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Wolfgang Orthuber


April 25th, 1961 Born in Vilshofen/Bavaria/Germany
1980 Abitur in Vilshofen, BayBFG award
1980-1982 Study of humane medicine at the University Regensburg until Physikum
1982-1986 Study of dental medicine at the LMU in Munich
1986 Dentist
1986-1990 Assistant doctor at the policlinic for prosthodontics in Munich
1988 M.D. dent.
1990 Working at the Dept. of Orthodontics of the University Clinic Kiel
1993 Orthodontist
1996-2000 Study of mathematics at the FernUniversität Hagen
2000 Mathematician (Dipl.-Math.)
(Diploma II, good and very good results)
2011 Vice-Chairman at Dept. of Orthodontics of UKSH in Kiel

At the beginning of my professional career I developed with the support of Prof. Helge Fischer Brandies a method for computer assisted bending of orthodontic archwires. 1991 I found a competent Berlin development team under the direction of Rüdiger Rubbert, Friedrich Riemeier and Norbert Geyer. It soon engaged mainly in the subject and also made own important innovations. One of the consequences was the foundation of Orametrix.

After 2004 I specialized also in possibilities for improvement of objectivity in medicine. A more detailed analysis disclosed important opportunities for improvements in the basics of precise descriptions of things. The vectorial (quantitative) description is clearly superior to the usual word based description regarding reproducibility, precision, classifiability and unambiguity and specially adapted to electronic communication, also due to its precise searchability. 2012 I put online a numeric search engine for demonstration purposes. After this I noticed that the concept has great potential, but it is difficult to understand in this frame. So I searched for simplifications and easier connection to existing concepts.

Indeed, there is a far reaching possibility for generalization: All digital data (informations) are number sequences - a selection from a set of possibilities. The definition of this set (resp. the numbers) via globally unique pointer, e.g. (abbreviated) URL, is possible - so all users can define searchable digital information globally uniformly.

Some publications

Relevant e.g.
- concerning e-health: 12
- digital data structure with economical relevance: 13

  1. Orthuber W, Fischer-Brandies H. Dental apparatus for bending and twisting wire pieces. United States patent US 4,656,860. 1987 Apr 14.

  2. Fischer-Brandies H, Orthuber W, Ermert M, Hussmanns A. The force module for the bending art system. Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics/Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie.1998 Sep 1;59(5):301-11.

  3. Fischer-Brandies H, Orthuber W, Es-Souni M, Meyer S. Torque transmission between square wire and bracket as a function of measurement, form and hardness parameters. Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics/Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie. 2000 Jul 1;61(4):258-65.

  4. Orthuber W, Fiedler G, et al. Design of a global medical database which is searchable by human diagnostic patterns. The open medical informatics journal. 2008;2:21.

  5. Dietze S, Benn N, Domingue J, Orthuber W. Blending the physical and the digital through conceptual spaces. In: OneSpace 2009 Workshop at Future Internet Symposium (FIS) 2009, 01-03 Sep 2009, Berlin, Germany.

  6. Orthuber W, Sommer T. A searchable patient record database for decision support. In MIE 2009 (pp. 584-588).

  7. Orthuber W, Dietze S. Towards Standardized Vectorial Resource Descriptors on the Web. In GI Jahrestagung (2) 2010 (pp. 453-458).

  8. Orthuber W, Papavramidis E. Standardized vectorial representation of medical data in patient records. Medical and Care Compunetics. 2010;6:153-66.

  9. Schmidt A, Ciesielski R, Orthuber W, Koos B. Survey of oral health-related quality of life among skeletal malocclusion patients following orthodontic treatment and orthognathic surgery. Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics/Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie. 2013 Jul 1;74(4):287-94.

  10. Orthuber W. Uniform definition of comparable and searchable information on the web. arXiv preprint arXiv:1406.1065. 2014 Jun 3.

  11. Orthuber W. How to make quantitative data on the web searchable and interoperable part of the common vocabulary. In GI-Jahrestagung 2015 (pp. 1231-1242).

  12. Orthuber W. Collection of Medical Original Data with Search Engine for Decision Support. In MIE 2016 Sep 22 pp. 257-261.

  13. Orthuber, W. und Hasselbring, W. Proposal for a new basic information carrier on the Internet: URL plus number sequence. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference WWW/Internet 2016 ; pp. 279-284.

The following list contains some publications to foundations of physics. The approach 1002 and 1005 to proper time and the (not so simple and therefore incomplete) approach to geometry 1006 are relevant for me due to several reasons, also due to the conclusion, which recommends search for a consequent contradiction free information theoretic approach also in fundamental physics.
  1. Orthuber W. To the finite information content of the physically existing reality. arXiv preprint quant-ph/0108121. 2001 Aug 28.

  2. Orthuber W. A discrete and finite approach to past proper time. arXiv preprint quant-ph/0207045. 2002 Jul 9.

  3. Orthuber W. A discrete approach to the vacuum Maxwell equations and the fine structure constant. arXiv preprint quant-ph/0312188. 2003 Dec 23.

  4. Orthuber W. Lattice software, algadd algorithms. pdf 2003 Dec 23.

  5. Orthuber W. A discrete and finite approach to past physical reality. International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences. 2004; 2004(19):1003-23.

  6. Orthuber W. Geometrical appearance of circumference as statistical consequence. http://www.ma.utexas.edu/mp_arc/c/17/17-3.pdf