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Prof. Dr. Andreas Thor

Andreas Thor

CV


  • 06/2008: Dr. (equiv. to PhD) in Computer Science, University of Leipzig, Germany (advisor: Erhard Rahm)
  • 12/2002: Diploma (equiv. to Master) in Computer Science, University of Leipzig, Germany

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Research

Teaching

  • Lectures for Bachelor students: Database systems, Data Management
  • Lectures for Master students: Cloud Data Management, Data Integration, Data Warehouse
  • Advanced seminars on current database technologies

Service

Scholarships

  • Post-doctoral scholarship from the Germany Research Foundation (2010-2011)
  • CIDR graduate student scholarship (2007)
  • Graduate student scholarship from the Germany Research Foundation (2003-2005)
  • Undergraduate student scholarship from the German National Merit Foundation (2000-2002)

Publications


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publication iconThor, A.; Marx, W.; Leydesdorff, L.; Bornmann, L.
Introducing CitedReferencesExplorer: A program for Reference Publication Year Spectroscopy with Cited References Standardization
Journal of Informetrics 10 (2016), pp. 503-515
2016-05
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publication iconLeydesdorff, L.; Bornmann, L.; Comins, J.; Marx, W.; Thor, A.
Referenced Publication Year Spectroscopy and Algorithmic Historiography: Bibliometric Reconstruction of Andras Schuberts Ouevre
In W. Glänzel & B. Schlemmer (Eds.), Andras Schubert – A World of Models and Metrics (pp. 79-96). Louvain: ISSI
2016-04

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publication iconBornmann, L.; Thor, A.; Marx, W.; Leydesdorff, L.
Identifying seminal works most important for research fields: Software for the Reference Publication Year Spectroscopy (RPYS)
Collnet Journal of Scientometrics and Information Management (to appear)
2016
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publication iconBornmann, L.; Thor, A.; Marx, W.; Schier, H.
The application of bibliometrics to research evaluation in the humanities and social sciences
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JAIST)
2015-08


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publication iconRitter, N.; Henrich, A.; Lehner, W.; Thor, A.; Friedrich, S.; Wingerath, W.
Datenbanksysteme für Business, Technologie und Web (BTW 2015) - Workshopband, 2.-3. März 2015, Hamburg, Germany

2015-03
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Scherzinger, S.; Thor, A.
AutoShard - A Java Object Mapper (not only) for Hot Spot Data Objects in NoSQL Data Stores
Proc. of 16. GI-Fachtagung für Datenbanksysteme in Business, Technologie und Web (BTW), 2015
2015-03
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publication iconPalma, G.; Vidal, M.-E.; Haag, E.; Raschid, L.; Thor, A.
Determining similarity of scientific entities in annotation datasets
Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation (2015)
2015-02
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publication iconScherzinger, S.; Thor, A.
Cloud-Technologien in der Hochschullehre - Pflicht oder Kür? - Eine Standortbestimmung innerhalb der GI-Fachgruppe DBS
Datenbank-Spektrum 14(2)
2014-10


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publication iconThor, A.; Scherzinger, S.; Specht, G.
Editorial
Datenbank-Spektrum 14(2)
2014-10


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publication iconPalma, G.; Vidal, M.E.; Raschid, L.; Thor, A.
Exploiting Semantics from Ontologies and Shared Annotations to Partition Linked Data
Proc. 10th Intl. Conference on Data Integration in the Life Sciences (DILS), Lisbon, July 2014
2014-07
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publication iconScherzinger, S.; Thor, A.
AutoShard - Declaratively Managing Hot Spot Data Objects in NoSQL Data Stores
17th International Workshop on the Web and Databases (WebDB@SIGMOD)
2014-06
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publication iconRaschid, L.; Palma, G.; Vidal, M.E.; Thor, A.
Exploration Using Signatures in Annotation Graph Datasets
AAAI 2013 Fall Symposium Series (Discovery Informatics: AI Takes a Science-Centered View on Big Data)
2013-11
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publication iconPalma, G.; Vidal, M.E.; Raschid, L.; Thor, A.
Exploiting Semantics from Ontologies and Shared Annotations to Find Patterns in Annotated Linked Open Data
3rd International Workshop on Linked Science (LISC@ISWC), 2013
2013-10
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publication iconPalma, G.; Vidal, M. E.; Haag, E.; Raschid, L.; Thor, A.
Measuring Relatedness Between Scientific Entities in Annotation Datasets
ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Biomedical Informatics (BCB), 2013
2013-09
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Kolb, L.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Don't Match Twice: Redundancy-free Similarity Computation with MapReduce
Proc. 2nd Intl. Workshop on Data Analytics in the Cloud (DanaC), 2013
2013-06
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Benik, J.; Palma, G.; Raschid, L.; Thor, A.; Vidal, M. E.
Mining Patterns from Clinical Trial Annotated Datasets by Exploiting the NCI Thesaurus
Proc. 11th Intl. Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), 2012 (demo)
2012-11
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Groß, A.; Hartung, M.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
How do computed ontology mappings evolve? - A case study for life science ontologies
Joint Workshop on Knowledge Evolution and Ontology Dynamics @ ISWC 2012
2012-11
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Endrullis, S.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
WETSUIT: An Efficient Mashup Tool for Searching and Fusing Web Entities
Proc. 38th Intl. Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB) / Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment 5(12), 2012 (demo)
2012-08
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Kolb, L.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Dedoop: Efficient Deduplication with Hadoop
Proc. 38th Intl. Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB) / Proc. of the VLDB Endowment 5(12), 2012
2012-08
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publication iconBenik, J.; Chang, C.; Raschid, L.; Vidal, M. E.; Palma, G.; Thor, A.
Finding Cross Genome Patterns in Annotation Graphs
Proc. 8th Intl. Conference on Data Integration in the Life Sciences (DILS), 2012
2012-06
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publication iconGroß, A.; Hartung, M.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
How do Ontology Mappings Change in the Life Sciences?
Selected Poster @ Intl. Conference on Data Integration in the Life Sciences (DILS)
2012-06
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Anderson, P.; Thor, A.; Benik, J.; Raschid, L.; Vidal, M.-E.
PAnG - Finding Patterns in Annotation Graphs
Proc. Intl. Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD), 2012 (demo paper)
2012-05
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Endrullis, S.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Entity Search Strategies for Mashup Applications
Proc. 28th Intl. Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 2012
2012-04
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Groß, A.; Hartung, M.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
How do Ontology Mappings Change in the Life Sciences?
CoRR abs/1204.2731
2012-04
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Kolb, L.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Load Balancing for MapReduce-based Entity Resolution
Proc. 28th Intl. Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 2012
2012-04
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publication iconKöpcke, H.; Thor, A.; Thomas, S.; Rahm, E.
Tailoring entity resolution for matching product offers
Proc. 15th Intl. Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), 2012
2012-03
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Kolb, L.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Multi-pass Sorted Neighborhood Blocking with MapReduce
Computer Science - Research and Development 27(1), 2012
2012-02
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publication iconKolb, L.; Köpcke, H.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Learning-based Entity Resolution with MapReduce
Proc. 3rd Intl. Workshop on Cloud Data Management (CloudDB), 2011
2011-10
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Kolb, L; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Block-based Load Balancing for Entity Resolution with MapReduce
Proc. 20th Intl. Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2011
2011-10
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publication iconThor, A.; Anderson, P.; Raschid, L.; Navlakha, S.; Saha, B.; Khuller, S.; Zhang, X.-N.
Link Prediction for Annotation Graphs using Graph Summarization
Proc. 10th Intl. Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), 2011
2011-10
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Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
CloudFuice: A flexible Cloud-based Data Integration System
Proc. of 10th Intl. Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE), 2011
2011-06
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Kolb, L.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Parallel Sorted Neighborhood Blocking with MapReduce
Proc. 14th GI-Fachtagung für Datenbanksysteme in Business, Technologie und Web (BTW), 2011
2011-03
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Thor, A.; Bornmann, L.
The calculation of the single publication h index and related performances measures: A Web application based on Google Scholar
Online Information Review 35(2), 2011
2011-01
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Köpcke, H.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Evaluation of entity resolution approaches on real-world match problems
Proc. 36th Intl. Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB) / Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment 3(1), 2010
2010-09
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Thor, A.
Toward an adaptive String Similarity Measure for Matching Product Offers
Proc. GI-Workshop - Informationsintegration in Service-Architekturen, 2010
2010-09
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Köpcke, H.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Learning-based approaches for matching web data entities
IEEE Internet Computing 14(4), 2010
2010-07
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Bornmann, L.; Marx, W.; Schier, H.; Thor, A.; Daniel, H.-D.
From black box to white box at open access journals: Predictive validity of manuscript reviewing and editorial decisions …
Research Evaluation 19(2), 2010
2010-06
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publication iconEndrullis, S.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Evaluation of Query Generators for Entity Search Engines
Proc. Intl. Workshop on Using Search Engine Technology for Information Management (USETIM), 2009
2009-08
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Köpcke, H.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Comparative evaluation of entity resolution approaches with FEVER
Proc. 35th Intl. Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB), 2009 (demo)
2009-08
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Thor, A.; Hartung, M.; Groß, A.; Kirsten, T.; Rahm, E.
An Evolution-based Approach for Assessing Ontology Mappings - A Case Study in the Life Sciences
Proc. of 13. GI-Fachtagung für Datenbanksysteme in Business, Technologie und Web (BTW), 2009
2009-03
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Bornmann, L.; Marx, W.; Schier, H.; Rahm, E.; Thor, A.; Daniel, H.-D.
Convergent validity of bibliometric Google Scholar data in the field of chemistry
Journal of Informetrics 3(1), 2009
2009
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Aumueller, D.; Thor, A.
Mashup-Werkzeuge zur Ad-hoc-Datenintegration im Web
Datenbank-Spektrum 8(26), 2008
2008-09
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Automatische Mapping-Verarbeitung auf Webdaten
Dissertation, Universität Leipzig, 2008
2008-06
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Rahm, E.; Thor, A.; Aumueller, D.
Dynamic Fusion of Web Data
Proc. 5th Intl. XML Database Symposium (XSym), 2007
2007-09
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publication iconThor, Andreas; Aumueller, David; Rahm, Erhard
Data Integration Support for Mashups
Proc. 6th Intl. Workshop on Information Integration on the Web (IIWeb), 2007
2007-07
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Kirsten, T.; Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
Instance-based matching of large life science ontologies
Proc. of 4th Intl. Workshop on Data Integration in the Life Sciences (DILS), 2007
2007-06
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Thor, A.; Kirsten, T.; Rahm, E.
Instance-based matching of hierarchical ontologies
Proc. of 12. GI-Fachtagung für Datenbanksysteme in Business, Technologie und Web (BTW), 2007
2007-03
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Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
MOMA - A Mapping-based Object Matching System
Proc. 3rd Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR), 2007
2007-01
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Rahm, E.; Thor, A.
Citation analysis of database publications
ACM Sigmod Record 24(4), 2005
2005-12
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Thor, A.; Golovin, N.; Rahm, E.
Adaptive Website Recommendations with AWESOME
VLDB Journal 14(4), 2005
2005-11
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Rahm, E.; Thor, A.; Aumueller, D.; Do, H.H.; Golovin, N.; Kirsten, T.
iFuice - Information Fusion utilizing Instance Correspondences and Peer Mappings
Proc. 8th Intl. Workshop on the Web and Databases (WebDB), 2005
2005-06

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Kirsch, C.; Thor, A.
Extra groß
iX - Magazin für professionelle Informationstechnik, 11/2004
2004-11

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Thor, A.; Rahm, E.
AWESOME - A Data Warehouse-based System for Adaptive Website Recommendations
Proc. 30th Intl. Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB), 2004
2004-08
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publication iconThor, A.; Rahm, E.
Data-Warehouse-basierte Architektur für adaptive Online-Recommendations
Proc. Workshop “Content- und Wissensmanagement”, Leipziger Informatiktage (LIT), 2003
2003-09