Prof. Dr. Felix Naumann

Michael Loster

für Softwaresystemtechnik
Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Straße 2-3
D-14482 Potsdam

Phone: +49 331 5509 286
Fax: +49 331 5509 287
Room: F-2.01
Email: Michael Loster


Research Interests

  • Text Mining
  • Opinion Mining
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining


Bachelor Projects:

  • Analytical Tools for Semantic Company Networks (2015/2016)

Master Thesis:

  • From Text to Facts: Relation Extraction on German Company Websites (Tanja Bergmann, 2016)
  • German Organization Name Part Classification (Manuel Hegner, 2016)


  • Uncovering Business Relationships: Context-sensitive Relationship Extraction for Difficult Relationship Types. Zuo, Zhe; Loster, Michael; Krestel, Ralf; Naumann, Felix (2017).
  • Improving Company Recognition from Unstructured Text by using Dictionaries. Loster, Michael; Zuo, Zhe; Naumann, Felix; Maspfuhl, Oliver; Thomas, Dirk (2017).
  • Comparing Features for Ranking Relationships Between Financial Entities Based on Text. Repke, Tim; Loster, Michael; Krestel, Ralf in DSMM'17 (2017). 12:1--12:2.
  • Combination of Rule-based and Textual Similarity Approaches to Match Financial Entities. Samiei, Ahmad; Koumarelas, Ioannis; Loster, Michael; Naumann, Felix in DSMM'16 (2016).