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Jemma König

Postdoctoral Fellow (Computer Science)

Qualifications: BCMS(Hons) Waikato

Contact Details

Email: jemma.konig@waikato.ac.nz
Room: G.2.04
Phone: +64 7 838 4408 ext 4768
Extension: 4768
Website: https://www.cms.waikato.ac.nz/~jlk25/

About Jemma

Jemma is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Waikato. She is working on the Tini o te Hakituri project under Associate Professor Annika Hinze and Dr Judy Bowen. Hakituri is a project funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) investigating technology uses in hazardous work environments.  

Jemma started her undergraduate study at the University of Waikato in 2012, graduating with a Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with first class honors. After this she undertook a Ph.D. in Computer Science, which she is in the final stages of completing.

Research Interests

Jemma’s PhD research explores a computational approach to vocabulary testing, language tools, and text enrichment. More specifically focusing on corpus analysis, pseudoword generation, automated vocabulary testing, and tracking learners' interaction with online written language.

Teaching Commitments

Recent Publications

  • Konig, J., Calude, A. S., & Coxhead, A. (2019). Using character-grams to automatically generate pseudowords and how to evaluate them. Applied Linguistics, amz045, 24 pages. doi:10.1093/applin/amz045

  • Konig, J., Calude, A., & Coxhead, A. (2018). Using n-grams to automatically generate good pseudo-words and how to evaluate them. In Linguistics Society of New Zealand: Language & Society Conference. Conference held at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

  • Yu, A., Wu, S., Witten, I. H., & König, J. (2016). Learning collocations with FLAX apps. In L. E. Dyson, W. Ng, & J. Fergusson (Eds.), Proc 15th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning: Mobile Learning Futures - Sustaining Quality Research and Practice in Mobile Learning (pp. 291-294). Conference held Sydney, Australia. Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/10751

  • König, J., Witten, I. H., & Wu, S. (2016). A mobile reader for language learners. In L. E. Dyson, W. Ng, & J. Fergusson (Eds.), Proc 15th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning: Mobile Learning Futures - Sustaining Quality Research and Practice in Mobile Learning (pp. 141-143). Conference held Sydney, Australia. Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/10752

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