Prof. Dr. Susanne Biundo-Stephan

Susanne Biundo received her Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) from the University of Karlsruhe in 1989. She held a Senior Research Position at the Intelligent User Interfaces Lab of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) from 1989 to 1998. Since 1998, she is a Professor of Computer Science at Ulm University.

Susanne Biundo is the chair of the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TRR 62 "Companion-Technology for Cognitive Technical Systems".

Among other professional activities, she served as the Conference- and Program Co-chair of ICAPS 2005, the "15th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling", as the Conference- and Program Co-chair of the "27th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence" (KI 2004), and as the Program Chair of the "5th European Conference on Planning" (ECP-99).

Susanne Biundo was the initiator and coordinator of PLANET, the "European Network of Excellence in AI Planning", which she led from 1998 to 2003.

In 2004, she was elected ECCAI Fellow.

Further Information

  • Research Interests

    AI Planning, Automated Reasoning, Knowledge Modeling, Cognitive Systems

  • Professional Activities

    Susanne Biundo was a Founding Member of the Executive Council of ICAPS, the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (2002 -2008) and a member of the board of the German Informatics Society (GI) (2002 - 2007).

    She acted as Conference- and Program Co-chair of the "15th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling" (ICAPS 2005), as the Conference- and Program Co-chair of the "27th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence" (KI 2004), as Associated Program Chair of the "6th International Conference on AI Planning and Scheduling" (AIPS-02), and as the Program Chair of the "5th European Conference on Planning" (ECP-99).

    She initiated and chaired the "European Network of Excellence in AI Planning" (PLANET).

    Susanne Biundo was the Area Editor of "Planning and Scheduling" of the Electronic Transactions on Artificial Intelligence (ETAI) and served on the editorial and review boards of various scientific journals including Applied Intelligence, JAIR, and the Journal of Applied Logic.
    Furthermore, she was a program committee member of numerous international conferences including ICAPS 2004, ICAPS 2003, ECAI 2002, ECAI 2000, KR 2000, IJCAI-99, and IJCAI-97.

  • Teaching

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Publications

2020

103.
D. Höller, G. Behnke, P. Bercher, S. Biundo, H. Fiorino, D. Pellier and R. Alford, "HDDL: An Extension to PDDL for Expressing Hierarchical Planning Problems" in Proceedings of the 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2020) , AAAI Press , 2020.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2020/Hoeller2020HDDL.pdf
102.
G. Behnke, D. Höller, A. Schmid, P. Bercher and S. Biundo, "On Succinct Groundings of HTN Planning Problems" in Proceedings of the 34th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2020) , AAAI Press , 2020.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2020/AAAI-BehnkeG.1770.pdf

2019

101.
M. Kraus, M. Schiller, G. Behnke, P. Bercher, S. Biundo, B. Glimm and W. Minker, "9th International Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems" , Rafael Banchs and Luis Fernando D'Haro and Haizhou Li, Eds. Springer , 2019 .
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2019/Kraus2019CloudCompanion.pdf
100.
G. Behnke, D. Höller and S. Biundo, "Bringing Order to Chaos - A Compact Representation of Partial Order in SAT-based HTN Planning" in Proceedings of the 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2019) , AAAI Press , 2019.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2019/Behnke2019orderchaos.pdf
99.
G. Behnke, D. Höller and S. Biundo, "Finding Optimal Solutions in HTN Planning - A SAT-based Approach" in Proceedings of the 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2019) , 2019.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2019/Behnke2019satoptimal.pdf
98.
D. Höller, G. Behnke, P. Bercher, S. Biundo, H. Fiorino, D. Pellier and R. Alford, "HDDL -- A Language to Describe Hierarchical Planning Problems" in Proceedings of the Second ICAPS Workshop on Hierarchical Planning , 2019. pp. 6--14.
http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2019/Hoeller2019HDDL.pdf
97.
G. Behnke, D. Höller, P. Bercher, S. Biundo, D. Pellier, H. Fiorino and R. Alford, "Hierarchical Planning in the IPC" in Proceedings of the Workshop on the International Planning Competition , 2019.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2019/Behnke2019HTNIPC.pdf
96.
G. Behnke, D. Höller, P. Bercher and S. Biundo, "More Succinct Grounding of HTN Planning Problems -- Preliminary Results" in Proceedings of the Second ICAPS Workshop on Hierarchical Planning , 2019. pp. 40--48.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2019/Behnke2019Grounding.pdf
95.
D. Höller, P. Bercher, G. Behnke and S. Biundo, "On Guiding Search in HTN Planning with Classical Planning Heuristics" in Proceedings of the 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2019) , IJCAI , 2019.
http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2019/Hoeller2019ProgressionHeuristics.pdf
94.
G. Behnke, M. Schiller, M. Kraus, P. Bercher, M. Schmautz, M. Dorna, M. Dambier, W. Minker, B. Glimm and S. Biundo, "Alice in DIY wonderland or: Instructing novice users on how to use tools in DIY projects" , AI Communications , vol. 32 , no. 1 , pp. 31-57 , 2019. IOS Press .
DOI: 10.3233/AIC-180604
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2019/Behnke2019bosch.pdf

2018

93.
Pascal Bercher and Daniel Höller and Susanne Biundo and Ron Alford, Eds., Proceedings of the 1st ICAPS Workshop on Hierarchical Planning .
http://icaps18.icaps-conference.org/fileadmin/alg/conferences/icaps18/workshops/workshop08/docs/HierarchicalPlanningProceedings.pdf
92.
G. Behnke and S. Biundo, "X and more Parallelism - Integrating LTL-Next into SAT-based Planning with Trajectory Constraints while Allowing for even more Parallelism" in Proceedings of the Workshop on Constraint Satisfaction Techniques for Planning and Scheduling Problems (COPLAS) , 2018. pp. 1--10.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Behnke2018satltl.pdf
91.
G. Behnke, D. Höller and S. Biundo, "Tracking Branches in Trees - A Propositional Encoding for Solving Partially-Ordered HTN Planning Problems" in Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2018) , IEEE Computer Society , 2018. pp. 73--80.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Behnke2018treeSAT.pdf
90.
G. Behnke, D. Höller and S. Biundo, "Tracking Branches in Trees - A Propositional Encoding for Solving Partially-Ordered HTN Planning Problems" in Proceedings of the First ICAPS Workshop on Hierarchical Planning , 2018. pp. 40--47.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Behnke2018partSAT.pdf
89.
B. Leichtmann, P. Bercher, D. Höller, G. Behnke, S. Biundo, V. Nitsch and M. Baumann, "Towards a Companion System Incorporating Human Planning Behavior -- A Qualitative Analysis of Human Strategies" in Proceedings der dritten transdisziplinären Konferenz "Technische Unterstützungssysteme, die die Menschen wirklich wollen" (engl: Proceedings of the 3rd "Transdisciplinary Conference on Support Technologies"), TCST 2018 , 2018. pp. 89--98.
http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Leichtmann2018HumanPlanningBehavior.pdf
88.
G. Behnke, D. Höller and S. Biundo, "totSAT - Totally-Ordered Hierarchical Planning through SAT" in Proceedings of the 32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2018) , AAAI 2018 , New Orleans , February 2–7 , AAAI Press , 2018. pp. 6110--6118.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Behnke2018totSAT.pdf
87.
G. Behnke and S. Biundo, "X and more Parallelism: Integrating LTL-Next into SAT-based Planning with Trajectory Constraints While Allowing for Even More Parallelism" , Inteligencia Artificial , vol. 21 , no. 62 , pp. 75--90 , 2018.
DOI: 10.4114/intartif.vol21iss62pp75-90
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Behnke2018SATltljournal.pdf
86.
D. Höller, G. Behnke, P. Bercher and S. Biundo, "Plan and Goal Recognition as HTN Planning" in Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2018) , IEEE Computer Society , 2018. pp. 466--473.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Hoeller2018PlanRec.pdf
85.
G. Behnke, M. Schiller, M. Kraus, P. Bercher, M. Schmautz, M. Dorna, W. Minker, B. Glimm and S. Biundo, "Instructing Novice Users on How to Use Tools in DIY Projects" in Proceedings of the 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 23rd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-ECAI 2018) , IJCAI , 2018. pp. 5805--5807.
DOI: 10.24963/ijcai.2018/844
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Behnke2018DIY.pdf
84.
D. Höller, P. Bercher, G. Behnke and S. Biundo, "HTN Plan Repair Using Unmodified Planning Systems" in Proceedings of the First ICAPS Workshop on Hierarchical Planning , 2018. pp. 26--30.
http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Hoeller18Repair.pdf
83.
M. Schiller, G. Behnke, P. Bercher, M. Kraus, M. Dorna, F. Richter, S. Biundo, B. Glimm and W. Minker, "Evaluating Knowledge-Based Assistance for DIY" in Proceedings of MCI Workshop "Digital Companion" , 2018. pp. 925--930.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/MCI-WS19-schillerEtAl2018.pdf
82.
M. Kraus, G. Behnke, P. Bercher, M. Schiller, S. Biundo, B. Glimm and W. Minker, "A Multimodal Dialogue Framework for Cloud-Based Companion Systems" in Proc. of the 10th International Workshop on Spoken Dialog Systems Technology (IWSDS 2018) , 2018.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Kraus2018CompanionCloudDemo.pdf
81.
D. Höller, P. Bercher, G. Behnke and S. Biundo, "A Generic Method to Guide HTN Progression Search with Classical Heuristics" in Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2018) , AAAI Press , 2018. pp. 114--122.
https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2018/Hoeller18Progression.pdf
80.
P. Bercher, F. Richter, F. Honold, F. Nielsen, F. Schüssel, T. Geier, T. Hörnle, S. Reuter, D. Höller, G. Behnke, M. Weber, K. Dietmayer, W. Minker and S. Biundo, "A Companion-System Architecture for Realizing Individualized and Situation-Adaptive User Assistance" , 2018.
DOI: 10.18725/OPARU-11023
https://oparu.uni-ulm.de/xmlui/bitstream/handle/123456789/11080/AssemblyAssistant.pdf
79.
D. Höller, P. Bercher, G. Behnke and S. Biundo, "Plan and Goal Recognition as HTN Planning" in Proceedings of the AAAI 2018 Workshop on Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition (PAIR 2018) , 2018. pp. 607--613.
http://www.planrec.org/PAIR/PAIR18/Papers/HollerPair18.pdf