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Supervised PhD thesis projects (completed)



Supervised (as promotor at the JBI)
(year of completion and link to thesis archive)

Matthias Gay (2017)
Sparsity and random projections in time-frequency-based communication systems:
Theory and algorithm design for the OFDM physical layer

co-supervisors: Alexander Lampe, Thomas Villmann (Hochschule Mittweida, Germany)

Gert-Jan de Vries (2014)
Modeling Affective State using Learning Vector Quantization
co-supervisor: Steffen Pauws (Philips, Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

Ernest Mwebaze (2014)
Divergences for prototype-based classification and causal structure discovery: Theory and application to natural datasets
co-supervisor: John Quinn (Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda)

Sven Haase (2014)
The application of divergences in prototype based vector quantization
co-supervisor: Thomas Villmann (Hochschule Mittweida, Germany)

Tina Geweniger (2012)
Fuzzy variants of prototype based clustering and classification algorithms
co-supervisor: Thomas Villmann (Hochschule Mittweida, Germany)

Dietlind Zühlke (2012)
Vector quantization based learning algorithms for mixed data types and their application in cognitive support systems for biomedical research
co-supervisor: Thomas Villmann (Hochschule Mittweida, Germany)

Kerstin Bunte (2011)
Adaptive dissimilarity measures, dimension reduction and visualization
co-supervisor: Nicolai Petkov (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)

Petra Schneider (2010)
Advanced methods for prototype-based classification
co-supervisor: Nicolai Petkov (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)

Aree Witoelar (2010)
Statistical physics of Learning Vector Quantization
co-supervisor: Nicolai Petkov (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)



Co-supervised at the JBI
(year of completion and link to pdf or author's webpage)

Deborah Mudali (2016)
Prediction of neurodegenerative diseases from functional brain imaging data
first supervisor: Jos Roerdink (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)

Andre Offringa (2012)
Algorithms for Radio Interference Detection and Removal
first supervisor: A.G. de Bruyn, second supervisor: S. Zaroubi (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)

Anarta Ghosh (2007)
Robustness of shape descriptors and dynamics of Learning Vector Qunatization
first supervisor: Nicolai Petkov (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)



Supervised at the University of Würzburg
(year of completion and link to pdf where available)

Sebastian Weber (2008)
Simulation of self-assembled nanopatterns in binary alloys on the fcc(111) surface
co-supervisor: Wolfgang Kinzel (Univ. Würzburg, Germany)

Markus Walther (2008)
Simulation of strain-induced and defect-controlled self-organization of nanostructures
co-supervisor: Wolfgang Kinzel (Univ. Würzburg, Germany)

Thorsten Volkmann (2004)
Lattice gas models and simulations of epitaxial growth
co-supervisor: Wolfgang Kinzel (Univ. Würzburg, Germany)

Florian Much (2004)
Modeling and Simulation of Strained Heteroepitaxial Growth
co-supervisor: Wolfgang Kinzel (Univ. Würzburg, Germany)

Christoph Bunzmann (2003)
Effizientes Online-Training neuronaler Netzwerke
co-supervisor: Wolfgang Kinzel (Univ. Würzburg, Germany)

Martin Ahr (2002)
Surface properties of epitaxially grown crystals
co-supervisor: Wolfgang Kinzel (Univ. Würzburg, Germany)



Co-supervised at the University of Würzburg
(year of completion and link to pdf where available)

Enno Schlösser (2000)
Untersuchung und Optimierung von Lernvorgängen in adaptiven Algorithmen
supervisor: Wolfgang Kinzel (Univ. Würzburg, Germany)

Stefan Schinzer (1999)
Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations of Crystal Surfaces (Shaker Verlag, 2000)
supervisor: Wolfgang Kinzel (Univ. Würzburg, Germany)

Peter Riegler (1997)
Dynamics of On-line Learning in Neural Networks
supervisor: Wolfgang Kinzel (Univ. Würzburg, Germany)

Andreas Mietzner (1995)
Statistische Mechanik unüberwachten Lernens in neuronalen Netzwerken
supervisor: Wolfgang Kinzel (Univ. Würzburg, Germany)