Saarland University, Machine Learning Group, Fak. MI - Mathematik und Informatik, Campus E1 1, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany     

Machine Learning Group
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science - Saarland University


Researcher/Ph.D. Student,
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science,
Saarland University

Saarland University
Saarland Informatics Campus
Building E 1 1, Room 229
66123 Saarbrücken





I did a B.Sc. on Applied Mathematics at ITAM (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México), where I had the opportunity to do an internship at the Fraunhofer Institute For Digital Media Technology (Fraunhofer IDMT), through a DAAD scholarship program.

In 2015 I finished a M.SC. on Computer Science at University of Saarland through the support of the International Max Planck School For Computer Science (IMPRS). I did my Master thesis at the Machine Learning Group under the supervision of Prof. Matthias Hein, where I explored extensions of spectral clustering on signed graphs.

In 2015 I joined the Maching Learning Group at University of Saarland. My general research interests are machine learning, optimization and statistics.




  • P. Mercado, F. Tudisco, M. Hein
    Clustering Signed Networks with the Geometric Mean of Laplacians
    NIPS 2016. PDF  (Supplementary material: PDF , code is available here )
  • P. Mercado, A. Gautier, F. Tudisco, M. Hein
    The Power Mean Laplacian for Multilayer Graph Clustering
    AISTATS 2018. PDF , code is available here )