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Klaus Tochtermann

Referee for: H.4, H.5.1, H.5.3, J.1, J.4, M., M.0, M.1, M.2, M.3, M.4, M.5, M.6, M.7, M.8, M.9
Institution: ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
Address: ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
24105 Kiel

Curriculum Vitae:

Born in 1964 in Heidelberg, Germany. Study of Computer Science with Medicine as subsidiary at the Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel and at Dortmund University, Germany. He earned his diploma in 1991 from Dortmund University. Klaus Tochtermann wrote his doctoral thesis about models for hypermedia and passed his Dr. degree in 1995. From 1991 to 1996 Klaus Tochtermann worked as a scientist at the Chair of Informatics 1 at the University of Dortmund. In 1996 he received a scholarship of the Max-Kade Foundation, Inc., USA, and spent his post-doc at the Center for the Studies of Digital Libraries at the A&M University in Texas, USA. In 1997 he was deputy head of the department for Environmental Information Systems at the research institute for application oriented Knowledge Processing, Ulm, Germany. From 1998 to 2000 he was the head of the department for Environmental Information Systems at the institute mentioned above. 2000 - 2010 he was the scientific director of the Competence Center for Knowledge Management (Know-Center, http://www.know-center.at) in Graz, Austria. Since 2010 he is a professor at the Institute for Computer Science at Kiel University and also the director of the ZBW – German National Library of Economics – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics.

Main Research Interests:

  • knowledge management
  • information management
  • metadata management
  • digital libraries
  • hypermedia
  • environmental information systems