TU Wien Informatics

Reinhard Pichler

Univ.Prof. Mag.rer.nat. Dr.techn.

Research Focus

Research Areas

  • Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Database Theory, Parameterized Complexity, Complexity Theory, Computational Logic, Information Integration, Semantic Web

About

Basic Research in Database Theory and Computational Logic with focus on: Properties of Query Languages, Information Integration and Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

Roles

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2016

  • Proceedings of the 10th Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management, Panama City, Panama, May 8-10, 2016 / R. Pichler, A. da Silva / CEUR-WS.org, 2016
  • Universities and computer science in the European crisis of refugees / K. Conrad, N. Musliu, R. Pichler, H. Werthner / Communications of the ACM, 59 (2016), 10; 31 - 33
  • Fuzzy data exchange / R. Pichler, J. Medina / Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 301 (2016), 129 - 145
  • The Challenge of Optional Matching in SPARQL / S. Ahmetaj, W. Fischl, M. Kröll, R. Pichler, M. Simkus, S. Skritek / Keynote Lecture: Foundations of Information and Knowledge Systems - 9th International Symposium - FoIKS 2016, Linz (invited); 2016-03-07 - 2016-03-11; in: "Foundations of Information and Knowledge Systems - 9th International Symposium, FoIKS 2016, Linz, Austria, March 7-11, 2016. Proceedings", M. Gyssens, G. Simari (ed.); Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) / Springer, 9616 (2016), ISBN: 978-3-319-30023-8; 169 - 190
  • Winner Determination in Huge Elections with MapReduce / T. Csar, M. Lackner, R. Pichler, E. Sallinger / Talk: 10th Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling, New York City, USA; 2016-07-09; in: "10th Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling", M. Endres, N. Mattei, A. Pfandler (ed.); (2016), 7 pages
  • Limits of Schema Mappings / P. Kolaitis, R. Pichler, E. Sallinger, V. Savenkov / Talk: International Conference on Database Theory - ICDT 2016, Bordeaux; 2016-03-15 - 2016-03-18; in: "19th International Conference on Database Theory, ICDT 2016, Bordeaux, France, March 15-18, 2016", W. Martens, T. Zeume (ed.); Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, LIPIcs 48 (2016), Paper ID 19, 17 pages
  • Complexity of Repair Checking and Consistent Query Answering / S. Arming, R. Pichler, E. Sallinger / Talk: International Conference on Database Theory - ICDT 2016, Bordeaux; 2016-03-15 - 2016-03-18; in: "19th International Conference on Database Theory, ICDT 2016, Bordeaux, France, March 15-18, 2016", W. Martens, T. Zeume (ed.); Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, LIPIcs 48 (2016), Paper ID 21, 18 pages
  • On the Complexity of Enumerating the Answers to Well-Designed Pattern Trees / M. Kröll, R. Pichler, S. Skritek / Talk: 10th Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management, Panama City, Panama; 2016-05-08 - 2016-05-10; in: "Proceedings of the 10th Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management, Panama City, Panama, May 8-10, 2016", R. Pichler, A. da Silva (ed.); CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1644 (2016), Paper ID 14, 5 pages
  • On the Complexity of Enumerating the Answers to Well-designed Pattern Trees / M. Kröll, R. Pichler, S. Skritek / Talk: International Conference on Database Theory - ICDT 2016, Bordeaux; 2016-03-15 - 2016-03-18; in: "19th International Conference on Database Theory, ICDT 2016, Bordeaux, France, March 15-18, 2016", W. Martens, T. Zeume (ed.); Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, LIPIcs 48 (2016), 1 - 18

2015

  • The complexity of handling minimal solutions in logic-based abduction / A. Pfandler, R. Pichler, S. Woltran / Journal of Logic and Computation, 25 (2015), 3; 805 - 825
  • On the undecidability of the equivalence of second-order tuple generating dependencies / I. Feinerer, R. Pichler, E. Sallinger, V. Savenkov / Information Systems, 48 (2015), 113 - 129
  • Using Statistics for Computing Joins with MapReduce / T. Csar, R. Pichler, E. Sallinger, V. Savenkov / Talk: 9th Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management (AMW 2015), Lima, Peru; 2015-05-06 - 2015-05-08; in: "Proceedings of the 9th Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management, Lima, Peru, May 6 - 8, 2015", A. Cali, M. Vidal (ed.); CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1378 (2015), Paper ID 13, 6 pages
  • DL-Lite and Conjunctive Queries Extended by Optional Matching / S. Ahmetaj, W. Fischl, R. Pichler, M. Simkus, S. Skritek / Talk: 28th International Workshop on Description Logics, Athens,Greece; 2015-06-07 - 2015-06-10; in: "Proceedings of the 28th International Workshop on Description Logics, Athens,Greece, June 7-10, 2015", D. Calvanese, B. Konev (ed.); CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1350 (2015), Paper ID 4, 4 pages
  • Towards Reconciling SPARQL and Certain Answers (Extended Abstract) / S. Ahmetaj, W. Fischl, R. Pichler, M. Simkus, S. Skritek / Talk: 9th Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management (AMW 2015), Lima, Peru; 2015-05-06 - 2015-05-08; in: "Proceedings of the 9th Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management, Lima, Peru, May 6 - 8, 2015", A. Cali, M. Vidal (ed.); CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1378 (2015), Paper ID 4, 6 pages
  • Efficient Evaluation of Well-designed Pattern Trees (Extended Abstract) / P. Barceló, R. Pichler, S. Skritek / Talk: 9th Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management (AMW 2015), Lima, Peru; 2015-05-06 - 2015-05-08; in: "Proceedings of the 9th Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundations of Data Management, Lima, Peru, May 6 - 8, 2015", A. Cali, M. Vidal (ed.); CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 1378 (2015), Paper ID 5, 6 pages
  • Function Symbols in Tuple-Generating Dependencies: Expressive Power and Computability / G. Gottlob, R. Pichler, E. Sallinger / Talk: Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 2015, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 2015-05-31 - 2015-06-04; in: "Proceedings of the 34th ACM Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 2015, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, May 31 - June 4, 2015", T. Milo, D. Calvanese (ed.); ACM, (2015), ISBN: 978-1-4503-2757-2; 65 - 77
  • Towards Reconciling SPARQL and Certain Answers / S. Ahmetaj, W. Fischl, R. Pichler, M. Simkus, S. Skritek / Talk: 24th International Conference on World Wide Web, WWW 2015, Florence; 2015-05-18 - 2015-05-22; in: "Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web, WWW 2015, Florence, Italy, May 18-22, 2015", A. Gangemi, L. Stefano, A. Panconesi (ed.); ACM, (2015), ISBN: 978-1-4503-3469-3; 23 - 33
  • Efficient Evaluation and Approximation of Well-designed Pattern Trees / P. Barceló, R. Pichler, S. Skritek / Talk: Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 2015, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; 2015-05-31 - 2015-06-04; in: "Proceedings of the 34th ACM Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, PODS 2015, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, May 31 - June 4, 2015", T. Milo, D. Calvanese (ed.); ACM, (2015), ISBN: 978-1-4503-2757-2; 131 - 144

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2009

  • Complexity of Counting the Optimal Solution / M. Hermann, R. Pichler / Theoretical Computer Science, 410 (2009), 38-40; 3814 - 3825
  • DEMo: Data Exchange Modeling Tool / R. Pichler, V. Savenkov / Poster: Very Large Databases (VLDB), Lyon, Frankreich; 2009-08-24 - 2009-08-28; in: "Proceedings of the 35thInt. Conf. on Very Large Data Bases", H. V. Jagadish (ed.); (2009), Paper ID 1043, 4 pages
  • Normalization and Optimization of Schema Mappings / G. Gottlob, R. Pichler, V. Savenkov / Talk: Very Large Databases (VLDB), Lyon, Frankreich; 2009-08-24 - 2009-08-28; in: "Proceedings of the 35thInt. Conf. on Very Large Data Bases", H. V. Jagadish (ed.); VLDB Endowment, Vol. 2, Nr. 1 (2009), Paper ID 923, 12 pages
  • Answer-Set Programming with Bounded Tree Width / M. Jakl, R. Pichler, S. Woltran / Talk: 21st International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2009), Pasadena, California, U.S.A.; 2009-07-11 - 2009-07-17; in: "Proc. of the Twenty-First Int. Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence", C. Boutilier (ed.); AAAI Press, Menlo Park, California, U.S.A. (2009), ISBN: 978-1-57735-428-4; 816 - 822
  • On Using Distributed Extended XQuery for Web Data Sources as Services / M. Ali, R. Pichler, H. Truong, S. Dustdar / Talk: 9th International Conference on Web Engineering, ICWE 2009, San Sebastián, Spain; 2009-06-24 - 2009-06-26; in: "Web Engineering Proceedings of the 9th International Conference, ICWE 2009", M. Gaedke, M. Grossniklaus, O. Díaz (ed.); Springer, LNCS 5648 (2009), ISBN: 978-3-642-02817-5; 497 - 500
  • Belief Revision with Bounded Treewidth / R. Pichler, St. Rümmele, S. Woltran / Talk: 10th International Conference on Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic Reasoning (LPNMR 2009), Potsdam; 2009-09-14 - 2009-09-18; in: "Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic Reasoning", E. Erdem, F. Lin, T. Schaub (ed.); Springer, 5753 (2009), ISBN: 978-3-642-04237-9; 250 - 263
  • Alternation as a programming paradigm / W. Dvorak, G. Gottlob, R. Pichler, S. Woltran / Talk: PPDP'09 - 11th International ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Princeples and Practice of Declarative Programming, Coimbra, Portugal; 2009-09-07 - 2009-09-09; in: "Proc. of the 11th International ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Declarative Programming", A. Porto, F. J. Lopez-Fraguas (ed.); ACM Press, (2009), ISBN: 978-1-60558-568-0; 61 - 72
  • DeXIN: An Extensible Framework for Distributed XQuery over Heterogeneous Data Sources / M. Ali, R. Pichler, H. Truong, S. Dustdar / Talk: 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, ICEIS 2009, Milan, Italy; 2009-05-06 - 2009-05-10; in: "Enterprise Information Systems Proceedings of the 11th International Conference, ICEIS 2009", J. Filipe, J. Cordeiro (ed.); Springer, LNBIP 24 (2009), ISBN: 978-3-642-01346-1; 172 - 183
  • Alternation as a Programming Paradigm / W. Dvorak, G. Gottlob, R. Pichler, S. Woltran / Report No. DBAI-TR-2009-64, 2009; 28 pages

2008

  • Entailment for Domain-restricted RDF / R. Pichler, A. Polleres, F. Wei, S. Woltran / in: "Proceedings of the 5th Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC'08)", Springer LNCS, 2008, ISBN: 978-3-540-68233-2, 200 - 214
  • Abduction with Bounded Treewidth: From Theoretical Tractability to Practically Efficient Computation / G. Gottlob, R. Pichler, F. Wei / Talk: The Twenty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the Twentieth Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, Chicago, USA; 2008-07-13 - 2008-07-17; in: "AAAI-08/IAAI-08 Proceedings", A. Cohn, D. M. Hamilton (ed.); AAAI Press, Volume 3 (2008), ISBN: 978-1-57735-368-3; 1541 - 1547
  • Complexity of Counting the Optimal Solution / M. Hermann, R. Pichler / Talk: The 14th Annual International Computing and Combinatorics Conference (COCOON 2008), Dalian, China; 2008-06-27 - 2008-06-29; in: "Computing and Combinatorics", X. Hu, J. Wang (ed.); Lecture Notes of Computer Science, Springer, 5092 (2008), ISBN: 978-3-540-69732-9; 149 - 159
  • Counting Complexity of Minimal Cardinality and Minimal Weight Abduction / M Herman, R. Pichler / Talk: 11th European Conference (JELIA 2008), Dresden, Deutschland; 2008-09-28 - 2008-10-01; in: "Logics in Artificial Intelligence", S. Hölldobler, C. Lutz, H. Wansing (ed.); LNAI 5293 (2008), ISBN: 3-540-87802-5; 206 - 218
  • Fast Counting with Bounded Treewidth / M. Jakl, R. Pichler, St. Rümmele, S. Woltran / Talk: 15th Interantional Conference on Logic for Programmin, Artificial Intelligence, and Reasoning (LPAR), Doha, Qatar; 2008-11-22 - 2008-11-27; in: "Logic for Programming, Artificial Intelligence, and Reasoning", I. Cervesato, H. Veith, A. Voronkov (ed.); Springer, 5330 (2008), ISBN: 3-540-89438-1; 436 - 450
  • Towards Practical Feasibility of Core Computation in Data Exchange / V. Savenkov, R. Pichler / Talk: 15th Interantional Conference on Logic for Programmin, Artificial Intelligence, and Reasoning (LPAR), Doha, Qatar; 2008-11-22 - 2008-11-27; in: "Logic for Programming, Artificial Intelligence, and Reasoning", I. Cervesato, H. Veith, A. Voronkov (ed.); Springer, 5330 (2008), ISBN: 3-540-89438-1; 62 - 78
  • Fast Counting with Bounded Treewidth / M. Jakl, R. Pichler, St. Rümmele, S. Woltran / Report No. DBAI-TR-2008-61, 2008; 27 pages
  • dRDF: Entailment for Domain-Restricted RDF / R. Pichler, A. Polleres, F. Wei, S. Woltran / Report No. DBAI-TR-2008-59, 2008; 28 pages

2007

  • Model Representation over Finite and Infinite Signatures / C. Fermüller, R. Pichler / Journal of Logic and Computation, 17 (2007), 3; 453 - 477
  • Efficient Datalog Abduction through Bounded Treewidth / G. Gottlob, R. Pichler, F. Wei / Talk: Proceedings of the Twenty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada; 2007-07-22 - 2007-07-26; in: "Proceedings of the Twenty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence", AAAI Press, (2007), ISBN: 978-1-57735-323-2; Paper ID 17/AAAI07-260, 6 pages
  • Complexity of Rule Redundancy in Non-Ground Answer-Set Programming over Finite Domains / M. Fink, R. Pichler, H. Tompits, S. Woltran / Talk: International Conference on Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic Reasoning (LPNMR), Tempe, Arizona, USA; 2007-05-14 - 2007-05-17; in: "Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Logic Programming and Nonmonotonic Reasoning (LPNMR 2007)", C. Baral, G. Brewka, J. Schlipf (ed.); Springer, LNAI 4483 (2007), ISBN: 978-3-540-72199-4; 123 - 135
  • Foundations of Rule-Based Query / F. Bry, N. Eisinger, T. Eiter, T. Furche, G. Gottlob, C. Ley, B. Linse, R. Pichler, F. Wei / Talk: Third International Summer School 2007, Dresden, Germany; 2007-09-03 - 2007-09-07; in: "Reasoning Web", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4636 (2007), ISBN: 978-3-540-74613-3; 1 - 153
  • Monadic Datalog over Finite Structures with Bounded Treewidth / G. Gottlob, R. Pichler, F. Wei / Talk: PODS 2007, Beijing, China; 2007-06-11 - 2007-06-13; in: "Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART -Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (PODS 2007)", P. Kolaitis (ed.); ACM, (2007), ISBN: 978-1-59593-685-1; 165 - 174
  • Counting Complexity of Propositional Abduction / M. Hermann, R. Pichler / Talk: International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Hyderabad, Indien; 2007-01-06 - 2007-01-12; in: "Proceeding of the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence", AAAI Press, Volume 1, 2 (2007), ISBN: 978-1-57735-298-3; 417 - 422

2006

  • Algorithmic Aspectc of Model Representations / R. Pichler / Keynote Lecture: 20th Workshop on Logic Programming (WLP2006), Vienna, Austria; 2006-02-22 - 2006-02-24; in: "20th Workshop on Logic Programming (WLP2006)", M. Fink, H. Tompits, S. Woltran (ed.); INFSYS Research Report, 1843-06-02 (2006), 12 - 20
  • Bounded Treewidth as a Key to Tractability of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning / G. Gottlob, R. Pichler, F. Wei / Talk: Twenty-First National Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; 2006-07-16 - 2006-07-20; in: "Proceeding of the Twenty-First National Conference on Artificial Intelligence", The AAAI Press, (2006), 250 - 256
  • Tractable Database Design through Bounded Treewidth / G. Gottlob, R. Pichler, F. Wei / Talk: PODS 2006, Chicago, USA; 2006-06-26 - 2006-06-28; in: "Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth ACM SIGMOND-SIGACT-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems", ACM Press, (2006), ISBN: 1-59593-318-2; 124 - 133
  • Model Representation via Contexts and Implicit Generalizations / C. Fermüller, R. Pichler / Talk: 10th European Conference, JELIA 2006, Liverpool, UK; 2006-09-13 - 2006-09-15; in: "Logics in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI)", Springer-Verlag, LNAI 4160 (2006), ISBN: 3-540-39625-x; 164 - 176

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  • Best paper award at RR 2010: Int. Conf. on Web Reasoning and Rule Systems / Italy / 2010

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