In a world of growing floods of information, humans need
the assistance of mechanized information processing tools. One
important source of information consists of written or spoken text.
The Institute for Natural Language Processing (IMS) carries out basic
and applied research and trains students to create tools for automated
processing of spoken and written language.
In order to cover most of the range of research issues in Natural
Language Processing, the IMS divides into the four sections:
Formal Logic and Philosophy of Language
Theoretical Computational Linguistics The IMS offers a PhD Program
and a Diploma Program (Diplom-Linguistik) with an active Student
The IMS is a part of the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of