Benno Stein is chair of the Web Technology and Information Systems Group at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (www.webis.de). His research focuses on the theory, on algorithms, and on innovative tools for information retrieval and data mining. He is chair of the international workshop series TIR on Text-based Information Retrieval, initiator and co-organizer of PAN, a research network that is dedicated to authorship modeling and text misuse detection, and spokesman of the forthcoming Digital Bauhaus Lab (www.digital-bauhaus-lab.de). Professional background: Study at the Technical University of Karlsruhe. Dissertation and habilitation in computer science at the University of Paderborn. Appointed as full professor at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in 2005. Research stays at IBM, Germany, and the International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley.
By Benno Stein on January 30, 2013
The Web Technology and Information Systems group, Webis for short (www.webis.de), is part of the media faculty at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. The faculty provides, among others, the study course Computer Science and Media (both bachelor and master) and has a strong commitment to research in the field of digital media and information technology. The Webis [...]