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Doctoral Research Fellow

Petrunina, Uliana

Doctoral Research Fellow
Department of Language and Culture




Research interests

  • Computational linguistics
  • Language technology
  • Corpus linguistcs
  • Slavic linguistics
  • Lexical semantics
  • Morphosyntax
  • Finite-state technologies
  • Language variation and change

CV

Education

2002 - 2007 MA in Philology of foreign languages (English language and literature, methodology in teaching foreign languages), Institute of foreign languages and literature, Udmurt State University (Izhevsk, Russia)

Thesis: Some features of nouns and verbs in Middle English (based on the text of The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer).

2010 – 2013 Research MA in English Linguistics, Paris Diderot - Paris VII University (Paris, France)

Thesis: Tense Aspect Markers of African-American English, Hiberno-English and Jamaican Creole:  A Comparative Analysis.

2013 - 2014 Master’s program in Linguistic Engineering (Plurital), Paris III - Sorbonne-Nouvelle University (Paris, France)

Projects:

Variations of the word “migrant” on the Web (Le mot "migrant": variations sur le Web)

Toolbox for processing 'Le Monde' news 2008 (Boîtes à Outils)

Research stays

Institute for Linguistic Studies (Saint-Petersburg, Russia, October - November 2017)

Language Technology group, University of Helsinki (Helsinki, Finland, February - July 2018)

Conferences, talks

Phonetic features of Middle English, report presented at the conference held by the Department of grammar and history of English, Udmurt State University (Izhevsk, Russia, April 2005).

Tense-aspect markers of African American English, Hiberno-English and Jamaican Creole: A comparative analysis, SNUGLS 2013, report presented at Sorbonne-Nouvelle University Graduate Linguistics Symposium, Paris III - Sorbonne-Nouvelle University (Paris, France, April 2013).

Tense Aspect Markers of African-American English, Hiberno-English and Jamaican Creole:  A Comparative Analysis, MA dissertation presented on Research Day of MA students, Paris VII University (Paris, France, May 2013).

Some prosodic features of checking and yes-no questions in African American English, report presented at the conference “PAC 2015: variation, change and spoken corpora”, Toulouse Jean Jaurès University (Toulouse, France, April 2015).

Ambiguity of participles in Russian and ways of its resolution based on corpus frequency of their lemmas, report presented at the Institute for Linguistic Studies, (Saint – Petersburg, Russia, November 2017).

Ambiguity of participles in Russian and its resolution using constraint grammar rules and weights, report presented at the research seminar in language technology, University of Helsinki, (Finland, February 2018).

Ambiguity of participles in Russian and ways of its resolution based on corpus frequency, report presented at the Russian seminar, University of Helsinki, (Finland, March  2018).

Ambiguity of Russian participles on word/context levels and use of frequency for its resolution , report presented at the Workshop on Ambiguity: Perspectives on Representation and Resolution (ARR), European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI2018), (Sofia, Bulgaria, August 2018).

 

Teaching

Fall 2016

RUS-0100: Russisk grunnkurs 1

RUS-1025-1: Russisk grammatikk og tekstarbeid

 

Spring 2017: Praktisk russisk

RUS-2025

RUS-3041

RUS-3042

 

Fall 2017: Praktisk russisk

RUS-3042

RUS-3041

 

Spring 2019: Praktisk russisk

RUS-3042/44