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  • WayIn

    Pinkwart, Niels, Prof. Dr. (Computing and Society and Didactics of Informatics)

    Duration of Project: 01/2018 - 12/2020

    Financer: BMBF

    Arbeitgeber, die Menschen mit Behinderungen eingestellt haben, sind von deren Leistungsfähigkeit in der Regel überzeugt. Mit Hilfe eines zugänglichen, digitalen, interaktiven und mobilen Informationsangebotes soll diese Erkenntnis bereits vor einer m ...

  • Using a mobile phone-based multimedia technology to support maternal health in rural southwestern Uganda

    Pinkwart, Niels, Prof. Dr. (Computing and Society and Didactics of Informatics)

    Duration of Project: 02/2018 - 12/2020

    Financer: BMBF
    The overall goal of the MatHealth project is to improve maternal health using an enhanced mobile phone-based multimedia application among illiterate women in rural southwestern Uganda.
    Building on a prototype of a mobile maternal health support tec ...
  • T-T-T

    Eisert, Peter, Prof. Dr.-Ing. (Visual Computing)

    Duration of Project: 06/2018 - 05/2019

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie

    TTT works as an addition to the traditional table tennis. Using cameras and sensors the ball and the player's movement is tracked, quantifying the gameplay. Using this tracking data the user’s actions are translated into audiovisual content that augm ...

  • Theoretical foundations for efficient enumeration of query results

    Schweikardt, Nicole, Prof. Dr. (Theoretical Computer Science)

    Duration of Project: 07/2016 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Query evaluation is one of the central tasks of a database system. The theoretical foundations of query evaluation rely on a close connection between database theory and mathematical logic, as databases correspond to finite relational structures, and ...

  • Terahertz quantum cascade lasers based on interface roughness engineering in InGaAs/InAlAs heterostructures on InP

    Masselink, W. Ted, Ph. D. Prof. (Experimental Physics / Elementary Stimulation and Transport in Solids)

    Duration of Project: 06/2019 - 05/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    There are two scattering mechanisms in quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) that give rise to a parasitic (non-radiative) current in the transition region, thus limiting the efficiency: inelastic longitudinal-optical (LO)-phonon assisted scattering and elas ...

  • Technical Procedures for Closed Crop Production Systems to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change-Induced Abiotic Stress

    Schmidt, Uwe, Prof. Dr. (Section Biological Systems Technology)

    Duration of Project: 09/2018 - 08/2022

    Financer: Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung

    One of the major challenges of the 21st century is the mitigation of global climate change, which is mainly caused by greenhouse gas emissions. One contribution to this could be made by advanced and intelligently controlled greenhouse systems. Theref ...

  • Structural Flexibility in the Optical Design of the Arthropod Cornea

    Scholtz, Gerhard, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Comparative Zoology)

    Duration of Project: 11/2016 - 10/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The arthropod cuticle is a versatile bio-composite made of chitin fibers embedded in a protein matrix. The cuticle also forms the cornea of the arthropod compound eye – a characteristic feature of the phylum that has largely contributed to its incred ...

  • Sponsoring Nao Robots

    Hafner, Verena, Prof. Dr. (Adaptive Systems)

    Duration of Project: 04/2016 - 04/2017

    Financer: Mittelgeber international

    NaoTH will get sponsoring for 6 new humanoid robots Nao Aldebaran.

  • SiGeSn-Nanostructures for Integrated Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors

    Koch, Christoph T., Prof. PhD (Experimental Physics / Structural Research and Electron Microscopy)

    Duration of Project: 03/2018 - 06/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The project goal is the fabrication and characterization of CMOScompatible quantum-well infrared photodetectors based on n-type SiGeSn heterostructures operating in the mid-infrared and far-infrared wavelength ranges with possible applications in abs ...

  • RTG 2434: Facets of Complexity

    Schweikardt, Nicole, Prof. Dr. (Theoretical Computer Science)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 09/2022

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs - Beteiligungen

    Complexity is a central topic both in mathematics and in computer science. It appears in various forms: there is combinatorial complexity (number) of mathematical structures; description complexity (the possibility of encoding a structure succinctly ...

  • RTG 1651: Service-Oriented Architectures for the Integration of Software-Based Processes, Exemplified by Health Care Systems and Medical Technology (SOAMED)

    Leser, Ulf, Prof. Dr.-Ing. (Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics)

    Duration of Project: 10/2014 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG: Graduiertenkollegs

    Service orientation is a promising architectural concept to quickly and cost efficiently couple encapsulated software components (“services”), and to adapt them to new requirements. Service orientation has mainly been suggested for co-operating busin ...

  • REconciling sCience, Innovation and Precaution through the Engagement of Stakeholders (SP: Financial risks and urban waste planning)

    Mieg, Harald, Prof. Dr. (Honorary Chairs / Professors by Special Appointment / Part-Time Lecturers)

    Duration of Project: 01/2019 - 12/2021

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - HU als Beteiligte

    Many European cities are facing the challenges of massively overhauling their urban water infrastructures. This is due to both the requirements of the European Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (UWWTD), and the fact that most of their main water ...

  • re3data – Community Driven Open Reference for Research Data Repositories

    Petras, Vivien, Prof. (Information Retrieval)

    Duration of Project: 01/2020 - 12/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Scientific communities, funding organisations, research institutions and services rely on concise, current and specific repository descriptions and refer to re3data as a semi-authoritative source. As a registry and service of DataCite, re3data is cur ...

  • Prerequisites for an Artificial Self

    Hafner, Verena, Prof. Dr. (Adaptive Systems)

    Duration of Project: 02/2019 - 01/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
    The project is part of our SPP 2134 "The Active Self"

    Researchers commonly identify two main phenomena as characterising a minimal Self in humans: the sense of body ownership - "I feel corporal sensations as uniquely belonging to my own body" - an ...
  • Predictive Autonomous Behaviour - Internal Models and Predictive Self-regulation

    Hafner, Verena, Prof. Dr. (Adaptive Systems)

    Duration of Project: 09/2019 - 02/2020

    Financer: Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung
    Forschungskostenzuschuss für Stipendiaten der Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung:
    Prof. Bruno Lara und Ms. Alejandra Ciria.

    Thema des Projekts: Predictive Autonomous Behaviour - Internal Models and Predictive Self-regulation.
  • PP 2207: What Matters? Key Passages in Literary Works (SP)

    Martus, Steffen, Prof. Dr. phil. (Modern German Literature / Literature of the 18th to the Present)

    Duration of Project: 04/2020 - 03/2023

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    This explorative project deals with the identification and characterization of key passages in literary works. We understand key passages as passages that are particularly important to expert readers when interpreting texts. Why do interpreting schol ...

  • PP 2172: Curating Digital Images: Ethnographic Perspectives on the Affordances of Digital Images in Heritage and Museum Contexts

    Macdonald, Sharon, Prof. Dr. (Social Anthropology)

    Duration of Project: 12/2019 - 11/2022

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The DFG-funded project “Curating Digital Images” is located within the frame of the DFG priority programme “Das digitale Bild” / “The Digital Image” and focusses on ethnographic research on practices of digital curation related to the field of museum ...

  • PP 1748/2: Foundation and Application of Generalized Mixed FEM Towards Nonlinear Problems in Solid Mechanics

    Carstensen, Carsten, Prof. (Numerical Handling of Differential Equations)

    Duration of Project: 10/2018 - 09/2021

    Financer: DFG - Schwerpunktprogramme

    The research of this project aims at the mathematical foundation and the engineering application of generalized mixed FEM as well as the development and the analysis of new non-standard methods that yield guaranteed results for nonlinear problems in ...

  • PP 1748/1: Foundation and Application of Generalized Mixed FEM Towards Nonlinear Problems in Solid Mechanics

    Carstensen, Carsten, Prof. (Numerical Handling of Differential Equations)

    Duration of Project: 09/2014 - 11/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The research of this project aims at the mathematical foundation and the engineering application of generalized mixed FEM as well as the development and the analysis of new non-standard methods that yield guaranteed results for nonlinear problems in ...

  • PP 1593: ENsurance of Software evolUtion by Run-time cErtification II

    Grunske, Lars, Prof. Dr. (Software Engineering)

    Duration of Project: 01/2016 - 08/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Quality attributes play an important role in different classes of software systems, e.g. safety in embedded systems and performance in business information systems. Currently, quality requirements are typically checked at design time. For evolving sy ...

  • Photoactive antimicrobial coatings

    Röder, Beate, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. (Experimental Physics / Photobiophysics)

    Duration of Project: 04/2017 - 02/2020

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie

    Metallische und mineralische Oberflächen an Häusern und technischen Gebäuden sind aufgrund ihrer Funktion oft jahrzehntelang Witterungseinflüssen ausgesetzt und damit Angriffspunkt für die unerwünschte Ansiedlung von Bakterien, Pilzen und Algen welch ...

  • Optical Synchronization of ToF cameras

    Meffert, Beate, Prof. Dr.-Ing. (Senior Professor and Professors retired)

    Duration of Project: 09/2018 - 02/2021

    Financer: Berlin/ Sonstige

    The aim of the project is the development of a new optical method for the activity detection of ToF sensors and their synchronization. A variety of application scenarios requires the parallel use of multiple ToF cameras. There is a problem: In contra ...

  • Online - Reputation

    Freytag, Johann-Christoph, Prof. Ph. D. (Data Bases and Information Systems)

    Duration of Project: 03/2017 - 02/2018

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie

    Recognising bad recommendations, classify those and possibly generate references to the person of origin.

  • NW/1: Efficient preprocessing for hard problems: New techniques and tight models for data reduction

    Kratsch, Stefan, Prof. Dr. (Algorithm Engineering)

    Duration of Project: 09/2017 - 04/2018

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    Preprocessing, in the sense of data reduction, is of fundamental importance for the practical solution of NP-hard problems. A very successful example is the commercial tool CPLEX for solving integer linear programs. It is known for its strong preproc ...

  • Maximum Spectral Efficiency Through Parallelised Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output Transmission Using High-Resolution 3D Antenna Topologies, Second Phase

    Graß, Eckhard, Prof. Dr. (Wireless Broadband Communication Systems)

    Duration of Project: 02/2017 - 04/2019

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    With the rapid increase of mobile data traffic and further network densification, the design of efficient and flexible wireless front-/backhaul terminals with a feasible practical form factor is essential for providing high data rates, low latency an ...

  • Ludufactur

    Eisert, Peter, Prof. Dr.-Ing. (Visual Computing)

    Duration of Project: 10/2011 - 09/2012

    Financer: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie

    In this project, funded by Exist, new technologies for the web-based 3D reconstruction are developed targeting customization of board games.

  • Long Term Analysis of a Trajectory to Investigate the Impact of a Metropolis on Its Waterbodies From the Ecological and Historical Point of View

    Winklhöfer, Karin, Dr. rer. nat. (Evolution of Organismic Systems)

    Duration of Project: 10/2011 - 06/2012

    Financer: Mittelgeber international

    Investigation and comparisson of the impact of metropolian areas on rivers with low discharge. Compared were the cities of Milan, Berlin, Paris and Brussels during the time period 1860 to 2010. We focussed on ecological impact, administrative and pol ...

  • Learning Table Similarity Measures

    Leser, Ulf, Prof. Dr.-Ing. (Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics)

    Duration of Project: 10/2018 - 02/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Existing table similarity measures build on simple models of table metadata, structure, and content. They are designed mainly for tables with a horizontal layout where each column represents one attribute and data values are in rows, and they cannot ...

  • Learning Analytics for Diversity‐Inspired Adaptive Learning

    Pinkwart, Niels, Prof. Dr. (Computing and Society and Didactics of Informatics)

    Duration of Project: 12/2019 - 11/2023

    Financer: alte Bundesländer/ Sonstige
    Dieses Kooperationsprojekt mit der FernUniversität Hagen im Bereich Learning Analytics besteht aus drei Teilprojekten.
    Im ersten Teilprojekt sollen Möglichkeiten der Adaption in Bezug auf die in einer konkreten Lernsituation angebotenen Assessments ...
  • JRG: Representation Complexity of Enumeration and Counting Algorithms

    Berkholz, Christoph, Dr. (Theoretical Computer Science)

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 10/2022

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    Analysing the complexity of algorithmic tasks is a core topic in theoretical computer science. For example, computational complexity provides notions of reductions to analyse the complexity of decision and counting problems in terms of the size and s ...

  • JRG/3: Process-Awareness of Event-Driven Systems: Model, Analysis, and Optimisation

    Weidlich, Matthias, Prof. Dr. (Process-Driven Architectures)

    Duration of Project: 04/2019 - 11/2020

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    Process-aware information systems (PAIS) are software systems that monitor and control a process, broadly defined as the coordinated execution of actions towards a certain goal. They rely on an explicit representation of the process, a process model. ...

  • JRG/3: Efficient Preprocessing for Difficult Problems: New Techniques and Tight Models for Data Reduction

    Kratsch, Stefan, Prof. Dr. (Algorithm Engineering)

    Duration of Project: 10/2018 - 09/2021

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    Preprocessing, in the sense of data reduction, is of fundamental importance for the practical solution of NP-hard problems. A very successful example is the commercial tool CPLEX for solving integer linear programs. It is known for its strong preproc ...

  • JRG/2: Process-Awareness of Event-Driven Systems: Model, Analysis and Optimisation

    Weidlich, Matthias, Prof. Dr. (Process-Driven Architectures)

    Duration of Project: 04/2018 - 12/2019

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    Process-aware information systems (PAIS) are software systems that monitor and control a process, broadly defined as the coordinated execution of actions towards a certain goal. They rely on an explicit representation of the process, a process model. ...

  • JRG /2: Efficient preprocessing for hard problems: New techniques and tight models for data reduction

    Kratsch, Stefan, Prof. Dr. (Algorithm Engineering)

    Duration of Project: 09/2017 - 08/2019

    Financer: DFG: Nachwuchsgruppe

    Preprocessing, in the sense of data reduction, is of fundamental importance for the practical solution of NP-hard problems. A very successful example is the commercial tool CPLEX for solving integer linear programs. It is known for its strong preproc ...

  • Image-Based Representation of Clothes for Realistic Virtual Try-On

    Eisert, Peter, Prof. Dr.-Ing. (Visual Computing)

    Duration of Project: 08/2011 - 07/2015

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    This research addresses the issue of realistic visualization of garments in real-time augmented reality environments, where virtual clothes are rendered into real video material. From a scientific point of view this scenario presents numerous challen ...

  • Image-based Representation of Clothes for Realistic Virtual Try-On

    Eisert, Peter, Prof. Dr.-Ing. (Visual Computing)

    Duration of Project: 08/2014 - 07/2015

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The project addresses the photo-realistic rendering of faces. Faces show, similar to clothing, very complex appearance properties, and it is very difficult to photorealistically render human faces. Even more, as the human eye is very sensitive to see ...

  • i4G: Shaping the iSchools’ Identity and Interactions in a Globalized world

    Petras, Vivien, Prof. (Information Retrieval)

    Duration of Project: 10/2019 - 02/2022

    Financer: Mittelgeber international
    The diversity of iSchools is the motivation for the creation of a platform that would enable the iSchools community to understand how human, social and organizational factors play a role in the scholarly activities of the global iSchools community.
    ...
  • HIVEOPOLIS - Futuristic beehives for a smart metropolis

    Hafner, Verena, Prof. Dr. (Adaptive Systems)

    Duration of Project: 04/2019 - 03/2024

    Financer: Europäische Union (EU) - HU als Beteiligte

    Honeybees are important pollinators and support various important ecosystems with their ecological services. Rapid anthropogenic changes cause disruptive disturbances of their habitats which are currently endangering honeybee colonies around the worl ...

  • Historical industrial architecture and conflicting objectives of monument protection, urban development, creative industries and production of architecture. Transfer-of-knowledge project: Heritagemanagement and good-practice at the UNESCO World (industrial) Heritage Site Zollverein

    Mieg, Harald, Prof. Dr. (Honorary Chairs / Professors by Special Appointment / Part-Time Lecturers)

    Duration of Project: 11/2016 - 10/2018

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The DFG research project studied transformation processes of historic industrial architecture of four cases in Europe (DFG-Projekt: MI 788 4-1,2). The research question was how to bridge conflicts between monument protection, urban development, creat ...

  • High dynamic and fine granular traffic monitoring for increased urban safety

    Eisert, Peter, Prof. Dr.-Ing. (Visual Computing)

    Duration of Project: 08/2018 - 10/2021

    Financer: BMVI - Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur

    This project addresses the detection and tracking of cars, pedestrians, and cyclists from cameras mounted in street lamps. The traffic data will be used to predict critical situations and warn the traffic participants.

  • Graphene-coated soft elastic substrates for cell adhesion studies: Local nanomechanics and label-free electronic biosensing

    Balasubramanian, Kannan, Prof. Dr. (Nanoanalytics)

    Duration of Project: 01/2021 - 12/2023

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe
  • Gendering MINT (STEM) digital

    Schmitz, Sigrid, Dr. habil. (Gender and Science)

    Duration of Project: 12/2017 - 12/2020

    Financer: BMBF

    The joined project Gendering MINT digital with ALU Freiburg (part project I), the HU Berlin (part project II) und der Applied University Offenburg (part project III) targets the promotion of transfer knowledge between gender research, gender studies, ...

  • From Demolition to Immigration? New Perspectives for Peripheral Housing Estates

    El-Kayed, Nihad, (Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research)

    Duration of Project: 05/2019 - 04/2022

    Financer: BMBF

    The joint research project „From Demolition to Immigration? New Perspectives for Peripheral Housing Estates” (StadtUmMig) investigates potentials and obstacles in the context of sustainable urban development in three former East-German large-scale re ...

  • Grunske, Lars, Prof. Dr. (Software Engineering)

    Duration of Project: 02/2019 - 01/2022

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Many software engineering tasks can be formulated as optimisation problems and can be automatically solved with different search heuristics/algorithms. Examples for typical software engineering problems, where optimisation methods can be used, are re ...

  • Fast Inexact Combinatorial and Algebraic Solvers for Massive Networks

    Meyerhenke, Henning, Prof. Dr. (Modeling and Anlysis of Complex Systems)

    Duration of Project: 10/2017 - 11/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    Numerous groundbreaking technologies generate massive data sets, many of which can be modeled as networks. The produced data sets contain valuable information hidden inside, waiting to be extracted and further processed with suitable analysis algorit ...

  • Extended fetal monitoring by system analysis of the fetal autonomic cardiovascular regulation

    Wessel, Niels, PD Dr. rer. nat. (Nonlinear Dynamics)

    Duration of Project: 03/2018 - 12/2021

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The clinically available procedures for assessing the fetal health and development status are still too imprecise today and are only partially suitable for prognostic applications. In the early gestational age, they are sometimes not applicable at al ...

  • EMPRESS: Extracting and Mining of Probabilistic Event Structures

    Grunske, Lars, Prof. Dr. (Software Engineering)

    Duration of Project: 10/2016 - 04/2020

    Financer: DFG: Sachbeihilfe

    The field of specification mining aims at extracting and reconstructing models from existing software systems - models that would be precise enough to serve as specifications. Most of the current approaches abstract software behaviour through models ...

  • Efficient Enumeration of Path Query Results for Graph Databases

    Schmid, Markus, Ph.D. (Theoretical Computer Science)

    Duration of Project: 08/2019 - 01/2023

    Financer: DFG: Eigene Stelle (Sachbeihilfe)

    The main objective of the proposed research project is the development and theoretical investigation of efficient evaluation (especially enumeration) algorithms for path queries for graph databases (which, in a formal setting, are finite, directed, e ...

  • EasyCOHMO: Visual assistance tool for the contact-free human machine communication

    Eisert, Peter, Prof. Dr.-Ing. (Visual Computing)

    Duration of Project: 01/2017 - 03/2020

    Financer: BMBF

    The collaborative project EASY-COHMO of the 3D-Sensation consortium targets the exploration and development of operational concepts for human-machine interaction and human-machine cooperation, seamlessly integrated in different working contexts. As a ...

  • Development of R User Interfaces for the Bayesian Functional Mixed Model

    Abdel Rahman, Rasha, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. (Neuralcognitive Psychology)

    Duration of Project: 06/2016 - 07/2020

    Financer: Sonstige internationale öffentliche Mittelgeber

    The goal of this project is to develop open and user-friendly interface packages in the statistical environment R for the Bayesian functional mixed model (FMM), developed by Jeffrey S. Morris (Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas MD A ...

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