Institute for Web Science and Technologies · Universität Koblenz - Landau

Master Theses

We offer many different topics for master theses.

Open Master Theses

Analyzing User Attention in Social Media Browsing Supervisors: Dr. Chandan Kumar - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Applying AutoML on Political Communication in Twitter Data Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Approximate Inference for Argumentation in AI Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Tjitze Rienstra - PD Dr. Matthias Thimm
Classifying Sentiment Images in Misleading Political News Supervisors: Ipek Baris - Dr. Oul Han - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Classifying Visual States of a Web Page for Eye Gaze Data Mapping Supervisors: Raphael Menges - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Comparison of Deep Learning Architectures for Nonlinear System Identification Supervisors: Alex Baier
Cost Estimation for Distributed Joins Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Daniel Janke
Emotional Intensity Recognition Using Unsupervised and Supervised Algorithms for Evaluating Democratic Satisfaction in Microblog Communities Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Akram Sadat Hosseini - Dr. Oul Han
Forgetting with SPARQL, and Remembering, too Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Tjitze Rienstra
Hierarchical Reference Disambiguation Using Background Knowledge Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Zeyd Boukhers
Identifying citation patterns for women and minorities Supervisors: Dr. Fariba Karimi
Ideological scaling of political text across different contexts with contextualized word embeddings Supervisors: JProf. Dr. Claudia Wagner - Dr. Oul Han
Novelty and Misinformation Spread Supervisors: Dr. Sarah de Nigris - Dr. Oul Han
Perception-based Attention Analysis Supervisors: Raphael Menges - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Predict Dropouts in Science Supervisors: JProf. Dr. Claudia Wagner
Prediction of missing links in homophilic networks Supervisors: Dr. Fariba Karimi
Stereotypes in Commonsense Reasoning Systems Supervisors: JProf. Dr. Claudia Wagner - Dr. Claudia Schon
Subgroup Discovery in Political Communication Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Suggesting Civility Norms for Online Communities with Implications for e-Democracy Supervisors: Dr. Sarah de Nigris - Dr. Oul Han
Summarization of Concept Lattices for Understandable Data Analysis Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
The Evolution of Social Capital of Scientists Supervisors: JProf. Dr. Claudia Wagner
The Role of Advisors in Science Supervisors: JProf. Dr. Claudia Wagner
Transfer Learning from English to a Low-resourced Language for Detecting Hate Speech on the Web Supervisors: Ipek Baris - Dr. Oul Han - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Incremental Knowledge Embeddings Supervisors: Lukas Schmelzeisen - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Professions on Wikipedia Supervisors: JProf. Dr. Claudia Wagner
Treeness of Citation Networks Supervisors: Jun Sun - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab

Running Master Theses

Automatically update filtering lists passed to twitter streaming API Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Jun Sun
Commonsense reasoning using path analysis on semantic networks Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Claudia Schon
Global-as-View Ontology-Based Data Access for Relational Data Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Daniel Janke - Martin Leinberger
Hands-free Text Editing Using Voice and Gaze Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Korok Sengupta
Inkonsistenzmessung zur Lösbarkeit von Planungsproblemen Supervisors: PD Dr. Matthias Thimm
Machine Learning for Automated Reasoning Supervisors: Dr. Claudia Schon
Query optimization in the distributed RDF store Koral Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Daniel Janke
Sensory data mining using Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) Supervisors: Dr. Zeyd Boukhers - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Time Series Influences in Political Communication Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab

Published Master Theses

"Did I Say Something Wrong?" A Word-Level Analysis of Wikipedia Articles for Deletion Discussions [01/2016]
Student: Michael Ruster Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab -
Author Extraction from Social Science Research Papers Using Conditional Random Fields and Distant Supervision [08/2016]
Student: Martin Körner Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab -
Facet Discovery in Linked Open Data [12/2011]
Student: Florian Altherr Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Thomas Gottron
Classification of Issues in the Public Space Using Their Textual Description and Geo-Location [06/2015]
Student: Nicolas Beck Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Thomas Gottron
Collaborative Creation, Exchange, and Refinement of Context-aware Semantic Points of Interest [10/2009]
Student: Max Braun Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Prof. Dr. habil. Ansgar Scherp
Die zeitliche Dynamik von Merkmalen zur Vorhersage von Einfluss in Microblogs [12/2011]
Student: Olaf Radcke Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Thomas Gottron
Einfluss eines Ausrichtungswerkzeugs auf die Bedienbarkeit in unbeaufsichtigten Eyetrackingsystemen [10/2014]
Student: Matthias Kuich Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Prof. Dr. habil. Ansgar Scherp
Entwicklung und Evaluation eines Verfahrens zur Diversifizierung von strukturierten Inhalten in Sozialen Medien [02/2012]
Student: Andreas Ens Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Prof. Dr. Dr. Sergej Sizov
Erweiterung einer Software zur Gefahrenanalyse am PC durch Erfassung und Verarbeitung von Daten mittels eines mobilen Gerätes [10/2005]
Student: Stefanie Krengel Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Evaluation von Cicero: Akzeptanztest der Diskussionsplattform im Rahmen einer Fallstudie [10/2009]
Student: Jens Neumann Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Klaas Dellschaft
EyeSelect - An Approach for Gaze-Based Image Selection from Large Photo Collections [06/2013]
Student: Chantal Neuhaus Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Tina Walber
Forgetting in EL Knowledge Bases [06/2018]
Student: Holger Heinz Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Claudia Schon
Heuristic Search Algorithms for Abstract Argumentation [08/2017]
Student: Nils Geilen Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - PD Dr. Matthias Thimm
Integration von Ontologien und modellgetriebener Softwareentwicklung: Konzeption und Entwurf eines Eclipse Ontologie Frameworks (EOF) [12/2010]
Student: Carsten Schneider Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Dr. Fernando Silva Parreiras - Prof. Dr. habil. Ansgar Scherp
Intelligent Mapping of Eye-Tracking Gaze-Data on Fixed Web Page Elements [12/2017]
Student: Hanadi Tamimi Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Raphael Menges - Christoph Schaefer
Interactive Video Retrieval [09/2006]
Student: Frank Hopfgartner Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Listening to Crowd Workers and Requesters on Social Media [08/2016]
Student: Yuan Sun Link Download Supervisors: Cristina Sarasua - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Measuring Gender Inequalities of German Professions on Wikipedia [04/2019]
Student: Olga Zagovora Link Download Supervisors: JProf. Dr. Claudia Wagner
Measuring the Similarity of Concept Hierarchies and its Influence on the Evaluation of Learning Procedures [12/2005]
Student: Klaas Dellschaft Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Model-driven Engeneering of Ontology APIs [04/2010]
Student: Stefan Scheglmann Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Multi-modal Hands-Free Web Browser with Gaze and Voice Inputs [08/2018]
Student: Min Ke Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Korok Sengupta
SchemEX - Schema-Extraktion von Linked Open Data [11/2011]
Student: Mathias Konrath Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Prof. Dr. habil. Ansgar Scherp - Dr. Thomas Gottron
Summative Evaluation facettierter Suche und Exploration auf mobilen Endgeräten [11/2012]
Student: Mark Schneider Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Warum wer wen kennt. Eine themenspezifische Auswertung sozialer Netzwerke. [03/2008]
Student: rene-henkes Link Download Supervisors: Dr. Klaas Dellschaft - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Multi-modal Hands-Free Web Browser with Gaze and Voice Inputs [04/2018]
Student: Min Ke Link Download Supervisors: Korok Sengupta - Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
strukt – Semantische Integration individueller und organisationaler Wissensarbeit [12/2010]
Student: Daniel Eißing Link Download Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab - Prof. Dr. habil. Ansgar Scherp