Selected publications

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







    2018 and before

    • Sebastian Schelter, Dustin Lange, Philipp Schmidt, Meltem Celikel, Felix Bießmann, Andreas Grafberger: Automating Large-Scale Data Quality Verification. PVLDB 11(12): 1781-1794 (2018)
    • Felix Bießmann, David Salinas, Sebastian Schelter, Philipp Schmidt, Dustin Lange:
      "Deep" Learning for Missing Value Imputationin Tables with Non-Numerical Data. ACM CIKM 2018: 2017-2025
    • Patrick Ernst, Amy Siu, Gerhard Weikum: HighLife: Higher-arity Fact Harvesting. ACM WWW 2018: 1013-102, Best paper award (see paper)
    • 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]
    • Rudolf Schneider, Tom Oberhauser, Tobias Klatt, Felix A. Gers, Alexander Löser: RelVis: Benchmarking OpenIE Systems. International Semantic Web Conference (Posters, Demos & Industry Tracks) 2017
    • 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
    • Troung-Sinh An, Agathe Merceron, Cristopher Krauss,  "Can Typical Behaviors Identified in MOOCs be Discovered in Other Courses?" In Proc. 10th International Conference on Educational Data Mining EDM2017, China, June 25-28, pp. 220-225.
    •  ACM TOG (Transaction on Graphics) 2017:Optimal discrete slicing on 3D printing optimization. Kristian Hildebrand, Marc Alexa und Sylvain Lefebvre
    • Interactive Relation Extraction in Main Memory  Database Systems. Rudolf Schneider, Cordula Guder, Torsten Kilias, Alexander Löser, Jens Graupmann and Oleksandr Kozachuk. COLING 2016
    • TASTY: Interactive Entity Linking As-You-Type. Sebastian Arnold, Robert Dziuba, Alexander Löser. COLING 2016
    • Sebastian Arnold, Felix A. Gers, Torsten Kilias, Alexander Löser: Robust Named Entity Recognition in Idiosyncratic Domains. arXiv:1608.06757 [cs.CL] 2016
    • Teacher-Student Classroom Interactions: A Computational Approach.
      Arnon Hershkovitz, Agathe Merceron, Amran Shamaly. 2015.
      In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, pp. 396-397, Madrid, Spain, June 26-29 2015 p. 558-559
    • Resolving Common Analytical Tasks in Text Databases. Sebastian Arnold, Alexander Löser, Torsten Kilias.  ACM DOLAP 2015
    • 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
    • Reber S and Goehring NW (2015). Intracellular Scaling Mechanisms. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol., 2015 Aug 7;7(12).
    • INDREX: In-database relation extraction. Torsten Kilias, Alexander Löser, Perikilis Andritsos Elsevier Information Systems Journal. 2015
    • 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.
    • Hyman AA and Reber S (2015). Emergent Properties of the Metaphase Spindle. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol, 1;7(7):a015784.
    • 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
    • Reber S, Baumgart J, PO, Pozniakovsky A, Howard J, Hyman AA, Jülicher F (2013). XMAP215 activity sets spindle length by controlling the total mass of spindle microtubules. Nat Cell Biol; 15(9):1116-22.
    • Torsten Kilias, Alexander Löser, Periklis Andritsos: INDREX: in-database distributional relation extraction. ACM DOLAP 2013: 93-100



    • Scolz M, Widlund PO, Piazza S, Bublik DR, Reber S, Peche LY, Ciani Y, Hubner N, Isokane M, Monte M, Ellenberg J, Hyman AA, Schneider C, Bird AW (2012). GTSE1 is a microtubule plus-end tracking protein that regulates EB1-dependent cell migration. PLoS One; 7(12):e51259.
    • Widlund PO, Podolski M, Reber S, Alper J, Storch M, Hyman AA, Howard J, Drechsel DN (2012). One step purification of assembly-competent tubulin from diverse eukaryotic sources. Mol Biol Cell, 23(22):4393-401.
    • Reber S & Hyman AA (2011). Samurai Sword Sets Spindle Size. Cell, 147(6), 1224-1225.
    • Tang, S, Renz M, Driscoll M, Reber S, Nguyen A, Daniels B, and Lippincott-Schwartz J (2011). Cytoplasmic self-organization of internal membranes, microtubule-and actincytoskeleton inside microfluidics generated droplets. Mol Biol Cell, 22: 8120.
    • Reber S. Isolation of centrosomes from cultured cells (2011). Methods Mol Biol, 777:107-16.
    • Widlund PO, Stear JH, Pozniakovsky A, Zanic M, Reber S, Brouhard GJ, Hyman AA, Howard J (2011). XMAP215 polymerase activity is built by combining multiple tubulin binding TOG domains and a basic lattice-binding region. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 15;108(7):2741-6.
    • 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.
    • Berger SM, Pesold B, Reber S, Schönig K., Berger AJ, Weidenfeld I. & Bartsch D. (2010). Quantitative analysis of conditional gene inactivation using rationally designed, tetracycline-controlled miRNAs. Nucleic Acids Res, 38(17), e168-e168.
    • 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.
    • Reber S, Over S, Kronja I, Gruss OJ (2008). CaM kinase II initiates meiotic spindle depolymerization independently of APC/C activation. J Cell Biol, 15;183(6):1007-17.
    • Tegha-Dunghu J, Neumann B, Reber S, Krause R, Erfle H, Walter T, ... & Ellenberg J. (2008). EML3 is a nuclear microtubule-binding protein required for the correct alignment of chromosomes in metaphase. J Cell Sci, 121(10), 1718-1726.
    • 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.
    • Taxis C, Maeder C, Reber S, Rathfelder N, Miura K, Greger K & Knop M. (2006). Dynamic organization of the actin cytoskeleton during meiosis and spore formation in budding yeast. Traffic, 7(12), 1628-1642.
    • Janke C, Magiera MM, Rathfelder N, Taxis C, Reber S, Maekawa H & Knop M. (2004). A versatile toolbox for PCR‐based tagging of yeast genes: new fluorescent proteins, more markers and promoter substitution cassettes. Yeast, 21(11), 947-962.
    • Moreno-Borchart AC, Finkbeiner MG, Maier P, Reber S & Knop M. (2003). Function of the yeast spindle pole body during meiotic cell differentiation. Cell Motil Cytoskel, 54, (2)165-165.
    • 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

    • Gers F., Bießmann F. Deep Learning im Inverted Classroom Szenario, Berlin Journal of Data Science 2020
    • 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;