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Malte Schwarzer

Chair of Digital Media
University of Wuppertal
School of Electrical
Information and Media Engineering
Rainer-Gruenter-Str. 21
D-42119 Wuppertal


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Malte Schwarzer

Doctoral Researcher

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In my research work, I mainly focus on information retrieval, recommender systems, and natural language processing. In particular, techniques for the information extraction from unstructured data such as text and making information more accessible are of great interest for me. In my recent work I apply these techniques on content from the legal domain, e.g. laws, patents, case files. Moreover, I explore how recommender systems can assist users in finding relevant information to cope with today’s information overload. Due to the large amounts of available data, all my work requires the use of scalable and distributed computing. Generally speaking, all topics that are somehow related to the following fields can be considered as my research interest:

  • Recommender Systems
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Text Mining
  • Applied Machine Learning
  • Scalable Data Processing ("Big Data")
  • Legal Tech


Feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding my work. I am always open for new ideas, projects and collaborations with other researchers and students.


Additional information on my research can be found in the corresponding publications.

  • Schwarzer, M., Breitinger, C., Schubotz, M., Meuschke, N., & Gipp, B. "Citolytics: A Link-based Recommender System for Wikipedia" In Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM Conference on Recommender Systems, ACM, 2017, PDF
  • Schwarzer, M., Schubotz, M., Meuschke, N., Breitinger, C., Markl, V., & Gipp, B. "Evaluating link-based recommendations for Wikipedia" In Proceedings of the 16th ACM/IEEE-CS on Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, ACM, 2016, PDF
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