University of Konstanz
Algorithmics Group
Prof. Dr. Ulrik Brandes

Natalie Indlekofer


address University of Konstanz
Department of Computer & Information Science
Box 67
78457 Konstanz, Germany
Büro E 216
Telefon +49 7531 88-4263
Fax +49 7531 88-3577
Email natalie.indlekofer @


since 09/2008 Teaching and research assistant with Prof. Dr. Ulrik Brandes, Algorithmics group, University of Konstanz
09/2011 - 12/2011 Guest researcher with Prof. Dr. Tom A. B. Snijders, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Nuffield College
10/2002 - 08/2008 Studies of Mathematics with Physics and Computer Science minor, University of Konstanz


WS 2012/13 Tutorial and assignments Design and Analysis of Algorithms
SS 2012 Tutorial and assignments Network Analysis
WS 2010/11 Tutorial and assignments Design and Analysis of Algorithms
SS 2010 Seminar Algorithmic Geometry
WS 2009/10 Tutorial and assignments Design and Analysis of Algorithms



journal articles Natalie Indlekofer and Ulrik Brandes: Relative Importance of Effects in Stochastic Actor-oriented Models.
To appear in Network Science, 1 (3), 2013
Jürgen Lerner, Natalie Indlekofer, Bobo Nick and Ulrik Brandes: Conditional Independence in Dynamic Networks.
Journal of Mathematical Psychology,
Ulrik Brandes, Natalie Indlekofer and Martin Mader: Visualization Methods for Longitudinal Social Networks and Stochastic Actor-Oriented Modeling.
Social Networks 34 (3), pp. 291-308, 2012.
theses Natalie Indlekofer: Nonlinear heat equation with second sound.
Thesis (in German) under supervision of Prof. Dr. Reinhard Racke, University of Konstanz, 2007.


Upcoming: Actor Heterogeneity and Leverage Points: Improving Local Fit in SAO Models
Invited talk, Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis, University of Manchester, 4 December 2013
On Effect Sizes in Stochastic Actor-oriented Models
(joint work with Ulrik Brandes)
33th Sunbelt Social Networks Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 2013
Local Influences as Indicators for Actor Inhomogeneity
(joint work with Tom A. B. Snijders)
32th Sunbelt Social Networks Conference, Redondo Beach, California, 2012
Visualization Methods for Supporting Actor-oriented Modeling of Longitudinal Network Data: Measuring and Visualizing Effect Sizes
Invited talk, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, 24 October 2011
Relative Influence of Network Effects in Actor-based Models
(joint work with Ulrik Brandes)
31th Sunbelt Social Networks Conference, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 2011
Visualizing the Fit of Actor-Based Models
(joint work with Ulrik Brandes, Jürgen Lerner, and Bobo Nick)
30th Sunbelt Social Networks Conference, Riva del Garda, Italy, 2010
Tools for Actor-Based Modeling of Dynamic Networks
PhD Proposal, University of Konstanz, 23 June 2010
Visualizing the Fit of Actor-Based Models
(joint work with Ulrik Brandes)
5th UK Social Networks Conference, London, UK, 2009