Deputy Site Director at DFKI GmbH
Aljoscha Burchardt is Deputy Site Director of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH) in Berlin. He is an expert in Language Technology and Artificial Intelligence. His interests include the evaluation of (machine) translation quality and the inclusion of language professionals in the MT R&D workflow. Burchardt is co-developer of the MQM framework for measuring translation quality and co-editor of the book -IT für Soziale Inklusion- (IT for social inclusion). He has a background in semantic Language Technology. After his PhD in Computational Linguistics at Saarland University he coordinated the Center of Research Excellence -E-Learning 2.0- at Technische Universität Darmstadt. Burchardt is Research Fellow of the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society and Deputy Chairman of the Berlin Scientific Society (Berliner Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft). He is also a member of the Enquete-commission on Artificial Intelligence of the German Parliament.