Dr. Raji Ghawi

Office: B.361

Phone: 089/ 907793 – 208

E-Mail: raji.ghawi@tum.de

Funding

Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung

About

Raji Ghawi has been working since 2018 as a post-doctoral research fellow at the Chair of Computational Social Sciences at the Bavarian School of Policy of the Technical University of Munich. Previously, he worked as an affiliate researcher at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, and as a lecturer at Al-Baath University in Syria. He earned his doctorate in 2010 on "Ontology-based Cooperation of Information Systems" at the Le2i Laboratoire Electronique of the Université de Bourgogne, France.

His research interests include ontologies and semantic web, database systems, information retrieval and text mining, process mining and social network analysis.

Selected publications

2019: Raji Ghawi and Jürgen Pfeffer, "Movie Genres Classification using Collaborative Filtering", 21st International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2019), Munich, Germany, December 2019.

2019: Raji Ghawi, Cindarella Petz and Jürgen Pfeffer, "'On the Shoulders of Giants', Analysis of a Social Network of Intellectual Influence", The Sixth International Conference on Social Networks Analysis, Management and Security (SNAMS - 2019), Granada, Spain, October 2019.

2019: Raji Ghawi and Jürgen Pfeffer, "Tracking Changes in Dynamic Social Networks using Event Logs and Network Snapshots", The Sixth International Conference on Social Networks Analysis, Management and Security (SNAMS - 2019), Granada, Spain, October 2019.

2019: Raji Ghawi, Mirco Schönfeld and Jürgen Pfeffer, "Extracting Ego-Centric Social Networks from Linked Open Data", the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI’19), Thessaloniki, Greece, October 2019.

2019: Raji Ghawi and Jürgen Pfeffer,  "Efficient Hyperparameter Tuning with Grid Search for Text Categorization using kNN Approach with BM25 Similarity", Open Computer Science Journal, Topical Issue on Intelligent Methods for Textual Information Retrieval, July 2019.

2019: Raji Ghawi and Jürgen Pfeffer, "Mining Social Networks from Linked Open Data", 24th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2019), Marburg, Germany, July 2019.

2019: Raji Ghawi. "On Repairing Referential Integrity Constraints in Relational Databases", 15th International Conference: Beyond Databases, Architectures and Structures (BDAS 2019), Ustroń, Poland, May 2019.

2019: Raji Ghawi. "Interactive Decomposition of Relational Database Schemes using Recommendations", 15th International Conference: Beyond Databases, Architectures and Structures (BDAS 2019), Ustroń, Poland, May 2019.

2018: Raji Ghawi, Mirco Schönfeld, and Jürgen Pfeffer. "Towards Semantic-based Social Network Analysis"14th International IEEE Conference on Signal-Image Technologies and Internet-Based Systems (SITIS 2018). Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, November 2019.

2016: Raji Ghawi. "Process Discovery using Inductive Miner and Decomposition", A submission to the Process Discovery Contest @ BPM2016. Technical Report, arXiv:1610.07989.