Educational Natural Language Processing (e-NLP)

Educational Natural Language Processing (e-NLP)


  • Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych
  • Dr. Delphine Bernhard

Practice Classes

  • Kateryna Ignatova
  • Konstantina Garoufi


  • Lecture, Thursday, 14:25-16:05, Room S2|02 – C120, starting on April 3, 2008
  • Practice class, Tuesday, 14:25–16:05, Room S2|02 – C003, starting on April 8, 2008


  • Midterm exam: 05.06.2008, 14:25 – 15:25, C120
  • Final exam: 07.07.2008, 16:00 – 18:00, C205

Registration in WebReg until May 15.

Course content

The lecture will deal with the design of Natural Language Processing systems with special emphasis on:

  • Principles of Natural Language Processing
    • Morphological analysis
    • Part of Speech tagging
    • Syntactic parsing
    • Semantic analysis of words and texts
    • Pragmatic and discourse analysis
  • NLP for eLearning
    • Information retrieval
    • Automatic essay grading
    • Computer assisted language learning
    • Collaborative eLearning systems
    • Web 2.0 for eLearning
    • eLearning standards

For more information please visit the course's homepage on the TU Darmstadt's learning management platform CLIX.


  • Speech and Language Processing. An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, and Speech Recognition. Second Edition. Daniel Jurafsky and James H. Martin. Prentice-Hall, 2000. ISBN: 0-13-095069-6.
  • Computerlinguistik und Sprachtechnologie. Eine Einführung. Kai-Uwe Carstensen, Christian Ebert, Cornelia Endriss, Susanne Jekat, Ralf Klabunde. Heidelberg: Spektrum-Verlag, März 2004. ISBN 3827414075
  • eLearning related materials will be announced in due time on the course's homepage in CLIX.