Recent Publications



  • Beta Probabilistic Databases: A scalable approach to belief updating and parameter learning 
    Niccolò Meneghetti, Oliver Kennedy, Wolfgang Gatterbauer
    SIGMOD, pp. 573-586, 2017. [paper (ACM version)], [paper], [bib]
    (selected among “best of SIGMOD 2017“)

  • Automated Template Generation for Question Answering over Knowledge Graphs
    A. Abujabal, M. Yahya, M. Riedewald, and G. Weikum
    In Proc. Int. Conf. on World Wide Web (WWW), pages 1191-1200, 2017

  • The linearization of belief propagation on pairwise Markov Random Fields 
    Wolfgang Gatterbauer 
    AAAI, pp. 3747-3753, 2017. [paper], [bib
    Full 23 page version with all proofs: [paper (arXiv:1502.04956)]

  • A Case for Abstract Cost Models for Distributed Execution of Analytics Operators
    R. Li, N. Mi, M. Riedewald, Y. Sun, Y. Yao. 
    In Proc. Int. Conf. on Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery (DaWaK), pages 149-163, 2017

  • Conflict of interest declaration and detection system in heterogeneous networks 
    Siyuan Wu, Leong Hou U, Sourav S Bhowmick, Wolfgang Gatterbauer
    CIKM 2017 (short paper).

  • Algorithms for automatic ranking of participants and tasks in an anonymized contest 
    Yang Jiao, R. Ravi, Wolfgang Gatterbauer 
    WALCOM, pp 335-346, 2017. [paper (Springer)], [paper (arXiv:1612.04794)], [bib]
    (selected among “best of WALCOLM 2017“)


  • Merlin: Exploratory Analysis with Imprecise Queries
    B. Qarabaqi and M. Riedewald
    IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 28(2): 342-355, 2016 (Best papers of ICDE 2014)

  • Making Sense of Entities and Quantities in Web Tables
    Y. Ibrahim, M. Riedewald, and G. Weikum 
    In Proc. ACM Int. Conf. on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), pages 1703-1712, 2016

  • Dissociation and propagation for approximate lifted inference with standard relational database management systems 
    Wolfgang Gatterbauer, Dan Suciu 
    VLDBJ (Special Issue of VLDB Journal on VLDB 2015). pp. 5-30, 2016.  [paper (Springer)
    Extended 33 page version with all proofs: [paper (arXiv:1310.6257)]