Robert Scholz

Robert Scholz

Doctoral Candidate
Research interests: • rule acquisition and processing • interactions between cortex and subcortical structures • evolution of brain structures • genetic influence on circuit markup and wiring • deep reinforcement learning


Academic education

since 2020   Doctoral candidate, Max Planck School of Cognition, Leipzig, Germany
                       Doctoral research performed at Leipzig University and University of Paris, France
                       Supervisors:  Daniel S. Margulies and Erich Schröger
                       Lab rotations in the orientation year: Peter Dayan, Pascal Fries, and Daniel S. Margulies

2017–2020  Master of Science in Mind & Brain – Track Brain, Berlin School of Mind & Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

2012–2016  Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Sciences, Universität Osnabrück, Germany



2013/2014 Tutor for Artificial Intelligence & Statistics, Universität Osnabrück, Germany



Machado Costa, K., Scholz, R., Lloyd, K., Moreno-Castilla, P., Gardner, M. P. H., Dayan, P., & Schoenbaum, G. (2022). The role of the lateral orbitofrontal cortex in creating cognitive maps. Nature Neuroscience.

Scholz, R., Tcholtchev, N., Lämmel, P., & Schieferdecker I. (2018). From metadata catalogs to distributed data processing for smart city platforms and services: A study on the interplay of CKAN and Hadoop. In Ferguson D., Muñoz V., Cardoso J., Helfert M., & Pahl C. (Eds), Cloud computing and service science. CLOSER 2017. Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 864. Springer: Cham.

Scholz, R., Tcholtchev, N., Lämmel, P., & Schieferdecker, I. (2017). A CKAN plugin for data harvesting to the Hadoop distributed file system. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, pp. 47–56.

Schieferdecker, I., Tcholtchev, N., Lämmel, P., Scholz, R., & Lapi, E. (2017). Towards an open data based ICT reference architecture for smart cities. In 2017 International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM), pp. 184–193.

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