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.


27. November 2023

Khouloud Saadi's paper, titled "Intra-Class Similarity-Guided Feature Distillation" is accepted at The third NeurIPS workshop on Efficient Natural Language and Speech Processing (ENLSP, 16.12.2023, New orleans).

13. November 2023

Our paper, "Challenges and Considerations in Annotating Legal Data: A Comprehensive Overview" was accepted for the workshop on Annotation of Legal Data at JURIX 2023.

10. November 2023

Our paper, titled "Status Quo der Entwicklungen von Ontologien Rhetorischer Figuren in Englisch, Deutsch und Serbisch" was accepted for presentation at DHd-Jahreskonferenz PASSAU 2024 (26.02.2024 – 01.03.2024).

07. November 2023

Ramona Kühn presented her work, titled "ESTHER: Ontology of Rhetorical Figures in English" at 9th Joint Ontology Workshops (JOWO 2023).

31. October 2023

Khouloud Saadi's paper, titled "Learn From One Specialized Sub-Teacher: One-to-One Mapping for Feature-Based Knowledge Distillation" is accepted at EMNLP-Findings.

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