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 2020/2021.
The first VSR lecture will be held beginning on Monday, 19 October 2020.
The Planspiel opening meeting will take place on Wednesday, 21 October 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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?".
The written exams in Cloud&Web Applications, Rechnernetze and Security of Distributed Software in summer semester 2020 will be conducted in a virtual environment as an online exam based on the platform TUCexam and BigBlueButton.
Each of these VSR exams is an Open Book exam and will be provided both in English and German.
All printed materials can be used, but no additional device or software apart from the mentioned two platforms are allowed.
You will receive particular information on how to participate in the online exam in advance via email. Make sure, that you are subscribed to our OPAL courses for that purpose, and check your emails regularly.
Frequently asked questions related to the conduction of an online exam together with a test exam are provided by our university on a separate page , supplemented by additional information provided by the StuRa.
We will offer an additional consultation session for the VSR modules Rechnernetze and Security of Distributed Software in the last week of July.
The Online Lecture for SVS tomorrow has to be postponed!
CWA and RN on the other hand will be held tomorrow - You can find the links to the rooms and the access codes in the OPAL courses!
The current plan for the remaining Online Lectures this semester is as follows:
30.06.: RN and CWA
14.07.: RN, CWA and SVS
You can find the links to the rooms and the access codes in the OPAL courses.
Today are no online lectures. CWA and RN will be held on 30.06., SVS on 07.07. in the BBB-rooms. You can find the links to the rooms and the access codes in the OPAL courses.
In June 2020, our VSR staff member André Langer attended the 8. Leipziger Semantic Web Tag organized by AKSW/InfAI and sponsored by the eccenca GmbH. #LSWT2020
We got valuable insights into current activities of other partners in the context of Knowledge Graphs, Linked Data Management and Entity Recognition. This information exchange will enhance ongoing research projects of our VSR professorship in the knowledge domain of research information management infrastructures and interdisciplinary research data publishing.
This year, our VSR team participated in the 20th International Conference on Web Engineering with three accepted research publications. #ICWE2020
Mahda Noura, Sebastian Heil and Martin Gaedke presented the contribution VISH: Does Your Smart Home Dialogue System Also Need Training Data?
In a joint activity with the Novosibirsk State Technical University and C&A Europe, Maxim Bakaev, Maximilian Speicher, Sebastian Heil and Martin Gaedke presented the paper I Don’t Have That Much Data! Reusing User Behavior Models for Websites from Different Domains
Finally, our colleagues André Langer, Dang Vu Nguyen Hai and Martin Gaedke presented SolidRDP: Applying Solid Data Containers for Research Data Publishing. They also won the Most Popular Video Award among all ICWE conference submissions this year.
Congratulations to all authors for their excellent work.