News from the Institute of Computer Science at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Teaching Award for Computer Scientist

The Institute of Computer Science is glad to announce that Dr. Stefan Endler is among the award winners of this year’s Teaching Award of JGU.The award is bestowed for excellent performance in teaching in the framework of the Dies legendi which took place on 25 October 2018 in a ceremony in the Alte Mensa.
Stefan who has been active also as a departmental advisor since the beginning of 2018, has achieved excellent results in teaching evaluations. Congratulations!
(Photo: L-R  Univ.-Prof. Dr. S. Jolie, Dr. S. Endler)

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Best Student Paper Award for S. Burkhardt at IEEE Conference

Sophie Burkhardt, scholarship student at the Institute of Computer Science, has received the Best Student Paper Award at the 8th IEEE International Conference on Big Knowledge (ICBK 2017) in Hefei, China, with her paper "Multi-Label Classification using Stacked Hierarchical Dirichlet Processes with Reduced Sampling Complexity", a result of collaborative research work with Prof. Stefan Kramer. The photo shows the proud award winner after receiving the award on 9 Aug 2017. Further information about this conference, including a list of accepted papers, can be found here .


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Barbecue 2017

Together with the Verein der Freunde der Informatik in Mainz e.V. and the Students’ Association the Institute of Computer Science hosts a barbecue on 6 July 2017. We have invited not only students and the members of the Institute and of the Verein der Freunde but also representatives of a couple of companies from the region who will hold short lectures about current projects. This is a good opportunity for students to get in touch both with professors and companies.
Date: 6 July 2017 as of 5 p.m.   Venue: Mainz, Staudinger Weg 7/9 (vor dem mittleren Kreuzbau)
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Prof. Kramer appointed Honorary Professor at Waikato University

Professor Stefan Kramer was appointed Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Waikato during a research visit in the first quarter 2017. The cooperation with his colleagues at Waikato on joint research areas, machine learning and data mining among others, has been highly productive over the last couple of years, as evidenced by over 20 joint research publications…  read more...
The photo shows Prof. Kramer (centre) together with Associate Professor Eibe Frank (left) and Dean of Computing & Mathematical Sciences Professor Geoff Holmes.
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Internship Exchange

Logo Freunde der Informatik MainzOn 6 December 2016 the Verein der Freunde der Informatik in Mainz e.V. together with the Institute of Computer Science and the Students Council hosted an Internship Exchange in the Chemistry building lobby. Students were invited to get in touch and make professional contact with nine companies from the region which gave short presentations and answered the students' questions in a casual atmosphere. For the entire programme see flyer.
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