Dr. rer. nat. Martin Werner

 martin werner

Tel:      +49-8153-28-

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Room:  2032 (DLR-EOC)
E-mail: martin.werner(at)dlr.de
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Curriculum Vitae

  • 10.2017 - today, Postdoctoral Researcher at DLR
  • 03.2017 - 07.2017, Jun. Prof. for Big Geospatial Data at Leibniz-Universität Hannover
  • 07.2012 - 03.2017, Lecturer / Postdoc in Computer Science at LMU Munich
  • 07.2009 - 07.2012, Promotion in Computer Science at LMU Munich
  • 10.2004 - 07.2009, Diplom in Mathematics at University of Bonn

Research topic

  • Big Geospatial Data and Databases
  • Social Media Mining
  • Urban Computing
  • Fusion of social media data and remote sensing data


  • 2015: Winner of the ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Cup on Shortest Path Under Polygonal Constraints.
  • 2014: Best Paper Award for our paper "Homotopy and Alternative Routes in Buildings" from International Conference in Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation


I am regularly supporting the scientific community by providing reviews and evaluation, for example for international journals including ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS), IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Sensors Letters, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, International Journal of Digital Earth, MDPI Sensors, ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, Pattern Recognition Letters of the International Association for Pattern Recognition, as well as several scientific conferences including ENC, SSTD, ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS, and UbiComp. Selected Roles:

  • 2018  Poster Co-Chair for the ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS conference.
  • 2017  Program committee member for the 15th International Symposium on Spatial & Temporal Databases (SSTD'17)
  • 2017  Program committee member for the European Navigation Conference (ENC)
  • 2017  Co-Chair for the ACM SIGSPAITAL GIS Cup 2017 on Range Queries under Fréchet Distance
  • 2016  Opponent for the Doctoral Dissertation of Jussi Parviainen at University of Tampere (TUT)
  • 2016  Co-Chair for the ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS Cup 2016 on Spatio-temporal Hotspot Identification using Apache Spark
  • 2016  Program committee member and Session Chair for the European Navigation Conference (ENC)
  • 2016  Program committee member for the 16th International Conference on Innovations for Community Services (I4CS)
  • 2015  Pre-Examiner and Opponent for the Doctoral Dissertation of Robert Guinnes at University of Tampere (TUT)
  • 2012   Chair of the 8th GI/KuVS Fachgespräch Ortsbezogene Anwendungen und Dienste in München

Selected Papers

  • Kiermeier, Marie and Werner, Martin. Similarity Search for Spatial Trajectories Using Online Lower Bounding DTW and Presorting Strategies. In 24th International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning (TIME 2017), 2017.
  • Martin Werner. Indoor Location-Based Services: Prerequisites and Foundations. Springer, 2014.
  • Martin Werner. BACR: Set Similarities with Lower Bounds and Application to Spatial Trajectories. In 23rd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL 2015), 2015.
  • Martin Werner and Mirco Schönfeld. The Gaussian Bloom Filter. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2015), Part I, LNCS 9049, pages 191--206. 2015.
  • Martin Werner and Sebastian Feld. Homotopy and Alternative Routes in Indoor Navigation Scenarios. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN 2014), 2014.

A full list of publications is available from my personal web page.