Dr N.H.J. Oostdijk (Nelleke)

Associate professor - Centre for Language Studies
Associate professor - Department of Language and Communication
Teacher Ambassador - Radboud Teaching and Learning Centre

Dr N.H.J. Oostdijk (Nelleke)
Visiting address

Erasmusplein 1
6525 HT NIJMEGEN

Postal address

Postbus 9103
6500 HD NIJMEGEN

Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

As a computational linguist, Nelleke Oostdijk’s main research interests are centred around language use and variation, the role of expert (linguistic) knowledge in approaches to text mining and information retrieval, and the creation and curation of language resources.

Nelleke Oostdijk is coordinator of the research master programme in Language and Communication, programme coordinator for the Bachelor Linguistics, and chair of the board of the Centre for Language and Speech Technology.

Research group
  • Language and Speech Technology

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About
Nelleke Oostdijk researches how predefined linguistic patterns can be used to automatically extract information from large amounts of text. For example, with this method, an investigative authority can detect only those tweets that contain threatening language among millions of tweets.