SADiLaR Postdoc


Dr Sree Ganesh Thottempudi


Sree Ganesh Thottempudi is a Postdoc at SADiLaR. He has been involved in multiple Digital Humanities and Natural language technology related projects. He also has a special interest in IT training and capacity building through his involvement within the Software and Data Science community as well as the Digital Humanities Association of India, Southern Africa and Germany.


  • PhD Linguistic and Literary analysis of Classics with the Integration of Digital Humanities and Data science methods
  • Masters (Information Technology) (Thesis: Data mining from Medical Documents)
  • Masters (Telugu, Linguistics)
  • MPhil area: Computational Linguistics (Thesis: Parts of Speech Tagging)

Work experience:

  • 2017-2020: University of Heidelberg, Germany

    2015: DAASI International, Germany

    • 2012-2015t: Goettingen Centre for Digital Humanities, Germany
    • 2006-2012: University of Hyderabad, India
    • 2007-2008: Red Hat Software Services, India


Articles and Abstracts

Sree Ganesh Thottempudi. (2019). Metrical Analysis with Machines, Telugu Siri, CIIL-Mysore.

Sree Ganesh Thottempudi. (2019). Computational Analysis of Telugu Proverbs, Bhava veena, monthly journal, Andhra Pradesh, ISSN NO: 2456–‐4702.

Sree Ganesh Thottempudi (2019). Digital Humanities: A case study with Metrical analysis, 1st International conference on Digital Humanities in India, Bharathyar University, Coimbatore.

Sree Ganesh Thottempudi, C.S.R Prabhu. (2019). Digital Libraries and Virtual Museums with Semantic Web, Excavating the Extra ordinary, University of Mainz, Germany.

Sree Ganesh Thottempudi. (2019). Linguistic Analysis of Proverbs Structure, Bhava veena, monthly journal, Andhra Pradesh, ISSN NO: 2456–‐4702.

Dr. C.S.R Prabhu, Sree Ganesh Thottempudi (2019). A Novel Approach to Extend KM

Model with Object Knowledge Model (OKM) and KAFKA for Bigdata and Semantic Web with Greater Semantics, CISIS, University of Sydney, Australia.

Sree Ganesh Thotempud.(2018). Typological Features Template for Telugu, Cross Asia Repository, Heidelberg.

Jörg Wettlaufer, Christopher Johnson, Martin Scholz, Mark Fichtner, Sree Ganesh Thotempud.(2015). Semantic Blumenbach: Exploration of Text-Object Relationships with Semantic Web Technology in the History of ScienceDigital Scholarship in the Humanities, Oxford.

DelipM, Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2015). Machine Verification and Identification of Metrical PoetryBhashaInternational Journal, Hyderabad. ISSN 23483555.

Sree Ganesh Thottempudi. (2012). “Observations on Maximum Entropy Model”  ITICT

Sree Ganesh T. (2011). Annotation with the combination of linguistic language documentation and the creation of digital language resources  International conference on information systems for Indian languages (ICISIL) -2011

Sree Ganesh T. (2010). ” Preserve your language: Language Documentation and computation” at International conference on language development and computing methods (ICLDCM)-2010

Sree Ganesh T. (2009). “Maximum Entropy Model for Sense Tagging” HindiTech Online journal, ISSN: 2231 –4989. Enews_Id=58&back=1

Sree Ganesh T. (2009). Improving accuracy in POS tagging. IGDL.

T. Sree Ganesh. (2006) Cross-lingual Question Answering for English and Indic languages, In: Proceedings of the 1st Meeting of the Indian Association for Computational Linguistics pp.3-10.

Sree Ganesh.T. (2007). “Rule based word sense disambiguation for Telugu Verbs” in Annamalay University Linguistics journal, 8-19, Chidambaram.

Sree Ganesh.T. (2006). “Telugu Parts of Speech Tagging” in Annamalay University Linguistics journal, 3-15, Chidambaram.

T. Sree Ganesh. (2007). “telugu pada:la Ba:Ra:Ba:ga nirNayaM” in BHASHA international Telugu jornal, 65-73, Hyderabad.

Preparing lessons for Telugu PG diploma students at PS Telugu University.

Sree Ganesh.T. (2006). Word Sense Disambiguation in LANGUAGE IN INDIA -

Published articles on multiple issues related to Literature and Linguistics in various newspapers.

Conducted Linguistics Literature related programs in Indian Radio and Television.


Workshops and Talks

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi (2019) Python for Digital Humanities, Workshop, 7th Estonian Digital HumanitiesConference-19, Estonia.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi, Ajinkya Prabhune, Rohan Raj etc.Optical Character Recognition with Neural Networks, 7th Estonian Digital HumanitiesConference-19, Estonia.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi (2019) Do things differently with Computer Science, Guest lecture, Indian Aeronautical Institute, Hyderabad.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi (2019) , Guest lecture, Scope of Digital Technologyin India, Audi Sankara Institutions of engineering, Guduru.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi (2019) Newtrends in Humanities and Social Science research with Digital Humanities and Data Science, Guest talk, IIT-Madras.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi (2019) Digital Humanities, Guest talk, RSVP, Tirupathi.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi (2019) The need of Digital Humanities in India, Guest talk, MIITs, Madanapalli.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi (14-25 May2019) Python and Introduction to Machine learning, Summer School Coordinator & Resource person

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi (2018) ChairDigitale Projekte II, HAASDZ18: Herausforderungen bei der Analyse von Alten Schriften im Digitalen Zeitalter, Heidelberg.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2015). Python For Digital Humanities (Workshop coordinator) International Winter School on Digital Humanities In Indology, Tuebingen.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2015). Does Machine Understand Manuscripts?, Paper& Pixel II, Tübingen.

Sree Ganesh Thottempudi. (2014). invited talk on Digital Technology forIndian Languages Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad.

Sree Ganesh Thottempudi, Marco Büchler. (2014). coordinating a workshop on Digital Humanities for Arts Departments inIndianPerspective (past-present-futureSri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi.

Jörg Wettlaufer, Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (DH2014). Exploration of Text –Object relationship with Semantic Web Technologies, Lausanne.

Sree Ganesh T. (2013). Word sense disambiguation for machine translation Große Entwicklerrunde, Gottingen.

Jörg Wettlaufer, Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2013). Named Entity Recognition in historical texts from the natural history domain Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.

Jörg Wettlaufer, Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2012) Application of Semantic web technologies towards Blumenbach documents,GCDH-workshop on Semantic Web Applications in the Humanities, Germany.

Jörg Wettlaufer, Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2012). NER system forHistorical Text documents,GCDH-Text Analysis working group, Germany.

Sree Ganesh Thottempudi. (2012). Language Technology for digital Humanities, Webmontag, GCDH.

Sree Ganesh Thottempudi. (2011). Processing Linguistics knowledge for annotation, POSANIL-LDC-IL, Mysore.

Sree Ganesh T. (2010). TypeCraft: Collaborative annotation online SALAinternational conference, Mysore, India.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2010). Telugu POS tagging Odense Nordling 1.5 Researchers conference, Odense.

Completed Corpus linguistics -the short cutto linguistic evidence. (2009).course from University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2010). Linguistics knowledge for corpus annotation CLSsummer school, Crotia.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2006).Problems in English to Telugu Machine Translation in ISDL, Trivandrum.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2005). Word Sense Disambiguation for MT, Annamalay University.

Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2004). Telugu Parts of speech tagging, ICOSAL,OsmaniyaUniversity.

G. Umamaheswara Rao, Sree Ganesh Thotempudi. (2003) Tracking of old Telugu Words,CALTS University of Hyderabad.



RJ Ramasree, Sree Ganesh Thottempudi, 2011. Parts of Speech tagging (A Hybrid approach with rule based and machine learning techniques), LAP publications, Germany.