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Matthias Hertel

Matthias Hertel
Building and room: 051-02-029


After my Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Science at the University of Freiburg, I started as a research assistant at the Algorithms and Data Structures chair in 2020. My research interests are Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Efficient Algorithms and Energy Informatics and Sustainability.


  • Gruppenrechner für den Wechselunterricht während der Corona-Pandemie / Class splitting for schools during the COVID-19 pandemic (2020): wechselunterricht.org
  • Tokenization Repair: Correction of Whitespace Errors in Digitized Documents (2020-21): Paper, Website
  • Spelling Correction with Neural Networks (ongoing): Master's thesis
  • Entity Linking for Wikipedia (ongoing)
  • Fast and Accurate Sentence Segmentation (ongoing)
  • Public Transit Route Planning with Transfer Patterns (2015-16): Paper, Google AI blog post



Supervision of student projects and theses

Please check our Teaching Wiki for a list of available topics, or send me an e-mail if you want to propose your own topic. Past projects and theses:

  • Spelling Correction and Autocompletion for Mobile Devices (project by Ziang Lu, 2021)
  • Tokenization repair using Transformers (project by Sebastian Walter, 2021)
  • Sentence Segmentation (project by Krisztina Agoston, 2021)
  • Expansion Planning of Low-Voltage Grids Using Ant Colony Optimization (thesis by Lukas Gebhard, 2021, together with Fraunhofer ISE)
  • Planung von Mittelspannungsnetzen mithilfe eines Ameisenalgorithmus (thesis by Jonathan Zeller, 2021, together with Fraunhofer ISE)
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