New DFG Project

The DFG, Germany’s organisation for research funding, has awarded our group a 3-year research grant for our project: 

“Methods and Tools to Advance the Retrieval of Mathematical Knowledge from Digital Libraries for Search-, Recommendation- and Assistance-Systems”

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Blockchain Innovation: Collaboration with the International Blockchain Competition

Bela Gipp will serve as the University partner for the world’s largest ‘Blockchain Competition’ organized by the Swiss investor group Lakeside Partners AG. The call for entries is now open. Organizers are looking forward to receiving many submissions describing innovative blockchain-based business ideas under the theme innovation for the InsurTech industry, #Blockchain4Insurance. As a jury member, Bela Gipp is tasked with evaluating the scientific merit of the innovative blockchain-based...

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Research cooperation with Human Bios International AG on blockchain-based security technologies

The Human Bios International AG is announcing a research cooperation with our group to explore the use of blockchain technology for security applications. In the scope of the cooperation, Human Bios is providing research stipends for up to four PhD positions within our group. The launch of the cooperation is being celebrated with a meet-and-greet event at the headquarters of Human Bios Intl. AG in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland on...

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Norman Meuschke represents ACM SIGIR at the 50th Turing Award Celebration

The Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) within the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has selected Norman Meuschke as one of ten students to represent SIGIR at the 50th ACM Turing Award Celebration in San Francisco, on June 23 - 24, 2017.

The ACM Turing Award, established in 1966 and often referred to as the “Nobel Prize of computing” - is the most prestigious technical award in the computer science community. ACM will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the award and...

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