Software Project Neural Networks (Summer 24)

Lecturer: Dietrich Klakow

Location:  to be announced

Grading: 50% based on the project work, 25% final report, 25% final presentation

Application for participation : please apply here . Please apply latest by Sunday April 21st. Number is participants is limited to 12. Notification of acceptance on April 22nd.

HISPOS-Registration deadline: see LSF


You will work as a group on a project.

  • Learn about natural language processing (or related topics) with neural networks
  • Learn to create software in a team


  • 1. Meeting: discuss organizational topics
  • 2. Meeting: everybody presents a project idea and we discuss them
  • 3. Meeting: we will form teams for 3-4 participants to work on the selected project ideas from the previous meeting
  • 4. Meeting: more elaborate presentation of the project idea by project team, which data to us, who will be working on what, ….

These four meetings will happen during the summer semester and will be scheduled in agreement with the participants. The actual implementation will happen during the next fall break and we will have weekly meetings during that time.

Past projects as examples:

  • short hand recognition
  • code completion using LSTMs
  • Arabic-English machine translation
  • GANs for dialog systems
  • Detecting breast cancer using NNs
  • Englisch-Korean MT
  • hate speech detection