Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Schmidt

 

 

Research Interests

My research focuses on

  • Semantic Analysis
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Structuring of Unstructured Web Content
  • Text Classification
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Multi-lingual Aspects

Projects

I am/was involved in the following research projects

  • TexSaS: Realisierung eines Software-Serviceangebots auf Basis semantischer und statistischer Verfahren zur Textanalyse (Hessen ModellProjekt) (Role: Researcher), completed
  • SADoku: Methoden zur domänenabhängigen Strukturierung und Analyse unstrukturierter Textdokumente (Software Campus Project) (Role: Project Lead), completed
  • Gradudate School AIPHES (Role: Associated Doctoral Researcher)
  • DFG Project "Design und Bewertung neuer Mechanismen für Crowdsourcing" (Role: Associated Researcher)

Teaching Activities

 

Seminars/Labs

04/2011–09/2011 Tutor for the lab "Multimedia Communications Lab"

04/2011–09/2011 Tutor for the seminar "Advanced Topics in E-Learning"

04/2012–09/2012 Tutor for the seminar “Advanced Topics in E-Learning”

10/2012–03/2013 Tutor for the lab "Multimedia Communications Lab"

04/2013–09/2013 Tutor for the seminar "Current Topics in Web Applications, Information Management and Semantics"

10/2013–03/2014 Tutor for the lab "Multimedia Communications Lab"

04/2014–09/2014 Tutor for the seminar "Current Topics in Web Applications, Information Management and Semantics"

10/2014–03/2015 Tutor for the lab "Multimedia Communications Lab"

04/2015–09/2015 Tutor for the seminar "Current Topics in Web Applications, Information Management and Semantics"

 

 

Student Theses

  1. Job Characteristics on Crowdsourcing Plattforms (BSc-Thesis, Marco Ewerton, Feb. 2012)
  2. Erweiterung eines Ansatzes zur Sentiment-Erkennung in deutschsprachigen Texten (BSc-Thesis, Constantin Franz, Aug. 2012))
  3. Modellierung und Identifikation von relevanten textuellen Features in Web Dokumenten (Diploma-Thesis, Tamara Knierim, Apr. 2013)
  4. Einheitliche Strukturierung von Ausschreibungen studentischer Abschlussarbeiten (BSc-Thesis, Sebastian Wollny, Sep. 2013)
  5. Effective Classification of Ambiguous Web Documents Incorporating Human Feedback Efficiently (MSc-Thesis, Steffen Schnitzer, Oct. 2013)
  6. Entwicklung einer Suchmaschine für Ausschreibungen studentischer Abschlussarbeiten (BSc-Thesis, Volkan Hacimüftüoglu, Aug. 2014)
  7. Design, implementation and evaluation of a dependency and similarity discovery algorithm for learning ressources based on unstructured descriptions (MSc-Thesis, Jiejun Wen, Co-Supervision, May 2015)
  8. Decreasing the Amount of Training Data for Text Classification by Semantic Enrichment of the Feature Space (MSc.-Thesis, Nicolas Eicke, Jul. 2015)
  9. Semantic Relatedness of Tasks in Crowdsourcing Systems (MSc-Thesis, Svenja Neitzel, Co-Supervision, Mar. 2016)

Scientific Activities

Awards

  • Best Paper Award 13th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies (i-KNOW '13) Link
  • Software Campus Grant Seleted as participant of the Software Campus Programm
  • Best Master's Thesis Awarded for the Best Master's thesis 2011 of the Multimedia Communications Lab

Publications

Date Title Name of the event Organiser Location
Oct 01, 2014SADOku: Methoden zur domänen-abhängigen Strukturierung und Analyse unstrukturierter Textdokumente Software Campus Summit 2014EIT ICT LabsBerlin, GermanyDownload document
Sep 18, 2014Generic Sentence Classification: Examining the Scenario of Scientific Abstracts and Scrum Protocols 14th International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business (iKNOW 2014)Know Center GrazGraz, AustriaDownload document
Apr 07, 2014Effective Classification of Ambiguous Web Documents Incorporating Human Feedback Efficiently 15th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing 2014)Kathmandu, NepalDownload document
Sep 06, 2013Extraction of Address Data from Unstructured Text using Free Knowledge Resources 13th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies (i-IKNOW)Know-Center GrazGraz, AustriaDownload document
Jul 01, 2013Adaptive Information Extraction for Structuring of Textual Documents Postgraduate Seminar - Current Research Topics in Multimedia CommunicationsMultimedia Communications Lab, TU DarmstadtDarmstadt, Germany
Apr 19, 2013Towards a better Document Management by Carving out the Internal Structure Universidad Nacional de La PlataLa Plata, Argentina
May 07, 2012(Text) Analysis and Structuring of unstructured Web Content Postgraduate Seminar - Current Research Topics in Multimedia CommunicationsMultimedia Communications Lab, TU DarmstadtDarmstadt, Germany
Sep 22, 2011Cross-lingual Recommendations in a Resource-based Learning Scenario Sixth European Conference on Technology Enhanced LearningPalermo (Italy)Download document