Ongoing Projects

DFG
DFG Project: Process-Oriented Discourse Analysis [2017 - 2020]
Technologies for discourse-based research in media history and the history of science.
Partners: Prof. H. Schmidgen, Dr. F. Simon-Ritz (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar), Prof. B. Dotzler, Dr. G. Deinzer (Regensburg University)
BMBF
BMBF Project: Provenance Analytics for 3D Digitizing, News Dissemination, Text Reuse and Forensics [2016 - 2019]
Interpreting the origin, possible causes, and the probable sources of information in data-driven and distributed applications.
Partners: Prof. B. Fröhlich, Jun.-Prof. M. Hagen (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar), Prof. O. Niggemann (Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences), Prof. M. Granitzer (Passau University), ArcTron 3D Vermessungstechnik GmbH Altenthann
DFG
DFG Project: Arguana [2016 - 2019]
Argumentation Analysis for the Web.
Partner: Prof. I. Gurevych (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
Google
Google Grant in the Digital News Initiative Program: Clickbait [2016 - 2017]
Basic research and algorithms for clickbait detection.
Adobe
Adobe Research Grant: Deep Text Analytics [2015 - today]
Basic research in the cross section of information retrieval and machine learning.
BMBF
BMBF Research Group: Big Data Analytics [2013 - 2018]
Technologies for reproducable analyses in very large data sets.
Partners: Prof. B. Fröhlich, Jun.-Prof. M. Hagen (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

Completed Projects

WR
Large-Scale Research Facility: Big Data Cluster (Betaweb) [2015]
Specification: 145 nodes, 1740 cores at 2.4 GHz, 27.2 TB RAM, 4060 TB HDD
ESF
ESF/ELIAS Funding: PAN Network Initiative II [2014]
PAN evaluation lab on uncovering plagiarism, authorship, and social software misuse.
DFG
DFG Project: CAIR II [2013 - 2015]
Semantic cluster analysis for information retrieval.
Partner: Prof. N. Fuhr (University of Duisburg-Essen)
BMWi
BMWi EXIST Startup Grant: PicaPica [2013 - 2014]
Web services for plagarism detection.
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DAAD
DAAD Funding: Higher Education Dialog Program [2013 - 2014]
Expert forum for digital text forensics.
DAAD
DAAD Funding: Research Stay for Experienced Scientists [2013]
Automatic construction of debates stubs from wikipedia.
R. Awadallah, Palestine
DAAD
DAAD Funding: Research Stay for Experienced Scientists [2013]
Concepts and methods for the characterization of question queries.
P. Braslavski, Yandex N.V. Ekaterinburg
BMBF
BMBF Project: Arguana [2012 - 2014]
Argumentation analysis for customer opinion mining.
Partners: s-Lab Paderborn University, Resolto Informatik GmbH Herford
ESF
ESF/ELIAS Funding: PAN Network Initiative I [2012]
PAN evaluation lab on uncovering plagiarism, authorship, and social software misuse.
European Commision
EU-FP7 Project in the Marie Curie IRSES Program: WIQ-EI [2011 - 2014]
Web information quality evaluation initiative.
Partners: Know-Center Graz, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, University of the Aegan
WR
Major Research Instrumentation (Art. 91b, German Basic Law): Digital Bauhaus Lab [2010 - 2014]
Interdisciplinary research center for digital media: information access, interfaces, analysis and retrieval, communities.
Concept development and planning by Prof. B. Stein, Prof. B. Fröhlich (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
DFG
DFG Project: CAIR I [2010 - 2012]
Semantic cluster analysis for information retrieval.
Partner: Prof. N. Fuhr (University of Duisburg-Essen)
BMBF
BMBF Project: InfexBA [2009 - 2011]
Information extraction algorithms for business applications.
Partners: s-Lab Paderborn University, Resolto Informatik GmbH Herford, Digital Collections Verlagsgesellschaft mbH Hamburg
Freistaat Thüringen
Thuringia National Program: ProExzellenz [2009 - 2011]
Strategies for the design of robust structures.
Partners: Prof. M. König, Prof. K. Beucke, Prof. B. Fröhlich, Prof. T. Gross, Prof. C. Könke (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
BMBF
BMBF Funding: Innoprofile Large-scale Facilities [2009]
Cluster scale-up, display technology, and dedicated lab infrastructure.
Partners: Prof. B. Fröhlich, Prof. O. Kornadt (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
EU
EFRE Funding: Visual Analytics for Engineering [2008]
Visualization infrastructure for Digital Engineering research.
Partners: Prof. B. Fröhlich, Prof. C. Könke (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
BMBF
BMBF Research Group: Intelligent Learning [2007 - 2012]
Innovative information technologies for knowledge management tasks.
Partners: Prof. B. Fröhlich, Prof. O. Kornadt (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
dSPACE
dSPACE Research Grant [2006 - 2008]
Diagnosis algorithms for distributed, dynamic systems.
Partner: dSPACE GmbH Paderborn