Photo of Afra Alishahi
20052020

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research interests

My primary research interest involves the development of computational models of human language acquisition. Computational modeling is an effective tool for studying human cognition: whereas linguistic and psychological theories often give a high level explanation for the experimental data, computational models provide a detailed account of the underlying mechanisms for the cognitive task at hand. Moreover, the behaviour of a model can be directly compared to that of humans through computational simulation.

 

Career

Sep. 2011 - presentAssistant Professor, Department of Communication and Information Sciences, Tilburg University, Netherlands.

Aug. 2008 - Aug. 2011Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Computational Linguistics and Phonetics, Saarland University, Germany.

Teaching

  • Research Workshop HAIT, Spring 2012
  • Lecture: Digital Collaboration, Spring 2012
  • Lecture: Cognitive Linguistics, Fall 2011
  • Research skills module: Methods of Analysis of Functional Document, Fall 2011

 

Current courses

Click here for my courses.

Keywords

  • Computer Models
  • Computer Linguistics
  • Language Acquisition

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Afra Alishahi is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 2 Similar Profiles

Network

Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.