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INF - Information infrastructure

Project INF supports all projects with regard to all issues pertaining to creating and handling research data. It advises on the design of neuro- and psycholinguistic experiments, and corpus and acceptability studies with a special focus on statistics. It also ensures data accountability and sustainability.

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Prof. Dr. Nikolaus P. Himmelmann

Principal Investigator A03, B05, C09 and INF

Office: Allg. Sprachwissenschaft, Meister-Ekkehart-Straße 7
E-mail: sprachwissenschaft(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-2323
Web: Prof. Dr. Nikolaus P. Himmelmann


Prof. Dr. Andreas Witt

Researcher, associated with INF

Office: Philosophikum, room 0.104
E-mail: andreas.witt(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-1902
Web: Prof. Dr. Andreas Witt


Maximilian Hörl

Doctoral student INF

Office: SFB, Luxemburger Str. 299, room 2.11
E-mail: mhoerl1(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-89905


Fahime Same

Doctoral student INF

Office: SFB, Luxemburger Str. 299, room 2.11
E-mail: f.same(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-89905
Web: Fahime Same





  • Leh, A., Köhler, J., Gref, M., & Himmelmann, N. P. 2018. Speech analytics in research based on qualitative interviews. Experiences from KA3. VIEW Journal of European Television History & Culture, 7(14), 138–149.
  • Lobin, Henning, Roman Schneider & Andreas Witt (Eds.). 2018. Digitale Infrastrukturen für die germanistische Forschung. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter. 
  • Köhler, J., Leh, A., Himmelmann, N. P., & Rau, F. 2018. Audio Mining für die Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften: Nutzungsszenarien und Herausforderungen. DHd 2018. Kritik Der Digitalen Vernunft. Conference abstracts. University of Cologne., 21-24. Cologne, Germany.

Event organization

  • Organization of the workshop "Week of Writing", February 19-23, 2018, together with Sara Meuser (C05).
  • Organization of the "R Stats User Group“ with biweekly meetings at the CRC 1252 (HoP, room 2.09).