Prof. Dr. Vera Demberg

Vera Demberg has been head of the research group Cognitive Models of Human Language Processing and their Application to Dialogue Systems since October 2010.

Short CV

Vera Demberg studied computational linguistics at the Institute for Natural Language Processing (Stuttgart University), where she received her master's degree in 2006. In 2005, she obtained an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh. She continued her postgraduate studies in Edinburgh, and was awarded a PhD in 2010 (Informatics, Edinburgh). During her studies, she did research internships at IBM Germany Research and Development GmbH in Böblingen in 2005/2006 and at Google Inc., Mountain View, CA in 2008.


Research interests

Vera's research interests are centered on computational models of human language processing. Within the cluster, Vera plans to investigate how discourse cues can be used to make text easier to understand for humans, and particularly focuses on integrating results from psycholinguistic research with text planning and generation in human-computer interaction systems.



Prof. Dr. Vera Demberg

Prof. Dr. Vera Demberg

Saarland University
Cluster of Excellence
Multimodal Computing and Interaction

Campus C7 4 Room 305
66123 Saarbrücken

Fon: +49 681 302 70024



Computer Linguistics Department, Saarland University Computer Science Department, Saarland University Saarland University Cluster of Excellence