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 held and filled out by Steffen Eger. The temporary name of the group headed by Dr. Eger is “Natural Language Learning Group” (NLLG).

Research Profile

Focus areas of NLLG are Deep Learning for Poetry Generation; Low-resource NLP; Semantic Change; and Cross-Lingual NLP. In the future, we also plan to work on meta-science (and possibly trend prediction).

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