Professor, head of the group
Room: 1.16
Tel: +43 (0)662-8044-6347
Fax: +43 (0)662-8044-172
Email: nikolaus.augsten@sbg.ac.at
Assistant Professor
Room: 1.05
Tel:
Fax: +43 (0)662-8044-172
Email: martin.schaeler@kit.edu
Postdoctoral researcher
Room: 0.26
Tel: +43 (0)662-8044-6356
Fax: +43 (0)662-8044-172
Email: mateusz.pawlik@sbg.ac.at
Bezaye Tesfaye
PhD candidate
Email: bbelayneh@cosy.sbg.ac.at
Daniel Kocher
Postdoctoral researcher
Room: 1.14
Tel: +43 (0)662-8044-6348
Fax: +43 (0)662-8044-172
Email: dkocher@cosy.sbg.ac.at
Thomas Hütter
PhD candidate
Room: 0.26
Tel: +43 (0)662-8044-6356
Fax: +43 (0)662-8044-172
Email: thuetter@cosy.sbg.ac.at

Administrative staff

Judith Warter
Administrative assistant
Tel: +43 (0)662-8044-6319
Fax: +43 (0)662-8044-172
Email: judith.warter@sbg.ac.at
Alfred Egger
System administrator
Tel: +43 (0)662-8044-6318
Fax: +43 (0)662-8044-172
Email: aegger@cosy.sbg.ac.at

Teaching assistants

Daniel Ulrich Schmitt
Teaching assistant
Room: 1.14
Tel: +43 (0)662-8044-6348
Fax: +43 (0)662-8044-172

Students

Manuel Kocher
Bachelor's Thesis on
k-Wise Signatures for Set Similarity Search
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten
Emanuel Petter and Andreas Schranzhofer
Bachelor's Thesis on
Implications of Modern Networks on Data Structure Design
Supervised by Daniel Kocher and Nikolaus Augsten
Verena Lorber
Master's Thesis on
An SQL Compiler for a Process Mining Engine
In collaboration with Celonis SE
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten, Willi Mann, and Daniel Kocher
Konstantin Thiel
Master's Thesis on
An Index for Density-Based Clustering with Applications in Process Mining
In collaboration with Celonis SE
Supervised by Daniel Kocher and Nikolaus Augsten
Manuel Widmoser
Master's Thesis on
A Metric Solution for Large-Scale Set Similarity Joins
In collaboration with Celonis SE
Supervised by Daniel Kocher and Nikolaus Augsten
Andreas Lindlbauer
Master's Thesis on
Similarity Joins in Parallel Shared-Nothing Database Systems
Supervised by Thomas Hütter and Nikolaus Augsten
Mirna Mrazovic
Bachelor's Thesis on
Data Migration at Wüstenrot: Use Cases
Supervised by Daniel Kocher and Nikolaus Augsten
Thomas Samy Dafir
Master's Thesis on
An Empirical Evaluation of Map-Reduce with Remote Direct Memory Access
Supervised by Daniel Kocher and Nikolaus Augsten
Wolfgang Kremser
Master's Thesis in Data Science on
Der Datenanalyseprozess für Zeitreihen mit Fokus auf Datenqualität
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten

Former Members

Manuel Kocher
Teaching assistant
Manuel Widmoser
Teaching assistant
Alexander Miller
Project researcher
Martin Fischer
Tutor Datenbanken 2 (2019/20)
Mirna Mrazovic
Tutor Datenbanken 1 (2018/19)
Petra Kirchweger
Administrative assistant
Michaela Mayr
Teaching Assistant
Christoph Siller
Tutor Datenbanken 2 (2018/19)
Sebastian Franz Landl
Tutor Datenbanken 2 (2018/19)
Rene Thaler
Tutor Datenbanken 1 (2017/18)
Tutor Datenbanken 2 (2017/18)
Philipp Höllinger
Tutor Datenbanken 1 (2017/18)
Alexander Aichinger
Tutor Datenbanken 1 (2013/14, 2014/15)

PhD Graduates

Daniel Kocher
PhD Thesis on
Scalable Similarity Queries over Complex Data
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten
Willi Mann
PhD Thesis on
Efficient Techniques For Set Similarity Join Queries
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten

Former Students

Daniel Ulrich Schmitt
Bachelor's Thesis on
An In-Depth Study of Selectable Signatures for Set Similarity Joins
Supervised by Daniel Kocher and Nikolaus Augsten
Matthias Paulitsch
Bachelor's Thesis on
Set Clustering with Bitmap Filters
Supervised by Daniel Kocher and Nikolaus Augsten
Nijaz Delalić
Bachelor's Thesis on
Similarity Search in Mongo DB
Supervised by Mateusz Pawlik
Lukas Buchner
Bachelor's Thesis on
Diversifying Search Results in Online Shopping
In collaboration with Findologic GmbH
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten
Philipp Höllinger
Bachelor's Thesis on
Computing efficient upper bounds for the tree edit distance
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten
Merima Halkic
Bachelor's Thesis on
Analyse von DNA Sequenzen zur Unterscheidung von Morphologischen Familien
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten
Robert Löschinger
Master's Thesis on
Similarity Join Algorithms for the Tree Edit Distance
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten
Patrick Rappensberger
Master's Thesis on
Relevant Search Results in Online Shopping
In collaboration with Findologic GmbH
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten
Dominik Baumgartner
Bachelor's Thesis on
Experimental Evaluation of Tuning Techniques for Databases
Supervised by Willi Mann, Nikolaus Augsten
Martin Sudmans
Master's Thesis on
Array Database Management Systems for Content-Based Image and Information Retrieval of Remote Sensing Imagery
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten
Rupert Eisl
Master's Thesis on
Mounting Database Tables as Files
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten
Michael Wenig
Master's Thesis on
An Analysis of Skipping Techniques for Set Similarity Joins
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten

Bachelor's Thesis on
Constructing a Cost-Based Query Optimizer
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten. 2016.
Daniel Kocher
Master's Thesis on
Top-k Tree Similarity Queries
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten. 2017.

Bachelor's Thesis on
Efficient Algorithms in Relational Database Design
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten. 2014.
Stefan Schwarz
Master's Thesis on
A*-algorithm for ordered Tree Edit Distance
Supervised by Mateusz Pawlik, Nikolaus Augsten. 2017.

Bachelor's Thesis on
An Experimental Evaluation of Tree Edit Distance Algorithms
Supervised by Mateusz Pawlik, Nikolaus Augsten. 2015.
Andreas Eckschlager
Bachelor's Thesis on
Benchmarking Hashmaps for C++
Supervised by Willi Mann, Nikolaus Augsten. 2016.
Tobias Auinger
Bachelor's Thesis on
Visualization of Edit Mappings for Large Trees
Supervised by Mateusz Pawlik, Nikolaus Augsten. 2016.
Anton Ebner
Bachelor's Thesis on
Database Statistics for Structured Text Files
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten. 2016.
Now with IDS Mechatronics.
Rupert Eisl
Bachelor's Thesis on
A B+-Tree Index for Structured Text Files
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten. 2015.
Markus Reiter
Bachelor's Thesis on
SQL Database System for Structured Text Files
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten. 2015.
Stefan Höller
Master's Thesis on
Anfrageoptimierung in verteilten NoSQL-Datenbanken
Supervised by Nikolaus Augsten. 2015.