Welcome to the website of University of Passau’s Natural Language Processing (CAROLL) Group! We are a dynamic research group at the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics. We focus on Computational Rhetoric techniques applied to Sentiment Analysis, Offensive language modelling and detection, Legal Tech, Argumentation Mining and other areas of NLP.

The project on which this research group is based is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) along with the University of Passau.


02. May 2024

Ramona Kühn and Jelena Mitrović's paper, titled "The Elephant in the Room: Ten Challenges of Computational Detection of Rhetorical Figures" was accepted at the Fourth Workshop on Figurative Language Processing, in conjunction with NAACL 2024 (June 21, 2024, Mexico City).

03. April 2024

Get ready for an epic AI showdown at The Tensor Tournament T3 on May 4th 2024! Registration for the first Bavaria-wide Tensor Tournament is open.

05. March 2024

Ramona Kühn presented our work, titled "Status Quo der Entwicklungen von Ontologien Rhetorischer Figuren in Englisch, Deutsch und Serbisch" at Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum (26.02 — 01.03.2024, Passau, Germany).

21. February 2024

Ramona Kühn's paper, titled "Using Pre-Trained Language Models in an End-to-End Pipeline for Antithesis Detection" is accepted at LREC-COLING 2024 (20-25 May, 2024, Torino, Italy).

16. January 2024

Sathish Purushothaman's paper, titled "A Framework for Studying Communication Pathways in Machine Learning-Based Agent-to-Agent Communication" is accepted at 16th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART, 24-26 February 2024, Italy).

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