Andreas Marfurt is a PhD student in the Natural Language Understanding Group at Idiap. His interests lie in representation learning for NLP and deep learning in general. His current focus is on the extraction and representation of salient information in summarization.
He received both his BSc (2011) and MSc (2013) in Computer Science from ETH Zürich. After that, he helped start a health data platform MIDATA.coop and was the first employee of 1plusX. He then joined the Data Analytics Lab at ETH Zürich as a PhD student for two years before moving to Idiap in autumn 2018.
Natural Language Processing, deep learning