I am a research scientist at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). I also teach and advise at the University of Saarland.
I enjoy working on natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, and related fields. Specifically, this includes language modeling, unsupervised machine learning, machine translation, word clusters/vectors, neural language modeling & machine translation, syntactic parsing, speech recognition, morphological analysis & stemming, Persian NLP, Arabic NLP, and efficient large-scale software for natural language processing. I'm also interested in language typology.