Student Supervision

PhD students

  1. Jón Friðrik Daðason.
    PhD project: Language representation models for low-resource languages.

  2. Steinþór Steingrímsson. Co-supervisor: Professor Andy Way.
    PhD project: Effectively Aligning and Filtering Parallel Corpora under Sparse Data Conditions.

Graduate students - Theses/Projects

  1. Örvar Hafsteinn Kárason, M.Sc., January 2022, Reykjavik University.
    Project (30 ECTS).

  2. Róbert Badí Baldursson, M.Sc., January 2022, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS).

  3. Benedikt Geir Jóhannesson, M.Sc., June 2022, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS). Entity Linking for Icelandic.

  4. Gunnar Pálsson, M.Sc., June 2021, Reykjavik University.
    Project (30 ECTS). Adapting and improving a shallow parser.

  5. Tinna Þuríður Sigurðardóttir, M.Sc., June 2021, Reykjavik University.
    Project (30 ECTS): Representing Icelandic in Corpora.

  6. Ásmundur Alma Guðjónsson, M.Sc., January 2021, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Named Entity Recognition for Icelandic: Comparing and combining different Machine Learning methods.

  7. Svanhvít Lilja Ingólfsdóttir, M.Sc., June 2020, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Named Entity Recognition for Icelandic – annotated corpus and baselines.

  8. Hulda Óladóttir, (Co-supervisor: Professor Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson), M.Sc., September 2016, University of Iceland.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Upplýsingaútdráttur - Nýting upplýsingaramma til málmyndunar [Information Extraction].

  9. Karin Christiansen, M.Sc., June 2014, Reykjavik University.
    Project (30 ECTS): Summarization of Icelandic texts.

  10. Guðmundur Örn Leifsson, M.Sc., September 2013, University of Iceland.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Intelligent Writing Support for Second Language Lerners of Icelandic using Web Services.

  11. Martha Dís Brandt, M.Sc., January 2011, Reykjavík University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Developing an Icelandic to English Shallow Transfer Machine Translation System.

  12. Ida Kramarczyk, M.Sc., June 2009, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Improving the tagging accuracy of Icelandic text.

  13. Verena Henrich and Timo Reuter (co-supervision), M.Sc., March 2009, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt.
    Thesis: LISGrammarChecker: Language Independent Statistical Grammar Checker.

Graduate students - Independent study

  1. Christopher Dörge and David Müller (exchange students), Fall 2013, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt.
    Project: Intrinsic Plagiarism Detection.

  2. Hlynur Sigurþórsson, Fall 2010, Reykjavik University.
    Project: Daemonizing and enhancing IceNLP for the purpose of machine translation.

  3. Andreas Völlger (exchange student), Fall 2010, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt.
    Project: Tagging and parsing German using Spejd.

  4. Timo Reuter and Verena Henrich (exchange students), Fall 2008, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt.
    Project: CombiTagger: A system for developing combined taggers.

Undergraduate students - Research theses

  1. Sigurjón Þorsteinsson and Svanhvít Lilja Ingólfsdóttir, B.Sc., January 2019, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis: Named Entity Recogniser - An Icelandic prototype.

  2. Svavar K. Lúthersson, B.Sc., June 2010, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis: Tagging and parsing a large corpus.

  3. Aðalsteinn Tryggvason, B.Sc., June 2009, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis: Named Entity Recognition for Icelandic.

  4. Hlynur Sigurþórsson and Pétur Sigurðsson, B.Sc., June 2009, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis: Using IceNLP in Computer-Assisted Language Learning.

  5. Kristjana Guðjónsdóttir, B.Sc., January 2009, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis: A Prototype of an Icelandic Grammar Checker.

  6. Frank A. B. Cassata, B.Sc., June 2007, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis: Automatic thesaurus extraction for Icelandic.

Undergraduate students - Independent Study / Research Opportunity

  1. Ólafur P. Geirsson, Guðmundur Harðarson, Guðmundur Þ. Guðmundsson, Spring 2014, Reykjavik University.
    Project: Orðspor: Labeling named entities with computer games.

  2. Emmanuel Günther (exchange student), Fall 2012, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt.
    Project: An Intelligent BOT.

  3. Ólafur Waage, Fall 2011, Reykjavik University.
    Project: Continued development of Apertium-IceNLP: A rule-based Icelandic to English machine translation system.

  4. Jökull H. Yngvason, Fall 2009, Reykjavik University.
    Project: Automatic extraction of verb subcategorization frames for Icelandic (only in Icelandic).

Undergraduate/gradudate students - The Icelandic Sudent Innovation Fund

  1. Gunnar Pálsson, Summer 2020, Reykjavik University.
    Project: Pre-Nominal Adjective Order in Icelandic.

  2. Ólafur Páll Geirsson, Summer 2013, Reykjavik University.
    Project: An Open-Source Language-Independent Question-Answering System.

  3. Ragnar L. Sigurðsson, Summer 2010, Reykjavik University.
    Project: An improved shallow parser for Icelandic.

  4. Jökull H. Yngvason, Summer 2009, Reykjavik University.
    Project: Developing a PoS-tagged corpus using existing tools.

  5. Anna M. Sigurðardóttir, Summer 2006, Reykjavik University.
    Project: Utilisation of a large lexicon for tagging Icelandic text.

Committees

  1. Elías Ingi Björgvinsson, M.Sc., June 2022, Reykjavik University.
    Project (30 ECTS): Software service oriented framework for multilingual conversational agents. Examiner.

  2. Vésteinn Snæbjarnarson, M.Sc., September 2021, University of Iceland.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Automated methods for Question-Answering in Icelandic. Examiner.

  3. Egill Anton Hlöðversson, M.Sc., January 2021, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Spoken Language Understanding for Icelandic Airline Reservation System, and Translated Corpus. Examiner.

  4. Branislav Bédi, Ph.D., December 2020, University of Iceland.
    Thesis: Learning Icelandic in Virtual Reykjavik: Simulating real-life conversations with Embodied Conversational Agents using multimodal clarification requests. Opponent.

  5. Guðmundur Páll Kjartansson, M.Sc., January 2020, Reykjavik University.
    Project (30 ECTS): Experimenting with Time and Depth Control in Chess Engines. Examiner.

  6. Julia Elisabeth Haidn, M.Sc., June 2019, Reykjavik University.
    Project (30 ECTS): Flight Recommender System Using Implicit Feedback. Examiner.

  7. Anna Vigdís Rúnarsdóttir, M.Sc., June 2018, Reykjavik University.
    Project (30 ECTS): Re-Scoring Word Lattices from Automatic Speech Recognition System Based on Manual Error Corrections. Examiner.

  8. Tihomir Rangelov, M.A., September 2013, University of Iceland.
    Project (30 ECTS): Shallow-Transfer Rule-Based Machine Translation between Icelandic and Swedish. External reviewer.

  9. Francis Morton Tyers, Ph.D., June 2013, Universitat d'Alacant.
    Thesis: Feasible lexical selection for rule-based machine translation. External reviewer.

  10. Yvonne Adesam, Ph.D., October 2012, Stockholm University.
    Thesis: Multilingual Trees - Investigating High-quality Cross-lingual Parallel Corpus Processing. Committee member.

  11. Jón Friðrik Daðason, M.Sc., June 2012, University of Iceland.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Post-correction of Icelandic OCR text. Examiner.

  12. Valdís Sigurþórsdóttir, M.Sc., June 2011, Reykjavik University.
    Thesis (60 ECTS): Towards Automatic Generation of Realistic Web Query Sequences. Examiner.