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Prof. Dr. Han van der Aa
Prof. Dr. Christian Bizer
Prof. Dr. Rainer Gemulla
Prof. Dr. Goran Glavaš
Prof. Dr. Simone Paolo Ponzetto
Prof. Dr. Heiko Paulheim
Prof. Dr. Heiner Stuckenschmidt
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
Dr. Tobias Weller
Dr. Ines Rehbein
Dr. Ioana Hulpus
Dr. Melisachew Wudage Chekol
Dr. Christian Meilicke
Pedro Ortiz Suarez
Dr. Federico Nanni
Fabian David Schmidt
Affiliated PhD Students
Dr. Anne Lauscher
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Margret Keuper
Dr. Taha Alhersh
Dr. Jakob Huber
Dr. Timo Sztyler
Dr. Dmitry Ustalov
Dr. Oliver Lehmberg
Dr. Yaser Oulabi
Web-based Systems (Prof. Bizer)
Data Analytics (Prof. Gemulla)
Web Data Mining (Prof. Paulheim)
Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval (Prof. Ponzetto)
Artificial Intelligence (Prof. Stuckenschmidt)
Master Thesis Topics in Artificial Intelligence
Process Analytics (Prof. Van der Aa)
MMDS Industry Partner Network
Courses for Master Candidates
Data Analytics Team Project – Your Project, Your Team
CS 720 Seminar on Uncertainty Estimation
IE 500 Data Mining
IE 560 Decision Support
IE 650 Semantic Web Technologies
IE 661 Text Analytics
IE 663 Information Retrieval and Web Search
IE 670 Web Data Integration
IE 671 Web Mining
IE 672 Data Mining 2
IE 676 Network Analysis
IE 678 Deep Learning
IE 689 Relational Learning
CS 460 Database Technology
CS 704 Social Simulation Seminar
CS 707 Data and Web Science Seminar
CS 709 Text Analytics Seminar
CS 710 Seminar on Explainable Artificial Intelligence
CS 715: Large-Scale Data Integration Seminar
CS 718 AI and Data Science in Fiction and Society
CS 719 Process Analysis Seminar
IE 692 Advanced Process Mining
CS 707 Data and Web Science Seminar
Courses for Bachelor Candidates
Praktische Informatik II
Wirtschaftsinformatik für WiPäds
Wirtschaftsinformatik für BaKuWis
Courses for PhD Candidates
Computational Text Analysis
Uni Mannheim Process Mining Meet-ups
University of Mannheim
Data and Web Science Group
DWS Area: Web Data Mining, Research
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 ...
Paper accepted for NeurIPS 2021
The paper “Efficient Learning of Discrete-Continuous Computation Graphs” by David Friede and Mathias Niepert (NEC Research Labs) has been accepted for the 35th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2021).
3.5 Papers Accepted for ACL!
Four papers by DWS authors have been accepted for ACL, the #1 publication venue for the research area of Natural Language Processing (NLP).
Fulbright Scholarship for Michael Pernpeintner
Michael Pernpeinter, PhD Student in the AI Group successfully applied for a Fulbrigth Scholarship to visit Texas A&M University and work with Prof. Guni Sharon on Governance of Autonomous Multi-Agent Systems.
Paper accepted at ISWC 2021
Our paper “Background Knowledge in Schema Matching: Strategy vs. Data” has been accepted at the 20th International Semantic Web Conference. The paper has been co-authored by Jan Portisch, Michael Hladik, and Heiko Paulheim. In the paper, we have conducted a number of controlled experiments with ...
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