Prof. Dr. Felix Naumann





Former member



I published my Ph.D. dissertation in 2013.


Research Interests

  • Profiling for Heterogeneous Data
  • Linked Open Data
  • Ontology Construction and Usage


  • Christoph Böhm, Gjergji Kasneci, Felix Naumann; Latent Topics in Graph-Structured Data; poster paper; to appear at International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) 2012; download
  • Christoph Böhm, Gerard de Melo, Felix Naumann, Gerhard Weikum; LINDA: Distributed Web-of-Data-Scale Entity Matching; short paper; to appear at International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) 2012; download
  • Christoph Böhm, Daniel Hefenbrock, Felix Naumann; Scalable Peer-to-Peer-based RDF Management; short paper; to appear at International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS) 2012; download
  • Toni Grütze, Christoph Böhm, Felix Naumann; Holistic and Scalable Ontology Alignment for Linked Open Data; LDOW workshop @ International World Wide Web Conference (WWW) 2012; download
  • Christoph Böhm, Markus Freitag, Arvid Heise, Claudia Lehmann, Andrina Mascher, Felix Naumann, Vuk Ercegovac, Mauricio Hernandez, Peter Haase,  and Michael Schmidt; GovWILD: Integrating Open Government Data for Transparency; Demo @ International World Wide Web Conference (WWW) 2012; project page
  • Christoph Böhm, Johannes Lorey, Felix Naumann; Creating voiD Descriptions for Web-scale Data; Journal of Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents on the World Wide Web 2011; Winner of Billion Triples Challenge 2010 @ 9th ISWC 2010; download article; download btc contribution
  • Christoph Böhm, Eyk Kny, Benjamin Emde, Ziawasch Abedjan, Felix Naumann; SPRINT: Ranking Search Results by Paths; Demo @ 14st International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) 2011; download; demo
  • Dustin Lange, Christoph Böhm, and Felix Naumann; Extracting Structured Information from Wikipedia Articles to Populate Infoboxes; short paper @ 19th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) 2010; supplemental technical report
  • Christoph Böhm, Felix Naumann, Markus Freitag, Stefan George, Norman Höfler, Martin Köppelmann, Claudia Lehmann, Andrina Mascher, and Tobias Schmidt; Linking Open Government Data: What Journalists Wish They Had Known; Honorary Mention from Linked Data Triplification Challenge 2010 @ I-semantics; download; project page
  • Christoph Böhm, Felix Naumann, Ziawasch Abedjan, Dandy Fenz, Toni Grütze, Daniel Hefenbrock, Matthias Pohl, David Sonnabend; Profiling Linked Open Data with ProLOD; 2nd Workshop on New Trends in Information Integration @ International Conference on Date Engeneering (ICDE) 2010; download
  • Christoph Böhm, Philip Groth, Ulf Leser; Graph-Based Ontology Construction from Heterogenous Evidences; 8th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2009; selected as General Interest Paper; download
  • Alexander Bilke, Jens Bleiholder, Christoph Böhm, Karsten Draba, Felix Naumann, Melanie Weis; Automatic Data Fusion with HumMer; Demo @ 31st International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB) 2005; download

Master's Thesis Co-Supervision

  • Eyk Kny: Erweiterung und Optimirung eines Graph Clustering Verfahrens, 2012
  • Toni Grütze: Concept matching in the Web of Data, 2011
  • Daniel Hefenbrock: HDRS: A Scalable Peer-to-Peer RDF Storage Infrastructure for Hadoop, 2011
  • Johannes Gosda: Überlappendes Clustering annotierter Graphen durch Motif-Perkolation, 2010/11
  • Ingmar Rötzler: A Flexible Index Structure for Interactive Data Proliling, 2010
  • Dustin Lange: Learning to Extract Structured Information from Wikipedia Articles to Populate Infoboxes, 2009


  • Bachelor Project in corporation with Fluid Operations, Winter 11/12 - Summer 12
  • Bachelor Project PROCSIA in corporation with IBM, Winter 10/11 - Summer 11
  • Large-Scale Data Analyses on Cloud Platforms, Master Seminar Summer 10
  • Bachelor Project Midas in corporation with IBM, Winter 09/10 - Summer 10
  • Advanced Map/Reduce Algorithms on Hadoop, Master Seminar Winter 09/10
  • Linked Data Profiling, Master Seminar Summer 09
  •  Map/Reduce Algorithms on Hadoop, Bachelor Seminar Summer 09


  • Proceedings Chair at 13th International Workshop on the Web and Databases (WebDB) 2010
  • Proceedings Chair at 14th International Conference on Information Quality 2009


Diploma Thesis

Ontology Construction from Phenotype Data, August 2008, Supervisors: M.Sc. Philip Groth and Prof. Dr. Ulf Leser (Humboldt University), Exposé, full version uppon request