Sebastian Rudolph

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Prof. Sebastian Rudolph

ProfessorTechnische Universität DresdenInternational Center for Computational Logic Computational Logic

Since April 2013 I am full professor for Computational Logic at the Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the Faculty of Computer Science at the Technische Universität Dresden. My research interests comprise Artificial Intelligence, in particular Knowledge Representation and Reasoning using diverse formalisms (such as Description Logics, Existential Rules and Formal Concept Analysis) and their applications in diverse areas, for instance Semantic Technologies. I deal with problems ranging from theoretical foundations (e.g., decidability and complexity of reasoning tasks) to practical deployment (ontology modeling, interactive knowledge acquisition). In 2017, I received an ERC Consolidator Grant for investigating general principles of decidability in logic-based knowledge representation.

Before returning to Dresden, I spend the years 2006 to 2013 as a postdoctoral researcher, project leader and later Privatdozent (similar to associate professor) in Rudi Studer's Knowledge Management group at the Institute AIFB of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, where I obtained my habilitation in 2011. Before I had completed my PhD in Algebra and my studies for highschool teaching in mathematics, physics and computer science at the TU Dresden.

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Bartosz Bednarczyk, Franz Baader, Sebastian Rudolph
Satisfiability Checking and Conjunctive Query Answering in Description Logics with Global and Local Cardinality Constraints
Technical Report, Computational Logic Group, 2019
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Bartosz Bednarczyk, Sebastian Rudolph
Worst-Case Optimal Querying of Very Expressive Description Logics with Path Expressions and Succinct Counting
In Mantas Simkus, Grant E. Weddell, eds., Proceedings of the 32nd International Workshop on Description Logics, volume 2373 of CEUR Workshop Proceedings, June 2019. CEUR-WS.org
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Bartosz Bednarczyk, Sebastian Rudolph
Worst-Case Optimal Querying of Very Expressive Description Logics with Path Expressions and Succinct Counting
Proceedings of the 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'19), August 2019. International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence
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Bartosz Bednarczyk, Sebastian Rudolph, Franz Baader
Satisfiability Checking and Conjunctive Query Answering in Description Logics with Global and Local Cardinality Constraints
In Mantas Simkus, Grant E. Weddell, eds., Satisfiability Checking and Conjunctive Query Answering in Description Logics with Global and Local Cardinality Constraints, volume 2373 of CEUR Workshop Proceedings, June 2019. CEUR-WS.org
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Bernhard Ganter, Sebastian Rudolph, Gerd Stumme
Explaining Data with Formal Concept Analysis
In Markus Krötzsch, Daria Stepanova, eds., Reasoning Web. Explainable Artificial Intelligence - 15th International Summer School 2019, Bolzano, Italy, September 20-24, 2019, Tutorial Lectures., volume 11810 of LNCS, 153-195, 2019. Springer
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Sebastian Rudolph, Lukas Schweizer, Zhihao Yao
SPARQL Queries over Ontologies Under the Fixed-Domain Semantics
In Abhaya C. Nayak, Alok Sharma, eds., PRICAI 2019: Trends in Artificial Intelligence - 16th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Cuvu, Yanuca Island, Fiji, August 26-30, 2019, Proceedings, Part I, volume 11670 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 486--499, August 2019. Springer
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Sebastian Rudolph
Künstliche Intelligenz, quo vadis?
Jahrbuch des Verbandes der Anbieter von Telekommunikations- und Mehrwertdiensten (VATM), April 2019
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Markus Krötzsch, Maximilian Marx, Sebastian Rudolph
The Power of the Terminating Chase
In Pablo Barceló, Marco Calautti, eds., Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Database Theory (ICDT 2019), volume 127 of LIPIcs, 3:1--3:17, 2019. Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik
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Christian Al-Rabaa, Sebastian Rudolph, Lukas Schweizer
Faceted Answer-Set Navigation
In Christoph Benzmüller, Francesco Ricca, Xavier Parent, Dumitru Roman, eds., Rules and Reasoning - Second International Joint Conference, RuleML+RR2018, Luxembourg, September 18-21, 2018, Proceedings, volume 11092 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 211--225, September 2018. Springer
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Sergei O. Kuznetsov, Amedeo Napoli, Sebastian Rudolph
Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop "What can FCA do for Artificial Intelligence?"
Volume 2149 of CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2018. CEUR-WS.org
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DeciGUT
A Grand Unified Theory of Decidability in Logic-Based Knowledge Representation

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EMCL (offered until 2017)
European Master's Program in Computational Logic

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QuantLA
Quantitative Logics and Automata

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Wolpertinger
Wolpertinger is a fixed-domain reasoner