Our PhD candidate Dennis Trautwein has received the prestigious Applied Networking Research Prize awarded by the Internet Research Taskforce. The prize recognizes the best recent results in applied networking and interesting new research ideas with potential relevance to the Internet standards community. It also acknowledges up-and-coming individuals who are likely to have an impact on Internet standards and technologies. Dennis [...]
We are delighted to announce the talk "The Search for Emotions, Creativity, and Fairness in Language" by Dr. Saif M. Mohammad. When & where: December 14, 15:00-16:00 (sharp), Alfred-Hessel-Saal in the SUB's historic building (Campus Map | Google Maps) About the speaker: Dr. Saif M. Mohammad is a Senior Research Scientist at the National Research Council Canada (NRC). He has published over 100 [...]
Our group member, Dr. André Greiner-Petter was selected to visit the prestigious annual Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF). The HLF is a weeklong conference that gives young researchers the opportunity to connect with international research pioneers and Laureates from computer science and mathematics. Through lectures, workshops, and in-person discussions, young researchers, like André, can meet with Turing Award winners, Field medalists, [...]
Our PhD candidate, Cornelius Ihle, has been awarded a two-year PhD Fellowship from Protocol Labs featuring an $80,000 stipend and an annual travel allowance of $3,000. Cornelius investigates approaches to increase user privacy in the IPFS network.
The German magazine, Stern, just published an article about Bela’s research projects and his inventions while participating in the ‘Jugend Forscht’ competitions as a student. The article also describes one of Bela’s earliest inventions, the “GSM Schutzengel”, with which Bela was successful at Jugend Forscht. Here is a copy of the print article and here is an English version: The [...]
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Norman Meuschke was awarded this year’s Airbus Research Award ‘Claude Dornier’ for his outstanding research achievements during his Ph.D. research. The award ceremony took place on July 14th, 2022, at the University of Konstanz. Norman defended his Ph.D. thesis titled “Analyzing Non-Textual Content Elements to Detect Academic Plagiarism” summa cum laude on March [...]
Bela Gipp has recently accepted a new full professorship at the Georg-August-University Göttingen (Website, Wikipedia page). The new position will be at the intersection of the Department of Computer Science and the research department of the State and University Library (Website, Wikipedia page). The starting date of the new position is April 1, 2022. However, Bela Gipp and his team will still [...]
We are delighted to announce that Felix Hamborg has successfully defended his PhD thesis titled “Towards Automated Frame Analysis: Natural Language Processing Techniques to Reveal Media Bias in News Articles” on January 31st. The research objective of this thesis was to identify perspectives (also called frames) in the news coverage of political events. Additionally, the approach developed in the thesis [...]
We are delighted to announce that André Greiner-Petter has successfully defended his PhD thesis titled ‘‘Making Presentation Math Computable’’ this January, 2022. Congratulations, André! In his thesis, André researched and developed a context-sensitive approach for translating mathematical expressions from LATEX to the syntax of Computer Algebra Systems (CAS). In doing so, he made three primary contributions to the Math Information [...]
Our PhD candidate, Dennis Trautwein, has been awarded a two-year PhD Fellowship from Protocol Labs featuring an $80,000 stipend and an annual travel allowance of $3,000. Designed to support early-stage researchers, the fellowship aligns with Protocol Labs' research interests. Dennis Trautwein’s proposed research specifically aims to enhance content discovery and retrieval within the IPFS network.