I'm a post-doc researcher in machine learning and natural language processing at Cornell University. My research goal is to open up machine learning to more fields and domains by
To this end, I'm working on both foundational methods as well as applications in fields ranging from archeology to medical research.
In the past, I had the pleasure to work with
Weak and distant supervision is a popular topic in machine learning, computer vision and NLP both from a theoretic and applied/industry perspective. To bring together researchers from these different perspectives and to help new people into the field, we organize the WeaSuL workshop at ICLR'21.
As companion to our survey, we published a more applied and visual guide for low-resource NLP. It is available on towards data science
I gave a guest lecture as part of the course “Machine Learning for Mobile and Pervasive Systems” at Stephan Sigg's Ambient Intelligence group at Aalto University.
It discusses ways to obtain large amounts of data through crowd sourcing and automatic annotation techniques and how to deal with noise in this data using different
noise modeling techniques like MACE or the noise layer approach.
Most of my work in NLP has been listed in the topics above. Beyond that I worked on:
At EACL'21, we organized the third iteration of the LANTERN workshop with the aim of brining together researchers from different fields who interconnect language, vision and other modalities by leveraging external knowledge.
I'm the co-founder of the game development group Little Factory Games. Our games:
Couch-Multiplayer (Browser, Windows, Linux) | Website
"Entry for the Global Game Jam 2022 on Duality. The Balance between Light and Dark. In the eternal battle of opposites, one shall not forget the dependence on one another. Experience duality with one of your friends and fight together in an everchanging world of light and dark."
Couch-Multiplayer for PC | Website
"Grab some friends, jump on the couch and get ready for this fast-paced and colorful arena game. In the world of these cats, there can only be one winner!"
Android | Website
"Welcome to your new taxi business. Your job is to control the taxis in your city. To be successful you have to keep your passengers requests in mind. Businessmen are always in a hurry, be quick enough to catch them. Tourists like to see the city’s highlights and everyone likes a ride in a fancy car. But be aware to not get stuck in the rush hour.
Invest your money wisely: Hire new drivers, buy new cars and upgrade your fleet. If you are good enough, you might even be able to buy a limousine to transport your clients in style. Gain some extra money by completing challenges and try to beat the highscores."
Windows, Linux, Mac | Website
A 2D multiplayer arena game in a fantasy setting that offers a combination of fast gameplay and tactical resource managment.