Cornelius Brand

I'm a PhD student in the group of Holger Dell.

Short CV

  • 07/2011: Abitur at Gymnasium Neutraubling
  • 10/2011 - 02/2014: Bachelor's studies in Computer Science at the University of Passau. Graduated with distinction
  • 04/2014 - now: Member of the Saarbrücken Graduate School of Computer Science
  • 01/2016 - 05/2016: Visiting graduate student at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, in the program on counting complexity and phase transitions
  • 06/2016: Joined the group on Foundations of Exact Algorithms, headed by Holger Dell.

 

Research interests

  • Lower bounds under #ETH, ETH and SETH
  • Parameterized complexity
  • Computing coefficients in representation theory (such as Kostka numbers and Littlewood-Richardson coefficients)
  • Polynomial system solving

 

Awards

My 5th through my 9th semester at university, I was supported by a scholarship from the German National Merit foundation.

Our paper "Fine-grained dichotomies for the Tutte plane and Boolean #CSP" co-won a best paper award at IPEC 2016. Equivalently, a co-best paper award won our co-paper.

Contact

Cornelius Brand

Saarland University
Cluster of Excellence
Multimodal Computing and Interaction

Room 426
Campus E1 3
66123, Saarbrücken
Germany

Publications

Affiliation

Computer Science Department, Saarland University Saarland University International Graduate School for Computer Science, Saarland University Cluster of Excellence