IRG Position

IRG position “NLP for the Humanities”

Within the context of AIPHES, the Independent Research Group (IRG) leader position “NLP for the humanities” is currently filled out by Steffen Eger. The name of the group headed by Dr. Eger is “Natural Language Learning Group” (NLLG).

Personal web page:

Research Profile

Focus areas of NLLG are Evaluation metrics for Machine Translation and Summarization; Poetry (Generation); Semantic Change (Cross-temporal NLP); and Cross-Lingual NLP.

Supervised PhD theses

  • Wei Zhao 2018-2021. Towards human-level natural language generation.

Supervised Bachelor / Master theses

Within the IRG position, I am or have been supervising theses on the following topics:

  • sentiment conditioned poetry generation
  • multilingual probing for sentence embeddings
  • unsupervised neural poetry translation

Currently open theses include (but not limited to):

Current Publications

Current publications can be found here