Markus Ackermann works as research assistant at the AKSW - KILT group in Leipzig. Before joining AKSW group, he was involved in several Digital Humanities projects by the NLP department and the DH department at Leipzig University as student assistant worker and also supplemented an introductory NLP lecture with hands-on sessions. After picking up Computer Science in favour of teacher's training for Mathematics and English, he received his BSc. from Leipzig University in 2013.
Markus' research interests are in the area of Natural Language Processing, Knowledge Representation & Reasoning and the potential of combining both utilizing Semantic Web paradigms. In the course of his activities he also developed interests in Functional Programming Approaches, Machine Learning, Software-Container Virtualisation (Docker) and Comparative Morphology and Syntax.
- Dockerizing Linked Data – Knowledge Base Shipping to the Linked Open Data Cloud
- MEX Vocabulary – A Light-Weight Interchange Format for Machine Learning Experiments
- NLP2RDF – Converting NLP tool output to RDF
- Smart Data Web – Creation of an industry knowledge base for the German industry.