Ployplearn Ravivanpong (Gib)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Campus Süd
Institute of Telematics
Chair for Pervasive Computing Systems / TECO
Vincenz-Prießnitz-Straße 1
76131 Karlsruhe
Building 07.07, Room : 202
email: ravivanpong(at)

Short CV

2018 – present PhD Candidate
2017 – present Research Associate at TECO
2016 – 2017 Pricing Analyst at GFKL Financial Services GmbH (Part of Lowell Group)
2014 Graduation with Master (MSc) of Economics Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
2011 Graduation with Bachelor (BSc) of Economics at University of Mannheim
2008 Graduation with Bachelor (BSc) of Electrical Engineering at University of Applied Science Mannheim


2017 – present Data Scientist @ Smart Data Solution Center (SDSC-BW) – Smart Data Analytics for Small and Medium Enterprises

Research Interests

  • Causuality, causal model, inference and effect estimation
  • Text mining for economic policy and project evaluations
  • Application of data mining and machine learning in economics
  • Financial network analysis

Supervised Theses



  • A Structured Review of Machine Learning Estimators of Causal Effects
  • Automatische Auswahl von maschinellen Lernverfahren für kausale Inferenz
  • Similarity Matrix Learning for Text Classification


  • Predictive maintenance at risk: A churner warning system
  • Text Mining Tool for Literature Survey on Data Mining Applications in Finance and Economics
  • TxT-Fresh – Automatisches Feature-Extraction-Modul für die Textanalyse (co-supervising with Dr. Ngo)
  • Will They Block Each Other? A ‘block’ Prediction System for Live Chat (co-supervising with Dr. Ngo)
  • Konzeption eines regelunterstützten, interaktiven Annotationssystems zur Klassifikation kritischer Geschäftsobjekte

Past Seminar Topics

Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Technologies Seminar

  • Structure Learning
  • Review of Causal Forests
  • Correlation vs. Causality
  • Literature Survey on Data Mining Techniques in Economics
  • Basics of Expert Systems

Designing and Conducting Experimental Studies Seminar

  • Bedeutung von Machine-Learning in der Volkswirtschaftslehre – Expert Interviews

Peer-Reviewed Publications

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