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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Marius Lindauer
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institut für Informationsverarbeitung
Appelstr. 9A
30167 Hannover
phone: +49 511 762-5301
fax: +49 511 762-5333
office location: room 1306

Short CV:

  • since Oct 2019: Professor for machine learning at the Leibniz University of Hannover
  • 2014-2019: Postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Freiburg with focus on AutoML
  • 2015: PhD in computer science at the University of Potsdam (summa cum laude) with focus on algorithm selection and configuration
  • 2013: Co-Founder of the research network COSEAL (since 2018 advisory board member of COSEAL)
  • 2010: Master of Science in computer science at the University of Potsdam
  • 2008: Bachelor of Science in computer science at the University of Potsdam
  • 2005: High school graduation (Abitur) in Berlin

Selected Awards:

  • 2018: Winner of 2nd AutoML challenge::PAKDD2018 with aad_freibug and PoSH Auto-sklearn
  • 2016: Winner of ChaLearn AutoML challenge "AutoML 5" with aad_freibug and auto-sklearn
  • 2015: Winner of ICON Challenge on algorithm selection with AutoFolio (track: Par10)
  • 2013: Winner of Configurable SAT Solver challenge 2013 with the Potassco team and clasp (tracks: crafted and random)
  • 2012: Winner of SAT Challenge 2012 with the Potassco team and clasp (track: hard combinatorial)
  • 2011: Winner of Answer Set Programming Competition with the Potassco team and claspfolio (track: NP-Problems)
  • 2009: Leopold-von-Buch-Bachelor-Award (Best Bachelor in Natural Sciences 2009 at the University of Potsdam)
  • M. Lindauer and K. Eggensperger and M. Feurer and A. Biedenkapp and J. Marben and P. M\"uller and F. Hutter
    BOAH: A Tool Suite for Multi-Fidelity Bayesian Optimization & Analysis of Hyperparameters
    arXiv:1908.06756 [cs.LG], August 2019
  • M. Lindauer and M. Feurer and K. Eggensperger and A. Biedenkapp and F. Hutter
    Towards Assessing the Impact of Bayesian Optimization's Own Hyperparameters
    {IJCAI} 2019 {DSO} Workshop, August 2019
  • K. Eggensperger and M. Lindauer and F. Hutter
    Pitfalls and Best Practices in Algorithm Configuration
    Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (JAIR), Vol. 64, pp. 861-893, 2019

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  • Book Chapters
    • Hector Mendoza and Aaron Klein and Matthias Feurer and Jost Tobias Springenberg and Matthias Urban and Michael Burkart and Max Dippel and Marius Lindauer and Frank Hutter
      Towards Automatically-Tuned Deep Neural Networks
      AutoML: Methods, Sytems, Challenges, Springer, pp. 141--156, December 2018, edited by Hutter, Frank and Kotthoff, Lars and Vanschoren, Joaquin
  • Conference Contributions
    • A. Biedenkapp and H. F. Bozkurt and F. Hutter and M. Lindauer
      Towards White-box Benchmarks for Algorithm Control
      {IJCAI} 2019 {DSO} Workshop, August 2019
    • L. Fuks and N. Awad and F. Hutter and M. Lindauer
      An Evolution Strategy with Progressive Episode Lengths for Playing Games
      Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI’19), pp. 1234-1240, August 2019
    • M. Feurer and K. Eggensperger and S. Falkner and M. Lindauer and F. Hutter
      Practical Automated Machine Learning for the AutoML Challenge 2018
      ICML 2018 AutoML Workshop, July 2018
  • Technical Report
    • Marius Lindauer and Frank Hutter
      Best Practices for Scientific Research on Neural Architecture Search
      Arxiv/CoRR, September 2019
Other activities

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Open-source projects:

  • SMAC v3: automatic tuning of hyperparameter configurations on any kind of algorithms (mainly based on Bayesian Optimization)
  • AutoPyTorch: automatic hyperparameter optimization and architecture search for deep neural networks
  • CAVE : Configuration Assessment, Visualization and Evaluation
  • Auto-Sklearn: automated machine learning toolkit