Tobias Eder

M.A., M.Sc.


  • Room: FMI 01.05.057
  • E-Mail: tobias.eder(AT)in.tum.de
  • Address: TUM - Fakultät für Informatik, Boltzmannstr. 3, 85748 Garching

Research Interests

As a PhD Student at the group my research is focused on the field of Ethical Artificial Intelligence in the context of Natural Language Processing (NLP).

Current research topics include:

  • Patterns of communication in the spread of misinformation on the web.
  • Algorithmic fairness and fairness metrics.
  • Transparency in systems that operate in high-stakes environments.
  • Robustness against adversarial attacks in NLP systems.

Seminar Ethics in NLP Summer 2021

Here you can find slides and material for the course:

Intro Session
Ethics Intro
Seminar Paper Template

Sessions and Topics:

Student Topic Date

Cagla Balcik
Marcel Brasch
Leonid Petrov
Abhishek Saroha
Sophie Schoen
Igor Tukh
Sijia Liu
Hyein Koo
Tobias Forner
Florian Martineau
Noir Nigmatov

Topic 1: Data Sources, Labeling and Bias
Topic 2: Detection of Bias and Debiasing
Topic 3: Issues in Representation Learning
Topic 4: Language Models and Automated Text Generation
Topic 5: Automated Dialogue Systems
Topic 6: NLP for Manipulation and Disinformation
Topic 7: Explainable NLP
Topic 8: Privacy and Anonymity in NLP
Topic 9: Robustness in NLP
Topic 10: Accountability in NLP
Topic 12: Environmental Impact of NLP

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02.07
02.07

 


Theses and Guided Research

Currently all topics for this Winter semester are taken. The topics you see below are currently being worked on this semester:

  • Meta- and Transfer-learning for domain adaptation in political stance detection
  • Exploring patterns of communication in disinformation campaigns on Twitter
  • Political social media engagement around the Covid-19 pandemic

As soon as new topics are available they will also be posted here.