Research Seminar

General Information

Lecturer Prof. Dr. Martin Potthast
Workload 2 SWS Lecture
Place Paulinum P801
Time Thursday, 11:15 - 12:45
Intended subjects Bachelor's and Master's theses in the departments TEMIR and ASV or from the fields of NLP and machine learning in general.


  • The schedule of lectures will be displayed and updated on this website. Please check back regularly.
  • All announcements will be communicated via email (please send all mail to
  • The first seminar is expected to take place on October 12th, 2023. Here, the presentation slots will be distributed across the following weeks.


  • Seminars are live. The first session is for organizing the dates for your presentations.
  • Materials will be organized via this website.
  • Communication
    • Email



  • 12.10.2023
    Scheduling appointments and organizational information [slides]
  • 11.01.2024
    Maximilian Bley, Cleaning the Wortschatz Leipzig webcrawl with Active Learning
  • 04.01.2024
    Yannick Brenning, Improving the Core-Set Approach for Text Classification with Active Learning
  • 18.01.2024
    Dinara Imambayeva, Improving Compositionality of Images Generated by Stable Diffusion
  • 18.01.2024
    Justin Löscher, Explain Google Rankings via Query Reformulation