Jan Portisch has defended his PhD thesis
Jan Portisch has successfully defended his PhD thesis titled “Exploiting General-Purpose Background Knowledge for Automated Schema Matching” on August 25th.
Lea Cohausz receives Best Paper Award at EDM 2022
Lea Cohausz has received an award for the best student shart paper at the 15th International Conference on Educational Data Mining for her work on “Towards Real Interpretability of Student Success Prediction Combining Methods of XAI and Social Science”. Congratulations!  ...
Anna Primpeli has successfully defended her PhD Thesis
Anna Primpeli has successfully defended her PhD thesis titled “Reducing the Labeling Effort for Entity Resolution using Distant Supervision and Active Learning” today.
Paper accepted in ECML-PKDD 2022: Start Small, Think Big: On Hyperparameter Optimization for Large-Scale Knowledge Graph Embeddings
The paper “Start Small, Think Big: On Hyperparameter Optimization for Large-Scale Knowledge Graph Embeddings” by Adrian Kochsiek, Fritz Niesel, and Rainer Gemulla has been accepted at the 2022 ECML-PKDD European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in ...
Team WBSG wins ACM SIGMOD Programming Contest 2022
We are happy to announce that team WBSG consisting of the PhD students Alexander Brinkmann and Ralph Peeters has won the ACM SIGMOD Programming Contest 2022. Altogether 55 teams from all over the world participated in the contest.
Two Papers accepted for IJCAI 2022
We are happy that the following papers have been accepted for the 31st International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence July 23-29, 2022 in Vienna (Acceptance Rate: 15%): Patrick Betz, Christian Meilicke and Heiner Stuckenschmidt: “Adversarial Explanations for Knowledge Graph Embeddings” ...
Paper Accepted for the “Information Systems” Journal
We are happy to announce that the paper “Exploiting Label Semantics for Rule-based Activity Recommendation in Business Process Modeling” by Diana Sola, Han van der Aa, Christian Meilicke and Heiner Stuckenschmidt has been accepted for the “Information Systems” Journal ( The paper can be found at: ...
Two Papers accepted at ESWC 2022
We are happy to announce that the papers “Impact of the Characteristics of Multi-Source Entity Matching Tasks on the Performance of Active Learning Methods” by Anna Primpeli and Christian Bizer and the paper “Supervised Knowledge Aggregation for Knowledge Graph Completion” by Patrick Betz, Christian ...
Paper accepted in SIGMOD 2022: NuPS: A Parameter Server for Machine Learning with Non-Uniform Parameter Access
The paper “NuPS: A Parameter Server for Machine Learning with Non-Uniform Parameter Access” by Alexander Renz-Wieland, Rainer Gemulla, Zoi Kaoudi, and Volker Markl  has been accepted at the 2022 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data. Abstract: Parameter servers (PSs) ...
Paper accepted in PVLDB 2022: Parallel Training of Knowledge Graph Embedding Models: A Comparison of Techniques
The paper “Parallel Training of Knowledge Graph Embedding Models: A Comparison of Techniques” by Adrian Kochsiek and Rainer Gemulla has been accepted at the 2022 Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). Abstract: Knowledge graph embedding (KGE) models represent the entities and relations of a ...