Nicole Peinelt started her doctoral studies at The Alan Turing Institute in October 2016. Nicole is registered in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick, with a special interest in Natural Language Processing (NLP). She is the organiser of the weekly NLP reading group at The Alan Turing Institute. Prior to undertaking her PhD, Nicole studied Chinese language and Computational Linguistics in Germany, China and Taiwan.
Nicole's research interests include Natural Language Processing and Computer-Assisted Language Learning. In her PhD project, she is focussing on paraphrase detection. This includes analysing properties of existing datasets and developing novel neural network-based models for this task. She is particularly interested in applying her research to real-world educational applications.