Research

Research Interest

  • Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence, Computational Cognitive Science
  • Semantic Web, Linked Data
  • Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Representation Learning
  • Social Networks, Crowdsourcing
  • Knowledge Discovery, Data Analytics
  • Text-, Web-, and Data Mining
  • Sentiment Analysis, Opinion Mining
  • Question Answering, Decision Support
  • UIMA, Gate
  • Big Data, Large Scale Processing

Over the last couple of years, I was (inter alia) involved in the following industrial & university research projects:

Deep Learning meets Virtual Reality: How to Step inside a Gas Turbine

Deep Learning meets Virtual Reality: How to Step inside a Gas Turbine: In our ongoing search for new data sets for improving innovative algorithms, we found some interesting research aspects at our Siemens’ Power Generation Services Division, which supplied us…

Tapping the Power of Artificial Intelligence

In the course of three days and two sleepless nights, 13 groups of Siemens hackers developed artificial intelligence (AI) demonstrations that might have taken months to develop in a more structured environment. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a rapidly developing technology…

Reports on the 2014 AAAI Fall Symposium Series

Abstract: The AAAI 2014 Fall Symposium Series was held Thursday through Saturday, November 13–15, at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington, Virginia adjacent to Washington, DC. The titles of the seven symposia were Artificial Intelligence for Human-Robot Interaction, Energy Market…

Knowledge Enhanced Embodied Cognitive Interaction Technology (KnowCIT)

CITEC – Cognitive Interaction Technology – Center of Excellence Summary The project has built a technology which enables artificial agents to explore “crowdsourced” knowledge resources generated by large communities of web users. Project: Knowledge Enhanced Embodied Cognitive Interaction Technology Supervisor(s): Ipke…

 

SFB 673 – X1: Multimodal alignment corpora: statistical modeling and information management

SFB 673 – Alignment in Communication Summary X1 – Multimodal alignment corpora: statistical modeling and information management The X1 project focuses on the text technological modelling of the input/output relation of alignment processes, the management and maintenance of the resulting…

 

DFG – Scientific Library Services and Information Systems (LIS) Summary. The project “Development, testing and evaluation of content-based P2P agent for thematic structuring and search optimization in digital libraries” researched the application of a content-based search in the collections of distributed libraries using a unified user interface that allows a transparent access without the need for centralized structures.…