Chair of Artificial Intelligence

B6, 26 Room B 1.20
Tel.: +49 621 181 2530

Consultation hours: Thursday 11:00-12:00 

heiner (at)

Curriculum Vitae

Jahr Tätigkeit
seit 2011W3-Professur für Praktische Informatik
MItglied im Direktorium des INstitut für Enterprise Systems
CIO der Universität Mannheim
2009 - 2011W2-Professur für Künstliche Intelligenz als vorgzogene Neubesetzung des Lehrstuhls für Praktische Informatik II der Universität Mannheim.
2008 Ruf auf eine W3-Professur für Wirtschaftsinformatik an der Universität Paderborn (Ruf abgelehnt)
2005 - 2008Juniorprofessur für Wissensrepräsentation und Wissensmanagement an der Universität Mannheim  mit erfolgreicher Zwischenevalution
2002 - 2005 Post-Doc in der Knowledge Representation & Reasoning Group der freien Universität Amsterdam (Prof. van Harmelen)
2003 Promotion an der freien Universität Amsterdam
1999 - 2001 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter in der Arbeitsgruppe Künstliche Intelligenz an der Universität Bremen (Prof. Herzog)

Current Teaching

  • Wirtschaftsinformatik II - Foundations of Data and Process Modelling (Bachelor)
  • Decision Support (Master)
  • Different Team Projects
  • AI Seminar
  • PhD Seminar Data- and Web Science

Current Projects

Public Hand Funded Projects:

  • SFB 884: Political Economy of Reforms
  • DFG Project "Matching Representations at Different Levels of Granularity"
  • BMWi Project: "A Motio-visual Sensor System for Spare Part Logistics"
  • BMBF Project: "Fit4Four: Semantic Integration for Industry 4.0 Applications"

Privately Funded Projects:

  • Demand Prediction with external Parameters (OPAL Analytics)
  • Patient Monitoring for personalized Healthcare (Roche Diagnostics)

Teaching and Infrastructure Projects:

  • VICE -  Virtual Open Science Collaboration Environment



  • Johanna Völker, Daniel Fleischhacker and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Automatic acquisition of class disjointness. Web semantics : science, services and agents on the World Wide Web (35#), Elsevier, Amsterdam [u.a.], 2015.

Conference Item

  • Erman Acar, Manuel Fink, Christian Meilicke and Heiner Stuckenschmidt uDecide: A protégé plugin for multiattribute decision making. In: K-CAP 2015 : Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Knowledge Capture, Palisades, NY, USA, October 7-10, 2015; Article 23. ACM, New York, NY, 2015.
  • Erman Acar, Camilo Thorne and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Towards decision making via expressive probabilistic ontologies. In: Lecture notes in computer scienceAlgorithmic Decision Theory : 4th International Conference, ADT 2015, Lexington, KY, USA, September 27-30, 2015, Proceedings; 52-68. Springer, Cham, 2015.
  • Goncalo Antunes, Marzieh Bakhshandeh, Jose Borbinha, Joao Cardoso, Sharam Dadashnia, Chiara Di Francescomarino, Mauro Dragoni, Peter Fettke, Avigdor Gal, Chiara Ghidini, Philip Hake, Abderrahmane Khiat, Christopher Klinkmüller, Elena Kuss, Henrik Leopold, Peter Loos and Mei The Process Model Matching Contest 2015. In: GI-Edition / Proceedings : Lecture notes in informaticsEnterprise modelling and information systems architectures : proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures, September 3-4, 2015 Innsbruck, Austria; 127-155. Geellschaft für Informatik, Bonn, 2015.
  • Melisachew Wudage Chekol, Jakob Huber, Christian Meilicke and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Probabilistic EL++ with nominals and concrete domains. In: Working Papers of the IJCAI-2015 Workshop on Weighted Logics for Artificial Intelligence WL4AI-2015, July 27, 2015, Buenos Aires (Argentina); 80-87. University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 2015.
  • Marc Debus, Heiner Stuckenschmidt and Hartmut Wessler On the use of different modalities in political communication: evidence from German election manifestos. In: Sprache - Medien - InnovationenBuilding bridges for multimodal research : international perspectives on theories and practices of multimodal analysis; 211-225. Lang, Frankfurt a. M., 2015.
  • Arnab Dutta, Christian Meilicke and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Enriching structured knowledge with open information. In: Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web, {WWW} 2015, Florence, Italy, May 18-22, 2015; 267-277. ACM, New York, NY, 2015.
  • Henrik Leopold, Christian Meilicke, Michael Fellmann, Fabian Pittke, Heiner Stuckenschmidt and Jan Mendling Towards the automated annotation of process models. In: Lecture Notes in Computer ScienceAdvanced Information Systems Engineering : 27th International Conference, CAiSE 2015, Stockholm, Sweden, June 8-12, 2015, Proceedings; 401-416. Springer, Berlin [u.a.], 2015.
  • Christian Meilicke and Heiner Stuckenschmidt A new paradigm for alignment extraction. In: CEUR workshop proceedingsOM 2015 : Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Ontology Matching collocated with the 14th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2015) Bethlehem, PA, USA, October 12, 2015; 1-12. RWTH, Aachen, 2015.
  • Simone Paolo Ponzetto, Hartmut Wessler, Lydia Weiland, Stephan Kopf, Wolfgang Effelsberg and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Automatic classification of iconic images based on a multimodal model : an interdisciplinary project. In: Sprache - Medien - InnovationenBuilding bridges for multimodal research : international perspectives on theories and practices of multimodal analysis; 193-210. Peter Lang Edition, Frankfurt am Main ; Bern; Wien, 2015.
  • Jörg Schönfisch and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Towards large-scale probabilistic OBDA. In: Lecture notes in computer scienceScalable Uncertainty Management : 9th International Conference, SUM 2015, Québec City, QC, Canada, September 16-18, 2015 : Proceedings; 106-120. Springer, Cham, 2015.
  • Timo Sztyler, Johanna Völker, Josep Carmona, Oliver Meier and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Discovery of personal processes from labeled sensor data - an application of process mining to personalized health care. In: CEUR workshop proceedingsATAED 2015 Algorithms & Theories for the Analysis of Event Data : Proceedings of the International Workshop on Algorithms & Theories for the Analysis of Event Data, Satellite event of the conferences: Petri Nets 2015 and ACSD 2015, Brussels, Belgium; 31-46. RWTH, Aachen, 2015.
  • Cäcilia Zirn, Robert Meusel and Heiner Stuckenschmidt Lost in discussion? - Tracking opinion groups in complex political discussions by the example of the FOMC meeting transcriptions. In: International Conference Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing 2015 : Proceedings : 5 - 11 September 2015, Hissar, Bulgaria; 747-753. INCOMA Ltd., Shoumen, Bulgaria, 2015.


Research Paper