Prof. Dr. Philipp Kindermann
Lehrstuhl für Informatik I
Universität Würzburg
Am Hubland
D97074 Würzburg
Office: 00.003, Building M4
Phone: +49 (0) 9313186811
Email: philipp.kindermann@uniwuerzburg.de
orcid.org/0000000157647719
Office hours: Wednesday 14:00  15:00 (and by appointment)
Teaching
 WS 20/21: lecture Computational Geometry (auf YouTube)
 SS 20: lecture Approximation Algorithms (on YouTube)
 SS 20: lecture Computational Geometry (on YouTube)
 WS 19/20: lecture Approximation Algorithms
 WS 19/20: seminar Graph Visualization
 SS 19: lecture Algorithms for Geographic Information Systems
 SS 19: seminar Algorithms for Programming Competitions
 WS 18/19: lecture Computational Geometry
 WS 18/19: seminar Graph Visualization
 SS 18: lecture CS136: Elementary Algorithm Design and Data Abstraction
 WS 16/17: seminar Graph Drawing
 WS 15/16: seminar Graph Drawing
 SS 15: tutorials Algorithmic Graph Theory
 SS 15: seminar Desing and Analysis of Data Structures
 WS 14/15: tutorials Computational Geometry
 SS 14: lecture Graph Visualization
 WS 13/14: tutorials Computational Geometry
 WS 12/13: key qualification Standard Office Software for Advanced Learners II
 SS 12: key qualification Standard Office Software for Advanced Learners I
 WS 11/12: key qualification Standard Office Software for Advanced Learners II
Work in Committees
 2021: Program Committee PacificVis 2021  Visualization Notes
 2021: Program Committee Computational Geometry: Media Exposition (Teil von SoCG 2021)
 2020 –: Advisory Board Computational Geometry Challenge
 2020: Program Committee Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD 2020)
 2020: Chair of Program Committee European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG 2020)
 2018: Program Committee Iranian Conference on Computational Geometry (ICCG 2019)
 2015 –: Graph Drawing Contest Committee (chair since 2018)
 2014: Organizing Committee Graph Drawing (GD 2014)
Short CV
 from April 2021:
Assisstant professorship for Algorithms, University of Trier  März 2020 – September 2020:
Replacement professorship for Applied Machine Learning, University of Passau  since March 2019:
Research associate (Akademischer Rat a.Z.) at Chair of Computer Science I, University of Würzburg  Oktober 2018 – Februar 2019:
Research assistant at Chair of Computer Science I, University of Würzburg  March 2018 – September 2018:
Postdoctoral Fellow at David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada  September 2015 – February 2018:
Research assistant at LG Theoretische Informatik, FernUniversität in Hagen  April 2015:
PhD in Computer Science, University of Würzburg  November 2011 – August 2015:
Research assistant at Chair of Computer Science I, University of Würzburg  2006 – 2011:
Studies of computer science at University of Würzburg
Scholarships and Awards
 September 2017:
Best Presentation Award, GD 2017, Boston, MA  September 2016:
2nd Place Best Poster Award, GD 2016, Athen_{}^{}  Dezember 2015:
Travel Grant from the DAAD  September 2014:
1st Place Graph Drawing Challenge, GD 2014, Würzburg
Category: Manual Graph Drawing  February 2014:
Jubiläumsstiftung Universität Würzburg
Article in journal, newspaper, or magazine [ to top ]

1.Chaplick, S., Kindermann, P., Löffler, A., Thiele, F., Wolff, A., Zaft, A., Zink, J.: Recognizing Stick Graphs with and without Length Constraints. Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications. 24, 657–681 (2020).

2.Kindermann, P., Montecchiani, F., Schlipf, L., Schulz, A.: Drawing Subcubic 1Planar Graphs with Few Bends, Few Slopes, and Large Angles. Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications. 25, 1–28 (2020).

3.Angelini, P., Bekos, M., Didimo, W., Grilli, L., Kindermann, P., Mchedlidze, T., Prutkin, R., Symvonis, A., Tappini, A.: Greedy Rectilinear Drawings. Theoretical Computer Science. 795, 375–397 (2019).

4.Kindermann, P., Kobourov, S., Löffler, M., Nöllenburg, M., Schulz, A., Vogtenhuber, B.: Lombardi Drawings of Knots and Links. Journal of Computational Geometry. 10, 444–476 (2019).

5.Eppstein, D., Kindermann, P., Kobourov, S., Liotta, G., Lubiw, A., Maignan, A., Mondal, D., Vosoughpour, H., Whitesides, S., Wismath, S.: On the Planar Split Thickness of Graphs. Algorithmica. 80, 977–994 (2018).

6.Hültenschmidt, G., Kindermann, P., Meulemans, W., Schulz, A.: Drawing Planar Graphs with Few Geometric Primitives. Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications. 22, 357–387 (2018).

7.Alt, H., Buchin, K., Chaplick, S., Cheong, O., Kindermann, P., Knauer, C., Stehn, F.: Placing your Coins on a Shelf. Journal of Computational Geometry. 9, 312–327 (2018).

8.Kindermann, P., Meulemans, W., Schulz, A.: Experimental analysis of the accessibility of drawings with few segments. Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications. 22, 501–518 (2018).

9.Angelini, P., Bekos, M.A., Kaufmann, M., Kindermann, P., Schneck, T.: 1FanBundlePlanar Drawings of Graphs. Theoretical Computer Science. 723, 23–50 (2018).

10.Angelini, P., Lozzo, G.D., Battista, G.D., Donato, V.D., Kindermann, P., Rote, G., Rutter, I.: Windrose Planarity: Embedding Graphs with DirectionConstrained Edges. Transactions on Algorithms. 14, 54:1–54:24 (2018).

11.Bekos, M.A., van Dijk, T.C., Fink, M., Kindermann, P., Kobourov, S., Pupyrev, S., Spoerhase, J., Wolff, A.: Improved Approximation Algorithms for Box Contact Representations. Algorithmica. 77, 902–920 (2017).

12.Bekos, M.A., van Dijk, T.C., Kindermann, P., Wolff, A.: Simultaneous Drawing of Planar Graphs with Right–Angle Crossings and Few Bends. Journal of Graph Algorithms and Applications. 20, 133–158 (2016).

13.Brandenburg, F.J., Didimo, W., Evans, W.S., Kindermann, P., Liotta, G., Montecchiani, F.: Recognizing and Drawing ICPlanar Graphs. Theoretical Computer Science. 636, 1–16 (2016).

14.Kindermann, P., Niedermann, B., Rutter, I., Schaefer, M., Schulz, A., Wolff, A.: MultiSided Boundary Labeling. Algorithmica. 76, 225–258 (2016).
Article in Conference Proceedings [ to top ]

1.Chaplick, S., Kindermann, P., Klawitter, J., Rutter, I., Wolff, A.: Extending Partial Representations of Rectangular Duals with Given Contact Orientations. In: Philippou, A. and Georgiou, C. (eds.) Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Algorithms and Complexity (CIAC’21) (2021).

2.Angelini, P., Bekos, M., Kindermann, P., Mchedlidze, T.: On Mixed Linear Layouts of SeriesParallel Graphs. In: Auber, D. and Valtr, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the 28th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’20) (2020).

3.Angelini, P., Kindermann, P., Löffler, A., Schlipf, L., Symvonis, A.: OneBend Drawings of Outerplanar Graphs Inside Simple Polygons. In: Chaplick, S., Kindermann, P., and Wolff, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 36th European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG’20). pp. 70:1–70:6. Würzburg (2020).

4.Kindermann, P., Mchedlidze, T., Meulemans, W., Rutter, I.: Graph Drawing Contest Report. In: Auber, D. and Valtr, P. (eds.) Proc. 28th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’20) (2020).

5.Firman, O., Felsner, S., Kindermann, P., Ravsky, A., Wolff, A., Zink, J.: The Complexity of Finding Tangles. In: Chaplick, S., Kindermann, P., and Wolff, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 36th European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG’20). pp. 67:1–67:8. Würzburg (2020).

6.Firman, O., Felsner, S., Kindermann, P., Ravsky, A., Wolff, A., Zink, J.: The Complexity of Finding Tangles. In: Auber, D. and Valtr, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the 28th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’20) (2020).

7.Chimani, M., Kindermann, P., Montecchiani, F., Valtr, P.: Crossing Numbers of BeyondPlanar Graphs. In: Archambault, D. and Tóth, C.D. (eds.) Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’19). pp. 78–86. SpringerVerlag (2019).

8.Firman, O., Kindermann, P., Ravsky, A., Wolff, A., Zink, J.: Computing Optimal Tangles Faster. In: Löffler, M. (ed.) Proceedings of the 35th European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG’19). Utrecht (2019).

9.Biedl, T., Biniaz, A., Irvine, V., Jain, K., Kindermann, P., Lubiw, A.: Maximum Matchings and Minimum Blocking Sets in \($\Theta_6$\)Graphs. In: Sau, I. and Thilikos, D.M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 45th International Workshop on GraphTheoretic Concepts in Computer Science (WG’19). pp. 258–270. SpringerVerlag (2019).

10.Kindermann, P., Mchedlidze, T., Schneck, T., Symvonis, A.: Drawing Planar Graphs with Few Segments on a Polynomial Grid. In: Archambault, D. and Tóth, C.D. (eds.) Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’19). pp. 416–429. SpringerVerlag (2019).

11.Firman, O., Kindermann, P., Ravsky, A., Wolff, A., Zink, J.: Computing Optimal Tangles Faster. In: Cheng, S.W. (ed.) Proceedings of the 12th Annual Meeting of the Asian Association for Algorithms and Computation (AAAC’19). Seoul (2019).

12.Firman, O., Kindermann, P., Ravsky, A., Wolff, A., Zink, J.: Computing HeightOptimal Tangles Faster. In: Archambault, D. and Tóth, C.D. (eds.) Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’19). pp. 203–215. SpringerVerlag (2019).

13.Kindermann, P., Mchedlidze, T., Rutter, I.: Graph Drawing Contest Report. In: Archambault, D. and Tóth, C.D. (eds.) Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’19). pp. 575–583. SpringerVerlag (2019).

14.Biedl, T., Kindermann, P.: Finding Tutte Paths in Linear Time. In: Baier, C., Chatzigiannakis, I., Flocchini, P., and Leonardi, S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 46th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP’19). pp. 23:1–23:14. Schloss Dagstuhl  LeibnizZentrum fuer Informatik (2019).

15.Chaplick, S., Kindermann, P., Löffler, A., Thiele, F., Wolff, A., Zaft, A., Zink, J.: Stick Graphs with Length Constraints. In: Archambault, D. and Tóth, C.D. (eds.) Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’19). pp. 3–17. SpringerVerlag (2019).

16.Biedl, T., Biniaz, A., Irvine, V., Jain, K., Kindermann, P., Lubiw, A.: Maximum Matchings and Minimum Blocking Sets in \($\Theta_6$\)Graphs. In: Löffler, M. (ed.) Proceedings of the 35th European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG’19). Utrecht (2019).

17.Kindermann, P., Klemz, B., Rutter, I., Schnider, P., Schulz, A.: The Partition Spanning Forest Problem. In: Mulzer, W. (ed.) Proceedings of the 34th European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG’18). pp. 53:1–53:6. FU Berlin (2018).

18.Kindermann, P., Montecchiani, F., Schlipf, L., Schulz, A.: Drawing Subcubic 1Planar Graphs with Few Bends, Few Slopes, and Large Angles. In: Biedl, T. and Kerren, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’18). pp. 152–166. SpringerVerlag (2018).

19.Devanny, W., Kindermann, P., Löffler, M., Rutter, I.: Graph Drawing Contest Report. In: Biedl, T. and Kerren, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’18). pp. 609–617. SpringerVerlag (2018).

20.Biedl, T., Biniaz, A., Irvine, V., Kindermann, P., Naredla, A.M., Turcotte, A.: Integral Unit BarVisibility Graphs. In: Durocher, S. and Kamali, S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 30th Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG’18). pp. 230–246. University of Manitoba (2018).

21.Angelini, P., Bekos, M., Didimo, W., Grilli, L., Kindermann, P., Mchedlidze, T., Prutkin, R., Symvonis, A., Tappini, A.: Greedy Rectilinear Drawings. In: Biedl, T. and Kerren, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’18). pp. 495–508. SpringerVerlag (2018).

22.Hültenschmidt, G., Kindermann, P., Meulemans, W., Schulz, A.: Drawing Planar Graphs with Few Geometric Primitives. In: Bodlaender, H.L. and Woeginger, G.J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 43rd International Workshop on GraphTheoretic Concepts in Computer Science (WG’17). pp. 316–329. SpringerVerlag (2017).

23.Alt, H., Buchin, K., Chaplick, S., Cheong, O., Kindermann, P., Knauer, C., Stehn, F.: Placing your Coins on a Shelf. In: Okamoto, Y. and Tokuyama, T. (eds.) Proceedings of the 28th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC’17). pp. 4:1–4:12. Schloss Dagstuhl  LeibnizZentrum fuer Informatik (2017).

24.Kindermann, P., Kobourov, S., Löffler, M., Nöllenburg, M., Schulz, A., Vogtenhuber, B.: Lombardi Drawings of Knots and Links. In: Frati, F. and Ma, K.L. (eds.) Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’17). pp. 113–126. Springer (2017).

25.Angelini, P., Bekos, M.A., Kaufmann, M., Kindermann, P., Schneck, T.: 1FanBundlePlanar Drawings of Graphs. In: Frati, F. and Ma, K.L. (eds.) Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’17). pp. 517–530. SpringerVerlag (2017).

26.Devanny, W., Kindermann, P., Löffler, M., Rutter, I.: Graph Drawing Contest Report. In: Frati, F. and Ma, K.L. (eds.) Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’17). pp. 575–582. SpringerVerlag (2017).

27.Kindermann, P., Meulemans, W., Schulz, A.: Experimental analysis of the accessibility of drawings with few segments. In: Frati, F. and Ma, K.L. (eds.) Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’17). pp. 52–64. SpringerVerlag (2017).

28.Hültenschmidt, G., Kindermann, P., Meulemans, W., Schulz, A.: Drawing Trees and Triangulations with Few Geometric Primitives. In: Barequet, G. and Papadopoulou, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG’16). pp. 55–58. Lugano (2016).

29.Kindermann, P., Löffler, M., Nachmanson, L., Rutter, I.: Graph Drawing Contest Report. In: Hu, Y. and Nöllenburg, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’16). pp. 589–595. SpringerVerlag (2016).

30.Eppstein, D., Kindermann, P., Liotta, G., Lubiw, A., Maignan, A., Mondal, D., Vosoughpour, H., Whitesides, S., Wismath, S.: On the Planar Split Thickness of Graphs. In: Kranakis, E., Navarro, G., and Chávez, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 12th Latin American Theoretical Informatics Symposium (LATIN’16). pp. 403–415. SpringerVerlag (2016).

31.Angelini, P., Chaplick, S., Cornelse, S., Lozzo, G.D., Battista, G.D., Eades, P., Kindermann, P., Kratochvíl, J., Lipp, F., Rutter, I.: Simultaneous Orthogonal Planarity. In: Hu, Y. and Nöllenburg, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’16). pp. 532–545. SpringerVerlag (2016).

32.Felsner, S., Igamberdiev, A., Kindermann, P., Klemz, B., Mchedlidze, T., Scheucher, M.: Strongly Monotone Drawings of Planar Graphs. In: Barequet, G. and Papadopoulou, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG’16). pp. 59–62. Lugano (2016).

33.Angelini, P., Da Lozzo, G., Di Battista, G., Di Donato, V., Kindermann, P., Rote, G., Rutter, I.: Windrose Planarity – Embedding Graphs with DirectionConstrained Edges. In: Krauthgamer, R. (ed.) Proceedings of the 27th Annual ACMSIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA’16). pp. 985–996. SIAM (2016).

34.Angelini, P., Bekos, M.A., Kaufmann, M., Kindermann, P., Schneck, T.: FanBundlePlanar Drawings of Graphs. In: Hu, Y. and Nöllenburg, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’16). pp. 634–636. SpringerVerlag (2016).

35.Felsner, S., Igamberdiev, A., Kindermann, P., Klemz, B., Mchedlidze, T., Scheucher, M.: Strongly Monotone Drawings of Planar Graphs. In: Fekete, S. and Lubiw, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd International Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG’16). pp. 37:1–37:15. Schloss Dagstuhl  LeibnizZentrum fuer Informatik (2016).

36.Chaplick, S., Kindermann, P., Lipp, F., Wolff, A.: Solving Optimization Problems on Orthogonal Ray Graphs. Proceedings of the 18th Japan Conference on Discrete and Computational Geometry and Graphs (JCDCGG’15). p. 2 pp (2015).

37.Kindermann, P., Löffler, M., Nachmanson, L., Rutter, I.: Graph Drawing Contest Report. In: Giacomo, E.D. and Lubiw, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization (GD’15). pp. 531–537. Springer (2015).

38.Evans, W.S., Fleszar, K., Kindermann, P., Saeedi, N., Shin, C.S., Wolff, A.: Minimum Rectilinear Polygons for Given Angle Sequences. Proceedings of the 18th Japan Conference on Discrete and Computational Geometry and Graphs (JCDCGG’15). pp. 105–119. SpringerVerlag (2015).

39.Bekos, M.A., van Dijk, T.C., Kindermann, P., Wolff, A.: Simultaneous Drawing of Planar Graphs with RightAngle Crossings and Few Bends. In: Rahman, M. and Tomita, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Algorithms and Computation (WALCOM’15). pp. 222–233. SpringerVerlag (2015).

40.Bereg, S., Fleszar, K., Kindermann, P., Pupyrev, S., Spoerhase, J., Wolff, A.: Colored NonCrossing Euclidean Steiner Forest. In: Elbassioni, K. and Makino, K. (eds.) Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC’15). pp. 429–441. SpringerVerlag (2015).

41.Brandenburg, F.J., Didimo, W., Evans, W.S., Kindermann, P., Liotta, G., Montecchiani, F.: Recognizing and Drawing ICPlanar Graphs. In: Di Giacomo, E. and Lubiw, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Graph Drawing & Network Visualization (GD’15). pp. 295–308. SpringerVerlag (2015).

42.Kindermann, P., Schulz, A., Spoerhase, J., Wolff, A.: On Monotone Drawings of Trees. In: Duncan, C. and Symvonis, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD’14). pp. 488–500. SpringerVerlag (2014).

43.Bekos, M.A., van Dijk, T.C., Kindermann, P., Wolff, A.: Simultaneous Drawing of Planar Graphs with RightAngle Crossings and Few Bends. In: Duncan, C. and Symvonis, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD’14). pp. 515–516. SpringerVerlag (2014).

44.Kindermann, P., Lipp, F., Wolff, A.: Luatodonotes: Boundary Labeling for Annotations in Texts. In: Duncan, C. and Symvonis, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Graph Drawing (GD’14). pp. 76–88. SpringerVerlag (2014).

45.Bekos, M.A., van Dijk, T.C., Fink, M., Kindermann, P., Kobourov, S., Pupyrev, S., Spoerhase, J., Wolff, A.: Improved Approximation Algorithms for Box Contact Representations. In: Schulz, A.S. and Wagner, D. (eds.) Proceedings of the 22nd European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA’14). pp. 87–99. SpringerVerlag (2014).

46.Alam, M.J., Bekos, M.A., Kaufmann, M., Kindermann, P., Kobourov, S.G., Wolff, A.: Smooth Orthogonal Drawings of Planar Graphs. In: Pardo, A. and Viola, A. (eds.) Proc. 11th Latin American Sympos. on Theoretical Informatics (LATIN’14). pp. 144–155. SpringerVerlag (2014).

47.Kindermann, P., Niedermann, B., Rutter, I., Schaefer, M., Schulz, A., Wolff, A.: TwoSided Boundary Labeling with Adjacent Sides. In: Dehne, F., SolisOba, R., and Sack, J.R. (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th International Algorithms and Data Structure Symposium (WADS’13). pp. 463–474. SpringerVerlag (2013).

48.Kindermann, P., Niedermann, B., Rutter, I., Schaefer, M., Schulz, A., Wolff, A.: TwoSided Boundary Labeling with Adjacent Sides. In: Fekete, S. (ed.) Proceedings of the 29th European Workshop on Computational Geometry (EuroCG’13). pp. 233–236. , Braunschweig (2013).
PhD or Master Thesis [ to top ]

1.Kindermann, P.: Angular Schematization in Graph Drawing, https://opus.bibliothek.uniwuerzburg.de/frontdoor/index/index/docId/11254, (2015).

2.Kindermann, P.: Vehicle Routing with Time Constraints and Different Vehicles, http://www1.informatik.uniwuerzburg.de/pub/theses/2011kindermanndiplom.pdf, (2011).