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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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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…

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.

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…