Christoph Schommer

Associate professor

Academic Area(s) Computer science
Research Topics Data Mining, Text Mining, Data Science, Machine Learning, Intelligent Databases
Faculty or Centre Faculté des Sciences, de la Technologie et de la Communication
Research Unit CSC
Postal Address Campus Kirchberg, Université du Luxembourg
6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi
L-1359 Luxembourg
Campus Office G 108
Email
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 5228
Fax (+352) 46 66 44 5500
Joined the University in 2003

About me

 

Curriculum Vitae

  • Associate Professor at the University of Luxembourg (2009 - today).
  • Director of Studies - Master of Science in Computer and Information Sciences (MICS) (2005 - 09)
    • Accreditation of MICS by an international committee
    • Self Evaluation Report / Self-evaluation of the University
  • Assistant Professor at the University of Luxembourg (2003-2009).
     
  • IBM Software Group, Berlin (Architect; 2001-03). 
  • IBM Research & Development, Böblingen (Germany) + Almaden (USA) (Senior Consultant; 1998-2001).
  • IBM Global Services (1997-98), Frankfurt/Main.
     
  • Lecturer /  Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main (2001-2007).
  • Lecturer / University of Potsdam (2002-03).
     
  • PhD (Doctor philosophiae naturalis) in Computer Science from the Dept. of Computer Science, Goethe-University of Frankfurt/Main (2000). Reviewers: Prof. Dr. Roberto Zicari, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Giere.
     
  • Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Research Group Database and Information Systems, Prof. Zicari, Goethe-University of Frankfurt/Main (1994-96) 
  • Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Saarbrücken and DFKI in 1993.

Last updated on: Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Member of ACM, Cognitive Science Society, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kognitionswissenschaft.

Research Interests

  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Text Mining & Information Retrieval
  • Data Science
  • Intelligent Databases
  • Artificial Companions

Projects

  • Contributing to the Suffering and Pain project, lead by Dr. Smadar Bustan, Psychophysiology and Neurophysiology Laboratory, University of Luxembourg.
  • ESCAPE (2012-15; Efficiency, Spreading of Crisis and Algorithmic Policy Evolution / Project Lead by Prof. Grammatikos, LSF.
  • ADAM (2005-07; Adaptive Associative Memories) / Project Lead
  • TRIAS (2005-08; Trust and Reliability in Agent Systems; with Prof. van der Torre, Dr. Weydert) / Project Lead
  • ICC (2006-09; Inventing Communities of Communication; with Dr. Patrice Caire) / Project Lead
  • Evo-Business (2005-08; Evolutionary Computing and e-Business) / Project Lead by Prof. Bouvry.
  • Intra (2004-07; Intrusion Detection in Computer Networks) / Project Lead by Prof. Sorger + Prof. Malvetti.

Contacts

Member of Programme Committees

Reviewer of Journals

  • IEEE Journal on Parallel and Distributed Systems. IEEE Society.

Conference Organization



Last updated on: 05 Aug 2014

Doctoral School in Computer Science and Computer Engineering (DS-CSCE)

  • Recent Advances in Text Mining and Retrieval (Su 13 - today)

Master of Information and Computer Science (MiCS)

  • Information Retrieval and Learning. (Wi 10/11, Wi 11/12, Wi 12/13, Wi 13/14, Wi 14/15)
  • Intelligent Systems (Wi 05/06, Wi 06/07, Wi 07/08, Wi 08/09, Wi 09/10) - with R. Bisdorff, P. Bouvry, and L. van der Torre
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (Su 06, Su 07, Su 08, Su 09, Su 10, Su 11, Su 12, Su 13)
  • Machine Learning (Wi 09/10, Wi 10/11, Wi 11/12, Wi 12/13, Wi 13/14, Wi 14/15)

Previous Master Courses

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (Binfo)

  • Database Management I (Data Modeling and SQL: Su 04, Su 05, Su 06, Su 07, Su 08, Wi 08/09, Wi 09/10, Wi 10/11, Wi 11/12, Wi 12/13, Wi 13/14, Wi 14/15)
  • Database Management II (Database Internals: Wi 04/05, Wi 05/06, Wi 06/07, Wi 07/08, Wi 08/09, Su 09, Su 10, Su 11, Su 12, Su 13, Su 14)

Previous Bachelor Courses

  • Business Intelligence (Wi 03/04, Wi 04/05, Wi 05/06, Wi 06/07, Wi 07/08, Wi 08/09, Wi 09/10, Wi 10/11, Wi 11/12, Wi 12/13)
  • Information Visualization (Wi 03/04, Wi 04/05, Wi 06/07, Wi 07/08)
  • Scripting Languages (Wi 03/04, Wi 04/05, Wi 05/06, Wi 06/07, Wi 07/08)

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@Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main

Diploma in Computer Science

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@University Potsdam

Diploma in Computer Science

  • Data Mining (Wi 02/03)
  • Medical Computer Science (Su 03)

Certification Course IBM - DB2 Database

  • IBM DB2 V9 Certification Tests 730 and 731 - October 8, 2008 (UL)
  • IBM DB2 V9 Certification Tests 730 - September 24, 2008 (UL)
  • IBM DB2 V9 Certification Tests 730 and 731 - 2002 (Goethe-University Frankfurt)
  • IBM DB2 V9 Certification Tests 730 - 2002 (Goethe-University Frankfurt)



Last updated on: 02 Jul 2014

Secretary

Current Doctoral Candidates

Current Co-Supervisions

PhD Alumni

Other former members

Member of PhD Commissions



Last updated on: 18 Aug 2014

Data Science Projects

as an IT Architect with IBM R&D (1998 - 2001) and IBM Software Group (2001 - 2003) at Shanghai Stock Exchange (China; Finance), Arcadia (England; Retail), and many others.

Books

Book Chapters

  • P. Gentsch, U. Mueller, C. Schommer: Analytisches CRM in der Praxis: Vorgehensmodell, Praxisbeispiele und Erfolgsfaktoren. In Ahlert et al.: Customer Relationship Marketing im Handel - Strategien, Anwendungen, Erfahrungen. Springer Verlag, 2002.
  • C. Schommer, U. Mueller: Data Mining im eCommerce: ein Fallbeispiel zur erweiterten Logfile-Analyse In HMD - Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik. Band 06/2001 Business Intelligence, Vol. 222.
  • C. Schommer, H. Muster, R. Grund: Churn Prediction mit neuronalen Klassifikationsverfahren. In Neuronale Netze im Marketing-Management. Praxisorientierte Einfuehrung in modernes Data-Mining von Klaus-Peter Wiedmann und Frank Buckler. Gabler, zweite Auflage 2003, p 275. ISBN: 978-3409216739.

Industrial Papers

  • C. Schommer: Discovering Fraud Behaviour in Call Detailed Records. SecDay - 2010 Grande Region Security and Reliability Day. Saarbruecken 2010.
  • W. Mayer, C. Schommer: Mobile Patient Record Management through DB2 Everyplace In: Mobile Computing in Medicine, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2002. Bibtex
  • C. Schommer, H.D. Wehle: From VSE/ESA data to Business Intelligence VSE Newsletter G225-4508-21, November 2000, published in VDI-Newsletter 2000.
  • T. Bollinger, C. Schommer, H. D. Wehle: Profitabler Einsatz von Data Mining im Customer Relationship am Beispiel der Investitionsgueterindustrie In: VDI-Berichte, Band 1381 Computational Intelligence - Neuronale Netze - Evolutionaere Algorithmen - Fuzzy Control im industriellen Einsatz. 2000.
  • T. Bollinger, C. Schommer, H.D. Wehle: Vorhersage von Lieferzeiten. IS Report - Zeitschrift fuer betriebswirtschaftliche Informationssysteme. 4. Jahrgang, 6/2000.
  • C. Schommer: Data Mining: die Suche nach versteckten Informationen im Data Warehouse Proceedings 7. Kolloquium Software - Entwicklungen, Methoden, Werkzeuge. Ostfildern, September 1997.

Tutorials

  • C. Schommer: IBM Intelligent Miner for Data. University of Potsdam, Dept. of Computer Science. May 30, 2002.
  • C. Schommer: Application of Data Mining in Medicine, AIME 2001, European Society for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Cascais, Portugal, 2001.
  • S. Bayerl, C. Schommer: Mining in eCommerce Systems, 12th Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE), 2000, Stockholm, Sweden



Last updated on: 02 Jul 2014

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2014

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See detailFinding Outliers in Satellite Patterns by Learning Pattern Identities
Bouleau, Fabien; Schommer, Christoph

in Filipe, Joacquim; Fred, Ana (Eds.) Proceedings "6th International Conference on Agents an Artificial Intelligence" (2014, January)

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2013

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See detailOutlier Identification in Spacecraft Monitoring Data using Curve Fitting Information
Bouleau, Fabien; Schommer, Christoph

in Proceedings ECDA (2013)

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See detailTowards Computational Models for a Long-term Interaction with an Artificial Conversational Companion
Danilava, Sviatlana; Busemann, Stephan; Schommer, Christoph; Ziegler, Gudrun

in Proceedings "5th International Conference on Agents an Artificial Intelligence" (2013)

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See detailWhy are you Silent? - Towards Responsiveness in Chatbots
Danilava, Sviatlana; Busemann, Stephan; Schommer, Christoph; Ziegler, Gudrun

in Avec le Temps! Time, Tempo, and Turns in Human-Computer Interaction". Workshop at CHI 2013, Paris, France (2013)

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See detailA Hybrid Classification System to find News that is relevant
Kampas, Dimitrios; Schommer, Christoph

in ECDA 2013 (2013)

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See detailDomain-driven news representation using conditional attribute-value pairs
Minev, Mihail; Schommer, Christoph

in Ferro, Nicola (Ed.) PROMISE Winter School 2013: Bridging between Information Retrieval and Databases (2013)

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See detailNews Representation with Multi-Word Features
Minev, Mihail; Schommer, Christoph

in Proceedings ECDA (2013, July)

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See detailA Prospect on How to Find the Polarity of a Financial News by Keeping an Objective Standpoint
Schommer, Christoph; Kampas, Dimitrios; Bersan, Roxana

in Proceedings ICAART 2013 (2013, February)

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See detailFeature Extraction and Representation for Economic Surveys
Schommer, Christoph; Minev, Mihail; Grammatikos, Theoharry; Schaefer, Ulrich

Poster (2013)

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