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Master's Programme in Language Technology


Master's Theses in Language Technology

The Master's Theses in Language Technology are worth 30 ECTS credit points. Links are to the university publication system. In most cases the author has made the thesis available there (in pdf form). 

2020

Camilla Casula, Transfer Learning for Multilingual Offensive Language Detection with BERT.

Giuseppe Della Corte, Text and Speech Alignment Methods for Speech Translation Corpora Creation: Augmenting English LibriVox Recordings with Italian Textual Translations.

Hikaru Hashimoto, Tracking the Time Trends of Swedish Literature and Finding Characteristics of Authors by Using Topic Modelling.

Tiantian He, Specificity Prediction for Sentences in Press Releases.

Ivan Kiseliou, Better cooperation through communication in multi-agent reinforcement learning.

Ugo Loobuyck, Constructiveness-Based Product Review Classification.

Adam Moss, Detecting Lexical Semantic Change Using Probabilistic Gaussian Word Embeddings.

Drew Perkins, Separating the Signal from the Noise: Predicting the Correct Entities in Named-Entity Linking.

Tonghe Wang, Identifying Base Noun Phrases by Means of Recurrent Neural Networks: Using Morphological and Dependency Features.

Shorouq Zahra, Targeted Topic Modeling for Levantine Arabic.

2019

Xiao Cheng, Dependency Parsing for Chinese Social Media Text.

Andrew Dyer, Low Supervision, Low Corpus size, Low Similarity! Challenges in cross-lingual alignment of word embeddings: An exploration of the limitations of cross-lingual word embedding alignment in truly low resource scenarios.

Elena Fano, A comparative study of word embedding methods for early risk prediction on the Internet.

Johannes Gontrum, Attention Mechanisms for Transition-based Dependency Parsing.

Hikaru Hashimoto, Tracking the Time Trends of Swedish Literature and Finding Characteristics of Authors by Using Topic Modelling.

Helena Hubková, Named-entity recognition in Czech historical texts: Using a CNN-BiLSTM neural network model.

Ellinor Lindqvist, Text Simplification and Keyphrase Extraction for Swedish.

Ailsa Meechan-Maddon, The effect of noise in the training of convolutional neural networks for text summarisation.

Feiruoza Paerhati, The Impact of Morphological Features on Dependency Parsing of Low-Resource Languages with Multilingual Models.

Anthi Papadopoulou, Automatic Error Detection and Correction in Neural Machine Translation: A comparative study of Swedish to English and Greek to English.

Samuel Rodríguez Medina, Multi-Label Text Classification with Transfer Learning for Policy Documents: The Case of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Yuxin Shen, Iterative Creation of a Chinese Data Set for Relation Extraction.

Guanchen Song, Multilingual Word Embeddings Based on Cross-Lingual Annotations.

Max Trembczyk, Answer Triggering Mechanisms in Neural Reading Comprehension-based Question Answering Systems.

Crina Tudor, Studies of Cipher Keys from the 16th Century: Transcription, Systematisation and Analysis.

2018

Muhammad Ammar Shadiq AD Darman, Automatic Bug Report Assignment Using Multilevel Recurrent Neural Networks.

Yiwen Chen, Generating Chinese Lyrics using Neural Networks with Lyric Patterns.

Sven Feuchtmüller, On High-Dimensional Transformation Vectors.

Yuchan Hong, Spelling Normalization of English Student Writings.

Manon Knoertzer, Deeplurn: Learning meaning from a game environment using deep learning methods.

Joana Koschwitz, The effect of speaking style on the performance of a forensic voice comparison system.

Jenny Kunz, Neural Language Models with Explicit Coreference Decision.

Yuhan Liu, A Pipeline for Automatic Lexical Normalization of Swedish Student Writings.

Carina Rawein, Exploring the Compositionality of German Particle Verbs.

Gabi Rolih, Applying Coreference Resolution for Usage in Dialog Systems.

Greta Smolenska, Complex Word Identification for Swedish.

Hao Tang, Bidirectional LSTM-CNNs-CRF Models for POS Tagging.

Runfen Wang, Semantic Text Matching Using Convolutional Neural Networks.

Yang Xiang, Grammatical Error Identification for Learners of Chinese as a Foreign Language.

Zulipiye YusupujiangUsing Unsupervised Morphological Segmentation to Improve Dependency Parsing for Morphologically Rich Languages.

2017

Allison Adams, Dependency Parsing and Dialogue Systems: an investigation of dependency parsing for commercial application.

Jimmy Callin, Word Representations and Machine Learning Models for Implicit Sense Classification in Shallow Discourse Parsing.

Chiao-ting Fang, A Prototype Text Analyzer for Mandarin Chinese TTS system.

Nasrin Mostofian, A Study on Manual and Automatic Evaluation Procedures and Production of Automatic Post-editing Rules for Persian Machine Translation.

Rebeca Padilla López, Word Frequency as a Predictor of Word Intensity.

Laura Rossetti, Improving an Italian TTS System: Voice Based Rules for Word Boundaries' Phenomena.

2015

Aaron SmithBLEU Decoding and Feature Weight Tuning in Docent [pdf].

2014

Edvin Ullman, Shibboleth  A Multilingual Language Identifier [pdf].

Shao Yan, Machine Transliteration of Names from Different Language Origins into Chinese [pdf].

Hillevi Hägglöf, Automatic organization of online Swedish political discourse [pdf].

Lisa Tengstrand, Abbreviation Expansion in Swedish Clinical Text Using Distributional Semantic Models and Levenshtein Distance Normalization [pdf].

Kelly H. SmithTreating a case of the mumbo jumbos: What linguistic features characterize Swedish electronic health records? [pdf].

2013

Claudia EhrentrautDetection of Hospital Acquired Infections in sparse and noisy Swedish patient records. A machine learning approach using Naïve Bayes, Support Vector Machines and C4.5. [pdf].

2012

Fredrik Norlindh, Extraction of synonyms and semantically related words from chat logs [pdf].