Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Prof. Dr. Felix Naumann
  
 

Web Science Group

The research focus of the group is on various topics related to the Web, such as

  • Intelligent Web-Based Systems
  • Information Retrieval
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Recommender Systems

We are particularly interested in Text Mining to deal with the vast amount of unstructured and semi-structured data (on the Web).

We approach these topics using and developing Machine Learning methods, such as

  • Probabilistic Graphical Models and
  • Deep Learning

We have a strong focus on Applications, currently

  • Media Analysis and
  • Information Systems

Current Projects

Current projects of our group: Web Science Projects

Members

A list of the group members can be found here: Web Science Members

Teaching

We offer lectures and seminars on the above topics, and also Bachelor and Master projects, as well as Master's theses topics. For a list of open topics have a look here.
We usually have more topics available, so if you are interested in writing your Master's thesis in the area of Web Science, please contact us.

For more information, please visit Web Science Teaching. And for a list of current courses, see Current Courses

Publications

A list of our publications can be found here: Web Science Publications