Prof. Dr. Erhard Hinrichs

Tel.: extern

E-Mail: hinrichs (at) ids-mannheim.de

 

Prof. Dr. Erhard Hinrichs

Function

Senior Researcher in the Department of Digital Linguistics/Research Infrastructures

Education

1985 Ph.D. Linguistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus

1985 M.A.  Linguistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus

1981 Staatsexamen, English and Protestant Theology, University of Tübingen

Professional Experience

since 2019 Senior Researcher in the Department of Digital Linguistics/Research Infrastructures, Leibniz Institute for the German Language, Mannheim, Germany

since 1991 Full Professor and Chair of General and Computational Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Tübingen, Germany

2004–2010 Associate Dean of Research of the Faculty of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Tübingen

2004 Visiting Professor, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University, Sweden

1999 Visiting Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Illinois, USA

1997–2016 Distinguished Consulting Professor for Computational Linguistics, The Ohio State University, Department of Linguistics, USA

1993–1994 Senior Fellow in the Visiting Professor Program of NTT Laboratories, NTT Information Science Laboratory, Yokosuka, Japan

1989–1990 Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science, Saarland University, Germany

1987–1990 Assistant Professor of Linguistics, University of Illinois, USA

1987–1990 Research Fellow in Cognitive Science, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois, USA

1985–1987 Research Scientist in Artificial Intelligence, Bolt Beranek and Newman Laboratories, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Scholarships, Awards and Administrative Functions

since 2019 Member of the Advisory Board of the KULTSAM Project funded by the Leibniz-Gemeinschaft

since 2019 Member of the International Advisory Board of the CLARIN-DARIAH Bulgarian Infrastructure Project (ClaDa-BG)

since 2017 Member of the Scientific Committee of the Centro interdisciplinare di richerche per la Computerizzazioni dei segni dell’espressione at the University Cattolica Milano

since 2016 Honorary Life-long member of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA)

2012–2015 Member of the International Advisory Board of the CLARIN-NL Project

since 2008 National Coordinator of CLARIN-D and Member of the National Coordinators’ Forum of CLARIN-ERIC

2008–2016 Member of the Executive Board of the European Research Infrastructure Consortium “Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure” (CLARIN-ERIC)

since 2005 Honorary Life-long member of the Foundation for Logic, Language and Information (FOLLI)

1999–2000 Speaker of the Collaborative Research Center “Theoretical Foundations of Computational Linguistics” (SFB 340), University of Stuttgart/University of Tübingen

1997–1998 President of the Foundation for Logic, Language and Information

1995–1997 President of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics

1992–1995 Speaker of the DFG-Graduiertenkolleg “Integriertes Linguistik-Studium”

Selected Research Grants

2010–2022 Principal Investigator of Research Grant “Corpus-based Semantic Composition Models for Phrases” and of Research Grant “INF: Heterogenous Primary Research Data of the SFB 833”. Project awards by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the Collaborative Research Center “The Construction of Meaning”. (Sonderforschungsbereich 833)  

2019–2021 Principal Investigator of Research Grant CLARIAH-DE. Project award by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

2019–2021 Principal Investigator of Research Grant “Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud” (SSHOC). Project award by the European Commission under the Horizon2020 Program

2018–2020 Principal Investigator of Research Grant “Modelling of Lexical-semantic Relations for Collocations”. Project award by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

2015–2017 Principal Investigator of Research Grant “CLARIN PLUS – Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure”. Project award by the European Commission under the Horizon2020 Program

2011–2020 Project Coordinator and Head of the German Section of the CLARIN European Research Infrastructure Federation: CLARIN-D: A Web and Centres-based Research Infrastructure for the Social Sciences and Humanities. Project award by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

2008–2012 Principal Investigator of Research Grant “CLARIN – Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure”. Award by the European Commission

2008–2010 Principal Investigator of Research Grant “Language Technology for Lifelong Learning” (LTfLL). Award by the European Commission

2006–2010 Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator of Collaborative Research Grant “BulDialects – Measuring linguistic unity and diversity in Europe”. In cooperation with the Alfa-Informatica at the Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen, The Netherlands and the Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgaria. Project award by the Volkswagen Stiftung

2005–2007 Principal Investigator of Research Grant “Language Technology for eLearning” (LT4eL). Award by the European Commission

2001–2003 Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator of Collaborative Research Grant “Medien-intensive Lehre in der Computerlinguistik-Ausbildung” (MiLCA). Project award by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

1999–2008 Principal Investigator of Research Grant “Repräsentation und Erschließung linguistischer Daten” and of Research Grant “Linguistische Datenstrukturen: sprachübergreifende Annotationen und Datenklassen”. Project awards by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the Collaborative Research Center “Linguistic Data Structures”. (Sonderforschungsbereich 441: Linguistische Datenstrukturen)

1992–2000 Principal Investigator of Research Grant “Development of an HPSG Syntaxfragment for German, of Research Grant Constraints on Grammar for Efficient Generation, and of Resarch Grant “From Constraints to Rules: Efficient Compilation of HPSG Grammars”. Project awards by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the Collaborative Research Center “Linguistic Foundations of Computational Linguistics” (Sonderforschungsbereich 340: Linguistische Grundlagen für die Computerlinguistik)

1992–2001 Scientific Director (1992–1995) and Principal Investigator (1992–2001) of the Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (Graduiertenkolleg) “Integriertes Linguistik-Studium” awarded to the University of Tübingen by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)

Selected Publications

Dima, C.; de Kok, D.; Witte, N.; Hinrichs, E. (2019): No word is an island – a transformation weighting model for semantic composition. In: Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Vol. 7, pp. 437-451.

Hinrichs, E. (2018).  Digitale Forschungsinfrastrukturen für die Sprachwissenschaft. In: Lobin, H.; Schneider, R.; Witt, A. (Hg.): Digitale Infrastrukturen für die germanistische Forschung. Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft um 2020. Band 6, Institut für Deutsche Sprache. pp. 33-52.

Hinrichs, E.; Ide, N.; Pustejovsky, J.; Hajic, J.; Hinrichs, M.; Fazleh Elahi, M.; Suderman, K.; Verhagen, M.; Rim, K.; Stranak, P.; Misutka, J. (2018): Bridging the LAPPS Grid and CLARIN. In: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018). Miyazaki, Japan, pp. 1294-1302.

Hinrichs, E.; Trippel, T. (2017): CLARIN-D: eine Forschungsinfrastruktur für die sprachbasierte Forschung in den Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften. In: Bibliothek: Forschung und Praxis. Vol. 41.1, Berlin, pp. 45-54.

De Kok, D.; Hinrichs, E. (2016): Transition-based Dependency Parsing with Topological Fields. In: Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Vol. 2, Berlin, pp. 1-7. ACL 2016 Outstanding Paper.

Hinrichs, E. (2016): Substitute infinitives and Oberfeld placement of auxiliaries in German subordinate clauses: A synchronic and diachronic corpus study using the CLARIN research infrastructure. In: Lingua. Vol. 178, pp. 46-70.

Sorokin, D.; Dima, C.; Hinrichs, E. (2015): Classifying Semantic Relations in German Nominal Compounds using a Hybrid Annotation Scheme. In: Journal of Cognitive Science. Vol. 16.3, pp. 261-286.

Dima, C.; Hinrichs, E. (2015): Automatic Noun Compound Interpretation using Deep Neural Networks and Word Embeddings. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2015). London, pp. 173-183.

Hinrichs, E.; Krauwer, S. (2014): The CLARIN Research Infrastructure: Resources and Tools for eHumanities Scholars. In: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC14). Reykjavik, pp. 1525-1531.

Hinrichs, E.; Henrich, V.; Barkey, R. (2013): Using Part-Whole Relations for Automatic Deduction of Compound-internal Relations in GermaNet. Language Resources and Evaluation. Vol. 47.3, pp. 839-858.