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Anne Lauscher


B6, 26, Room C 1.05

Email: anne (at)

Focus group: Natural language processing


I am a PhD candidate under the supervision of Prof. Simone Paolo Ponzetto mostly working on neural methods for solving various problems in the area of scientific publication mining (with Prof. Glavaš and Prof. Eckert (Stuttgart Media University)). In my research, I am trying to obtain a deeper insight into the argumentative nature of scientific writing by developing state-of-the-art methods for analyzing and exploting the rhetorical aspects of scientific publications, which we collectively dub 'scitorics'.

Formerly, I was funded by the project „Linked Open Citation Database (LOC-DB). You can find more information about the project here:

Research Interests

  • Scientific Publication Mining and Scitorics
  • Argumentation Mining
  • Multi-task learning
  • Citation Mining/ Citation Context Analysis
  • Scientific Summarization
  • Ethics and NLP


Teaching Assistant:

  • Semantic Relation Extraction and Classification in Scientific Papers (HWS2017, team project)
  • Information Retrieval and Web Search (FSS2017)
  • Introduction to Data Science (HWS2018)
  • Ethics in Natural Language Processing (HWS2018, seminar)

Lecturer for Information Management (DHBW Mannheim: AGW13, AGW14, WGW15, WGW16, WGW17)

Thesis Supervisor: „Multi-task Learning for Rumour Stance Classification and Veracity Prediction of Tweets“


  • JCDL 2017
  • BIRNDL 2017
  • AAAI 2018
  • TextGraphs 2018

Invited Talks

  • „LOC-DB: A Linked Open Citation Database provided by Libraries. Motivation and Challenges“ (together with Kai Eckert and Akansha Bhardwaj) @ EXCITE Workshop 2017 „Challenges in Extracting and Managing References“ (Slides, Video)