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Ulf Hermjakob, Ph.D.

Computer Scientist


Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin
Diplom, Computer Science, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

Research Summary

Current research

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Tools to support human translators of no-resource languages
Machine translation, with current focus on low-resource languages
Foreign languages, grammar

Previous research

Abstract Meaning Representation
Universal romanization tool uroman
Translation tool Chinese Room to enable people to translate from low-resource languages (such as Uyghur or Zulu) to English, even without any prior knowledge of the source language
Computer-based foreign language learning (Tactical Language Training)
Question answering


ACL 2018 Best Demo Paper Award for: Out-of-the-box Universal Romanization Tool uroman


Instructor at USC