Torsten Schaub

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Torsten Schaub received his diploma and dissertation in informatics in 1990 and 1992, respectively, from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, and his habilitation in informatics in 1995 from the University of Rennes I, France. From 1990 to 1993 he was a research assistant at the Technical University at Darmstadt. From 1993 to 1995, he was a research associate at IRISA/INRIA at Rennes. In 1995 he became University Professor at the University of Angers. Since 1997, he is University Professor for knowledge processing and information systems at the University of Potsdam. From 2014 to 2019, Torsten Schaub held an Inria International Chair at Inria Rennes - Bretagne Atlantique. Torsten Schaub has become a fellow of the European Association for Artificial Intelligence EurAI in 2012. From 2014 to 2019 he served as President of the Association of Logic Programming and was program (co-)chair of LPNMR'09, ICLP'10, ECAI'14, and upcoming KR'25. The research interests of Torsten Schaub range from the theoretic foundations to the practical implementation of reasoning from incomplete, inconsistent, and evolving information. His particular research focus lies on Answer set programming and materializes at, the home of the open source project Potassco bundling software for Answer Set Programming developed at the University of Potsdam. Last but not least, Torsten Schaub is managing and scientific director at Potassco Solutions GmbH.

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