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A Formal Concept Analysis Bibliography

Publications by Groups/People

Note: Below are links to websites with FCA papers. This is not a complete list of everybody involved in FCA. If you know of any other FCA websites, please, send an email to   .

  • Darmstadt Group: Rudolf Wille, Peter Burmeister, ...
  • KVO: Peter Eklund, Peter Becker, Richard Cole, Bernd Groh, ...; Bib tex listing 1993-2003

  • Radim Belohlavek
  • Claudio Carpineto, Giovanni Romano
  • Frithjof Dau
  • Vincent Duquenne DBLP
  • Sebastian Ferre, Olivier Ridoux
  • Bernhard Ganter
  • Robert Godin DBLP, Rokia Missaoui, Guy Mineau
  • Robert Kent DBLP
  • Sergei Kuznetsov
  • Engelbert Mephu-Nguifo
  • Amedeo Napoli DBLP
  • Uta Priss
  • Gerd Stumme, Gerd Stumme's Bibsonomy FCA pages, which collect FCA references
  • Karl Erich Wolff
  • GQ Zhang


    conference homepagesproceedingsjournal supplem. proceedings workshops
    ICFCA'17, Rennes table of contents   Bertet; Borchmann; Cellier; Ferre: Supplementary Proceedings Tutorials and Poster session
    ICFCA'15, Malaga table of contents   ? SNAFCA, FCA&A
    ICFCA'14, Cluj table of contents   Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Series Informatica, Special Issue 2 Workshop for FCA Tools and Applications
    ICFCA'13, Dresden table of contents   Cellier; Distel; Ganter: Contributions to the 11th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis (pdf) Workshop for FCA Tools and Applications, Cubist
    ICFCA'12, Leuven table of contents   Domenach; Ignatov; Poelmans: Contributions to ICFCA 2012, CEUR CDUD, Cubist, EEML
    ICFCA'11 Cyprus table of contents   Valtchev; Jaeschke (eds.)  
    ICFCA'10 Agadir table of contents   Boumedjout et al: Supplementary Proceedings FCA Software Workshop
    ICFCA'09 Darmstadt table of contents   Wolff, Rudolph, Ferre: Contributions to ICFCA 2009. Verlag Allg. Wissensch. (3-935924-08-9) FCA Software Workshop
    ICFCA'08 Montreal table of contents      
    ICFCA'07 Clermont-Ferrand table of contents   Gely; Nourine; Kuznetsov; Schmidt: Contributions to ICFCA 2007. Obiedkov; Roth: Social Network Analysis and Conceptual Structures: Exploring Opportunities, link
    ICFCA'06 Dresden table of contents   Ganter; Kwuida: Contributions to ICFCA 2006. Verlag Allg. Wissensch. (3-935924-05-4)  
    ICFCA'05 Lens table of contents   Ganter; Godin; Mephu Nguifo: Supplementary Volume, Univ. d'Artois.  
    ICFCA'04 Sydney table of contents      
    ICFCA'03 Darmstadt   JUCS    
    ICCS'16, Annecy table of contents   Haemmerle; Stapleton; Faron-Zucker: Supplementary Proceedings CSTIW
    ICCS'14, Iasi table of contents      
    ICCS'13, Mumbai table of contents      
    ICCS'11 Derby table of contents     CUBIST; CS-LTA; TSIR
    ICCS'10 Kuching table of contents     ESIT-BIOMED, CS-LTA ( Proceedings)
    ICCS'09 Moscow table of contents   Rudolph; Dau; Kuznetsov: Leveraging Semantic Technology, CEUR SENSE, CS-TIW (pdf), Elsewhere
    ICCS'08 Toulouse table of contents   Eklund; Haemmerle: Supplementary Proceedings of ICCS'08, CEUR CS-TIW
    ICCS'07 Sheffield table of contents     CS-TIW (Pfeiffer; Kabbaj; Benn, Res. Press Int.)
    ICCS'06 Aalborg table of contents   Hitzler; Scharfe; Ohrstrom: Inspiration and Application. Contributions to ICCS 2006, Aalborg Univ. Press, Denmark. (87-7307-768-2) CS-TIW (de Moor; Polovina; Delugach, Res. Press Int.)
    ICCS'05 Kassel table of contents   Dau; Mugnier; Stumme: Common Semantics for Sharing Knowledge, Univ. Kassel.  
    ICCS'04 Alabama table of contents   Pfeiffer; Wolff; Delugach: Conceptual Structures at Work, Shaker.  
    ICCS'03 Dresden table of contents   Ganter; de Moor: Using Conceptual Structures, Shaker.  
    ICCS'02 Borovets table of contents   Angelova; Corbett; Priss: Foundations and Applications of Conceptual Structures, Bulgarian Acad. of Science. PORT, Applications
    ICCS'01 Palo Alto table of contents   Mineau: Conceptual Structures: Extracting and Representing Semantics, CEUR CGTools, PORT
    ICCS'00 Darmstadt table of contents   Stumme: Working with Conceptual Structures, Shaker  
    ICCS'99 Blacksburg table of contents      
    ICCS'98 Montpellier table of contents      
    ICCS'97 Seattle table of contents      
    ICCS'96 Sydney table of contents      
    ICCS'95 Santa Cruz table of contents      
    CLA'16 Moscow proceedings CEUR     CDUD, SCAKD, AFCADM
    CLA'15 Clermont-Ferrand proceedings CEUR IJGS    
    CLA'14 Kosice proceedings CEUR Discr App M    
    CLA'13 La Rochelle proceedings CEUR IJGS 45,2    
    CLA'12 Malaga proceedings CEUR AMAI 72,1    
    CLA'11 Nancy proceedings CEUR AMAI 70,1    
    CLA'10 Seville proceedings CEUR Fund Inf 115,4   FCA Software Interoperability Workshop
    CLA'08 Olomouc proceedings CEUR AMAI 59,2   LBM (pdf)
    CLA'07 proceedings CEUR IJGS 38,4    
    CLA'06 table of contents IJFCS 19,2    
    CLA'05 proceedings CEUR      
    CLA'04 proceedings CEUR      
    FCAIR'13 proceedings CEUR      
    FCA4AI'16 proceedings CEUR      
    FCA4AI'15 proceedings CEUR      
    FCA4AI'14 proceedings CEUR      
    FCA4AI'13, proceedings CEUR      
    FCA4AI'12, proceedings CEUR      
    CDUD'11 proceedings CEUR      
    GKR'15 (IJCAI) table of contents      
    GKR'13 (IJCAI) table of contents      
    GKR'11 (IJCAI) PDF      
    ACKE'07   IJCIS    
    CLKDD'01 Stanford proceedings CEUR JETAI (2002)    
    CLKDD'03   AAI    
    Kruse'97 Vancouver proceedings (printed) Comp Int (1999)    
    FCA4KD 17 Moscow        
    FCA4KD++ 17 at ISMIS table of contents      
    FCAKDD (ECAI'02) Lyon Advances in FCA for KDD      
    Darmstadt conferences        
    Int Conf Knowl Logic Inf, 1998 Darmstadt        


  • Bernhard Ganter and Sergei Obiedkov (2016). "Conceptual Exploration". Springer, ISBN 978-3-662-49290-1.
  • Ganter, Stumme, Wille (eds.) (2005). Formal Concept Analysis, Foundations and Applications. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3626, Springer.
  • Ganter & Wille (1999). Formal Concept Analysis. Mathematical Foundations, Springer Verlag. This is the English version of: Ganter & Wille (1996). Formale Begriffsanalyse Mathematische Grundlagen Springer Verlag.
  • Carpineto & Romano (2004). Concept Data Analysis: Theory and Applications.
  • Davey & Priestley (2002). Introduction to Lattices and Order. Cambridge University Press. (This book covers lattices more generally but contains an introduction to FCA.)
  • Vogt (1996). Formale Begriffsanalyse mit C++ : Datenstrukturen und Algorithmen. Springer-Verlag.

    Applications of FCA

    (These people have applied FCA but do not predominantly conduct research on FCA).

  • Social Network Analysis: Linton Freeman; Douglas White
  • Psychology: H. J. Henning
  • Software Engineering: Gregor Snelting; Christian Lindig; Wolfgang Hesse; Sibylle Schupp
  • AI: Tu Bao Ho Pascal Hitzler

    Edited Volumes

  • Ganter, Bernhard; Wille, Rudolf; Wolff, Karl Erich (eds.) (1987). Beitrage zur Begriffsanalyse. BI-Wissenschaftsverlag.
  • Wille, Rudolf; Zickwolff, Monika (eds.) (1994). Begriffliche Wissensverarbeitung. Wissenschaftsverlag.
  • Stumme, Gerd; Wille, Rudolf (eds.) (1998). Begriffliche Wissensverarbeitung: Methoden und Anwendungen.

    Phd Dissertations on FCA which were published as books:

  • Sebastian Rudolph (2006). Relational Exploration - Combining Description Logics and Formal Concept Analysis for Knowledge Specification
  • Vormbrock (2006). The Structure of Double Boolean Algebras Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Klinger (2005). The Logic System of Protoconcept Graphs Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Kwuida (2004). Dicomplemented LatticesPhd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Dau (2003). The Logic System of Concept Graphs with Negation And Its Relationship to Predicate Logic. Springer Verlag.
  • Sacarea (2001). Towards a Theory of Contextual Topology Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Holzer (2001). Methoden der formalen Begriffsanalyse bei der Behandlung unvollstandigen Wissens Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Grosskopf (2000). Conceptual Structures of Finite Abelian Group Contexts Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Doerflein (1999). Coherence Networks of Concept Lattices Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Becker (1999). Formal Concept Analysis and Algebraic Geometry Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Prediger (1998). Kontextuelle Urteilslogik mit Begriffsgraphen, Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Priss (1998). Relational Concept Analysis, Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Biedermann (1998). A Foundation of the Theory of Trilattices Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Pollandt (1997). Fuzzy-Begriffe. Springer-Verlag.
  • Stumme (1997). Concept Exploration., Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Lengnink (1996). Formalisierungen von Ahnlichkeit aus Sicht der Formalen Begriffsanalyse, Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Vogt (1994). Bialgebraic ContextsPhd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Xia (1993). Morphismen als formale Begriffe Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Luxenburger (1993). Implikationen, Abhangigkeiten und Galois-Abbildungen., Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.
  • Skorsky (1992). Endliche Verbande, Phd Thesis, Shaker Verlag.

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