Simon Hengchen is a researcher in NLP at Språkbanken Text. In 2017 he received a PhD in Information Science with an NLP-focused thesis. Simon’s research focuses on semantic change in various contexts. He has extensively worked with computational historians to build models of and methods for conceptual change on data in various languages.

Interests
  • Distributional Semantics
  • Lexical Semantic Change
  • NLP for historical texts
Education
  • PhD in Information Science, 2017

    Université libre de Bruxelles

  • MSc in Information Science, 2012

    Université libre de Bruxelles

  • MA in Germanic Philology, 2010

    Université libre de Bruxelles