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Prof. Dr. Matthias Renz visiting JGU

Prof. Dr. Matthias Renz from Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany will visit the Data Management group on February 1, 2019.

Biography

Dr. Renz is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU, University of Kiel). Before he joined CAU in summer 2018, Dr. Renz was Associate Professor in the Computational and Data Science Department at George Mason University (GMU), Fairfax, VA, USA. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München in 2006, where he served as lecturer after finishing his habilitation (venia legendi) 2011. Before Dr. Renz moved to GMU 2016, he was acting chair of the database systems group at the LMU Munich. Dr. Renz was co-founder and co-director of the Data Science Lab at LMU Munich which has been founded in cooperation with Siemens AG. Dr. Renz also co-founded and co-directed the Mason’s DataLab at the College of Science at George Mason University, where he headed the DataLab's DataScience division.

Dr. Renz’s main research interest is Data Science with focus on scalable methods for searching and mining in very large, heterogeneous, dynamic and potentially uncertain data. He has published more than 120 papers on peer-reviewed international conferences and in international journals. His work has received considerable attention by the corresponding community with more than 2500 citations achieving an H-index of 23 and an i10-index of 51. He gave several invited tutorials, seminars, and keynotes on international conferences and in 2016 his work received the 10-Year Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications. His work has been supported by governmental research grants and industrial funding including Siemens AG, Volkswagen Group, Audi AG, and BMW AG. He has been a program committee member for several international conferences and workshops, including SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE, and KDD. Furthermore, Dr. Renz co-organized and chaired several international conferences and workshops, including SSTD, ACM SIGSPATIAL, DASFAA, ACM SIGSPATIAL QUeST, ACM SIGMOD GeoRich, and ACM SIGSPATIAL LocalRec.

Homepagehttps://mrenz5.wixsite.com/website

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Co-chairing SSTD 2019

The 16th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD 2019) will be held in Vienna, Austria; Prof. Bouros is the general co-chair.

For more information visit http://www.sstd2019.org.

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Paper accepted at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2018

Joint work with the University of Konstanz, Germany, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany titled "Finding k-Dissimilar Paths with Minimum Collective Length" will appear as a poster in the Proceedings of the 26th ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL).

Our paper will be presented at ACM SIGSPATIAL 2018 in Seattle, WA, USA in November.

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Co-chairing LocalRec @ ACM SIGSPATIAL 2018

The 2nd International Workshop on Recommendations for Location-based Services and Social Networks (LocalRec) will be held in Seattle, WA, USA in conjunction with the 26th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL 2018); Prof. Bouros is the co-chair.

For more information visit http://www.ec.tuwien.ac.at/localrec2018/.

Paper accepted at VLDB 2018

Joint work with Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany and the University of Salzburg, Austria titled "Set Similarity Joins on MapReduce: An Experimental Survey" will appear in the Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB).

Our paper will be presented at VLDB 2018 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil in August.

Paper accepted at EDBT 2018

Joint work with the University of Ioannina, Greece titled "Interval Count Semi-Joins" will appear as a short paper in the Proceeding of the 21st International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT).

Our paper will be presented at EDBT 2018 in Vienna, Austria in March.

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