Joachim Gasch, M.A.

Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache
R 5, 6-13, Büro 3.03
D-68161 Mannheim

E-Mail: gasch(at)

Tel.: +49 621 / 1581 – 303
Fax: +49 621 / 1581 – 200

Joachim Gasch, M.A.


Employee of the Pragmatics Department


Conceptualization and implementation of information technologies, project support:

  • Conceptualization and project planning of the system and information architecture of speech corpora
  • Semantic modeling of project related data structures in XML and implementation in the object relational database management system Oracle
  • Workflow implementation (Web-based user interfaces) for machine-aided project data gathering, maintenance and retrieval
  • Assistance in the project SegCor – ANR-DFG-Projekt "Segmentation of Oral Corpora"


Research interests:

Information management and information retrieval technologies, markup languages, semantic models

Recent publications:

  • Gasch, Joachim/Brinckmann, Caren/Dickgießer, Sylvia (2008): memasysco: XML schema based metadata management system for speech corpora. In: Proceedings 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2008), Marrakesh, Morocco. PDF
  • Brinckmann, Caren/Dickgießer, Sylvia/Gasch, Joachim (2007): Minimally Redundant Metadata Schemas for Speech Corpora. In: Proceedings of the 4th Corpus Linguistics conference, Birmingham. PDF