## Prof. Dr. Alexander Wolff

Lehrstuhl für Informatik I

Universität Würzburg

Am Hubland

D-97074 Würzburg

Room E29

Tel.: +49 (0) 931-31-85055

Fax: +49 (0) 931-31-825200

**firstname.lastname@uni-wuerzburg.de**

orcid.org/0000-0001-5872-718X

## Current Teaching

- lecture Algorithms and Data Structures (bachelor course)
- lecture Approximation Algorithms (master course)
- seminar Graph Visualization (mostly for master students)

## Research

- Graph Drawing
- Geometric Networks
- Computational Geometry
- Algorithms for Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- Graph Algorithms

## Work in Committees

- 2017–19 member of the editorial boards of the open-access journals JoCG and JGAA
- program co-chair of the conference GD 2013 (with Stephen Wismath)
- program committees of the conferences ESA (2013), WAOA (2018), ISAAC (2014, 2011, 2006), GD (2017, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2006), PacificVis (2013, 2012, 2011), SoCG Video/MM track (2012), AGILE (2010, 2009), Gene&MR (2011, 2010), CALDAM (2018), EuroCG (2019), SchematicMapping (2019)
- organizing committee chair of the conferences GD 2014 and EuroCG 2020
- 2011–15 steering committee of the European Symposia on Algorithms (ESA)
- 2012–17 steering committee of the International Symposia on Graph Drawing (GD)
- 2011–17 faculty council of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Würzburg

## Short CV

*2015–2017:*dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Würzburg*2013–2015:*vice dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Würzburg*2011–2013:*

managing director of the Institute of Computer Science, University of Würzburg*since 2009:*

chair of Algorithms, Complexity, and Knowledge Based Systems at the Institute of Computer Science, University of Würzburg

## Key Publications

- Peng, D., Wolff, A., Haunert, J.-H.: Using the A\($^\star$\) Algorithm to Find Optimal Sequences for Area Aggregation. In: Peterson, M.P. (ed.) Proc. 28th Int. Cartogr. Conf. (ICC'17) -- Advances in Cartogr. & GIScience. p. 389--404. Springer-Verlag (2017).
- van Dijk, T.C., Fink, M., Fischer, N., Lipp, F., Markfelder, P., Ravsky, A., Suri, S., Wolff, A.: Block Crossings in Storyline Visualizations.Journal of Graph Algorithms & Applications.21,873--913 (2017).
- Nöllenburg, M., Wolff, A.: Drawing and Labeling High-Quality Metro Maps by Mixed-Integer Programming.IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.17,626--641 (2011).
- Erlebach, T., Hagerup, T., Jansen, K., Minzlaff, M., Wolff, A.: Trimming of Graphs, with Application to Point Labeling.Theory of Computing Systems.47,613--636 (2010).
- Rutter, I., Wolff, A.: Computing Large Matchings Fast.ACM Transactions on Algorithms.7,article 1, 21 pages (2010).
- Goaoc, X., Kratochvíl, J., Okamoto, Y., Shin, C.-S., Spillner, A., Wolff, A.: Untangling a Planar Graph.Discrete & Computational Geometry.42,542--569 (2009).

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