Improved math rendering in Wikipedia

Wikipedia is using a new approach for rendering mathematical formulae - as of May 31st. This approach was developed by our group member Moritz Schubotz.

Bitmap images representing formulae, were replaced with a combination of MathML (the web standard for mathematics on the web), in addition to a  fallback mechanism for browsers that do not support this web standard.

This approach makes formulae machine readable and accessible to users with limited vision, while also looking crisper on high...

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Talk at the University of Copenhagen on March 4th

Bela will give a public talk on “New Approaches for Intellectual Property Protection” at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark on March 4, 2016, 16:00-17:00.

The event is jointly organized by the Centre for Communication and Computing and the Royal School of Library and Information Science at the University of Copenhagen.

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Presentation of BA/MA project and thesis opportunities

We invite all interested students to attend a presentation of BA/MA project and thesis opportunities we currently offer at our group.

When: Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 15:15 to 16:45   

Where: PZ 901

What: We will give an overview of the research in our group and present our current proposals for bachelor's and master's projects and theses. You can find a selection of current project proposals in our student's corner.

We also explicitly welcome students with own ideas for a potential...

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Inaugural Lecture

Bela Gipp will hold his inaugural lecture with the title:

"How can Researchers Benefit from Pattern Analysis, Mind Maps and Crypto Currencies?"

on June 3rd at 5 pm in lecture hall A 704.

We cordially invite all interested parties to join us for this public event.

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Research Internships in Tokyo

The Information Science group cooperates with the National Institute of Informatics (NII) Tokyo to offer paid research internships in Tokyo to master and PhD students affiliated with the University of Konstanz. 

The NII is Japan’s premiere research institute in informatics. Before coming to the University of Konstanz, Bela Gipp and Norman Meuschke completed a year-long research stay at the NII during which they initiated this cooperation agreement. As part of the agreement, the Information...

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