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.


3. April 2023

Our paper with the title "A Dataset of German Legal Reference Annotations" has been accepted at the ICAIL conference in Portugal.

13. March 2023

The abstract "Multilingual Domain Ontologies of Rhetorical Figures and Their Applications", written by Ramona Kühn and Jelena Mitrović, has been accepted for the first general meeting of the UniDive COST action, taking place from the 16th to 17th March 2023 in Paris.

02. March 2023

Jelena Mitrović is an invited speaker at the Women in Data Science (WiDS) event that takes place on May 25th in Regensburg.

02. February 2023

The article "European Web Search Index Could Bring Greater Transparency to the Internet" published on Research in Bavaria talks about Open Web Search's goal of developing a search index prototype suited for a research and innovation infrastructure.

01. February 2023

Our paper titled German BERT Model for Legal Named Entity Recognition has been accepted at the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART).

... see all News