I am a Computational Linguist researcher at the DFG project "Grammar Formalisms beyond Context-Free Grammars and their use for Machine Learning Tasks" headed by Laura Kallmeyer.

Abteilung für Computerlinguistik, Institut für Sprache und Information, Philosophische Fakultät, University of Düsseldorf

Address: Universitätsstr. 1 /, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)211 81-11705
Email: kaeshammer@phil.uni-duesseldorf.de


Miriam Kaeshammer (2015): Hierarchical Machine Translation With Discontinuous Phrases. Proceedings of the Tenth Workshop on Statistical Machine Translation, EMNLP, Lisbon, September 2015.
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Miriam Kaeshammer and Anika Westburg (2014): On Complex Word Alignment Configurations. Proceedings of the 9th Edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2014), Reykjavik, May 2014.
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Wolfgang Maier, Miriam Kaeshammer, Peter Baumann, Sandra Kübler (2014): Discosuite - A Parser Test Suite for German Discontinuous Structures. Proceedings of the 9th Edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2014), Reykjavik, May 2014.
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Miriam Kaeshammer (2013): Synchronous Linear Context-Free Rewriting Systems for Machine Translation. Seventh Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Structure in Statistical Translation (SSST-7), NAACL-HLT 2013 Workshop, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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Wolfgang Maier, Miriam Kaeshammer and Laura Kallmeyer (2012): PLCFRS Parsing Revisited: Restricting the Fan-Out to Two. Eleventh International Conference on Tree Adjoining Grammars and Related Formalisms (TAG+11), Paris, France.
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Miriam Kaeshammer and Vera Demberg (2012): German and English Treebanks and Lexica for Tree-Adjoining Grammars. Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012), Istanbul, May 2012.
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Miriam Kaeshammer and Dominikus Wetzel (2011): Enriching Phrase-Based Statistical Machine Translation with POS Information. Proceedings of the Student Research Workshop associated with RANLP 2011, pages 33-40, Hissar, Bulgaria, 13 September 2011.
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Mini Bio

Since 01/2012: University of Düsseldorf

Participant of the following summer schools: ESSLLI 2012, ESSLLI 2013, LxMLS 2014 (awarded an Amazon grant), ESSLLI 2014, ESSLLI 2015

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Language Science and Technology, Saarland University.
Thesis title: A German Treebank and Lexicon for Tree-Adjoining Grammars

Internship at Microsoft Dublin, Ireland

Erasmus/Sokrates Exchange: Université Paris 7 Diderot, France

B.A. in International Studies in Computational Linguistics, University of Tübingen.
Thesis title: A Finite-State Approach to Schwa/Zero Alternations in French


Chair of the ESSLLI 2015 Student Session, held at ESSLLI 2015 in Barcelona

"Language and Computation" area chair of the ESSLLI 2014 Student Session, held at ESSLLI 2014 in Tübingen

Organizing committee of ESSLLI 2013, held in Düsseldorf


SS 2013: Statistical Machine Translation (4 SWS, together with Christian Wurm)