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.
We welcome back all our students of Chemnitz University of Technology that will participate virtually in one of our courses from the professorship for Distributed and Self-organizing systems (VSR) in winter semester 2021/2022.
The first VSR lecture will be held beginning on Monday, 18 October 2021.
The Planspiel opening meeting will take place on Wednesday, 20 October 2021.
The tutorials will start later in the semester.
All educational sessions of our VSR professorship will be conducted as an online format this semester. The links for the virtual web rooms are published on the corresponding course page in the Education section and via OPAL.
Please stay up-to-date when our tutorials and seminars will start. Also keep in mind, that you have to register for some of our seminars and the Planspiel via OPAL in advance.read more
Our VSR team member Mahda Noura participated in the Dagstuhl seminar on Autonomous Agents on the Web and presented our current research findings and a demo of WoTDL2API which showed how to webify Internet of Things devices.find out more
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We received a Best Paper award at the SEMAPRO2020 conference
We are very happy and proud to announce, that our research on "Querying the Semantic Web for Concept Identifiers to Annotate Research Datasets" got an Outstanding Paper award at the 14th International Conference on Advances in Semantic Processing SEMAPRO 2020 . Congratulations to our VSR members André Langer, Christoph Göpfert and Martin Gaedke!
Candidate for the Best paper at IoT2020
We are very happy and proud to announce, that our research paper titled "Natural Language Goal Understanding for Smart Homes Environments" was selected as the candidate for Best Paper at the 10th International Conference on the Internet of Things organized in Malmö, Sweden. The contribution is a collaborative work of Mahda Noura, Sebastian Heil and Martin Gaedke.
Congratulations to the authors!
INF project at CRC #HybridSocieties
Our VSR team members Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Gaedke and André Langer participated in a project meeting of the DFG Collaborative Research Center Hybrid Societies and presented our current work progress and further strategy within the INF project about Interdisciplinary Research Dataset Publishing and Collaboration.
Additionally, the Executive Board of the CRC Hybrid Societies approved André's status as an Associated Doctoral Candidate within this project.
DYNAMIK Research Paper presented at #MuC2020
In September 2020, our VSR staff member Verena Traubinger participated in the the Mensch & Computer 2020 Conference in Magdeburg, Germany.
Our ESF Young Researcher Group DYNAMIK presented a research paper about "Dynamic indoor navigation and orientation system for people with impairments". Additionally, we contributed to the workshop "Digitale Lösungen für eine inklusivere Mobilität in Gebäuden?".
VSR at Digital Rail Summer School #DRSS2020
In September 2020, our VSR team member Valentin Siegert participated in the Digital Rail Summer School (DRSS) 2020 in Jöhstadt, Germany, in the context of our project activities together with the Deutschen Bahn, HPI Potsdam, TU Berlin, TU Dresden, TU Braunschweig and the IFB.
Congratulations to our VSR member Sebastian Heil for his successful PhD defense
Our VSR team member Sebastian Heil successfully defended his PhD thesis "Web Migration Revisited Adressing Effort and Risk Concerns" on 24 September 2020.
We congratulate Sebastian to his achievement and are happy to further work with him in our VSR research group at Chemnitz University of Technolgy in the future.
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