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Nicolas Riesterer

Address: Cognitive Computation Lab
Institut für Informatik
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Georges-Köhler-Allee 79
79110 Freiburg, Germany

Building 079, Room 00-018

Tel: +49 761 203-97943




Research interests

  • Predictive Modelling of Human Reasoning
  • Machine Learning
  • Bayesian Statistics & Modelling


  • Riesterer, N., Brand, D., & Ragni, M. (2018) "The Predictive Power of Heuristic Portfolios in Human Syllogistic Reasoning". In Proceedings of the 41st German Conference on Artificial Intelligence.
  • Riesterer, N., Brand, D., & Ragni, M. (2018) "A Machine Learning Approach for Syllogistic Reasoning". In Proceedings of the 14th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society.
  • Riesterer, N. & Ragni, M. (2018) "The Implications of Guessing Types in Multinomial Processing Tree Models: Conditional Reasoning as an Example". In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling.
  • Riesterer, N., Becker Asano, C., Hué, J., Dornhege, C., & Nebel, B. (2014, November). The hybrid agent MARCO. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (pp. 80-81). ACM.
  • Becker-Asano, Christian, et al. "The hybrid agent MARCO: a multimodal autonomous robotic chess opponent." Proceedings of the second international conference on Human-agent interaction. ACM, 2014.
  • Becker-Asano, C., Riesterer, N., Hué, J., & Nebel, B. Embodiment, emotion, and chess: A system description. New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, 74.