Jan 17: Successfully kicked-off new EU Project "DigitalChampions_SH" with Heinrich Böll Stiftung SH. Looking forward to an exciting project.
Dec 16: Interdisciplinary paper on the "Evaluation of the Comprehensiveness of Bar Charts with and without Stacking Functionality using Eye-Tracking" joined with IPN - Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education accepted at CHIIR 2017
Nov 16: "A Comparison of Approaches for Automated Text Extraction from Scholarly Figures" has been accepted for MMM 2017 in Iceland
Oct 16: Honoured to be a 'Rising Star' speaker at ACM SIGMM Rising Stars Symposium of ACM Multimedia 2016
Sep 16: First meeting of the DyeSE project on "Dynamic Semantic Sensor Networks" to build up collaboration with the University of Oslo
Aug 16: New DFG project on building a Linked Open Citation Database (LOC-DB) has been accepted
Jun '16: MOVING particaptes at EU Project Networking Session of ESWC
Apr '16: Successfully kicked off new EU project MOVING on training data-savvy information professionals
Apr '16: Two full papers accepted at ESWC and one at JCDL. Congrats to Wanja for his work on Learning-to-Rank for vocabulary reuse and Chifumi for recommending scientific publications.
Feb '16: Gregor Große-Bölting receives 2nd place Petersen Award Technology 2015 of 2000 € for his thesis on document classification
Feb '16: Steffen Goos receives b+m Software & Systems Engineering Award 2015 of 300 € for his thesis on analyzing eyetracking data
Oct '15: Paper on Incremental Entity Resolution accepted at MUM'15 in Linz, Austria
Oct '15: Nomination for 'Best Paper Award' for Gregor Große-Bölting's Master's Thesis on automated document classification at KCAP'15
Aug '15: Paper accepted at Web Intelligence conference on comparing tweet classification approaches.
Jul '15: Three papers at top conferences accepted: DocEng'15, ISWC'15, and KCAP'15
Apr '15: We are organising the ACM Int. Workshop on Human-centered Event Understanding from Multimedia (#HuEvent15) co-located with ACM Multimedia 2015
Nov '14: Two joined research papers accepted at MUM'14 and ICIS'14.
Oct '14: We are now member of the European Chapter of the ACM SIGMM.
Jul '14: The Telegate AG blogs about our SMILER app, the Social Mobile Location and Event Finder.
Jun '14: Special Issue on Real-life events in multimedia: detection, representation, retrieval, and applications in Springer's MTAP journal released.
May '14: We participate in this year's AI Mashup Challenge with An Approach for Incremental Entity Resolution at the Example of Social Media Data.
Apr '14: Three papers accepted at 11th European Semantic Web conference on entity set recommendations, reuse strategies of LOD vocabularies, and graph security.
Mar '14: Analysis of schema structures in the Linked Open Data graph based on unique subject URIs, pay-level domains, and vocabulary usage accepted at Springer's Distributed and Parallel Databases Journal.
Feb '14 Paper on Smart Photo Selection: Interpret Gaze as Personal Interest accepted at CHI'14. Program now online.
Feb '14: 1st International Conference on Science 2.0 in Hamburg, 26-27 March, 2014.
Jan '14: I am organizing the Doctoral Programme of INFORMATIK 2014 - BIG DATA in Stuttgart, September 25./26.
Jan '14: "Tagging-by-search: automatic image region labeling using gaze information obtained from image search" accepted at IUI'14.