Prof. Dr. Markus Löcher

Department of Business and Economics

Professor of Mathematics und statistics

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Badensche Straße 52

10825 Berlin

Visiting address
Campus Schöneberg
Building B, Room B 2.45
Badensche Straße 50-51
10825 Berlin

PhD, physics, Ohio University, 1997

Research Scientist, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997-1999

Scientist, Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ, 1999-2003

Founder and CEO, DataInsight, 2004-2007

Masters in statistics, Rutgers University, 2007

Lead Scientist, Sense Networks, New York, 2007-2011

Computational Statistics in R, machine learning, clustering, prediction


Bayesian regularisation

Data Visualisation

Publishing of reports

Visualisation of data on maps

Multiarm bandits

Improving Tree Ensemble Methods

Multiscale data analysis

Explainable Machine Learning

Computational Statistics, R

Statistics on the map (spatial statistics)

Large data sets

Location data

Cell phone apps

Are SHAP values biased towards high-entropy features? Raphael Baudeu, Marvin Wright and Markus Loecher, ECML PKDD Workshop on XKDD, Grenoble (2022).

Approximation of SHAP values for Randomized Tree Ensembles, Loecher, Markus, Dingyi Lai and Qi Wu, CD-MAKE (2022).

Debiasing MDI Feature Importance and SHAP values in Tree Ensembles, Loecher, Markus, CD-MAKE (2022)

The Perils of Misspecified Priors and Optional Stopping in Multi-Armed Bandits, Loecher, Markus, Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence 4 (2021).

Unbiased variable importance for random forests, Loecher, Markus, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods (2020): 1-13.

Real-world insights on public charging demand and infrastructure use from electric vehicles Hardinghaus, Michael, Markus Löcher, and John E. Anderson. Environmental Research Letters 15.10 (2020): 104030. (Won an internal DLR price )

Rapid Polygon Lookup, M. Loecher and M. Kumar, Springer Communications in Computer and Information Science (2015)

RgoogleMaps and loa: Unleashing R Graphics Power on Map Tiles, M. Loecher and K. Ropkins, Journal of Statistical Software, vol. 63, no. 4 (2015).

Noise Sustained Patterns: Fluctuations and Nonlinearities, M. Löcher, World Scientific Lecture Notes in Physics, World Scientific (2003).

CitySense: Spatiotemporal Anomaly Detection, Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM 2009), Washington DC.

Noise enhanced propagation, J. F. Lindner, S. Chandramouli, A.R. Bulsara, M. Löcher, and W. L. Ditto, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 5048 (1998).

Control of high-dimensional chaos in systems with symmetry, M. Löcher and E. R. Hunt, Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 63 (1997).

Spatiotemporal Stochastic Resonance in a System of Coupled Diode Resonators, M. Löcher, G. A. Johnson and E. R. Hunt, Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 4698 (1996).

Columbia University, NY, USA

Princeton University, NJ, USA

Fachhochschule Münster

Ohio University, OH