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Distributed and Self-organizing Systems
Distributed and Self-organizing Systems

The mission of VSR is to advance knowledge in distributed and self-organizing systems. Our research, education, and innovation focus lies on Internet, Web, and Social Media.

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Summer Semester 2020 Update!!! WE ARE STARTING!!!
Summer Semester 2020 Update!!! WE ARE STARTING!!!
We will start teaching this summer semester on 14.04.2020 with a mixture of live online lectures, online Q&A sessions, online tutorials, downloadable learning materials and homework for self-education. Please register with OPAL and check our website regularly for further news in the next days. As a bonus, we will introduce some new learning/teaching concepts to provide a new and advanced learning experience - We are sure you will love this! Let us tackle this crisis together and grow through it together!!
You can find further information here in the next couple of days:
This online-everything will be a real challenge for all of us - we can't wait to see you through the lens of our cameras :-)
VSR Educational courses postponed
VSR Educational courses postponed

Based on the Second Open letter from the President regarding the Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), all educational courses from our VSR professorship are currently postponed.

In particular, this applies to the final pitches of the Planspiel Web Engineering and the regular start of the summer semester 2020 courses. Other activities such as staff member meetings, oral exams or thesis defenses can currently take place on an individual basis.

We will keep you up-to-date via our website and other communication channels.

In the meantime, you can find further information on the news site of the rectorat of Chemnitz University of Technology

The First VSR PhD in 2020

The First VSR PhD in 2020

Our external PhD student Christian Hochmuth successfully defended his PhD thesis "Strategic planning of technical capacity in complex production systems: mathematical optimization of graphical models with the software AURELIE" on 27 February 2020.

We congratulate Christian to his achievement and wish him all the best for his future.

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ESF Young Researcher Group DYNAMIK started project

ESF Young Researcher Group DYNAMIK started project

Our VSR professorship is part of the newly established ESF-funded Young Researcher Group DYNAMIK

Within the next three years, we will do excellent research on a Dynamic navigation and orientation system for physically
impaired people in complex buildings, together with the Professorships for Circuit and System Design, Media Computer Science and Media Psychology.

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