Here is a selection of my research activities:


Wikidata: The Making Of: A paper by Denny Vrandečić, Lydia Pintscher and Markus Krötzsch about what lead to the creation of Wikidata, how it was created and reflections on its first 10 years. It was published in WWW ‘23 Companion: Companion Proceedings of the ACM Web Conference 2023. -> Paper


The evolution of power and standard Wikidata editors: comparing editing behavior over time to predict lifespan and volume of edits: A paper by Cristina Sarasua, Alessandro Checco, Gianluca Demartini, Djellel Difallah, Michael Feldman and Lydia Pintscher about the changes in editing behaviour on Wikidata. It was published in Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). -> Paper


A glimpse into Babel: an analysis of multilinguality in Wikidata: A paper by Lucie-Aimée Kaffee, Alessandro Piscopo, Pavlos Vougiouklis, Elena Simperl, Leslie Carr and Lydia Pintscher investigating the multilinguality of Wikidata and its editors. It was published in the Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Open Collaboration. -> Paper


From Freebase to Wikidata: The Great Migration: A paper by Thomas Pellissier Tanon, Denny Vrandečić, Sebastian Schaffert, Thomas Steiner and Lydia Pintscher about the migration of date from Freebase to Wikidata. It was published in the Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web. -> Paper


Collaborative and transparent free software development: My diploma thesis focusing on improving the development processes of Amarok and Halo/SMW+. -> Thesis (English) / Slides (German)


Planning of 3-dimensional complex cutting geometries for robot-assisted surgery: My student research project focused on implementing an algorithm for planning cuts for robot-assisted surgery on human skulls. -> Paper (German) / Slides (German)