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

    see teaching offer of the current semester

Publications

2012

32.
M. Elkawkagy, P. Bercher, B. Schattenberg and S. Biundo, "Improving Hierarchical Planning Performance by the Use of Landmarks" in Proceedings of the 26th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence ({AAAI} 2012), AAAI Press, Jul.2012. pp. 1763--1769.
Datei:https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2012/Elkawkagy12LandmarkStrategies.pdf
31.
B. Seegebarth, F. Müller, B. Schattenberg and S. Biundo, "Making Hybrid Plans More Clear to Human Users -- A Formal Approach for Generating Sound Explanations" in Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2012), AAAI Press, Jun.2012. pp. 225--233.
Datei:http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2012/Seegebarth12PlanExplanation.pdf
30.
P. Bercher and S. Biundo, "A Heuristic for Hybrid Planning with Preferences" in Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS 2012), AAAI Press, Mai2012. pp. 120--123.
Datei:http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2012/Bercher12PreferenceHeuristic.pdf
29.
B. Schattenberg, A. L. Schulz, A. Brechmann, F. W. Ohl and S. Biundo, "Planning Models for Two-Way Avoidance and Reversal Learning" in Proceedings of the 7th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (MATHMOD 2012), Vienna, Austria, Feb.2012.
Datei:http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2012/Schattenberg12PlanningModels.pdf
28.
T. Geier, S. Reuter, K. Dietmayer and S. Biundo, "Track-Person Association Using a First-Order Probabilistic Model" in Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), Tools with Artificial Intelligence, Athens, Greece, 2012. pp. 844--851.
DOI:10.1109/ICTAI.2013.101
Datei:https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2012/Geier2012TrackingB.pdf
27.
A. Wendemuth and S. Biundo, "A Companion Technology for Cognitive Technical Systems" in Cognitive Behavioural Systems: COST 2102 International Training School, Revised Selected Papers, Anna Esposito, Alessandro Vinciarelli, Rüdiger Hoffman, Vincent C. Müller, Eds. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012. pp. 89--103.
DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-34584-5_7

2011

26.
T. Geier and S. Biundo, "Approximate Online Inference for Dynamic Markov Logic Networks" in Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), 2011. pp. 764--768.
DOI:10.1109/ICTAI.2011.120
Weblink:http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=6103411
Datei:https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2011/Geier11ApproxDMLNs.pdf
25.
J. Bidot and S. Biundo, "Artificial Intelligence Planning for Ambient Environments" in Next Generation Intelligence Environments - Ambient Adaptive Systems,Tobias Heinroth and Wolfgang Minker, Eds. Springer, 2011, pp. 195--225.
DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-23452-6_8
24.
F. Müller and S. Biundo, "HTN-Style Planning in Relational POMDPs Using First-Order FSCs" in Proceedings of the 34th Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI 2011), Joscha Bach and Stefan Edelkamp, Eds. Springer, 2011. pp. 216--227.
Datei:http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2011/paper-hierarchicalFOFSCs.pdf
23.
M. Elkawkagy and S. Biundo, "Hybrid Multi-agent Planning" in Proceedings of the of the Ninth German Conference on Multi-Agent System Technologies (MATES 2011), IOS Press, 2011. pp. 16--28.
Weblink:http://www.springerlink.com/content/e73066483x2j7502/
Datei:http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2011/Elkawkagy11HybridMultiAgent.pdf
22.
P. Bercher and S. Biundo, "Hybrid Planning with Preferences Using a Heuristic for Partially Ordered Plans" in 26th PuK Workshop "Planen, Scheduling und Konfigurieren, Entwerfen" (PuK 2011), 2011.
Datei:http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2011/Bercher11Preferences.pdf
21.
M. Elkawkagy, P. Bercher, B. Schattenberg and S. Biundo, "Landmark-Aware Strategies for Hierarchical Planning" in Workshop on Heuristics for Domain-independent Planning (HDIP 2011) at ICAPS 2011, 2011. pp. 73--79.
Datei:http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2011/Elkawkagy11LandmarkStrategies.pdf
20.
S. Biundo, J. Bidot and B. Schattenberg, "Planning in the Real World" , Informatik-Spektrum, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 443--454, 2011. http://www.springerlink.com/content/514981j48161127x/.
DOI:10.1007/s00287-011-0562-7
Datei:http://www.springerlink.com/content/514981j48161127x/fulltext.pdf
19.
A. Schulz, B. Schattenberg, M. Woldeit, A. Brechmann, S. Biundo and F. W. Ohl, "Reinforcement learning and planning models for two-way-avoidance and reversal learning" in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, 2011.
18.
S. Biundo, P. Bercher, T. Geier, F. Müller and B. Schattenberg, "Advanced user assistance based on AI planning" , Cognitive Systems Research, vol. 12, no. 3-4, pp. 219--236, 2011.
DOI:10.1016/j.cogsys.2010.12.005
Datei:http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2011/Biundo11AdvancedUserAssistance.pdf

2010

17.
J. Bidot, S. Biundo, T. Heinroth, W. Minker, F. Nothdurft and B. Schattenberg, "Verbal Explanations for Hybrid Planning" in Proceedings of the Conference "Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik" (MKWI 2010), Teilkonferenz "Planen, Scheduling und Konfigurieren, Entwerfen" (PuK 2010), Matthias Schumann and Lutz M. Kolbe and Michael H. Breitner and Arne Frerichs, Eds. Universitätsverlag Göttingen, 2010. pp. 2309--2320.
Datei:http://webdoc.sub.gwdg.de/univerlag/2010/mkwi/03_anwendungen/planen_scheduling/06_verbal_plan_explanations_for_hybrid_plannings.pdf
16.
S. Biundo and A. Wendemuth, "Von kognitiven technischen Systemen zu Companion-Systemen" , Künstliche Intelligenz, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 335--339, 2010. http://www.springerlink.com/content/e558815w08k09531/.
DOI:10.1007/s13218-010-0056-9
Datei:http://www.springerlink.com/content/e558815w08k09531/fulltext.pdf
15.
M. Elkawkagy, B. Schattenberg and S. Biundo, "Landmarks in Hierarchical Planning" in Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2010), IOS Press, 2010. pp. 229--234.
Weblink:http://www.booksonline.iospress.nl/Content/View.aspx?piid=17747
Datei:http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2010/Elkawkagy10LandmarksInHierarchical.pdf
14.
M. Elkawkagy, P. Bercher, B. Schattenberg and S. Biundo, "Exploiting Landmarks for Hybrid Planning" in Proceedings of the 25th PuK Workshop "Planen, Scheduling und Konfigurieren, Entwerfen" (PuK 2010), 2010.
Datei:http://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2010/Elkawkagy10LandmarksInHybrid.pdf

2009

13.
B. Schattenberg, J. Bidot, S. Geßler and S. Biundo, "A Framework for Interactive Hybrid Planning" in Proceedings of the 32nd Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI 2009), Springer, 2009. pp. 17--24.
DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-04617-9_3
ISBN:978-3-642-04616-2
Weblink:http://www.springerlink.com/content/v3171u800470815r/
Datei:http://www.springerlink.com/content/v3171u800470815r/fulltext.pdf

2008

12.
J. Bidot, S. Biundo and B. Schattenberg, "Plan Repair in Hybrid Planning" in Proceedings of the 31st Annual German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI 2008), Andreas Dengel and Karsten Berns and Thomas Breuel and Frank Bomarius and Thomas R. Roth-Berghofer, Eds. Springer, 2008. pp. 169--176.
DOI:10.1007/978-3-540-85845-4_21
Datei:http://www.springerlink.com/content/7h142500k7211717/fulltext.pdf

2007

11.
B. Schattenberg and S. Biundo, "A Unifying Framework For Hybrid Planning And Scheduling" in Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings of the 29th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI 2006), Christian Freksa and Michael Kohlhase and Kerstin Schill, Eds. Springer, 2007. pp. 361--373.
DOI:10.1007/978-3-540-69912-5_27
Datei:http://www.springerlink.com/content/3821231298565uk3/fulltext.pdf
10.
B. Schattenberg, J. Bidot and S. Biundo, "On the Construction and Evaluation of Flexible Plan-Refinement Strategies" in Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings of the 30th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence (KI 2007), Joachim Hertzberg and Michael Beetz and Roman Englert, Eds. Osnabrück, Germany: Springer, 2007. pp. 367--381.
DOI:10.1007/978-3-540-74565-5_28
Datei:http://www.springerlink.com/content/lx1l87180v450468/fulltext.pdf
9.
B. Schattenberg, S. Balzer and S. Biundo, "Realizing Hybrid Planning Systems as Modern Software Environments" , Künstliche Intelligenz, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 16--22, 2007. http://www.kuenstliche-intelligenz.de/archives/ki-journal-20160917/index.php-id=7754&tx_ki_pi1[showUid]=1248&cHash=6d9424bc18.html.
Datei:http://www.kuenstliche-intelligenz.de/archives/ki-journal-20160917/fileadmin/template/main/archiv/2007_1/realizing-schattenberg-web.pdf

2006

8.
B. Schattenberg, S. Balzer and S. Biundo, "Knowledge-based Middleware as an Architecture for Planning and Scheduling Systems" in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2006), Derek Long and Stephen F. Smith and Daniel Borrajo and Thomas Lee McCluskey, Eds. Ambleside, The English Lake District, UK: AAAI Press, 2006. pp. 422--425.
Datei:https://www.uni-ulm.de/fileadmin/website_uni_ulm/iui.inst.090/Publikationen/2006/Schattenberg06KnowledgeBasedMiddleware.pdf