Short CV/Education and training

  • 1982
    Diploma in Informatics

  • 1982 – 1989
    Researcher at the University of Karlsruhe

  • 1989
    Doctoral Degree

  • 1989 – 1998
    Senior Researcher at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Saarbrücken

  • Since 1998
    Professor of Computer Science at Ulm University

Selected publications

  • M. Elkawkagy, P. Bercher, B. Schattenberg, S. Biundo: Improving Hierarchical Planning Performance by the Use of Landmarks. Proc. of the 26th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2012), pp. 1763--1769, AAAI Press, 2012

  • F. Müller, C. Späth, T. Geier, S. Biundo: Exploiting Expert Knowledge in Factored POMDPs

    Proc. of the 20th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2012), IOS Press, 2012

  • B. Seegebarth, F. Müller, B. Schattenberg, S. Biundo: Making Hybrid Plans More Clear to Human Users -- A Formal Approach for Generating Sound Explanations. Proc. of the 22nd International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2012), pp. 225--233, AAAI Press, 2012

  • S. Biundo, P. Bercher, T. Geier, F. Müller, B. Schattenberg: Advanced user assistance based on AI planning. Cognitive Systems Research, 12(3-4):219--236, 2011

  • J. Bidot, S. Biundo: Artificial Intelligence Planning for Ambient Environments. In T. Heinroth, W. Minker (eds.): Next Generation Intelligent Environments – Ambient Adaptive Systems, pp. 195--225, Springer, 2011

  • M. Elkawkagy, B. Schattenberg, S. Biundo: Landmarks in Hierarchical Planning. Proc. of the 19th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2010), pp. 229--234, IOS Press, 2010

Selected projects

  • SFB/Transregio 62

    "Eine Companion-Technologie für kognitive technische Systeme"

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Additional professional activities:

  • Chair of the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TRR 62 "Companion-Technology for Cognitive Technical Systems", since 2009.

  • Founding Member of the ICAPS Executive Council, 2002 – 2008.

  • Member of the board of the German Informatics Society (GI), 2002 – 2007.

  • Chair of the "European Network of Excellence in AI Planning" (PLANET), 1998 – 2003.

  • Conference- and Program Co-chair of numerous international scientific conferences.

  • Member of the editorial and review boards of various scientific journals including Applied Intelligence, JAIR, and the Journal of Applied Logic.


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