Goethe University Frankfurt

Dr. Karsten Tolle

 

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Dr. Karsten Tolle

Senior Researcher, Big Data Lab Director

My research interests are in Digital Humanities and Linked Open Data (LOD):

  • Data Quality
  • SPARQL, SWRL
  • Graph-Databases
  • Modelling uncertainty
  • Linking LOD with Big Data
  • Big Data benchmarking / Performance optimizations

 

Address:

Robert-Mayer-Str. 10 (5th floor)
D-60325 Frankfurt/M.
Germany

Contact:

069-798 – 28434

Email:

tolle@dbis.cs.uni-frankfurt.de

 

Research Projects & Cooperations

Latest Publications

  • Patricia Klinger, Sebastian Gampe, Karsten Tolle, Ulrike Peter (2018). Semantic Search based on Natural Language Processing – a Numismatic example. Journal of Ancient History and Archaeology (JAHA) Vol 5 No. 3 (2018) 68-79 (DOI: 10.14795/j.v5i3.334, Link)
  • Niño, M., Zicari, R. V., Ivanov, T., Hee, K., Mushtaq, N., Rosselli, M., Sánchez-Ocaña, C., Tolle, K., Blanco, J. M., Illarramendi, A., Besier, J., & Underwood, H.. (2017). Data Projects for Social Good: Challenges and Opportunities. ICCSS 2017: International Conference on Computational Social Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, (May 14-15, 2017), 3(5), 3102.
  • Niño, M., Zicari, R. V., Ivanov, T., Hee, K., Mushtaq, N., Rosselli, M., Sánchez-Ocaña, C., Tolle, K., Blanco, J. M., Illarramendi, A., Besier, J., & Underwood, H.. (2017). Data Projects for “Social Good”: Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, 11(5), 885-895.
  • Hee, K., Zicari, R. V., & Tolle, K.. (2016). Tailored Data Science Education using Gamification. Paper presented at the 3rd RDA Workshop on Curricula and Teaching Methods in Cloud Computing, Big Data, and Data Science as part of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science, CloudCom 2016, Luxembourg, December 12, 2016.
  • Zicari, R. V., Rosselli, M., Ivanov, T., Korfiatis, N., Tolle, K., Niemann, R., & Reichenbach, C.. (2016). Setting Up a Big Data Project: Challenges, Opportunities, Technologies and Optimization in: Big Data Optimization: Recent Developments and Challenges. (, pp. 17-47) Mrouznejad, A. (Ed.), In Big Data Optimization: Recent Developments and Challenges, Springer-Verlag.
  • How to move from Relational to Linked Open Data 5 Star – a numismatic example Karsten Tolle, David Wigg-Wolf in Keep the Revolution Going. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology. Campana, Stefano, Roberto Scopigno, Gabriella Carpentiero and Marianna Cirillo (eds) 2016. Archaeopress, Oxford (ISBN9781784913389)
  • Ivanov, T., Niemann, R., Izberovic, S., Rosselli, M., Tolle, K., & Zicari, R. V.. (2015). Performance Evaluation of Enterprise Big Data Platforms with HiBench. In 9th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering (IEEE BigDataSE 2015), August 20-22, Helsinki, Finland .
  • Rosselli, M., Niemann, R., Ivanov, T., Tolle, K., & Zicari, R. V.. (2015). Benchmarking the Availability and Fault Tolerance of Cassandra. In 6th Workshop on Big Data Benchmarking (6th WBDB), June 16-17, 2015, Toronto, Canada .
  • Ivanov, T., Zicari, R. V., Izberovic, S., & Tolle, K.. (2014). Performance Evaluation of Virtualized Hadoop Clusters. Frankfurt Big Data Laboratory Technical Paper.
  • Ivanov, T., Niemann, R., Izberovic, S., Rosselli, M., Tolle, K., & Zicari, R. V.. (2014). Benchmarking DataStax Enterprise/Cassandra with HiBench. Frankfurt Big Data Laboratory Technical Paper.
  • Uncertainty handling for ancient coinage Karsten Tolle, David Wigg-Wolf. CAA2014. 21st Century Archaeology. Concepts, methods and tools. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology edited by F. Giligny, F. Djindjian, L. Costa, P. Moscati and S. Robert., Paris
  • Semantic Web Technologies Applied to Numismatic Collections Ethan Gruber, Sebastian Heath, Andrew Meadows, Daniel Pett, Karsten Tolle, David Wigg-Wolf. Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA 2012), Southampton, UK, 26-30 March 2012 (abstract)
  • IWONTO – SQL based mapping from relational databases to ontologies Karsten Tolle, Mario Bachmann. 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST 2012), Porto, Portugal, 18 – 21 April, 2012
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Presentations

  • Ding-Editionen: Vom Artefakt übers Corpus ins Netz at the Romano-Germanic Commission (RGK) of the German Archaeological Institute “Ontologien: Zusammenspiel und Modellierungseffekte” – 25.-26- October 2018 in Frankfurt am Main
  • Coins in Context “Semantic Search on Coin Image Descriptions and its links to other Object Types” – 24.-25. September 2018 in Oxford
  • The 7th Joint Metting of Nomisma.org and ECFN 2018Data Quality Fingerprints in Nomisma.org Linked Open Data” – 3.-5 May 2018 in Valencia
  • Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) 2018 Tübingen – Session: “Guaranteeing data quality in archaeological Linked Open Data” – 19. – 23. March 2018
    “Data Quality – if not initially, how to solve it later?” – Karsten Tolle, David Wigg-Wolf
    “Data Quality experiences within the project Corpus Nummorum Thracorum” – Daniel Althof, Ulrike Peter, Karsten Tolle, Bernhard Weisser
  • Physikalischer Verein Vortragsreihe – Aus NaturWissenschaft und Technik “Big Data, Münzen, Forschung und Gesellschaft – eine Collage mit Frage- und Ausrufungszeichen” – 27. September 2017 in Frankfurt am Main
  • 9. Deutscher Archäologiekongress  “Linked Open Data in der Archäologie am Beispiel von AFE, Nomisma.org und OCRE/CRRO” – Karsten Tolle, David Wigg-Wolf – 3. – 8. Juli 2017 in Mainz
  • Night of Science 2017 – “Big Data… Und der Mensch als Bremsklotz?!” – 9. – 10. Juni 2017 in Frankfurt am Main
  • The 6th Joint Meeting of Nomisma.org and ECFN 2017 – “AFE – Portrait and Authority / OpenCV for automated coin classification” – 4. – 6. May 2017 in Kopenhagen
  • Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) 2017 Atlanta (USA), 14.-16. March 2017 – Karsten Tolle/David Wigg-Wolf “Improving Data Quality by Rules – A Numismatic example”
  • Vortrag am Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum – “Big Data – Digital Humanities und der Mensch als Bremsklotz?!” – 7th March 2017 in Paderborn
  • Schülerseminar “Big Data, der digitale Goldrausch – Was ist da wirklich dran?” – im Rahmen des Symposiums 2017 der EKHN-Stiftung – 16. – 18. February 2017
  • 51. HistorikerTag Hamburg – wissenschaftliches Programm, Fachsektion: Digitale-Geschichtswissenschaft (22. September 2016) – “Nomisma: Linked Open Data in der Numismatik am Beispiel von AFE, Nomisma.org und OCRE/CRRO” – Karsten Tolle, David Wigg-Wolf
  • Night of Science 2016 – “Datenexplosion durch Vernetzung – am Beispiel der Archäologie” view here
  • CAA 2016, Oslo – Karsten Tolle, Ethan Gruber and David Wigg-Wolf “An ontology for a numismatic island with bridges to others” view here (youtube)
  • Benchmarking Big Data Systems – possibilities and limits – at Big Data Innovations for Power and Utility: Unleashing the Power of Big Data – TBM Evolution Group Event – 4th – 5th February 2016 in Berlin
  • 4th ECFN/Nomisma.org Meeting Nieborów (Poland), 16th-19th April 2015 – Karsten Tolle/David Wigg-Wolf “Evolvements in AFE”
  • CAA 2015 Sieana (Italia), 30th of March – 2nd of April – Karsten Tolle/David Wigg-Wolf “How to move from Relational to Linked Open Data 5 Star – a numismatic example” view here (youtube)
  • Kolloquium am i3Mainz 20. Februar 2015 – Karsten Tolle “Nomisma.org und Antike Fundmünzen Europa (AFE)”
  • ECFN/Nomisma.org Meeting 2014 in Basel – Karsten Tolle/David Wigg-Wolf “Uncertainty and The AFE database, Zenon and the DAI Gazetteer”
  • ECFN Meeting 2013 in Carnuntum – Karsten Tolle/David Wigg-Wolf “The AFE-WEB database”
  • Data quality at database and higher levels – Our work with the numismatic database AFE – at New Developments in Archaeological Data Management CAA Netherlands – Germany Joint Chapter Meeting 2012 together with Dr. David Wigg-Wolf
  • Night of Science 2010 – “Spaß am Programmieren!”
  • EU-Project ABILITIES Application BUS for Interoperability among SMEs in New EU Member States – at UBL International 2006 in Copenhagen, November 13 – 17
  • Interoperability and Negotiation via ABILITIES Bus – technical background of the business processes – at DAT 2007 – ABILITIES Workshop – in Budapest 21. Nov. 2007

Teaching

1st prize 1822-Teaching Award in 2016.
Nominated by the students for the 1822-Teaching Award in 2012.

Further/older Publications

  • Analyzing Web Profiles using Probabilistic Ontologies Pawel Kozak, Karsten Tolle. ACM 3rd International Conference on Web Science (ACM WebSci 11), Koblenz, Germany, 14-17th of June 2011.
  • Players and Situation in German eGovernment Karsten Tolle, Interoperability Infrastructures and Standards for Administrations and Enterprises Workshop at eChallenges 2009, Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham (Eds), IIMC International Information Management Corporation Ltd 2009, ISBN 978-1-905824-13-7, Istanbul
  • Introducing Zones to a Web Site: A Test Based Evaluation on Semantics, Content, and Business Goals, Natascha Hoebel, Naveed Mushtaq, Clemens Schefels, Karsten Tolle, Roberto V. Zicari. 11th IEEE Conference on Commerce and Enterprise Computing (CEC 09).
  • Modernization Projects Survey Evaluation – Based on 2007 and 2008 Surveys Karsten Tolle, MOMOCS Deliverable, April 2009
  • Demands for Modernization – Survey Analysis Karsten Tolle, Evaldas Verselis, Viktor Paland, and Simone Hannemann. Model-driven Modernization of Software Systems MMSS’08, co-located with: 4th European Conference on Model Driven Architecture (ECMDA), June 9, 2008, Berlin – Germany
  • UBL: The DNA of next generation E-Business Karsten Tolle. Information Technology And Control, Kaunas, Technologija, 2008, Vol. 37, No. 1, 38 – 42
  • Performance and architecture modeling of interoperability system for SME’s Mindaugas Kiauleikis, Valentinas Kiauleikis, Claudia Guglielmina, Karsten Tolle and Nerijus Morkevicius. 11th International Conference on Business Information Systems, BIS 2008, Innsbruck, Austria 5-7 May 2008
  • Interoperability challenges in New Member States Small and Medium Enterprises require suitable EAI architectures Karsten Tolle, Valentinas Kiauleikis, Gerald Knoll, Claudia Guglielmina, Alessandra Arezza Conference on Enterprise Information Systems ICEIS 2007, June 12-16, Funchal, Madeira – Portugal
  • An Interoperable E-business platform towards better integration of New Member States SME’s Karsten Tolle, Valentinas Kiauleikis, Kristina Justinaviciene, Gerald Knoll, Claudia Guglielmina, Alessandra Arezza Interoperability for Enterprise Software and Applications I-ESA 2007, March 28th – 30th, Madeira, Portugal
  • Federated Message-based Architecture for eBusiness Interoperability in New Member States SMEs Alessandra Bagnato, Claudia Guglielmina, Gerald Knoll, Karsten Tolle Federated Message-based Architecture for eBusiness Interoperability in New Member States SMEs eChallenges 2006 , Barcelona, Spain
  • The Design of Gugubarra 2.0: A Tool for Building and Managing Profiles of Web Users Natascha Hoebel, Sascha Kaufmann, Karsten Tolle, R. V. Zicari IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Intelligent Agent Technology and Data Mining, 18-22 December 2006, Hong Kong.
  • The Gugubarra Project: Building and Evaluating User Profiles for Visitors of Web Sites Natascha Hoebel, Sascha Kaufmann, Karsten Tolle, R. V. Zicari First IEEE Workshop on Hot Topics in Web Systems and Technologies, November 13-15, 2006 Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Semantic Web, Fabian Wleklinski und Karsten Tolle, Erschienen im Praxishandbuch 350218 “Vom LAN zum Kommunikationsnetz”, Ausgabe-Nr. 02/2006, INTEREST Verlag, Herausgeber: Heinz Schulte, Juli 2006
  • Semantisches Web und Kontext – Speicherung von und Anfragen auf RDF-Daten unter Berücksichtigung des Kontextes , Karsten Tolle. Dissertation, May 2006 Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main.
  • Understanding data by their context using RDF, Karsten Tolle. AISTA’04: International Conference on Advances in Intelligent Systems – Theory and Applications in cooperation with IEEE Computer Society, Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor, Luxembourg, 15-18 November 2004
  • Trust and context using the RDF-Source related Storage System (RDF-S3) and easy RQL (eRQL), Karsten Tolle and Fabian Wleklinski. XML-Technologien für das Semantic Web im Rahmen der Berliner XML Tage 2004, Germany, October 2004
  • RDF-S3 und eRQL: RDF Technologien für Informationsportale, Karsten Tolle and Fabian Wleklinski. Informatik 2004 Workshop über Semantische Technologien für Informationsportale, im Rahmen der 34. GI Jahrestagung 2004, Ulm, Germany
  • Building and Evaluating Non-Obvious User Profiles for Visitors of Web Sites, Naveed Mushtaq, Karsten Tolle, Peter Werner and Roberto Zicari. IEEE Conference on E-Commerce Technology (CEC 04) July 6-9, 2004, San Diego, California, USA
  • RQL: A Functional Query Language for RDF, G. Karvounarakis, A. Magkanaraki, S. Alexaki, V. Christophides, D. Plexousakis, M. Scholl, K. Tolle, published at Functional Approaches to Computing With Data, P.M.D.Gray, L.Kerschberg, P.J.H.King, A.Poulovassilis (eds.), LNCS Series, Springer-Verlag
  • Querying the Semantic Web with RQL, G. Karvounarakis, A. Magkanaraki, S. Alexaki, V. Christophides, D. Plexousakis, M. Scholl, K. Tolle, published at Computer Networks and ISDN Systems Journal, Elsevier Science
  • Agent-Based Services for Information Portals, Ciaran Bryce, Michel Pawlak, Karsten Tolle, Peter Werner and Roberto Zicari. The Eighteenth Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing March 9 to 12, 2003, Melbourne, Florida, USA
  • The ICS-FORTH RDFSuite: High-level Scalable Tools for the Semantic Web, S. Alexaki, N. Athanasi, V. Christophides, G. Karvounarakis, A. Maganaraki, D. Plexousakis, and K. Tolle. The Eleventh International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2002), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 7-11, 2002
  • The ICS-FORTH RDFSuite: Managing Voluminous RDF Description Bases, S. Alexaki, V. Christophides, G. Karvounarakis, D. Plexousakis, K. Tolle, 2nd International Workshop on the Semantic Web, in conjunction with Tenth International World Wide Web Conference (WWW10), pp. 1-13, Hongkong, May 1, 2001.
  • Managing RDF Metadata for Community Webs, S. Alexaki, V. Christophides, G. Karvounarakis, D. Plexousakis, K. Tolle, Bernd Amann, Irini Fundulaki, Michel Scholl, Anne-Marie Vercoustre, 2nd International Workshop on the World Wide Web and Conceptual Modeling (2000), pp. 140-151
  • ERCIM News No.41, April 2000, ICS – VRP: a Tool for Parsing and Validating RDF Metadata & Schemas by Karsten Tolle and Vassilis Christophides
  • Master’s Thesis, Analyzing and Parsing RDF, Januar 2000, by Karsten Tolle

 

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