Paul Balluff, B.A. MA

Researcher (Predoc)

Kolingasse 14-16 (R. 06.40), 1090 Vienna

✆  +43-1-4277-49393

Web: Computational Communication Science Lab

Project: Monitoring Electoral Democracy – MEDem (PI: Hajo Boomgaarden)

Consultation: Based upon prior agreement

➥  Automated named entity recognition
➥  Applications for transformer models
➥  Media landscape in Europe
➥  Mediated public discourse

Paul Balluff is a PhD candidate in the capacity of the OPTED project, where he builds an inventory of news sources in Europe, and curates tools for computational text analysis.

Before joining as a PhD, he was a student research assistant at the Vienna Centre for Electoral Research (VieCER), supporting the quantitative analysis of media coverage of the national elections in Austria in 2017 and 2019. After he acquired his B.A. at the University of Würzburg (Germany), he worked four years in the non-profit sector in Hong Kong. He then completed the master programme East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) at the University of Vienna.