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Research

Hi! I am a formal scientist in Artificial Intelligence Department, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning group at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

My research lies in logic, decision theory, game theory, machine learning and their crossroads. As a matter of taste, I like to pursue research on foundations, and investigate new algorithmic and conceptual aspects of things. The following is a list of coarse-grained words which represents my interest in rather a broad spectrum:

  • Logic in Computer Science
  • Algorithmic Game/Decision Theory
  • Neuro-Symbolic AI

 

Prior to my academic life in Amsterdam, I obtained a PhD in Data & Web Science/Artificial Intelligence group at the University of Mannheim, Germany. During past years, I made research visits to various institutes: University of Calabria, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, University of Amsterdam (ILLC), and the University of Oxford. I hold a MSc. double-degree in Computational Logic from Vienna/Dresden University of Technology, and a BSc. degree in Computer Science from Isik University.

 

My current research is generously supported by the NWO TOP-Grant project MaestroGraph.

 

See my personal webpage for more updated information: https://sites.google.com/view/ermanacar/

E-mail: Erman.Acar<the_symbol>vu.nl

 

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Ontology Engineering & Materials Science
Decision making Engineering & Materials Science
Semantics Engineering & Materials Science
Knowledge representation Engineering & Materials Science
Semantic Web Engineering & Materials Science
Artifacts Medicine & Life Sciences
Electron microscopy Engineering & Materials Science
Decision theory Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2014 2020

Analyzing Differentiable Fuzzy Logic Operators

Krieken, E. V., Acar, E. & Harmelen, F. V., 14 Feb 2020, In : arXiv.org.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic

Distance-Based Equilibria in Normal-Form Games

Acar, E. & Meir, R., 20 Jan 2020, In : Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Making decisions over contextual ontologies

Acar, E., Penaloza, R. & Predoiu, L., 2019, Description Logics 2019 International Workshop on Description Logics: Proceedings of the 32nd International Workshop on Description Logics, DL 2019; Oslo; Norway; 18 June 2019 through 21 June 2019. Šimkus, M. & Weddell, G. (eds.). CEUR, p. 1-12 12 p. (CEUR Workshop Proceedings; vol. 2373).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

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Ontology
Decision making
Knowledge representation
Costs
Uncertainty

Making decisions over contextual ontologies

Acar, E., Penaloza, R. & Predoiu, L., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperAcademic

Ontology
Decision making
Knowledge representation
Costs
Uncertainty

On the impact of sameAs on schema matching

Raad, J., Acar, E. & Schlobach, S., Nov 2019, K-CAP '19 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Knowledge Capture. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 77-84 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

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Semantics
Knowledge representation
Experiments