Department of Linguistics and Philology
Uppsala University 
Box 635
S-751 26 Uppsala

Visiting address:

Engelska parken,
Thunbergsvägen 3 H

Building 9, 3rd floor, office 9-3011b


+46 18-471 7860


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Beáta Megyesi

Senior lecturer in computational linguistics (2004-)


  • Head of Department of Linguistics and Philology (2009-2015)
  • Member of the board at the Department of Linguistics and Philology (2007-2015)
  • Member of the board of the Faculty of Languages, Uppsala University (2008-2014)


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  • PhD in Speech Communication, Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, 2002
  • B.A. in Computational Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University, 2000

Research interests

  • Automatic analysis of historical texts and manuscripts, incl. old secrets, ciphers from early modern times
  • PoS tagging, morphological analysis, chunking, shallow parsing for different types of languages
  • Parallel corpora and treebanks
  • Text categorization
  • The relationship between prosodic and linguistic structure

Publications: by date and by type (see separate pages)

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Basic level courses

  • Computational grammar II, 7.5 ECTS: 2004
  • Corpus linguistics, 7.5 ECTS: 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Languages, computers, and text processing (in Swedish): 2013, 2014
  • Techniques for large scale parsing (parts): 2009
  • Advisor for Language Technology Project, 7.5 ECTS: 2011-2014
  • BA thesis supervision

Advanced level courses

  • Computer-based tools for research in humanities, 7.5 ECTS: 2007-2013
  • Thesis work in language technology, 30 ECTS: 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Advanced course in corpus linguistics, 7.5 ECTS: 2005
  • Advisor for Language Technology Project, 7.5 ECTS: 2011-2014
  • Master thesis supervision

PhD education


Other things I like: my twins, traveling, Amnesty International, some workout like skiing, piloxing and pump, books, cello, chocolate, margaritas and cosmos, ladies of jazz, Bridges of Madison county, and of course my dearest best  friends: girls, you know who you are!, and my - growing - not-to-do list...