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  • 2020 - present: PhD student/Junior Researcher, FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB)
  • 2018 - 2020: Master of Science in Computational Linguistics minor in Computer Science, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany.
  • 2002 - 2004: Master of Science in Computer Science, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. Completed all course requirements with specialization in Natural Language Processing, and approved thesis proposal.
  • 1997 - 2001: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science major in Computer Engineering, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines

Master's Thesis

  • Mary Ann Tan, Masterarbeit: Cross-Lingual Word Embeddings for Extremely Low-Resource Languages: Improving Word Embeddings for Hiligaynon, 2020. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Alexander Fraser, Dario Stojanovski

Research Interests

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Knowledge Graphs


Mary Ann Tan ∂ Google Scholar
Mary Ann Tan ∂ DBLP
Mary Ann Tan ∂Scopus


How to Turn Card Catalogs into LLM Fodder
Tan, M. A.; Jiang, S.; Sack, H.
2024. Proceedings of the Workshop on Deep Learning and Linked Data (DLnLD), Torino, 21st May 2024, Hrsg.: G. Sérasset, H. G. Oliveira, G. V. Oleskeviciene, 53 – 65, European Language Resources Association (ELRA)
Multimodal Search on Iconclass Using Vision-Language Pre-Trained Models
Santini, C.; Posthumus, E.; Tietz, T.; Tan, M. A.; Bruns, O.; Sack, H.
2023. 2023 ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), Santa Fe, USA, 26-30 June 2023, 285 – 287, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/JCDL57899.2023.00061
Knowledge Extraction for Art History: the Case of Vasari’s The Lives of The Artists (1568)
Santini, C.; Tan, M. A.; Tietz, T.; Bruns, O.; Posthumus, E.; Sack, H.
2022. Proceedings of the Third Conference on Digital Curation Technologies (Qurator 2022) Berlin, Germany, Sept. 19th-23rd, 2022. Ed.: A. Paschke, CEUR-WS.org
Audio Ontologies for Intangible Cultural Heritage
Tan, M. A.; Posthumus, E.; Sack, H.
2022. The Semantic Web: ESWC 2022 Satellite Events ; Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, May 29 – June 2, 2022, Proceedings. Ed.: P. Groth, 148–152, Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-11609-4_28
DDB-EDM to FaBiO: The Case of the German Digital Library
Sack, H.; Tietz, T.; Dessı̀ D.; Oppenländer, J.; Tan, M. A.
2021. J. S. Oshani Seneviratne Lorena Etcheverry, Catia Pesquita (Hrsg.), Proceedings of the ISWC 2021 Posters, Demos and Industry Tracks: From Novel Ideas to Industrial Practice co-located with 20th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2021) Hrsg.: Oshani Seneviratne, Juan Sequeda, Lorena Etcheverry, Catia Pesquita, RWTH Aachen
DDB-KG: The German Bibliographic Heritage in a Knowledge Graph
Tan, M. A.; Tietz, T.; Bruns, O.; Oppenlaender, J.; Dessı́ D.; Sack, H.
2021. The 6th International Workshop on Computational History (HistoInformatics2021 - JCDL2021). Ed.: Y. Sumikawa, RWTH Aachen