PhD position “Natural Language Processing and Machine/Deep Learning for Digital History”

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The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinct multilingual and interdisciplinary character. Founded in 2003, the university has more than 6700 students and more than 2000 staff members from all over the world. The university's faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in computer science and ICT security, materials science, European and international law, finance and financial innovation, education, contemporary history and digital history. In addition, the university focuses on cross-disciplinary research in data modelling and simulation, and health and systems biomedicine. According to Times Higher Education (THE), the University of Luxembourg is ranked 3rd in the world for its "international outlook", 20th in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The I nterdisciplinary L aboratory for I ntelligent and A daptive S ystems (ILIAS) is concerned with all aspects relating to Artificial Intelligence. In particularly, the theoretical foundations and the algorithmic realization of data and information processing systems, Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning Applications, Human-Computer Interaction, Natural Language Processing, and Reasoning in complex and dynamic environments given limited resources and incomplete or uncertain information. ILIAS supports an interdisciplinary working with the interdisciplinary centres and all other faculties of the university, the HPC, and national and European institutions.

As part of ILIAS and embedded in the Department of Computer Science (DCS) of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM), the research group of Prof. Dr. Christoph Schommer is looking for a PhD student in computer science within the framework of the FNR-funded research training group "Deep Data Science of Digital History". This is conducted jointly with historians, among others.

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