Uppsala Universitet / Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi / Språkteknologi och datorlingvistik / Jörg Tiedemann
Academic Background
August 2015 - now
Professor of Language Technology at the Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki
September 2014 - July 2015
Senior Researcher at the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University
September 2009 - August 2014
Visiting Professor at the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University
September 2004 - August 2009
PostDoc researcher at the Department of Information Science/Humanities Computing (Informatiekunde), University of Groningen
January 2004 - August 2004
Lecturer in computational linguistics and coordinator for the language technology programme, Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University
2000 - 2003
Ph.D. at the Department of Linguistics, Uppsala University
2001 - 2002
Visiting Ph.D. student, Division of Informatics, Edinburgh University, UK
1997 - 1999
Research assistent, Department of Linguistics, Uppsala University
1991 - 1997
Masters in Computer Science (Diplom für Informatik), "Otto-von-Guericke" University, Magdeburg, Germany


Bitext Alignment
Synthesis Lecture on HLT
Morgan & Claypool Publishers (at Amazon)

Recent Projects

Efficient Algorithms for Natural Language Processing Beyond Sentence Boundaries - a project within the e-science collaboration eSSENCE
LetsMT! (2010-2012) - Building a Platform for Online Sharing of Training Data and Building User Tailored MT
  • OPUS - an open source parallel corpus
  • Uplug - tools for processing parallel corpora

Resources and Tools

Finished Projects

  • PACO-MT (2008-2011) - Parse and Corpus based Machine Translation
  • IMIX (2004-2007) - QA for Dutch using Dependency Relations
  • KOMA (2001-2004) - Corpus-based Machine Translation
  • MATS (2000-2001) - Methodology and Application of a MT System
  • PLUG (1997-1999) - Parallel Corpora in Linköping, Uppsala and Göteborg



Machine Translation (2014/2013/11/10/09)
Information Retrieval (2014/2013/11/10/09)
Natural Language Processing
Language Technology Project

Machine learning (2008/07/06/05)
Corpus linguistics (2005)

Corpus linguistics
Statistical algorithms in NLP
Computational lexicography
Machine translation
Document management


PhD students Master students Magister and Bachelor thesis