About me

I am a university lecturer in Language Technology at the University of Helsinki, where I arrived in March 2017 as a post-doctoral researcher. Prior to that, I spent several years at the University of Geneva.

Research interests

  • Computational dialectology and dialectometry (e.g. in the context of the CorCoDial project)
  • Text normalization and translation between closely related language varieties
  • Analysis and evaluation of neural machine translation architectures (e.g. in the context of the FoTran project)
  • Annotation and annotation transfer for closely related languages and dialects

Corpora and datasets:

Interactive visualization projects for dialect data:


  • Postal address: Department of Digital Humanities, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 24, FI-00014 Helsingin Yliopisto, Finland
  • Visiting address: Metsätalo Room A213, Unioninkatu 40, Helsinki
  • E-mail: yves.scherwenurer@helskapyinki.fi