Transformers, large language models, and their use in physics

This seminar is offered for the MSc students of the Physics and Astronomy department of the Heidelberg university (Computational Physics specialisation). The seminar (SWS: 2; Leistungspunkte: 6; LSF) will be held for the first time in the winter semester 2023/24. The language of the seminar is English. To get credits, participants have to prepare one polished presentation and later submit a written report.

The teacher: Dr Dmitry Kobak is a group leader at the Tübingen University working on dimensionality reduction and self-supervised learning. During the winter semester 2023/24, he is a visiting professor in Heidelberg.

When/where: Thursday 14:15–15:45. INF 205, SR 11.


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