an Austrian computer scientist. He defended his Ph.D. at Vienna University of Technology in 1989 , and continued his research along with Hermann Kaindl and Wilhelm Barth on Feature Construction during Tree Learning, which addresses the “problem of new terms” in the context of learning decision trees using the approach based on Ross Quinlan's Iterative Dichotomiser 3 (ID3) .
- Gerhard Mehlsam (1989). Automatisches Erzeugen von Klassifikationskriterien. Ph.D. thesis, Vienna University of Technology (German)
- Gerhard Mehlsam, Hermann Kaindl, Wilhelm Barth (1991). Feature Construction during Tree Learning. GWAI 1991
- Gerhard Mehlsam, Hermann Kaindl, Wilhelm Barth (1995). Feature Construction during Tree Learning. GOSLER Final Report 1995