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Julian Risch

I am a Ph.D. student at the Information Systems Group and a member of the HPI Research School. My research focuses on topic modeling and deep learning with applications in the field of comment analysis. Further, I am involved in projects on patent classification and book recommendation.

Contact Information

Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Straße 2-3
D-14482 Potsdam
Room: F-2.08

Phone: +49 331 5509 272

Email: Julian Risch

Open Master's Theses

I provide supervision for Master's theses in the area of News Comment Analysis, e.g., Toxic Comment Classification, User Engagement Prediction, Comment Recommendation, and Discussion Summarization/Visualization. Feel free to schedule an informal meeting with me to discuss details of these topics and/or your own ideas.



Toxic Comment Detection in Online Discussions

in Deep Learning Based Approaches for Sentiment Analysis . Agarwal, Basant; Nayak, Richi; Mittal, Namita; Patnaik, Srikanta ( Eds. ), Springer , First edition 2019 .

With the exponential growth in the use of social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and many others, an astronomical amount of big data has been generated. A substantial amount of this user-generated data is in form of text such as reviews, tweets, and blogs that provide numerous challenges as well as opportunities to NLP (Natural Language Processing) researchers for discovering meaningful information used in various applications. Sentiment analysis is the study that analyses people’s opinion and sentiment towards entities such as products, services, person, organisations etc. present in the text. Sentiment analysis and opinion mining is the most popular and interesting research problem. In recent years, Deep Learning approaches have emerged as powerful computational models and have shown significant success to deal with a massive amount of data in unsupervised settings. Deep learning is revolutionizing because it offers an effective way of learning representation and allows the system to learn features automatically from data without the need of explicitly designing them. Deep learning algorithms such as deep autoencoders, convolutional and recurrent neural networks (CNN) (RNN), Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) and Generative Adversarial Networks (GAN) have reported providing significantly improved results in various natural language processing tasks including sentiment analysis.
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Editor(s) Agarwal, Basant; Nayak, Richi; Mittal, Namita; Patnaik, Srikanta
Tags comments_analysis  hpi  isg  myown  web_science