Prof. Dr. phil. Georg Rehm

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Prof. Dr. Georg Rehm


Georg Rehm, Karolina Zaczynska, Peter Bourgonje, Malte Ostendorff, Julian Moreno Schneider, Maria Berger, Jens Rauenbusch, Andre Schmidt, Mikka Wild, Joachim Bottger, Joachim Quantz, Jan Thomsen, Rolf Fricke

In: Tommaso Caselli , Eduard Hovy , Martha Palmer , Piek Vossen (editor). Computational Analysis of Storylines: Making Sense of Events. Pages 240-259 Studies in Natural Language Processing ISBN 9781108854221 Cambridge University Press Cambridge 11/2021.

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Clemens Neudecker, Karolina Zaczynska, Konstantin Baierer, Georg Rehm, Mike Gerber, Julian Moreno Schneider

In: Michael Franke-Maier , Anna Kasprzik , Andreas Ledl , Hans Schürmann . Qualität in der Inhaltserschließung. Pages 137-166 Bibliotheks- und Informationspraxis 70 De Gruyter Saur Berlin, Boston 10/2021.

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Peter Bourgonje, Karolina Zaczynska, Julian Moreno Schneider, Georg Rehm, Zdenka Uresova, Jan Haijc

In: Adrian Paschke , Georg Rehm , Jamal Al Qundus , Clemens Neudecker , Lydia Pintscher (editor). Proceedings of QURATOR 2021 -- Conference on Digital Curation Technologies. Conference on Digital Curation Technologies (QURATOR-2021) February 8-12 Berlin/Virtual Germany CEUR Workshop Proceedings 2/2021.

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Short biography

Prof. Dr. Georg Rehm works as a Principal Researcher in the Speech and Language Technology Lab at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) in Berlin. He holds an M.A. in Computational Linguistics and Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics and Computer Science from the University of Osnabrück. After completing his PhD in Computational Linguistics at the University of Gießen, he worked as a postdoc at the University of Tübingen. After being responsible for the language technology teamat the award-winning startup vionto GmbH, he joined DFKI in early 2010.

Since 2013, Rehm has been the Head of the German/Austrian Chapter of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), hosted at DFKI in Berlin. Also related to ICT and standardisation, Prof. Rehm is a member of the DIN Presidential Committee FOCUS.ICT.In the 2021/2022 term, Georg Rehm serves as the Secretary of the EACL (European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics).In October 2018, Prof. Rehm was awarded the honorary appointment as a DFKI Research Fellow for outstanding scientific achievements and special accomplishments in technology transfer. In April 2021, Georg Rehm was appointed honorary professor for outstanding achievements in research and education at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin where he is affiliated with the Instituteforthe German Language and Linguistics. Prof. Rehm consults the European Parliament and collaborates with the European Commission as an external reviewer of EU projects.

Rehm has been coordinating various research projects in the area of computational linguistics and language technology, among others, CRACKER (EU, 2015-2017), DKT (BMBF, 2015-2017), QURATOR (BMBF, 2018-2022) and European Language Grid (EU, 2019-2022). Currently, Prof. Rehm is involved in the projects European Language Equality (EU, 2021-2022), SoNAR (DFG, 2019-2021), PANQURA (BMBF, 2021-2022), HumanE-AI-Net (EU, 2020-2023), SPEAKER (BMWi, 2020-2023), OpenGPT-X (BMWi, 2021-2024) and NFDI4DataScience (DFG, 2021-2026).

Prof. Rehm’s scientific contributions include more than 200 publications and more than 100 talks at scientific events, industry conferences, in the European Parliament and various national parliaments including the German one. Furthermore, Prof. Rehm has organised more than 30 scientific conferences and workshops.


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KI-Technologien für die personalisierte Kuratierung von Online-Beiträgen zur Gewährleistung von Informationstransparenz in Krise

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SPEAKER: Eine Sprachassistenzplattform "Made in Germany"

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Interfaces to Data for Historical Social Network Analysis and Research

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European Language Grid

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German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz