Markus Strohmaier
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Markus Strohmaier is an Assistant Professor at Graz University of Technology and a Visiting Scientist at (XEROX) Parc. His main research interests include Web-Science, Social and Semantic Computing, Networks and Data Mining. In the past, he was a visiting researcher / professor at (XEROX) PARC and RWTH Aachen. To date, he has been awarded substantial research funding (either as PI, Co-PI or key scientist) from national and European funding agencies. Markus Strohmaier received his PhD from the Faculty of Computer Science at Graz University of Technology in 2004 before he joined the Dept. of Computer Science at University of Toronto as a Postdoctoral Fellow (2006-2007). He teaches computer science courses both on an undergraduate and graduate level and has successfully taught classes with more than 200 students. One one of his courses was nominated for an Excellence in Teaching award by Graz University of Technology. Markus Strohmaier has published in top-tier conferences and high impact journals including the International World Wide Web (WWW) conference, ACM Hypertext, the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), the IEEE Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom) as well as the Information Processing and Management Journal and the Journal of Knowledge Management. His research group has received numerous best paper/poster awards and -nominations. Markus Strohmaier is a founding co-chair of the ACM SIGWEB Working Group on Social Media and General PC Chair for the 23rd ACM Hypertext and Social Media 2012 conference. He gave keynotes and invited talks at international conferences and workshops, was invited to give talks at universities including Carnegie Mellon University, University of Toronto and University of Southern California and was invited to talk at industry research labs including (XEROX) Parc and Microsoft Research Silicon Valley.


invited talk
flag Extracting semantic from crowds
as author at  International Summer School on Semantic Computing (SSSC), Berkeley 2011,
flag Intentional Query Suggestion: Making User Goals More Explicit During Search
as author at  Workshop on Web Search Click Data ,
together with: Mark Kröll, Christian Körner,