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Informatik 5
Information Systems
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Dr. Andreas Becks

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Contact Information

Address: Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Informationstechnik FIT
6211, 2nd floor, building: E2
Ahornstr. 55
52056 Aachen
Phone: +49 / 241 / 80 21 503
Fax: +49 / 241 / 80-22321

Short Biography

Andreas Becks studied Computer Science (with a minor in Psychology) at University of Dortmund where he received his diploma in 1997. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen and an MBA in Technology Management from both, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and RWTH Aachen (double degree). After joining RWTH's graduate school on "Informatics and Engineering" from 1998 to 2001 he changed to Fraunhofer-FIT where he heads the "Information and Planning Systems" group.

Research Interests

  • design and evaluation of intelligent human-computer interfaces
  • document-centred knowledge management
    • text-mining and its combination with multi-dimensional business information systems
    • knowledge-based retrieval
  • process-oriented design and evaluation of information access technologies

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