Personal Information

Name
Dr. Christian M. Meyer
Position
Senior Researcher 
Affiliation
UKP-TUDA | AIPHES
E-Mail
meyer at ukp.informatik.tu-da...
Phone
+49 (6151) 16 25293
Fax
+49 (6151) 16 25295
Office
S2|02 B113
Address
TU Darmstadt - FB 20 
Hochschulstraße 10 
64289 Darmstadt
Germany
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Work Information

I am a principal investigator in the research training group AIPHES, where I am responsible for guiding theme D2 "Manual and Automatic Quality Assessment of Summaries from Heterogeneous Sources" and for the group's knowledge transfer and corpus activities.

My research interests include:

  • Intelligent Writing Assistance
  • Interactive Machine Learning
  • Lexical Resources and Collaborative Lexicography
  • Natural Language Learning
  • Inter-rater Agreement

Selected Publications

Tobias Falke, Christian M. Meyer, and Iryna Gurevych:
Concept-Map-Based Multi-Document Summarization using Concept Co-Reference Resolution and Global Importance Optimization, in: Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), to appear.
PDF | BibTeX

Iryna Gurevych, Christian M. Meyer, Carsten Binnig, Johannes Fürnkranz, Kristian Kersting, Stefan Roth, and Edwin Simpson:
Interactive Data Analytics for the Humanities, in: Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference (CICLing), to appear.
PDF | BibTeX | Book

Avinesh P.V.S. and Christian M. Meyer:
Joint Optimization of User-desired Content in Multi-document Summaries by Learning from User Feedback, in: Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2017), p. 1353–1363, August 2017.
PDF | BibTeX

Christian M. Meyer and Andrea Abel:
User Participation in the Era of the Internet, in P. A. Fuertes Olivera (Ed.): The Routledge Handbook of Lexicography, p. (to appear), London: Routledge, 2017.
PDF | BibTeX | Book

Christian M. Meyer, Judith Eckle-Kohler, and Iryna Gurevych:
Semi-automatic Detection of Cross-lingual Marketing Blunders based on Pragmatic Label Propagation in Wiktionary, in: Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), p. 2071–2081, December 2016. Osaka, Japan.
PDF | BibTeX | Software | Proceedings

Sascha Wolfer, Thomas Bartz, Tassja Weber, Andrea Abel, Christian M. Meyer, Carolin Müller-Spitzer, and Angelika Storrer:
The effectiveness of lexicographic tools for optimising written L1-texts. International Journal of Lexicography, p. (to appear), Advance Access since October 2016..
PDF | BibTeX | Journal

Christian M. Meyer, Darina Benikova, Margot Mieskes, and Iryna Gurevych:
MDSWriter: Annotation tool for creating high-quality multi-document summarization corpora, in: Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: System Demonstrations (ACL), p. 97–102, August 2016. Berlin, Germany.
PDF | BibTeX | Software | Proceedings

Christian M. Meyer und Johann Frerik Koch:
Computer-assisted stylistic revision with incomplete and noisy feedback. A pilot study, in: Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (NAACL-BEA), p. 42–52, Juni 2016. San Diego, CA, USA.
PDF | BibTeX | Proceedings

Christian M. Meyer and Iryna Gurevych:
Methoden bei kol­la­bo­ra­tiven Wörter­büchern (Methods in collaborative dictionaries), Lexicographica, Vol. 30(1): 187–212, November 2014.
PDF | BibTeX | Journal

Christian M. Meyer, Margot Mieskes, Christian Stab, and Iryna Gurevych:
DKPro Agreement: An Open-Source Java Library for Measuring Inter-Rater Agreement, in: Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: System Demonstrations (COLING), p. 105–109, August 2014. Dublin, Ireland.
PDF | BibTeX | Additional Material | Proceedings

Christian M. Meyer:
Wiktionary: The Metalexicographic and the Natural Language Processing Perspective, Dissertation, Technische Uni­ver­si­tät Darmstadt, tuprints 3654, October 2013.
PDF (screen version) | PDF (print version) | BibTeX | Additional Material

Christian M. Meyer and Iryna Gurevych:
Wiktionary: A new rival for expert-built lexicons? Exploring the possibilities of collaborative lexicography, chapter 13 in S. Granger and M. Paquot (Eds.): Electronic Lexicography, p. 259–291, Oxford: Oxford University Press, November 2012.
PDF | BibTeX | Book

Iryna Gurevych, Judith Eckle-Kohler, Silvana Hartmann, Michael Matuschek, Christian M. Meyer, and Christian Wirth:
UBY – A Large-Scale Unified Lexical-Semantic Resource Based on LMF, in: Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), p. 580–590, April 2012. Avignon, France.
[among top cited papers at EACL conferences according to Google Scholar!]
PDF | BibTeX | Additional Material | Proceedings

Christian M. Meyer and Iryna Gurevych:
OntoWiktionary – Constructing an Ontology from the Collaborative Online Dictionary Wiktionary, chapter 6 in M. T. Pazienza and A. Stellato (Eds.): Semi-Automatic Ontology Development: Processes and Resources, p. 131–161, Hershey, PA: IGI Global, February 2012.
PDF | BibTeX | Additional Material | Book

Christian M. Meyer and Iryna Gurevych:
What Psycholinguists Know About Chemistry: Aligning Wiktionary and WordNet for Increased Domain Coverage, in: Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), p. 883–892, November 2011. Chiang Mai, Thailand.
[among top cited papers at IJCNLP conferences according to Google Scholar!]
PDF | BibTeX | Additional Material | Proceedings

Christian M. Meyer and Iryna Gurevych:
Worth its Weight in Gold or Yet Another Resource – A Comparative Study of Wiktionary, Open­Thesaurus and Germa­Net, in A. Gelbukh (Ed.): Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference (CICLing), (= Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6008), p. 38–49, Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer, March 2010.
PDF | BibTeX | Additional Material | Book

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Publications

Additional Attributes

Type

Concept-Map-Based Multi-Document Summarization using Concept Coreference Resolution and Global Importance Optimization

Tobias Falke, Christian M. Meyer, Iryna Gurevych
In: Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, p. (to appear), November 2017
[Inproceedings]

User participation in the era of the internet

Christian M. Meyer, Andrea Abel
In: The Rutledge Handbook of Lexicography, p. 735-753, October 2017
Routledge
[Online-Edition: https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Lexicography/Fuertes-Olivera/p/book/9781138941601]
[InCollection]

Förderung von Diagnosekompetenzen durch simulationsbasiertes Lernen im Lehramtsstudium

Michael Sailer, Jan Kiesewetter, Christian M. Meyer, Martin R. Fischer, Iryna Gurevych, Frank Fischer
In: Educational Research and Governance. Abstractband zur Tagung der Sektion „Empirische Bildungsforschung“ (AEPF), September 2017
[Online-Edition: https://aepf2017.de/]
[Inproceedings]

Joint Optimization of User-desired Content in Multi-document Summaries by Learning from User Feedback

Avinesh P.V.S., Christian M. Meyer
In: Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2017), Vol. Volume 1: Long Paper, p. 1353-1363, July 2017
Association for Computational Linguistics
[Online-Edition: http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/P17-1124]
[Inproceedings]

Interactive Data Analytics for the Humanities

Iryna Gurevych, Christian M. Meyer, Carsten Binnig, Johannes Fürnkranz, Kristian Kersting, Stefan Roth, Edwin Simpson
In: Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference, p. (to appear), April 2017
Springer
[InCollection]

Fallsimulationen und automatisches adaptives Feedback mittels Künstlicher Intelligenz in digitalen Lernumgebungen

Claudia Schulz, Michael Sailer, Jan Kiesewetter, Christian M. Meyer, Iryna Gurevych, Frank Fischer, Martin R. Fischer
In: e-teaching.org-Themenspecial „Was macht Lernen mit digitalen Medien erfolgreich?“, 2017
[Article]

Research Projects and Grants

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Professional Activities

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Posters and Talks

16.03.2017: Kollaborative Lexikographie - Strukturen, Dynamik und Zusammensetzung gemeinschaftlicher Wortschätze. 53. Jahrestagung des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache: Wortschätze. Dynamik, Muster, Komplexität. Mannheim, Germany.
Slides | Conference

15.12.2016: Semi-automatic Detection of Cross-lingual Marketing Blunders based on Pragmatic Label Propagation in Wiktionary. 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING). Osaka, Japan.
Poster | Conference

11.11.2016: Journalism meets Computer Science. AIPHES Knowledge Transfer Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany.
Slides | Conference

16.06.2016: Computer-assisted stylistic revision with incomplete and noisy feedback. 11th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA), San Diego, CA, USA.
Slides | Conference

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Teaching and Student Guidance

I'm involved in the following courses:

I am the main supervisor of the following Ph.D. students:

  • Avinesh PVS: Computer-assisted Multi-document Summarization and Evaluation, Research Training Group AIPHES, since 10/2015.

I (co-)supervise the following Ph.D. students:

  • Ji-Ung Lee: Transfer Learning Methods for Test Difficulty Prediction (working title). Technische Universität Darmstadt, from 09/2017.
  • Tobias Falke: Structured summaries of complex contents, Research Training Group AIPHES, since 11/2015.

I have supervised the following student projects, B.Sc. and M.Sc. theses:

  • Jannis Hoppe (with Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych): Grammatical error correction with word and character aware recurrent neural networks, Bachelor Thesis, Technische Universität Darmstadt, December 2016.
  • Sven Bräutigam (with Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych): Empirical exploration of writing strategies to German multi-document summaries. Master Thesis, Technische Universität Darmstadt, January 2016.
  • Darina Benikova: A multi-document summarization corpus for German, Internship, Research Training Group AIPHES, 2015.
  • Marcel Wlotzka (with Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych): Context-sensitive Lookup of Lexical Information with Stream-based Disambiguation Methods. Master Thesis, Technische Universität Darmstadt, June 2015.
  • Johann Frerik Koch (with Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych): An interactive writing environment for visualizing text quality indicators. Master Thesis, Technische Universität Darmstadt, December 2014.
  • Michael Stahr (with Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych): Adaptive Visualization of Lexical Information for Computer-assisted Writing. Bachelor Thesis, Technische Universität Darmstadt, December 2014.
  • Christian Kirschner (with Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych): Kombination mehrerer lexikalisch-semantischer Ressourcen durch multiple Alignments von Wortbedeutungen (Combining multiple lexical-semantic resources using multiple word sense alignments). Master Thesis, Technische Universität Darmstadt, December 2012.
  • Bastian Laur (with Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych): Mining Word Sense Disambiguated Translations from Wiktionary. Bachelor Thesis, Technische Universität Darmstadt, August 2011.
  • Navid Imani (with Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych): Graph-based Techniques for Automatic Dictionary Alignment. IREP research project with Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada. Summer 2010.

Together with Stefan Radomski, I organize the specialized Master program "Internet- and Web-based Systems" that is coordinated by Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych and Prof. Dr. Max Mühlhäuser.

Biographical Information

I received a M.Sc. in Computer Science and a Dr.-Ing. (PhD) from the Technische Universtität Darmstadt, Germany.

Personal Interests

I've recently published a short crime story "Der Tod und die Steuer" at the 1. Zwingenberger Krimiwettbewerb (in German). You might also want to take a look at my personal homepage: http://www.christian-meyer.org.

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