Mathias Niepert

Manager and Chief Research Scientist
NEC Labs Europe
Heidelberg, Germany

mathias dot niepert at neclab dot eu

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I am Manager of the Machine Learning group and Chief Research Scientist for AI at NEC Laboratories Europe. From 2012-2015 I was a postdoctoral research associate at the Allen School of Computer Science, University of Washington, working primarily with Pedro Domingos. I was also a member of the Data and Web Science Research Group at the University of Mannheim.

My research interests include representation learning for graph-structured data, geometric deep learning, probabilistic graphical models, and statistical relational learning. My group's methods are concerned with learning, inducing, and leveraging relational structure with applications in vision, natural language processing, and the (bio-)medical domain.

I am also co-founder of several open-source digital humanities projects such as the Indiana Philosophy Ontology Project and the Linked Humanities Project.

Check out the following presentation about a research area and recent work of our machine learning group.

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