Dr. Mathias Niepert

Alumni Postdoctoral Researcher

Mathias Niepert, PhD

Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, USA

mniepert at cs dot washington dot edu


  • Praktische Informatik II
  • Artificial Intelligence (MSc)
  • Algorithms and Data Structures

Funded Projects

  • Linking and Populating the Digital Humanities (DFG/NEH)
  • Distributed Particle-based Inference in Probabilistic Knowledge Bases (Google faculty research award)

Publikationen (unvollständig)



  • Jan Noessner, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Christian Meilicke and Mathias Niepert Completeness and Optimality in Ontology Alignment Debugging. In: CEUR workshop proceedingsOM-2014 : Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Ontology Matching collocated with the 13th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2014), Riva del Garda, Trentino, Italy, October 20, 2014; 25-36. RWTH, Aachen, 2014.
  • Timo Sztyler, Jakob Huber, Jan Noessner, Jaimie Murdock, Colin Allen and Mathias Niepert LODE: Linking digital humanities content to the web of data. In: 2014 IEEE/ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) : 8th to 12th September 2014 ; City University London, London, United Kingdom; 423-424. IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, 2014.



  • Rim Helaoui, Daniele Riboni, Mathias Niepert, Claudio Bettini and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Towards Activity Recognition Using Probabilistic Description Logics. In: Technical report : WS / Association for the Advancement of Artificial IntelligenceActivity context representation: techniques and languages : papers from the 2012 AAAI Workshop ; [held Monday, July 23, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada]; 26-31. AAAI Press, Palo Alto, Calif., 2012.
  • Henrik Leopold, Mathias Niepert, Matthias Weidlich, Jan Mendling, Remco Dijkman and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Probabilistic Optimization of Semantic Process Model Matching. In: Lecture notes in computer scienceBusiness Process Management : 10th International Conference, BPM 2012; proceedings; 319-334. Springer, Berlin [u.a.], 2012.
  • Mathias Niepert Markov Chains on Orbits of Permutation Groups. In: Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence : proceedings of the 28th conference ; 624-633. AUAI Press, Corvallis, Or., 2012.
  • Mathias Niepert Lifted Probabilistic Inference: An MCMC Perspective. , Mannheim, 2012.
  • Mathias Niepert, Christian Meilicke and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Towards Distributed MCMC Inference in Probabilistic Knowledge Bases. In: Joint Workshop on Automatic Knowledge Base Construction and Web-Scale 2012 : (AKBC-WEKEX 2012) ; held at the 2012 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2012); 1-6. Curran, Red Hook, NY, 2012.


  • Rim Helaoui, Mathias Niepert and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Recognizing interleaved and concurrent activities using qualitative and quantitative temporal relationships. Pervasive and Mobile Computing (7#), Elsevier, Amsterdam [u.a.], 2011.
  • Rim Helaoui, Mathias Niepert and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Recognizing Interleaved and Concurrent Activities: A Statistical-Relational Approach. In: 2011 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications : proceedings; 1-9. IEEE Press, New York, NY [u.a.], 2011.
  • Mathias Niepert, Jan Noessner, Christian Meilicke and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Probabilistic-Logical Web Data Integration. In: Lecture Notes in Computer ScienceReasoning Web. Semantic Technologies for the Web of Data : 7th International Summer School 2011, Galway, Ireland, August 23-27, 2011, Tutorial Lectures; 504-533. Springer, Berlin [u.a.], 2011.
  • Mathias Niepert, Jan Noessner and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Log-Linear Description Logics. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Second International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 11); 2153-2158. AAAI Press, Menlo Park, Calif., 2011.
  • Jan Noessner and Mathias Niepert ELOG: A Probabilistic Reasoner for OWL EL. In: Lecture Notes in Computer ScienceWeb Reasoning and Rule Systems : 5th International Conference, RR 2011, Galway, Ireland; proceedings; 281-286. Springer, Berlin [u.a.], 2011.
  • Jan Noessner, Mathias Niepert and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Coherent Top-k Ontology Alignment for OWL EL. In: Lecture Notes in Computer ScienceScalable Uncertainty Management : 5th International Conference, SUM 2011, Dayton, OH, USA; proceedings; 415-427. Springer, Berlin [u.a.], 2011.
  • Johanna Völker and Mathias Niepert Statistical Schema Induction. In: Lecture Notes in Computer ScienceThe Semantic Web: Research and Applications : 8th Extended Semantic Web Conference, ESWC 2011, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Proceedings, Part I; 124-138. Springer, Berlin [u.a.], 2011.
  • Cäcilia Zirn, Mathias Niepert, Heiner Stuckenschmidt and Michael Strube Fine-Grained Sentiment Analysis with Structural Features. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing; 336-344. Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing, Chiang Mai, 2011.