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Wolfgang Ertel

Prof. Wolfgang Ertel studied Physic and Math at the University Konstanz. Then he worked for Nixdorf Computer AG in Munich as head of an EU-funded project for development of parallel computers for artificial intelligence tasks. In 1990 he joined the research group of Automated Reasoning at the Technical University of Munich. His doctoral thesis with the title "Simultaneous Search with randomized competitive in Inference System" was completed in 1992.

In 1993, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley on the parallelization of randomized algorithms.

Since 1994 he has been employed at the University of Applied Science Ravensburg-Weingarten as a professor of mathematics and computer science. In addition, he gives lectures on artificial intelligence and data security.

From 1998 to 2000, he developed LEXMED, a medical expert system for diagnosis of appendicitis. In 2000 he spent a research semester at the Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research (SLF) in Davos (Switzerland) and at the firm Maxtor in San Jose (California). From 2003 to 2008, he was participated at the ROBOCUP with a student project (soccer playing Robots).

Since 2008. Since 2008, he and his group in the service robotics ZAFH develop adaptive robots. He has published 37 publications with scientific research (peer reviewed) and 2 textbooks.

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