Our research focuses on language and knowledge technologies. A particular focal point is statistical natural language processing. We also focus on Big Data analytics based on scalable parallel and distributed algorithms.
The output of our research can benefit several disciplines, such as Data Engineering, Information Retrieval, Digital Libraries, Digital Humanities, Computational Linguistic, and Cognitive Science.
At the moment we offer the following lectures for students of the University of Passau
- Text Mining
- Information Retrieval
- Web Science
- Complex Systems Engineering
- Big Data Management
- Preference Learning
If you want to browse the current lectures and courses taught by the chair you can do so in our Teaching Section.
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