 03/2012 "Formalizing Panini's Descriptive Techniques" invited lecture given at the 'VIIe Journée Monde Indien' in Paris.
  • 01/2012 "Unlocking Panini's Astadhyayi" lecture given at the IIIT Hyderabad (on the invitation of Navjoti Singh)
  • 01/2012 "Pratyaharas versus features" lecture given at the University of Hyderabad (on the invitation of Amba Kulkarni)
  • 01/2012 "On the descriptive techniques for phonological classes in Panini's grammar" invited lecture given at the '15th World Sanskrit Conference' in New Delhi.
  • 09/2011 "Sitting, Standing, and Lying in Frames: a frame-based approach to stative verbs of location" presented at the 'Ninth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation' in Kutaisi (together with Thomas Gamerschlag and Liane Stroebel).
  • 09/2011 "Towards a radically attribute-centered perspective on frames" presented at the 'Ninth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation' in Kutaisi.
  • 08/2011 "On the economy of Paninis Sivasutras" invited lecture given at the 'International Workshop: Dimensions of Grammar - in honor of Paul Kiparsky' in Konstanz.
  • 07/2011 "Regelsysteme in Paninis Grammatik" invited lecture given at the 'Workshop on Finite-state Methods in NLP and Historical Linguistics - in honor of James Kilbury' in Düseldorf.
  • 12/2010 "On the generalizability of Panini's pratyahara-technique to other languages " presented at the 'Sanskrit Computational Linguistics- 4th International Symposium' in New Delhi (together with Silke Hamann).
  • 11/2010 "A Formal Interpretation of Frame Composition" presented at the '6th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication' in Riga (together with Tanja Osswald).
  • 10/2010 "A frame-theoretic analysis of stative verbs of location" presented at the 'DGKL 2010' in Bremen (together with Thomas Gamerschlag).
  • 10/2010 "Formal Frame Theory for Concept Composition and Decomposition" presented at the 'Symposium: Frames - A General Formal of Representations? as part of the KogWis 2010' in Potsdam.
  • 06/2010 "Approaches to a formal frame theory" presented at the 'Workshop on formal frame theories' in Düsseldorf.
  • 05/2010 "A formal interpretation of concepts types and type shifts" presented at the 'International Conference on Cognitive Processes in Language (CogLang 2010)' in Lodz (together with Tanja Osswald).
  • 03/2010 "An Analysis of Inferential Evidentials as Dimensional Shifts" presented at the '8th Conference on Semantics and Formal Modelling' in Nancy (together with Thomas Gamerschlag).
  • 07/2010 "An analysis of the evidential use of German perception verbs" presented at the '3rd UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference' in Hertfordshire (together with Thomas Gamerschlag). Wiebke Petersen - Curriculum Vitae p. 13
  • 01/2010 "Formalizing Barsalou's Frames" presented at the 'Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC)' in Amsterdam.
  • 08/2009 "A frame-theoretic account of inferential evidentials based on German perception verbs" presented at the 'Second Conference on Concept Types and Frames' in Düsseldorf (together with Thomas Gamerschlag).
  • 08/2009 "A formal interpretation of frame composition" presented at the '2nd International Conference on Concept Types and Frames' in Düsseldorf (together with Tanja Osswald).
  • 01,02/2009 Series of invited lectures "On the minimality of Paninis Sivasutras and "On the construction of Sivasutra-alphabets"
    • "French Institute of Pondicherry"PDF
    • "English and Foreign Languages University Hyderabad"PDF
    • "IIIT Hyderabad"PDF
    • IIT Bombay, seminar "Scientific Concepts in Sanskrit Texts", Prof. Malhar KulkarniPDF
    • IIT Bombay, "Center for Indian Language Technology Lab", Prof. Pushpak BhattacharyaPDF
  • 07/2008 "Linear coding of non-linear hierarchies - revitalization of an ancient classifi- cation method" presented at the '32nd Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation 2008' in Hamburg.
  • 07/2008 "Qualitative Citation Analysis Based on Formal Concept Analysis" presented at the '32th annual meeting of the Classification Society' in Hamburg (together with Petja Heinrich).
  • 12/2007 "A frame-based analysis of synaesthetic metaphors". Presentation at the "A Figure of Speech Conference on Metaphor" in Riga (with Jens Fleischhauer, Hakan Beseoglu, and Peter Bücker).
  • 08/2007 "Frames for sortal, relational, and functional concepts" presented at the '1st International Conference on Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition, and Science' in Düsseldorf.
  • 07/2007 "Conceptual Fingerprints: Lexical decomposition by means of frames - a neuro-cognitive model" presented at the 'ICCS 2007' in Sheffield (together with Markus Werning).
  • 12/2006 "Decomposing Concepts with Frames" presented at the 'Oswald Külpe - Aspects of a Qualitative Science; 2nd International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication' in Riga.
  • 11/2006 "FCAType- a system for type signature induction" presented at the '4th International Conference on Concept Lattices and their Applications (CLA 2006)' in Hammamet.
  • 10/2006 "Functional Concepts in Frames and Functional Concepts as Frames" presented at the 'Second International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association' in Munich.
  • 08/2005 presented at the 'Joint Conference on Formal Grammar and Mathematics of Language (FG/MOL-05)' in Edinburgh (together with James Kilbury). Wiebke Petersen - Curriculum Vitae p. 14
  • 07/2005 "How formal concept lattices solve a problem of ancient linguistics" presented at the '13th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2005' in Kassel.
  • 08/2003 "A logical approach to data-driven classification" presented at the 'KI2003' in Hamburg (together with Rainer Osswald).
  • 06/2003 "A set-theoretical investigation of Paninis Sivasutras" presented at the 'Eighth Meeting on Mathematics of Language (MOL-8)' in Bloomington, IN.
  • 11/2002 "Die Mächtigkeit natürlicher Sprachen, oder: Was macht das Schweizerdeutsche so komplex?"; Invited Presentation at the TU Dresden.
  • 07/2002 "Induction of classifications from linguistic data" presented at the 'ECAIWorkshop on Advances in Formal Concept Analysis for Knowledge Discovery in Databases' in Lyon (together with Rainer Osswald).
  • 08/2001 "A set-theoretic approach for the induction of inheritance hierarchies" presented at the 'Joint Conference on Formal Grammar and Mathematics of Language (FG/MOL-01)' in Helsinki.
  • 2000 Introduction to Formal Concept Analysis in German:

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