Stephan Alaniz
Postdoctoral Researcher



  • Ph.D. candidate, Max Planck Institute for Informatics and University of Tübingen (previously at University of Amsterdam), 2017 - present
  • M.Sc. Computer Science, TU Berlin, 2014 - 2017
  • B.Sc. Applied Computer Science, DHBW Mannheim, 2011 - 2014


  • Modeling Conceptual Understanding in Image Reference Games Rodolfo Corona, Stephan Alaniz, Zeynep Akata Neural Information Processing Systems, NeurIPS 2019
  • XOC: Explainable Observer-Classifier for Explainable Binary Decisions Stephan Alaniz, Zeynep Akata ArXiv preprint 2019
  • Deep Reinforcement Learning with Model Learning and Monte Carlo Tree Search in Minecraft Stephan Alaniz Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making (RLDM) 2017


Deep Learning, Explainable AI, Representation Learning, Reinforcement Learning