Hi, I am Pavel

I am a software craftsman. These days I mostly do backend, but I am also interested in computational linguistics, privacy, and machine learning. I love open source tech. Once in a blue moon, there is a new post in my blog.


Pavel Sofroniev and Çağrı Çöltekin (2018), Phonetic Vector Representations for Sound Sequence Alignment. In Proceedings of the 15th SIGMORPHON Workshop on Computational Research in Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology, pages 111-116 [pdf] [code] [bib]
Taraka Rama, Johannes Wahle, Pavel Sofroniev and Gerhard Jäger (2017), Fast and unsupervised methods for multilingual cognate clustering. [pdf] [code] [bib]
Kuan Yu, Pavel Sofroniev, Erik Schill and Erhard Hinrichs (2017), The parse is darc and full of errors: Universal dependency parsing with transition-based and graph-based algorithms. In Proceedings of the CoNLL 2017 Shared Task: Multilingual Parsing from Raw Text to Universal Dependencies, pages 126-133 [pdf] [code] [bib]
Taraka Rama, Çağrı Çöltekin and Pavel Sofroniev (2017), Computational analysis of Gondi dialects. In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects (VarDial), pages 26-35 [pdf] [bib]
Gerhard Jäger, Johann-Mattis List and Pavel Sofroniev (2017), Using support vector machines and state-of-the-art algorithms for phonetic alignment to identify cognates in multi-lingual wordlists. In Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, volume 1, pages 1205-1216 [pdf] [www] [code] [bib]
Gerhard Jäger and Pavel Sofroniev (2016), Automatic cognate classification with a Support Vector Machine. In Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Natural Language Processing, pages 128-134 [pdf] [bib]