Selected publications

We publish in the field of basic research in the areas of computational linguistics, information systems, computer vision or machine learning.


  1. , , , , , , , : Differential Data Quality Verification on Partitioned Data. ICDE : 1940-1945
  2. , , , , , , , :Unit Testing Data with Deequ. SIGMOD Conference : 1993-1996
  3. , , , : How Does BERT Answer Questions? A Layer-Wise Analysis of Transformer Representations. ACM CIKM
  4. , , , , :
    SECTOR: A Neural Model for Coherent Topic Segmentation and Classification. TACL 7: 169-184 ()
  5. , , , , , : Automating Large-Scale Data Quality Verification. PVLDB 11(12): 1781-1794 ()
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    "Deep" Learning for Missing Value Imputationin Tables with Non-Numerical Data. ACM CIKM : 2017-2025
  7. , , : HighLife: Higher-arity Fact Harvesting. ACM WWW : 1013-102, Best paper award (see paper)
  8. Smart-MD: Neural Paragraph Retrieval of Medical Topics". In ACM WWW ’18 Companion: The 2018 Web Conference Companion, April 23–27, 2018, Lyon, France. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4 pages. [video]
  9. Rudolf Schneider, , , , : RelVis: Benchmarking OpenIE Systems. International Semantic Web Conference (Posters, Demos & Industry Tracks)
  10. Rudolf Schneider, Tom Oberhauser, Tobias Klatt, Felix A. Gers, and Alexander Löser, “Analysing Errors of Open Information Extraction Systems,” accepted for BLGNLP 2017 Building Linguistically Generalizable NLP Systems at EMNLP 2017
  11. Troung-Sinh An, Agathe Merceron, Cristopher Krauss,  "Can Typical Behaviors Identified in MOOCs be Discovered in Other Courses?" at EDM 2017
  12.  ACM TOG (Transaction on Graphics) 2017:Optimal discrete slicing on 3D printing optimization. Kristian Hildebrand, Marc Alexa und Sylvain Lefebvre
  13. Interactive Relation Extraction in Main Memory  Database Systems. Rudolf Schneider, Cordula Guder, Torsten Kilias, Alexander Löser, Jens Graupmann and Oleksandr Kozachuk. COLING 2016
  14. TASTY: Interactive Entity Linking As-You-Type. Sebastian Arnold, Robert Dziuba, Alexander Löser. COLING 2016
  15. Sebastian Arnold, Felix A. Gers, Torsten Kilias, Alexander Löser: Robust Named Entity Recognition in Idiosyncratic Domains. arXiv:1608.06757 [cs.CL] 2016
  16. Resolving Common Analytical Tasks in Text Databases. Sebastian Arnold, Alexander Löser, Torsten Kilias.  ACM DOLAP 2015
  17. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, ACM LAK15: Blinkstein, A.; Merceron, A.; Siemens, G.; Baron, J.; Marziaz, N.; Lynch, G. (Eds), Poughkeepsie, NY, USA, March 16-20, 2015, ACM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-3417-4
  18. INDREX: In-database relation extraction. Torsten Kilias, Alexander Löser, Perikilis Andritsos Elsevier Information Systems Journal. 2015
  19. Asif, R., Merceron, A. and Pathan, M.K.: Investigating Performance of Students: a Longitudinal Study. ACM LAK 15, Blinkstein, A.; Merceron, A.; Siemens, G.; Baron, J.; Marziaz, N.; Lynch, G. (Eds), Poughkeepsie, NY, USA, March 16-20, 2015, ACM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-3417-4.
  20. Johannes Kirschnick, Torsten Kilias, Holmer Hemsen, Alexander Löser, Peter Adolphs, Heiko Ehrig, Holger Düwiger: A Marketplace for Web Scale Analytics and Text Annotation Services. COLING (Demos) 2014: 100-104
  21. Torsten Kilias, Alexander Löser, Periklis Andritsos: INDREX: in-database distributional relation extraction. ACM DOLAP 2013: 93-100

2012 and before

  • A. Krueger, A. Merceron, B. Wolf:A Data Model to Ease Analysis and Mining of Educational Data Proc. 3rd International Conference on Educational Data Mining EDM2010, Pittsburgh, USA, June 11-13, pp. 131-140, ISBN: 978-0-615-37529-8.
  • Baker, R.S.J.d., Merceron, A., Pavlik, P.I. Jr. (Eds),
    Pittsburgh, PA, USA, June 11-13, 2010, ISBN: 978-0-615-37529-8. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Data Mining EDM2010.
  • A. Merceron, K. Yacef: Interestingness Measures for Association Rules in Educational Data Proceedings of the first International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM'08), Montreal, Canada, ISBN - 10: 0615306292. Nominated for best paper award.
  • Felix A. Gers, Nicol N. Schraudolph, Jürgen Schmidhuber: Learning Precise Timing with LSTM Recurrent Networks. Journal of Machine Learning Research 3: 115-143 (2002)

National conferences

  • Florian Stahl, Alexander Löser, Gottfried Vossen: Preismodelle für Datenmarktplätze. Informatik Spektrum 38(2): 133-141 (2015)
  • Herrmann F.; Sauer P.: Fachspezifische 3D-Modelle in Oracle Spatial. DOAG Konferenz, Nürnberg, 2013;
  • Krämer M.; Sauer P.: Integration von Geodaten und Daten des Facility Managements zur Verbesserung der Liegenschaftsverwaltung. In: Angewandte Forschung zur Stadt der Zukunft, Logos Verlag Berlin, S. 49 – 52, 2013
  • Sauer P.; Herrmann F.; Matusewicz J.: Virtuelle Integration von Datenquellen mit einer Graph-Datenbank. Fossgis2014, Berlin, 2014, S. 11 – 14;