Dr. phil. Katrin Ortmann

Dr. phil. Katrin Ortmann

I did my PhD in Computational Linguistics at the Department of Linguistics at Ruhr University Bochum, working as a research assistant in Project C6: Information Management as a Factor for Syntactic Variation in the History of German in SFB 1102 at Saarland University.

Office

GB 1/160 Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum
E-Mail: ortmann@linguistics.rub.de

Publications

Forthcoming

Katrin Ortmann and Stefanie Dipper (Forthcoming). Nähetexte automatisch erkennen: Entwicklung eines linguistischen Scores für konzeptionelle Mündlichkeit in historischen Texten. GIT

Ilka Lemke and Katrin Ortmann (Forthcoming). Sprachliche Normen und Korrekturimpulse in Autokorrekturprozessen.

2023

Katrin Ortmann (2023). Computational Methods for Investigating Syntactic Change: Automatic Identification of Extraposition in Modern and Historical German. Bochumer Linguistische Arbeitsberichte (BLA), Vol. 25. PDF GIT

2022

Sophia Voigtmann and Katrin Ortmann (2022). Relative Clause Adjacency as a Characteristic of 18th Century German. Poster at ICHL25, Oxford, GB.

Katrin Ortmann (2022). Fine-Grained Error Analysis and Fair Evaluation of Labeled Spans. In: Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Marseille, France, pp. 1400-1407. PDF GIT

Katrin Ortmann, Sophia Voigtmann, Stefanie Dipper, Augustin Speyer (2022). An information-theoretic account of constituent order in the German middle field. Poster at DGfS 2022, Tübingen, Germany.

2021

Katrin Ortmann (2021). Automatic Phrase Recognition in Historical German. In: Proceedings of the 17th Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS 2021), Düsseldorf, Germany, pp. 127-136. PDF GIT

Katrin Ortmann (2021). Chunking Historical German. In: Proceedings of the 23rd Nordic Conference on Computational Linguistics (NoDaLiDa), Reykjavik, Iceland (online), pp. 190-199. PDF GIT

Katrin Ortmann, Adam Roussel, and Stefanie Dipper (2021). Computational Historical Linguistics: Annotations, Tools & Corpora. Poster at Digital Humanities Day #3, Bochum, Germany. PDF

2020

Katrin Ortmann (2020). Automatic Topological Field Identification in (Historical) German Texts. In: Proceedings of the 4th Joint SIGHUM Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities and Literature (LaTeCH-CLfL), Barcelona, Spain (online), pp. 10-18. PDF GIT

Katrin Ortmann and Stefanie Dipper (2020). Automatic Orality Identification in Historical Texts. In: Proceedings of The 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Marseille, France, pp. 1293-1302. PDF

Adam Roussel, Fabian Barteld, and Katrin Ortmann (2020). CorA-XML Utils: Processing Diplomatic Transcriptions in Historical Corpora. Poster at DGfS-CL, Hamburg, Germany.

2019

Katrin Ortmann, Adam Roussel and Stefanie Dipper (2019). Evaluating Off-the-Shelf NLP Tools for German. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS), pp. 212-222. PDF GIT

Katrin Ortmann and Stefanie Dipper (2019). Variation between Different Discourse Types: Literate vs. Oral. In Proceedings of the NAACL-Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects (VarDial), pp. 64-79. Minneapolis, MN. PDF

Ronja Laarmann-Quante, Katrin Ortmann, Anna Ehlert, Simon Masloch, Doreen Scholz, Eva Belke and Stefanie Dipper (2019). The Litkey Corpus: A richly annotated longitudinal corpus of German texts written by primary school children. In: Behaviour Research Methods 51(4):1889-1918. PDF

Ronja Laarmann-Quante, Anna Ehlert, Katrin Ortmann, Doreen Scholz, Carina Betken, Lukas Knichel, Simon Masloch, and Stefanie Dipper (2019). The Litkey Spelling Error Annotation Scheme: Guidelines for the Annotation of Orthographic Errors in German Texts. Bochumer Linguistische Arbeitsberichte (BLA), Vol. 23. PDF

2018

Katrin Ortmann (2018). Automatische Bestimmung von Mündlichkeit und Schriftlichkeit. Master Thesis, Bochum, Germany.

2017

Ronja Laarmann-Quante, Katrin Ortmann, Anna Ehlert, Carina Betken, Stefanie Dipper and Lukas Knichel (2017). Guidelines for the Manual Transcription and Orthographic Normalization of Handwritten German Texts Produced by Primary School Children. Bochumer Linguistische Arbeitsberichte (BLA), Vol. 20. PDF

Ronja Laarmann-Quante, Katrin Ortmann, Anna Ehlert, Maurice Vogel and Stefanie Dipper (2017). Annotating Orthographic Target Hypotheses in a German L1 Learner Corpus. In: Proceedings of the 12th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA), EMNLP, pp. 444-456, Copenhagen, Denmark. PDF

CV

Education

2018 - 2023 PhD student in Computational Linguistics at the Department of Linguistics at Ruhr-University Bochum (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stefanie Dipper)
2016 - 2018 Master of Arts (M.A.) in Linguistics with a focus on Compuational Linguistics at Ruhr-University Bochum
2013 - 2016 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Media Science and Linguistics with a focus on Compuational Linguistics at Ruhr-University Bochum

Employment

2018 - 2022 Research assistant in Project C6: Information Management as a Factor for Syntactic Variation in the History of German in SFB 1102
2018 Student assistant for computational historical linguistics (Comphist)
2016 - 2018 Student assistant in the Litkey project

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