Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Profilbild M. Pöckelmann 2016


Marcus Pöckelmann
Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät III
Institut für Informatik

phone: ++49 345 55-24736
fax: ++49 345 55-27009

room 2.28
Von-Seckendorff-Platz 1
06120 Halle (Saale)

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Institut für Informatik
06099 Halle (Saale)

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Marcus Pöckelmann, M.Sc.

I was born in Halle. Beside my scientific work, I am close to nature, like to travel and get involved with politics. I completed my academic studies in Computer Science in my hometown at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Thereby efficient algorithms, in particular graph theory, was one key aspect which can be seen in my bachelor thesis (2010) as well as my master thesis (2013):

  • Ist die Welt kleiner geworden? Experimentelle Analyse des tageszeitabhängigen Durchmessers im Flugverkehr (Did the world get smaller? Experimental analysis of a time of day depending diameter in air traffic)
  • Zyklizität in empirischen und künstlichen Nahrungsnetzen (Cyclicity in empirical and artifical food webs)

An abstract of my master thesis got published under the same name in the proceeding of Informatiktage 2013, Pages 27-30   .

Multidisciplinary and application orientation are as well essential cornerstones of the Digital Humanities, the field I work on as scientific associate and Ph.D. student since 2013.


The Kabbalistic Treatise Keter Shem Ṭov: Synoptic Edition, Commentary, Translation and the History of its Reception

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Project term: April 2019 till March 2022

The research project is dedicated to the edition of a Hebrew manuscript with about 100 text witnesses and further develops the working environment LERA.

Digital Plato


Project term: April 2016 till March 2019

The Project Digital Plato investigates the reception of Platos work within the ancient Greek literature. The key for this interdisciplinary project are computer-aided methods for recognizing paraphrases within the texts, embedded in the interactive working environment Paraphrasis   .

SaDA - Semi-automatic Difference Analysis of complex text variants


Project term: September 2012 till August 2015

The interdisciplinary research project SaDA was a collaboration of scholars in Computer Science as well as German and Roman Studies. It focussed on the development of interactive tools for comparing multiple complex variants of a text. LERA and CATview are a result of this.



Working environment LERA for text comparison in the scope of scholarly editions.

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A visualization tool as an overview and navigation bar for editions on web pages.

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A working environment for the analysis and search of intertextual references in ancient Greek texts.

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