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Project Team

Dr. Tanja Wissik
tanja.wissik@oeaw.ac.at
Project Coordination and PI at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

is a senior researcher and project leader at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. She graduated from the University of Graz in translation and interpretation studies. She holds a PhD from the University of Vienna in translation studies with a specialization in the field of terminology and corpus linguistics. She is involved in a number of European and national research projects in the field of language resources and language technology. Her research interest includes language resources and language technology as well as the teaching DH methods. More information and publications can be found here.



Dr. Julia Neidhardt
neidhardt@ec.tuwien.ac.at
PI at the TU Wien

… is a researcher at the E-Commerce Research Unit at TU Wien. She holds a Master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Vienna and a PhD in Computer Science from TU Wien. Her research focuses on modeling and predicting complex human behavior, user opinions, preferences and social relations as well as their dynamics in digital-enabled environments. In recent projects, she studied social influence mechanism in online communities, the diffusion of topics, opinions and sentiments, social media-based event prediction, team performance, news recommender systems as well as picture-based travel recommender systems. Since 2013, she has been a regular visiting researcher at the Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC) research group at Northwestern University, USA. Further information and a list of publications can be found here here.


Dr. Andreas Baumann
andreas.baumann@univie.ac.at
PI at the University of Vienna


… is a lecturer at the Department of English and American Studies at the University of Vienna. He studied Mathematics as well as General and Applied Linguistics and holds a PhD in Cognitive Science from the University of Vienna. Andreas does research on computational and mathematical modeling of language change and evolution. In recent projects, he has worked on population dynamic as well as data driven, experimental and cognitive approaches to change in phonology, phonotactics, and the lexicon. Further information and publications can be found here. Besides, Andreas works as a data scientist with the Artificial Intelligence group of Austrian Social Security (ITSV).


Asil Çetin BA
asil.cetin@oeaw.ac.at
Project Member at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

… is a software developer at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and responsible for development and design of software solutions. He graduated from the University of Vienna in Media Studies with extracurricular courses in Informatics and Global Corporate Management. He is currently studying for a Master’s degree in Computer Science at the University of Vienna. Before joining the ACDH, he worked in various client, agency and corporate projects involving frontend, backend and mobile development. His fields of interest include information management technologies, web and mobile application development, user experience and human-computer interaction, visual arts, media studies and literature.


Martin Kirnbauer BA
martin.kirnbauer@oeaw.ac.at
Project Member at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

… graduated with a degree in information science and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in contemporary history at the University of Vienna. Before his time at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Martin worked for a publishing company in the legal sector. At the ACDH, he works on data curation and analysis and the development of web applications in the context of various projects.


Mag. Hannes Pirker
hannes.pirker@oeaw.ac.at
Project Member at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

… is a computational linguist who has been working in numerous national and international research projects, and thus gained expertise in a wide range of topics, e.g. natural language processing, speech synthesis, embodied conversational agents, markup-languages, and semantic-web technologies. At the ACDH, he currently is concerned with the Austrian Media Corpus and with the semi-automatic corpus-based enhancement of dictionaries.


Anna Marakasova MSc
anna.marakasova@tuwien.ac.at
Project Member at the TU Wien

is a project assistant in the Institute of Information Systems Engineering at the Vienna University of Technology working mainly on the DYLEN project. Anna holds a MSc in Computational linguistics from the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (Moscow, Russia). Her research interests are in the areas of Data Analysis, Natural Language Processing & Understanding, Cognitive Science.


Dipl.-Ing. Mete Sertkan BSc
mete.sertkan@tuwien.ac.at
Project Member at the TU Wien

s a PhD Student and research assistant in the Institute of Information Systems Engineering at the Vienna University of Technology and a member of the Research Unit E-Commerce at the same institute. He holds a BSc and MSc in Business Informatics from the Vienna University of Technology. His research interests are in the areas of Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing & Understanding, and Recommender Systems. Mete will support the “DYLEN – Diachronic Dynamics of Lexical Network” project at the ACDH.


Mag. Klaus Hofmann BA
klaus.hofmann@univie.ac.at
Project Member at the University of Vienna

… is a researcher in linguistics at the University of Vienna and a member of the project group “DYLEN: Diachronic Dynamics of Lexical Networks”. He studied English and History at the University of Vienna, where he also worked as a pre-doc research assistant at the Department of English and American Studies between 2013 and 2019. His research interests are in English historical linguistics, phonology, corpus linguistics, and the dynamics of linguistic change more generally. He also teaches courses on phonology and semantics, as well as the history of English at Vienna University.