Dr. Florian Probst
Senior Researcher


e-mail: f.probst at sap dot com
main research interests  

Ontology Engineering
Formal Ontology
Foundational Ontologies (DOLCE)
Geospatial Ontologies
Semantic Interoperability
GI Web Services
Human Computer Interaction
Semantic Reference Systems

research group (alumnus)  

»Münster Semantic Interoperability Lab «


Schweizer, I.; Bärtl, R.; Schulz, A.; Probst, F. & Mühläuser, M., (2011), NoiseMap - Real-time participatory noise maps, Second International Workshop on Sensing Applications on Mobile Phones. 

Paulheim, H.; Oberle, D.; Plendl, R. & Probst, F, (2012), An Architecture for Information Exchange based on Reference Models, 4th International Conference on Software Language Engineering.

Schulz, A.; Döweling, S. & Probst, F., (2012), Integrating Process Modeling and Linked Open Data to Improve Decision Making in Disaster Management, CSCW '12: ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work.

Schulz, A., Jens Ortmann, Florian Probst, (2012), Getting User–generated Content Structured: Overcoming Information Overload in Emergency Management, In: IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, GHTC 2012, Seattle.

Schulz, A., Heiko Paulheim, Florian Probst (2012), Crisis Information Management in the Web 3.0 Age, In: Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2012).

Ferrario, R.; Guarino, N.; Janiesch, C.; Kiemes, T.; Oberle, D. & Probst, F. (2011) Towards an Ontological Foundation of Services Science: The General Service Model, 10. Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI), Zürich.

Balduin, N.; Becker, G.; Brand, J.; Görgen, M.; Hannappel, M.; Hasenfuß, P.; Ley, B.; Pipek, V.; Probst, F.; Reuter, C.; Rose, T.; Rusch, G.; Wiedenhöfer, T. & Zinnen, A. (2010) InfoStrom: Learning information infrastructures for crisis management in case of medium to large electrical power breakdowns, 5th Security Research Conference.

Fritz, C.; Kirschner, C.; Reker, D.; Wisplinghoff, A.; Paulheim, H. & Probst, F. (2010) Geospatial Web Mining for Emergency Management, GIScience 2010 - Extended Abstracts.

Khalilbeigi, M.; Bradler, D.; Schweizer, I.; Probst, F. & Steimle, J. (2010) Towards Computer Support of Paper Workflows in Emergency Management, ISCRAM 2010.

Paulheim, H. & Probst, F. (2010) Dix, A.; Hussein, T.; Lukosch, S. & Ziegler, J. (Eds.) Improving UI Integration with Formal Semantics, Proceedings of the Workshop on Semantic Models for AdaptiveInteractive Systems (SEMAIS).

Paulheim, H. & Probst, F. (2010) Application Integration on the User Interface Level: an Ontology-Based Approach, Data & Knowledge Engineering Journal, Special Issue on Contributions of Ontologies in Designing Advanced Information Systems, 69, p. 1103-1116.

Paulheim, H. & Probst, F. (2010) Ontology-Enhanced User Interfaces: A Survey, International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems.

Probst, F.; Paulheim, H.; Brucker, A. D. & Schulte, S. (2010) SoKNOS -- Informationsdienste für das Katastrophenmanagement, vde-Kongress 2010 on e-Mobility.

Scheider, S.; Probst, F. & Janowicz, K. (2010) Galton, A. & Mizoguch, R. (Eds.) Constructing Bodies and their Qualities from Observations, Formal Ontology in Information Systems. Proc. of the Sixth International Conference (FOIS 2010), IOS Press, p. 69 – 87.

Babitski, G.; Probst, F.; Hoffmann, J. & Oberle, D. (2009) Ontology Design for Information Integration in Disaster Management, Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Applications of Semantic Technologies (AST'09).

Paulheim, H. & Probst, F. (2009) Tudorache, T.; Alani, H. & Corcho, O. (Eds.) A Framework for Ontologies-based User Interface Integration, ISWC 2009 - Posters and Demos.

Paulheim, H.; Döweling, S.; Tso-Sutter, K.; Probst, F. & Ziegert, T. (2009) Improving Usability of Integrated Emergency Response Systems: The SoKNOS Approach, GI 2009, Workshop zur IT-Unterstützung von Rettungskräften, p. 1435-1449.

Brodaric, B. & Probst, F. (2009) Enabling Cross-Disciplinary e-Science by Integrating Geoscience Ontologies with DOLCE, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Special Issue on Semantic e-Science.

Doeweling, S., F. Probst, T. Ziegert, K. Manske (2008) SoKNOS - an interactive visual emergency management framework. In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Geographical Information Processing and Visual Analytics for Environmental Security, Trento.

Brodaric, B. & Probst, F. (2008) McGuinness, D.; Fox, P. & Brodaric, B. (Eds.) DOLCE ROCKS: Integrating Geoscience Ontologies with DOLCE, Semantic Scientific Knowledge Integration, AAAI Spring Symposium, Stanford University, AAAI Press.

Probst, F. (2008) Observations, Mesurements and Semantic Reference Spaces. Special Issue: Ontological Foundations for Conceptual Modeling. Journal of Applied Ontology.

Probst F. and C. Keßler (2008) A Forum for Lively Exchange and Constructive Discussions. Guest editorial for the IJSDIR special issue on GI-Days 2007, Münster – Young Researchers Forum.

Probst F. and C. Keßler (Eds.) (2007) GI-Days 2007 – Young Researchers Forum. Proceedings of the 5th Geographic Information Days, 10.-12. September 2007, Münster, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-936616-48-4

Probst, F., Espeter, M. (2006) Spatial Dimensionality as Classification Criterion for Qualities. FOIS'06, International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems.   pdf

Probst, F. (2006) An Ontological Analysis of Observations and Measurements. 4th. International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience), Münster, Germany.    pdf

Kuhn, W. and F. Probst (2005). Semantische Interoperabilität. GI Jahrestagung (2), Bonn.

Probst, F. (2005). Position Paper: Investigating the Applicability of DOLCE as Foundation for Service Descriptions. W3C Workshop on Frameworks for Semantics in Web Services, Innsbruck,

Klien, E. and F. Probst (2005). Requirements for Geospatial Ontology Engineering. 8th Conference on Geographic Information Science (AGILE 2005). Estoril, Portugal.    pdf

Probst, F., F. R. Gibotti, A. M. Prazos Morantes, M. A. Esbri, M. B. B. de Barros Filho, M. Gutierrez and W. Kuhn (2004). Connecting ISO and OGC Standards to the Semantic Web. Third International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Adelphi, MD, USA.    pdf

Schade, S., A. Sahlmann, M. Lutz, F. Probst and W. Kuhn (2004). Comparing Approaches for Semantic Service Description and Matchmaking (full paper). 3rd International Conference on Ontologies,DataBases, and Applications of Semantics for Large Scale Information Systems (ODBASE 2004), Larnaca, Cyprus.

Probst, F. and Lutz, M. (2004): Giving Meaning to GI Web Service Descriptions (Extended Abstract). 7th Conference on Geographic Information Science (AGILE 2004), Heraklion, Greece. pdf

Probst, F. and Lutz, M. (2004): Giving Meaning to GI Web Service Descriptions. 2nd International Workshop on Web Services: Modeling, Architecture and Infrastructure (WSMAI-2004), Porto, Portugal.

Lutz, M., Riedemann, C. and Probst, F. (2003): A Classification Framework for Approaches to Achieving Semantic Interoperability. Springer (Publisher), W. Kuhn, M. Worboys and S. Timpf (Editor/s). COSIT 2003 (Conference on Spatial Information Theory), Ittingen, Switzerland. Seite(n) 200-217. pdf

Probst, F., Lutz, M. and Kuhn, W. (2002): Ontologies for Plant Communities - A New Approach to Knowledge Representation in Vegetation Science. Berger Druck (Publisher), W. Pillmann and K. Tochtermann (Editor/s). 16th International Conference Informatics for Environmental Protection, Vienna 2002. Seite(n) 627-635.

PhD Thesis   Probst, F. (2007) Semantic Reference Systems for Observations and Measurements. PhD Thesis, University of Münster.    pdf

AppliedOntology (reviewer / editor)

Semantic Web Journal (reviewer)

Ontobras 2011 (program committee)

FOMI 2011 (program committee)

ACIS 2010 Brisbane (program committee)

GI-Days 2007 - Young Reseracher Forum (program chair)

AGILE International Conference on GI Science (program committee)

Geoinformatik (program committee)