Dipl.-Inf. Fabian Fier


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Field of research:

Multi-Modal Similarity Search on Web-Scale Data


Fabian Fier is PhD student at the research group of Johann-Christoph Freytag. He holds a diploma in computer science from Humboldt-Universität. His research interest is similarity search on web-scale data. He uses techniques from textual similarity joins on Big Data and adapts them to similiarity search.

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“My aim is to enhance web search technology to increase its utility.”


  • Fier, Fabian, Eva Höfer, and Johann-Christoph Freytag. 2016. “MapReduce Frameworks: Comparing Hadoop and HPCC.” In Proceedings of the Conference “Lernen, Wissen, Daten, Analysen”, Potsdam, Germany, September 12-14, 2016, edited by Ralf Krestel, Davide Mottin, and Emmanuel Müller, 1670:194–99. CEUR Workshop Proceedings. CEUR-WS.org. http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1670/paper-46.pdf.