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Dr. David Kensche

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Contact Information

Address: Lehrstuhl Informatik 5
6233, 2nd floor, building: E2
Ahornstr. 55
52056 Aachen
Phone: +49 / 241 / 80-21510
Fax: +49 / 241 / 80-22321


kensche [at] cs [dot] rwth-aachen [dot] de

Short Biography

I received my diploma (master) degree in computer science in July 2004 from RWTH Aachen University. From September 2004 to December 2010 I was working as a research and teaching assistant and PhD student at the Informatik 5 Chair of the RWTH Aachen University. In January 2011 I received my PhD from RWTH Aachen University.

Professional Interests / Projects

  • Java and object oriented development in general
  • Good Software Design
  • Data Integration, Schema Mappings
  • Dealing with schemas: Model Management
  • Dataspaces
  • Stream Data Management Systems
  • SEmantic Webs and AgentS in Integrated Economies (SEWASIE)
  • Ultra high-speed Mobile Information and Communication (UMIC)

Scientific Conference Organization

  • 12. GI-Fachtagung für Datenbanksysteme in Business, Technologie und Web (BTW 2007), March 5-9, 2007, Aachen, Germany.

Reviews for Refereed Journals

Scientific Conference Reviews

  • 2nd International Conference on Communities and Technologies, June 13-16, 2005, Milano, Italy.


  • Friedrich-Wilhelm Preis 2011 for outstanding scientific achievements

Selected Publications

  • David Kensche:
    Generic Modeling and Mapping Languages for Model Management

    PhD Thesis
  • D. Kensche, C. Quix, X. Li, Y. Li, M. Jarke:
    Generic Schema Mappings for Composition and Query Answering
    Data & Knowledge Engineering, 2009 
  • C. Quix, D. Kensche, X. Li:
    Matching of Ontologies with XML Schema Using a Generic Metamodel
    Proc. 6th Intl. Conf. on Ontologies, DataBases, and Applications of Semantics (ODBASE), Vilamoura, Portugal, pp. 1081-1098, 2007. Springer. 
  • D. Kensche, C. Quix, Y. Li, M. Jarke:
    Generic Schema Mappings
    ER 2007, Auckland, New Zealand, LNCS 4801, Springer, pp. 132-148, 2007. Springer Verlag.
  • D. Kensche, C. Quix, X. Li, Y. Li:
    GeRoMeSuite: A System for Holistic Generic Model Management
    In Proceedings of 33rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB'07), pp. 1322 - 1325, Vienna, 2007 
  • C. Quix, D. Kensche, X. Li:
    Generic Schema Merging
    In J. Krogstie, A.L. Opdahl, and G. Sindre (Eds.): Proc. 19th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE), Trondheim, Norway, Springer-Verlag, LNCS 4495, pp. 127–141, 2007 
  • D. Kensche, C. Quix:
    Transformation of Models in(to) a Generic Metamodel
    Datenbanksysteme in Business, Technologie und Web (BTW 2007), Workshop Proceedings, 4-15, 2007 
  • D. Kensche, C. Quix, M.A. Chatti, M. Jarke:
    GeRoMe: A Generic Role Based Metamodel for Model Management
    Journal on Data Semantics, Vol. VIII, LNCS 4380, pp. 82-117, Springer-Verlag, 2007




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