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Department of Slovene Studies

Res. Assoc. Dr. Kaja Dobrovoljc

Kaja Dobrovoljc, a research associate at the Department of Slovene Studies, holds an undergraduate degree in translation studies and a doctoral degree in Slovene linguistics. As a member of the research programme Language Resources and Technologies for Slovene, her main research interests lie in the design, annotation and evaluation of machine-readable language resources, and their use in descriptive language research.

She currently leads a post-doctoral project SPOT – Treebank-Driven Approach to the Study of Spoken Slovenian (2022–2024) and actively participates in the COST Action UniDive – Universality, diversity and idiosyncracy in language technology (2022–2024).

See the full list of publications.


Selected publications:

Dobrovoljc, K. (2020). Identifying dictionary-relevant formulaic sequences in written and spoken corpora. International Journal of Lexicography, 33(4), 417-442.

Dobrovoljc, K. (2017). Multi-word discourse markers and their corpus-driven identification: The case of MWDM extraction from the reference corpus of spoken Slovene. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 22(4), 551-582

Dobrovoljc, K., Erjavec, T., & Krek, S. (2017). The Universal Dependencies treebank for Slovenian. V Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Balto-Slavic Natural Language Processing (str. 33-38).

Dobrovoljc, K., Krek, S., & Erjavec, T. (2017). The Sloleks Morphological Lexicon and its Future Development. In: V. Gorjanc, P. Gantar, I. Kosem, S. Krek (ed.). Dictionary of Modern Slovene: Problems and Solutions. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete.

Dobrovoljc, K., & Nivre, J. (2016). The Universal Dependencies treebank of spoken Slovenian. V Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC’16) (str. 1566-1573).




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