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Dr. Moritz Schubotz

Department of Mathematics
FIZ Karlsruhe - Leibniz-Institute for Information Infrastructure
Franklinstr. 11
D-10587 Berlin

Cell: +49 1578 047 1397
Office: +49 30 3999 3460





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Deyan Ginev

Exciting direction, neural models for algebraic reasoning. State of art can't go beyond basic algebra, if that. "For example, on one trained Transformer, the question “Calculate 17 * 4.” gave the correct answer 68, but the same question without the final full stop gave 69."…

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We will research how mathematics services, can keep up with the growth in publications and mathematical research artifacts of different kinds (such as mathematical software, formal proofs, data models).

Moritz Schubotz

The department provides mathematics services, i.e., zbMATH, which organizes and reviews the world's literature in mathematics and related areas since 1931.

Moritz Schubotz

After two and a half fantastic years at the Gipp group, it's time for me to move on to new challenges. From April 1st I will join the mathematics department of FIZ Karlsruhe to build my research group on mathematical information retrieval.

Corinna Breitinger

Minister @a_pinkwart an der @Uni_Wuppertal zum Thema #Digitalisierung auf der Auftaktveranstaltung des Interdisziplinären Zentrums #MachineLearning and #DataAnalytics #IZMD

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I am looking forward to the presentation of @openlegaldata today.…

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#fellowsfreieswissen has impact! The #CICM conference 2019 publishes open reviews on their website. Submit your paper until March 8th.…


Auf den Straßen von #Berlin kommt es leider immer wieder zu #Unfälle|n mit Beteiligung von Radfahrern. Die neue App #SimRa der @TUBerlin soll Abhilfe schaffen.…

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While #Uploadfilter are a threat for the freedom of speech, the planned exemptions for small sites might facilitate the transition from an internet of a few big platforms to a truly decentralized network of small nodes. #WishfulThinking…

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@eCoachBuilder are you aware of our research project Electronic COding Assigments Check and the follow up open source project…? What are your thoughts on an open source education tools?

Dr. Moritz Schubotz

Senior Researcher for Mathematical Information Retrieval and Open Science

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Moritz Schubotz (Dr. rer. nat.) is a senior researcher at the Data & Knowledge Engineering Group at the University of Wuppertal, Germany. Together with the Ph.D. students Cornelius Ihle and Stephan Leible he investigates the potential of Blockchain Technology to advance the Open Science movement. As an Wikimedia Open Science Fellow Moritz is committed to the FAIR principles and advocates for Open Science in general. As a theoretical physicist he follows his passion to make mathematics machine readable. André Greiner-PetterPhilipp Scharpf and Felix Petersen share this special interest and research methods and tools to make mathematical expressions more useful for humans and computers.

He is offsite collaborator at NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S.A) since 2014 and was a fellow at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, Japan from July 2017 to August 2018. Earlier, he earned a Ph.D. (summa cum laude) in Computer Science from TU Berlin, Germany.

He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles and contributed to numerous successful grant applications at his former universities. He served for several years as elected member in several commissions (Fakultätsrat (faculty board), Haushaltsausschuss (financial steering committee), Akademischer Senat (university board), and others) in the university self-administration. 

In his spare time, he enjoys team sport in the water such as canoe polo and water polo.


09/2018 – present Senior researcher
Data & Knowledge Engineering Group, University of Wuppertal, Germany
2017 – 2018 Postdoc
National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan
2016 – 2017 Research Associate
Information Science Group, University of Konstanz, Germany
2012 – 2016 Research Associate
Database and Information Management Group, TU Berlin, Germany


The complete list of publications is available here.

1. Current publications (Mathematical Information Retrieval)

Improving the Representation and Conversion of Mathematical Formulae by Considering their Textual Context 
M Schubotz, A Greiner-Petter, P Scharpf, N Meuschke, HS Cohl, B Gipp
Proceedings of the 18th ACM/IEEE on Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, JCDL 2018, Fort Worth, TX, USA, June 03-07, 2018
DOI: 10.1145/3197026.3197058
 Preprint Bibtex

Mathoid: Robust, Scalable, Fast and Accessible Math Rendering for Wikipedia
M Schubotz, G Wicke
Intelligent Computer Mathematics - International Conference, CICM 2014, Coimbra, Portugal, July 7-11, 2014. Proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-08434-3_17

2. Vision papers A vision for a collaborative semi-formal, language independent math(s) encyclopedia
J Corneli, M Schubotz
2nd Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Theorem Proving,
Obergurgl, Austria, March 26 -30, 2017

A Vision for Performing Social and Economic Data Analysis using Wikipedia's Edit History 
E Dahm, M Schubotz, N Meuschke, B Gipp
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion, Perth, Australia, April 3-7, 2017
DOI: 10.1145/3041021.3053363 Preprint Bibtex

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