Wolff, Alexander
Prof. Dr. Alexander Wolff
Lehrstuhl für Informatik I
Universität Würzburg
Am Hubland
D97074 Würzburg
Room 01.001, Building M4 (office hours: Wed, 1–2 pm.)
Tel.: +49 (0) 9313185055
Fax: +49 (0) 93131825200
firstname.lastname@uniwuerzburg.de
orcid.org/000000015872718X
Current Teaching
 Lecture Algorithmic Graph Theory (bachelor level)
 Lecture Exact Algorithms (master level)
 Seminar Visualization of Graphs (bachelor/master)
Research
 Graph Drawing
 Geometric Networks
 Computational Geometry
 Algorithms for Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
 Graph Algorithms
Work in Committees
 2017–20 member of the editorial boards of the openaccess journals JoCG and JGAA
 program cochair of the conference GD 2013 (with Stephen Wismath) and the workshop EuroCG 2020 (with Steve Chaplick and Philipp Kindermann)
 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), ICCG (2020), SchematicMapping (2019)
 organizing committee chair of GD 2014 and EuroCG 2020 (with Steve Chaplick and Philipp Kindermann)
 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. 389404. SpringerVerlag (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, 873913 (2017).

Nöllenburg, M., Wolff, A.: Drawing and Labeling HighQuality Metro Maps by MixedInteger Programming. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 17, 626641 (2011).

Erlebach, T., Hagerup, T., Jansen, K., Minzlaff, M., Wolff, A.: Trimming of Graphs, with Application to Point Labeling. Theory of Computing Systems. 47, 613636 (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, 542569 (2009).
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