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Dr. Kai Simon

Institut für Informatik
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Georges-Köhler-Allee, Geb. 51
79110 Freiburg i. Br., Germany

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About Me

Kai Simon commenced studying Computer Science at Universität Freiburg Germany, in October 2000, with minor Mathematics. In May 2003 he obtained his diploma. Four months later, he joined the Databases and Information Systems group (DBIS) in Freiburg, headed by Prof. Dr. Georg Lausen, as Ph.D. student and research fellow. Two weeks after the defence of his Ph.D. thesis he joined the Averbis GmbH, as a technical consultant and project manager. Averbis is a spin-off of the  Department of Medical Biometry and Statistics of the University of Freiburg, providing search and classification solutions for the life science sector.

Scientific Interests

  • Data visualization
  • Search engines
  • Data Mining
  • Web Intelligence
  • Natural Language Processing




  • Mashing Up the Deep Web; Thomas Hornung, Kai Simon, Georg Lausen 4th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST '08), May 4-7, 2008, Funchal, Madeira - Portugal.





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