Current news



Visiting Researcher

We are happy to announce that Dr. Tomas Foltynek of the Mendel University in Brno, Czechia, joined our research group for a 6-month research stay. Tomas is an expert for topics related to academic integrity and is especially interested in the application of text similarity analysis in the social sciences. He will strengthen our group's research on plagiarism detection.

Our Blockchain-based Dashcam App in the News

Read the article here. To learn more about the Dashcam-APP, you may want to read our paper that we’ve published in 2016:

B. Gipp, J. Kosti, and C. Breitinger, “Securing Video Integrity Using Decentralized Trusted Timestamping on the Blockchain,” in Proceedings of the 10th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS), Paphos, Cyprus, 2016.


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”

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…

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 Thursday, March 9, 2017 beginning at 16:00.

Human Bios is a Swiss…