Rolf P. Würtz

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany


Rolf P. Würtz, born in 1959, obtained his diploma in mathematics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany in 1986. After that, he was a Research Assistant at the Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt, Germany. In 1990, he joined the Institut für Neuroinformatik at the University of Bochum, Germany, where he received his Ph.D. degree from the Physics Department in 1994. Until 1997, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Computing Science at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Currently, he works as a Faculty Member at the Institut für Neuroinformatik, the International Graduate School for Neuroscience, and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology in Bochum. His research interests include neuronal models and efficient algorithms for object recognition, hand-eye coordination, integration of visual and tactile information, and links to higher cognition. Computational organization problems and solution methods inspired by living systems are studied under the framework of "Organic Computing." He has published about 100 articles in scientific journals and books. He is a Member of ACM and IEEE and Associate Editor of "Neural Networks."

Biography Updated on 28 August 2011

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