Short CV/Education and training

  • 2001
    Diplom degree in mathematics

  • 2004
    Doctorate in computer science, TU Berlin, Germany

  • 2005 – 2006
    Head of the Data Mining department at Fraunhofer's Integrated Publication and Information Systems Institute (IPSI) in Darmstadt, Germany

  • 2007 – 2012
    Head of the research group for the theory of machine learning at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany

  • Since 2012
    Heisenberg Professor, Department of Computer Science / Machine Learning, Universität Hamburg

Selected publications

  • von Luxburg, U., Radl, A., Hein, M.: Getting lost in space: Large sample analysis of the commute distance. In: Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2010.

  • von Luxburg, U.: Clustering stability: an overview. In: Foundations and Trends in Machine Learning 2(3), 2010. S. 235-274.

  • von Luxburg, U., Belkin, M., Bousquet, O.: Consistency of spectral clustering. In: Annals of Statistics 36(2), 2008. 555-586.

  • von Luxburg, U.: A Tutorial on Spectral Clustering. In: Statistics and Computing 17(4), 2007. S. 395-416.

  • von Luxburg, U., Bousquet, O.: Distance-based classification with Lipschitz functions. In: Journal for Machine Learning Research 5, 2004. S. 669-695.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Junge Akademie (academy of young scientists), since 2007


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