Hermann Kroll


Hermann Kroll, M.Sc.

Phone: +49 (531) 391 7443
Email: kroll@ifis.cs.tu-bs.de
Room: 233


PhD Student working on narrative intelligence.


Short CV:

2018 - now: PhD Student

2015 - 2017: Master of Science in Computer Science at Leibniz University Hannover (Relational Similarity in the Matching Process for Graph Databases)

2012 - 2015: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at Leibniz University Hannover (Detection of substructures of the acetabulum on 3D-Pelvi Models)


Semester Role Lecture
Winter 2020/2021 assistant Teamproject: SherloQL 2.0
Winter 2020/2021 assistant Deductive Databases and Knowledge-Based Systems
Summer 2020 assistant Softwareentwicklungspraktikum (SherloQL)
Winter 2019 assistant Teamproject: Narrative Query Designer
Winter 2019 assistant Relational Database Systems 1
Summer 2019 assistant Softwareentwicklungspraktikum (Music Tinder)
Summer 2019 assistant Relational Database Systems 2
Winter 2018 assistant Relational Database Systems 1

Supervised Thesis

Thesis Type Date Title
Project Ongoing Evaluating the classification performance for lexical relationships in open knowledge graph embeddings
Bachelor Thesis 03/2021 Investigating the practical performance of OpenIE Systems
Project 03/2021 Matching Narrative Bindings agaist Wikidata and Wikipedia
Bachelor Thesis 02/2021 Optimizing ontology-expanded Graph Queries for Document Retrieval

Bachelor Thesis

10/2020 Exploiting Provenance Information to Gain Contextual Knowledge in Knowledge Graphs

Master Thesis

05/2020 Sent2Vec: Comparing Story Traces on PubMed 
Master Thesis 11/2019 Analysis of Context-Compatibility on Pubmed Articles
Bachelor Thesis 07/2019 Event Detection of narrative Structures in Wikipedia Articles
Research Project 03/2019 SemmedDB: Comparing Entities using Similarity Measures
Bachelor Thesis 01/2019 Rule Mining on Knowledge Graphs
Bachelor Thesis 01/2019 Pattern Recognition for Time Series - A Rosetta Case Study
Project 01/2019

Narrative Structure Discovery

Kroll, H., J. Pirklbauer, J. - C. Kalo, M. Kunz, J. Ruthmann, and W. - T. Balke, "Narrative Query Graphs for Entity-Interaction-Aware Document Retrieval", The 23rd International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL 2021), Online, Springer, 12/2021. Abstract  Download: ICADL2021_Kroll_NarrativeQueryGraphs.pdf (1.44 MB)
Kroll, H., J. Al-Chaar, and W. - T. Balke, "Open Information Extraction in Digital Libraries: Current Challenges and Open Research Questions", 1th International Workshop on Digital Infrastructures for Scholarly Content Objects (DISCO@JCDL2021), Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA, CEUR Proceedings, 09/2021. Abstract  Download: DISCO2021_Kroll_OpenIE Challenges.pdf (350.57 KB)
Kroll, H., J. Pirklbauer, and W. - T. Balke, "A Toolbox for the Nearly-Unsupervised Construction of Digital Library Knowledge Graphs", ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL2021), Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA, 09/2021. Abstract  Download: JCDL2021_Kroll_Toolbox.pdf (431.38 KB)
Kroll, H., D. Nagel, M. Kunz, and W. - T. Balke, "Demonstrating Narrative Bindings: Linking Discourses to Knowledge Repositories", 4th International Workshop on Narrative Extraction from Texts (Text2Story@ECIR2021), Lucca, Italy, CEUR, 04/2021. Abstract  Download: Text2Story2021_Kroll_Demonstrating Narrative Bindings_Camera Ready.pdf (599.34 KB)