Advisory Board

Dr. Sebastian Rudolph

Sebastian Rudolph, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor/Project Leader at Institut für Angewandte Informatik und Formale Beschreibungsverfahren – AIFB Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
His active research interests include knowledge representation, logic, algebra, complexity theory, machine learning, optimization, database theory, and computational linguistics. In 2009, he stayed as visiting researcher at the Oxford University Computing Laboratory. He contributed to the OWL 2 standard as participant of the OWL working group of the W3C, and coauthored two textbooks on Semantic Web modeling languages. Besides his academic work, he is a semiprofessional classical singer.
Sebastian coauthored Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies, and Semantic Web: Grundlagen, and coedited Conceptual Structures: Leveraging Semantic Technologies: 17th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2009, Moscow, Russia, July 26–31 and Formal Concept Analysis: 7th International Conference, ICFCA 2009 Darmstadt, Germany, May 21–24, 2009 Proceedings.
His papers include Ontology-based Interpretation of Keywords for Semantic Search, Complexity boundaries for Horn description logics, Exploring relational structures via FLE, ELP: Tractable rules for OWL 2, Conjunctive queries for a tractable fragment of OWL 1.1, Description logic rules, Approximate OWL reasoning with SCREECH, and All elephants are bigger than all mice.
Sebastian completed his dissertation in Mathematics (Dr.rer.nat.) at the Institute for Algebra, Dresden University in 2006.
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