Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Gertz

Managing Director, Institute of Computer Science
Faculty for Mathematics and Computer Science
Heidelberg University

 

SCIENTIFIC VITA

1997 – 2003 Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis USA
2003 – 2008 Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis USA
Since 2008 Professor (W3), Institute of Computer Science, Faculty for Mathematics and Computer Science, Heidelberg University
2009 – 2013 Managing Director, Institute of Computer Science, Faculty for Mathematics and Computer Science, Heidelberg University
2013 – 2014 Vice-Dean of the Faculty for Mathematics and Computer Science, Heidelberg University
2014 – 2016 Dean of the Faculty for Mathematics and Computer Science, Heidelberg University
Since 2016 Managing Director, Institute of Computer Science, Faculty for Mathematics and Computer Science, Heidelberg University

 

SCIENTIFIC COORDINATION

1999 – 2008 Member of the Graduate Group in Medical Informatics (called Health Informatics from 2005 on), University of California, Davis USA
Since 2009 Member of the Interdisciplinary Center of Scientific Computing (IWR)
Heidelberg University
Since 2009 Associate Editor
„ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality“
2010 – 2013 Member of the Editorial Board
„The Very Large Data Base Journal“ (Springer)
Since 2014 Member of the Editorial Board
„ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms
and Systems“

 

RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS

Spitz, M. Gertz: Entity-centric Topic Extraction and Exploration: A Network-based Approach. In: Proceedings of the 40th European Conference on IR Research (ECIR ’18), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 10772, 3-15, 2018.

Prabhune, R.Stotzka, V. Sakharkar, J. Hesser, M. Gertz: MetaStore: an adaptive metadata management framework for heterogeneous metadata models. Distributed and Parallel Databases 36(1): 153-194 (2018)

Spitz, S. Almasian, M. Gertz: EVELIN: Exploration of Event and Entity Links in Implicit Networks. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion, WWW 2017, 273-277, 2017.

Strötgen, M. Gertz: Domain-Sensitive Temporal Tagging. Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies. 151 pages, Morgan & Claypool, 2016.

Spitz, M. Gertz: Terms over LOAD: Leveraging Named Entities for Cross-Document Extraction and Summarization of Events. In Proceedings of the 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, ACM, 503–512, 2016.