Dr. Tom Hanika
Wilhelmshöher Allee 73
Tel.: +49 561 804-6350
Fax.: +49 561 804-6259
My research at Kassel University includes knowledge discovery in bipartite graph structures, in particular their relation to formal concept analysis, and the application Algebra, Geometric Measure Theory, Topology and Logic, at the intersection of Knowledge Discovery, Machine Learning, and Reasoning.
I am also a senior developer of the blue social bookmark and publication sharing system BibSonomy as well as maintainer of the Formal Concept Analysis Tool conexp-clj.
In Summer 2019 I was on leave for an interim professorship at Humboldt University of Berlin.
- Borchmann, D., Hanika, T., Obiedkov, S.: Probably approximately correct learning of Horn envelopes from queries. Discrete Applied Mathematics. 273, 30–42 (2020).
- Hanika, T., Marx, M., Stumme, G.: Discovering Implicational Knowledge in Wikidata. In: Cristea, D., Ber, F.L., and Sertkaya, B. (eds.) ICFCA. pp. 315–323. Springer (2019).
- Hanika, T., Zumbrägel, J.: Towards Collaborative Conceptual Exploration. In: Chapman, P., Endres, D., and Pernelle, N. (eds.) ICCS. pp. 120–134. Springer (2018).
- Borchmann, D., Hanika, T., Obiedkov, S.: On the Usability of Probably Approximately Correct Implication Bases. In: Bertet, K., Borchmann, D., Cellier, P., and Ferré, S. (eds.) ICFCA. pp. 72–88. Springer (2017).
- Borchmann, D., Hanika, T.: Individuality in Social Networks. In: Missaoui, R., Kuznetsov, S.O., and Obiedkov, S. (eds.) Formal Concept Analysis of Social Networks. pp. 19–40. Springer International Publishing, Cham (2017).
All publications and preprints can be found here.
- December 2019: Presented: ‘Interactively Discovering Implicational Knowledge in Wikidata’, WikiPaka @ 36th Chaos Communication Congress, Leipzig, Germany
- September 2019: Presented: ‘Discovering Implicational
Knowledge in Wikidata’*, Departmental Seminar, Faculty of Computer Science, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
- August 2019: Presented: ‘Collaborative Conceptual
Exploration’*, Departmental Seminar, Faculty of Computer Science, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
- July 2019: Presented: ‘An Invitation to Formal Concept
Analysis’*, International Conferences on Conceptual
Structures at Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
- June 2019: Presented: ‘Knowledge Graphs und Wissenschaftler_innen Genealogien’*, Berliner Bibliothekswissenschaftliches Kolloquium at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.
- February 2019: Presented: ‘Von Wikipedia über Wikidata zu
Begriffsverbänden’*, Ernst-Schröder-Seminar, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
- July 2018 : Presented: ‘Intrinsic Dimension in Clustering’* , Colóquio de Departamento de Matemática at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil .
- July 2018 : Presented: ‘Approximately Correct Implication Bases’* , Grupo de Estudos em Aprendizagem de Máquina at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil
- June 2018: Presented: ‘Individuality in Social Networks’ , XXXVIII Sunbelt Conference at Utrecht, Netherlands .
- June 2018: Presented: ‘Towards Collaborative Conceptual Exploration’ , International Conferences on Conceptual Structures at Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom.
- June 2017: Presented: ‘On the Usability of Probably Approximately Correct Implication Bases’ , International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis at IRISA/INRIA, Rennes, France.
- Dec 2016: Presented: ‘Social networks and their base of implications’ , Computational Social Science Winter Symposium at GESIS, Cologne, Germany.
- June 2016: Presented: ‘Some Experimental Results on Randomly Generating Formal Contexts ‘ , International Conference on Concept Lattices and Their Applications at HSE, Moscow, Russia.
(invited talks marked with *)
- Discrete Applied Mathematics
- Journal of Mathematics and Music, Taylor & Francis
- Knowledge and Information Systems
- International Journal of Approximate Reasoning
- KI – Künstliche Intelligenz
- Mathematical and Computational Applications
- PC Member: 15th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis (ICFCA 2019), June 25-28, 2019, Frankfurt, Germany
- Subreviewer: 14th International Conference on Concept Lattices and Their Applications (CLA 2018),
June 12 – 14, Olomouc, Czech Republic
- Subreviewer: 2018 European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and PKDD (ECMLPKDD 2018)
- Subreviewer: 27th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2018), April 23 – 27, 2018, Lyon, France
- Subreviewer: 14th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis (ICFCA 2017), June 13 – 16, Rennes, France
- Subreviewer: 16th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2017), October 21 – 25, Vienna, Austria
- Subreviewer: 2017 European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and PKDD (ECMLPKDD 2017)
- Subreviewer: 15th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2016), October 16 – 21, Kobe, Japan
- Subreviewer: 2016 European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and PKDD (ECMLPKDD 2016),
September 19 – 23, Riva del Garda, Italy
- Subreviewer: 22nd Annual ACM SIGKDD Conference (KDD 2016), August 13 – 17, 2016, San Francisco, California.
- Subreviewer: 13th International Conference on Concept Lattices and Their Applications (CLA 2016),
July 18 – 22, Moscow, Russia
- Subreviewer: 13th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2016), May 29 – June 17, 2016, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
- Subreviewer: 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016), April 11 – 15, 2016, Montreal, Canada
Accompanying my theoretical research, these are the projects I am mainly work on respectively program code for.
conexp-clj — a research tool for FCA
The research unit Knowledge & Data Engineering continues the development of the research tool conexp-clj, originally created by Dr. Daniel Borchmann. The continuous enhancement of the software package is supervised by Tom Hanika. Having such a tool at hand, the research group is able to test and analyze the theoretical research efforts in the realm of formal concept analysis and related fields.
The most recent, pre-compiled, release candidate can be downloaded here.
The WISKIDZ project is is a joint project of the International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel) and the Interdisciplinary Research Center for Information System Design (ITeG) at the University of Kassel, supported by the BMBF. It contributes to a better understanding of long-term developments in the recruiting behavior in public research and individual career paths after obtaining a doctoral degree. The analyses are based on dissertation data, which are supplemented by information on publications, patents and macro-economic data among others. Essentially the project aims to understand changes in recruiting behavior over time with a special focus put on disciplinary idiosyncrasies. We create and analyze genealogies of doctoral students and their advisors in selected fields (physics, electronics, management and medieval history) from 1945 to the present. Further the project probes into the interdependencies of academic and non-academic employment opportunities of young researchers.
BibSonomy is a scholarly social bookmarking system where researchers manage their collections of publications and web pages. BibSonomy is an open source project, continously developed by researchers in Kassel, Würzburg, and Hanover. Functioning as a test bed for recommendation and ranking algorithms, as well as through the publicly available datasets, containing traces of user behavior on the Web, BibSonomy has been the subject of various scientific studies.
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