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Information Linking and Retrieval

Information linking develops models which allow for linking heterogenous types of information through semantic web technologies. Information retrieval develops models which improve digital information search.

Main research areas in the field of information linking and retrieval are:

  • User studies and logfile analyses to analyze the information behavior of social scientists
  • Linking different types of information as well as combining survey data with research data from other academic domains
  • Making information retrieval easier and more personal
  • Integrated access to information via linked information (“link retrieval”)
  • Developing domain specific recommender and ranking services
  • Novel logfile based metrics for evaluating interactive retrieval systems
  • Dimitrov, Dimitar, Dennis Segeth, and Stefan Dietze. 2022. "Geotagging TweetsCOV19: Enriching a COVID-19 Twitter Discourse Knowledge Base with Geographic Information." In Companion Proceedings of WWW '22: The ACM Web Conference 2022 Virtual Event, Lyon France April 25 - 29, 2022, edited by Frédérique Laforest, Raphaël Troncy, Lionel Médini, and Ivan Herman, 438-442. New York: ACM. doi: https://doi.org/10.1145/3487553.3524623.
  • Kroneberg, Clemens, Sven Lenkewitz, André Ernst, Maike Meyer, and Kai Seidensticker. 2022. "Using police data to measure criminogenic exposure in residential and school contexts: experiences from a data linkage project in Germany." Police Practice and Research 23 (4): 473-488. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15614263.2022.2046569.
  • Dimitrov, Dimitar, Erdal Baran, Pavlos Fafalios, Ran Yu, Xiaofei Zhu, Matthäus Zloch, and Stefan Dietze. 2020. "TweetsCOV19: A knowledge base of semantically annotated tweets about the COVID-19 pandemic." In CIKM '20: Proceedings of the 29th ACM international conference on information & knowledge management, edited by Mathieu d'Aquin, and Stefan Dietze, 2991–2998. New York: ACM. doi: https://doi.org/10.1145/3340531.3412765. https://arxiv.org/pdf/2006.14492v4.pdf.
  • Carevic, Zeljko, Dwaipayan Roy, and Philipp Mayr. 2020. "Characteristics of dataset retrieval sessions: Experiences from a real-life digital library." In Digital Libraries for Open Knowledge : 24th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2020, Lyon, France, August 25–27, 2020, Proceedings, edited by Mark Hall, Tanja Merčun, Thomas Risse, and Fabien Duchateau, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 12246, 185-193. Cham: Springer. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54956-5_14. https://arxiv.org/abs/2006.02770.
  • Zielinski, Andrea. 2018. "Text Mining." SS 2018: 2 SWS.
Name Department Team Email Telephone
Baran, Erdal
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
Data & Services Engineering
+49 (0221) 47694-511
Bensmann, Felix
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
Information Extraction & Linking
+49 (0221) 47694-524
Breuer, Dr. Johannes
Survey Data Curation
Survey Data Augmentation
+49 (0221) 47694-471
Carevic, Dr. Zeljko
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
Information & Data Retrieval
+49 (0221) 47694-535
Dimitrov, Dr. Dimitar
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
Information Extraction & Linking
+49 (0221) 47694-512
Hienert, Dr. Daniel
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
Information & Data Retrieval
+49 (0221) 47694-525
Kampmann, Jara (M. Sc.)
Data Services for the Social Sciences
Data Acquisitions and Access
+49 (0221) 47694-456
Kern, Dr. Dagmar
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
FAIR Data and Human Information Interaction
+49 (0221) 47694-536
Krämer, Thomas
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
Data & Services Engineering
+49 (0221) 47694-201
Kratz, Sophia
Survey Data Curation
National Studies
+49 (0221) 47694-413
Mayr, Dr. Philipp
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
Information & Data Retrieval
+49 (0221) 47694-533
Momeni, Fakhri
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
Information & Data Retrieval
+49 (0221) 47694-544
Mutschke, Peter (M.A.)
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
FAIR Data and Human Information Interaction
+49 (0221) 47694-500
Otto, Wolfgang
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
Information Extraction & Linking
+49 (0221) 47694-543
Tavakolpoursaleh, Narges
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences
Data & Services Engineering
+49 (0221) 47694-140
Zagovora, Olga
Computational Social Science
Digital Society Observatory
+49 (0221) 47694-216