Invited ICDT Tutorial

We are very pleased to announce the invited ICDT2019 tutorial speaker.


Markus Kroetzsch

Dan Olteanu Markus is a full professor of the Faculty of Computer Science of the Technical University of Dresden, where he is holding the chair for Knowledge-Based Systems. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in 2010, and thereafter worked as a researcher and departmental lecturer at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Oxford until October 2013. From November 2013 till his appointment as a professor in July 2016, he was leading an Emmy Noether research group at TU Dresden. Markus has made important contributions to the development of Wikipedia's free knowledge base Wikidata. Further activities of his include the efficient ELK reasoner for OWL EL, the popular content management system Semantic MediaWiki, the W3C OWL 2 standard, and most recently the rule engine VLog. His research has contributed to the fields of lightweight and rule-based ontology languages, query answering, reasoning complexity, and content management and integration platforms for the Web of Data.