Institute of Theoretical Informatics, Algorithmics

Laura Merker

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institut of Theoretical Informatics
Am Fasanengarten 5
76131 Karlsruhe

e-mail laura [dot] merker2 [at] kit [dot] edu
office Room 318, Computer Science building 50.34
phone +49 721 608-44214
office hours by appointment

Research

I am a second-year PhD student supervised by Torsten Ueckerdt. My research interests include

  • Linear layouts, e.g. book embeddings, queue layouts
  • Graph product structure

News

  • Jan 9–12 SODA 2022
    • Talk about A Sublinear Bound on the Page Number of Upward Planar Graphs arxiv slides
  • Nov 21–26, 2021 Online Workshop on Graph Product Structure Theory
  • Oct 22, 2021 Talk about A Sublinear Bound on the Page Number of Upward Planar Graphs in the seminar of the discrete math group, TU Berlin arxiv slides
  • Sep 13–17 GD 2021
    • Talk about Linear Layouts of Complete Graphs arxiv slides
  • Aug 30 – Sep 9, 2021 Online Workshop on Geometric Graphs and Hypergraphs
  • Apr 22, 2021 Girl's Day “Lass Deinen Rechner zeichnen!”, joint project with Paul Jungeblut und Torsten Ueckerdt
  • Apr 7–9 EuroCG 2021
  • Feb 12, 2021 Talk about Book embeddings of upward planar graphs and planar posets Abstract, Zoom link slides
  • Sep 16–18 GD 2020
    • Talk about The Local Queue Number of Graphs with Bounded Treewidth arXiv slides video

Teaching

Supervised Theses

Publications