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Tillmann Dönicke

Researcher, PhD Student


Current Projects

Specialist Fields

  • information processing, esp. for digital humanities
  • formal semantics and logics
  • linguistic typology, esp. syntax


  • 2017–2020: Computational Linguistics (M.Sc.), University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2017–2018: Linguistics (exchange year), National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
  • 2014–2017: Natural Language Processing (B.Sc.), University of Stuttgart, Germany


  • WiSe 2021/22, inter alia. Lecture: "Göttingen Projects in Digital Humanities"
  • SuSe 2021, inter alia. Seminar: "Werkzeuge und Methoden der Digital Humanities"


  • Tillmann Dönicke (2021). "Delexicalised Multilingual Discourse Segmentation for DISRPT 2021 and Tense, Mood, Voice and Modality Tagging for 11 Languages". In Proceedings of the 2nd Shared Task on Discourse Relation Parsing and Treebanking (DISRPT 2021). PDF
  • Franziska Pannach and Tillmann Dönicke (2021). "Cracking a Walnut with a Sledgehammer: XLM-RoBERTa for German Verbal Idiom Disambiguation Tasks". In Proceedings of the Shared Task on the Disambiguation of German Verbal Idioms at KONVENS 2021. PDF
  • Florian Barth and Tillmann Dönicke (2021). "Participation in the KONVENS 2021 Shared Task on Scene Segmentation Using Temporal, Spatial and Entity Feature Vectors". In Proceedings of the Shared Task on Scene Segmentation. PDF
  • Tillmann Dönicke, Luisa Gödeke, and Hanna Varachkina (2021). "Annotating Quantified Phenomena in Complex Sentence Structures Using the Example of Generalising Statements in Literary Texts". In Proceedings of the 17th Joint ACL - ISO Workshop on Interoperable Semantic Annotation. PDF
  • Tillmann Dönicke, Xiang Yu, and Jonas Kuhn (2020). "Identifying and Handling Cross-Treebank Inconsistencies in UD: A Pilot Study". In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Universal Dependencies. PDF
  • Tillmann Dönicke, Xiang Yu, and Jonas Kuhn (2020). "Real-Valued Logics for Typological Universals: Framework and Application". In Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics. PDF
  • Hanna Varachkina, Stefan Ziehe, Tillmann Dönicke, and Franziska Pannach (2020). "#GCDH at WNUT-2020 Task 2: BERT-Based Models for the Detection of Informativeness in English COVID-19 Related Tweets". In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text. PDF
  • Tillmann Dönicke (2020). "Clause-Level Tense, Mood, Voice and Modality Tagging for German". In Proceedings of the 19th Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories. PDF
  • Tillmann Dönicke (2020). "Evaluation of Complex Typological Universals with Language Vectors and Real-Valued Logics". Master's thesis, University of Stuttgart. PDF
  • Tillmann Dönicke, Florian Lux, and Matthias Damaschk (2019). "Multiclass Text Classification on Unbalanced, Sparse and Noisy Data". In Proceedings of the First NLPL Workshop on Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing. PDF