Bachelor Seminar Dialogue Systems (DS-Sem-B)

Digital personal assistants like Siri, Google Assistant and Alexa have become indispensable in today's world, thanks in no small part to their ability to engage in voice-based interaction. These systems are classified as conversational AI, and the technology behind them is called dialogue systems. Each participant will scientifically prepare and present a topic covering current or fundamental research work from the field of dialogue systems and conversational AI.

The learning goals for this course are the following: the participants

  • learn to familiarise themselves individually and independently with their respective topic,
  • train and understand methods of scientific writing and oral communication,
  • learn to discuss and evaluate systems and methods in the area of dialogue systems,
  • develop a deeper understanding of their respective topic including possible applications and limitations.

The seminar covers topics from dialogue systems and Conversational AI. Concrete topics are selected each semester anew.


This 3-ECTS seminar runs each semester.

Participants must be enrolled in the Bachelor programm Applied Computer Science.

The course language is German. The language of the term paper may be German or English.

Topics will be worked on alone or with a partner.

The content of the presentation and the term paper consists of the respective topic and relevant related topics.

The terms and conditions (e.g., deadline) of the term paper and of the presentation will be announced at the beginning of each course.