Professur Softwaretechnik

Sören Auer

Former head of the chair Information Systems & Software Technology and leader of the research group Agile Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web. Director of academic studies at Leipzig School of Media for the master studies Content- and Media-Engineering.

Biographical sketch.



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Research Interests

  • Information Systems, Database and XML technologies
  • Software engineering, open-source software, scripting languages and adaptive methodologies and tools (Wikis, eXtreme Programming):
  • Knowledge Representation and Management, in particular agile, light-weight methodologies and social semantic collaboration
  • Semantic Web, in particular the terminological Knowledge Representation standards RDF, RDF-Schema, OWL (W3C)
  • Open, participatory research and development (see my Open Science slides and



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