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Dr Joerg Simon Wicker

Research | Current

My main research areas are machine learning and data mining, and its application to bioinformatcs, cheminformatics, computational sustainability, and privacy.

Areas of expertise

  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Data Science
  • Cheminformatics
  • Computational Sustainability
  • Adversarial Learning
  • Bioinformatics
  • Privacy

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Jonauskaite, D., Wicker, J., Mohr, C., Dael, N., Havelka, J., Papadatou-Pastou, M., ... Oberfeld, D. (2019). A machine learning approach to quantifying the specificity of color-emotion associations and their cultural differences. Royal Society Open Science, 6 (9), 190741-190741. 10.1098/rsos.190741
  • Williams, J., Stönner C, EdtBauer, A., Derstorff, B., Bourtsoukidis, E., Klüpfel T, ... Kramer, S. (2019). What can we learn from the air chemistry of crowds?. In A. Hansel, J. Dunkl (Eds.) 8th International Conference on Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometry and its Applications, 121-123. Innsbruck, Austria: Innsbruck University Press. Related URL.
  • Stönner C, Edtbauer, A., Derstroff, B., Bourtsoukidis, E., Klüpfel T, Wicker, J., & Williams, J. (2018). Proof of concept study: Testing human volatile organic compounds as tools for age classification of films. PloS one, 13 (10)10.1371/journal.pone.0203044
  • Wicker, J., & Kramer, S. (2017). The best privacy defense is a good privacy offense: Obfuscating a search engine user's profile. Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 31 (5), 1419-1443. 10.1007/s10618-017-0524-z
  • Latino, D. A., Wicker, J., Gütlein M, Schmid, E., Kramer, S., & Fenner, K. (2017). Eawag-Soil in enviPath: A new resource for exploring regulatory pesticide soil biodegradation pathways and half-life data. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 19 (3), 449-464. 10.1039/c6em00697c
  • Williams, J., Stönner C, Wicker, J., Krauter, N., Derstroff, B., Bourtsoukidis, E., ... Kramer, S. (2016). Cinema audiences reproducibly vary the chemical composition of air during films, by broadcasting scene specific emissions on breath. Scientific Reports, 610.1038/srep25464
  • Wicker, J., Lorsbach, T., Gütlein M, Schmid, E., Latino, D., Kramer, S., & Fenner, K. (2016). enviPath--The environmental contaminant biotransformation pathway resource. Nucleic Acids Research, 44 (D1), D502-D508. 10.1093/nar/gkv1229
  • Raza, A., Wicker, J., & Kramer, S. (2016). Trading off accuracy for efficiency by randomized greedy warping. SAC '16 Proceedings of the 31st Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, 04-08-April-2016, 883-890. New York, NY, USA: ACM. 10.1145/2851613.2851651


Contact details

Office hours

Mon 2pm-4pm

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
New Zealand

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