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06/15/2017 Exam Dates Summer Term 2017

All exams this summer term will take place between July 17th and July 28th, 2017. The exact dates for courses I am offering are Foundations of Object-Orientated Programming: July, 28th, 8amBasics of Adaptive Knowledge-Based Systems: July, 17th, 2pm...>>

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06/12/2017 Papers Accepted at AISI 2017

Two SVM-focussed papers by team member A. Tharwat have been accepted for this year's AISI conference. In "Parameter Optimization of Support VectorMachines using Dragonfly Algorithms" different schemes are assessed for setting...>>

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06/04/2017 Paper accepted at MATES 2017

Our contribution to this year's MATES conference "Eavesdropping Opponent Agent Communication Using Deep Learning" (by T. Gabel, A. Tharwat and E. Godehardt) has been accepted for oral presentation. In this paper, we present a method for...>>

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05/01/2017 FRA-UNIted Achieves 2nd Place at Robotica 2017

FRA-UNIted has participated at this year's Robotica 2017 competitions in Coimbra (Portugal), achieving the 2nd place. Throughout the tournament, FRA-UNIted yielded as many points as no other team  and received the least number of goals...>>

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04/26/2017 Kick-Off-Meeting FRA-UNIted & RoboCup Working Group (1st Meeting in the Summer Term 2017)

All interested students are invited to participate in this term's preliminary discussion of our RoboCup Working Group (RoboCup-AG). If you are interested in joining our FRA-UNIted robotic soccer simulation team, this is the date you...>>

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04/09/2017 Starting Dates of Lectures (Summer Term 2017)

I will offer the following courses in the upcoming summer term 2017: Lecture "Object-Oriented Programming: Foundations" (starting on April, 12th, 2017) with accompanying lab exercises (starting on April 18th, 2017)Lecture "Mobile...>>

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04/07/2017 Post-Exam Review for "Introduction to Programming"

The post-exam review for the exam on the lecture "Introduction to Programming" (Winter term 2016/17) takes place on Thursday, April 13th, 2017 from at 1pm to 2pm in room 1-202.>>

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04/02/2017 FRA-UNIted Qualified for RoboCup 2017

Frankfurt University's robotic soccer team, FRA-UNIted, has successfully qualified for participation at this year's world championships tournament, RoboCup 2017, which is going to take place in Nagoya (Japan) at the end of July. We are looking...>>

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03/19/2017 Paper Accepted at EAIS 2017

Our paper on "Combining Evolutionary Algorithms and Case-Based Reasoning for Learning High-Quality Shooting Strategies in AI Birds" (by S. Gemici, T. Gabel, B. Löffler and A. Othman) has been accepted for presentation at this years...>>

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03/08/2017 Website Maintenance

Please note that this website will encounter a number of downtimes due to web server maintenance reasons throughout March 2017.>>

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01/26/2017 Virtual Reality on Smartphones: Students Release Yet Another VR App

As part of the fifth semester, studies in "Computer Science - Mobile Applications" let students engage in a larger-scale software project on mobile and distributed applications. As part of this term's course project course, a team of...>>

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01/24/2017 Student Project Results: VR App Published

As part of this term's course "Software Project: Mobile and Distributed Applications", a team of students selected the topic "SpaceOne" and developed a virtual reality application for Android that is meant to be played in...>>

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01/17/2017 Exam Dates Winter Term 2016/17

The exam in "Introduction to Programming" will take place on February 20th, starting at 8.15am. All oral examinations in "Advanced Concepts of Adaptive Knowledge-Based Systems" take place on February 20th, 2017, too, starting...>>

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10/27/2016 Kickoff Meeting RoboCup-AG / FRA-UNIted (Winter Term 2016/17)

All interested students are invited to participate in this term's preliminary discussion of our RoboCup Working Group (RoboCup-AG). If you are interested in joining our FRA-UNIted robotic soccer simulation team, this is the date you should...>>

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10/04/2016 Post-Exam Review for "Object Oriented Programming: Foundations"

The post-exam review for the exam on the lecture "Object Oriented Programming: Foundations" (Summer term 2016) takes place on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 starting at 11.30am in room 1-202.>>

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10/03/2016 Starting Dates of Lectures (Winter Term 2016/17)

I will offer the following courses in the upcoming winter term 2016/17: Lecture "Introduction to Programming" (starting on October, 19th, 2016) with accompanying lab exercises (starting on October, 26th, 2016)Lecture "Mobile...>>

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07/23/2016 Exam Dates Summer Term 2016

The exam for lecture "Object-Oriented Programming: Foundations" takes place on August 5th, 2016, starting at 8 am. The post-exam review will take place at the beginning of the Winter term (in the middle of October).>>

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07/08/2016 RoboCup World Championships Finished

FRA-UNIted finishes this year's world cup championships tournament with an 11th (soccer tournament), a 5th (soccer evaluation challenge), and a 1st place (best team description paper award). A lot of details on this year's RoboCup tournament can be...>>

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07/03/2016 Best Team Paper Award

During this year's RoboCup in Leipzig our team got awarded for the Best Team Description Paper in the soccer simulation league. This award is meant to highlight significant research contributions in the fields of applied robotics and artificial...>>

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05/30/2016 Lecture "Mobile Devices" Shifted

The lecture on "Mobile Devices" on Tuesday, May 31st, has to be shifted to Friday, June 3rd. See Moodle for more details.>>

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05/16/2016 Paper Accepted at RoboCup Symposium 2016

A remarkable feature of RoboCup's soccer simulation leagues is their ability to quantify and prove the exact progress made over years, given that no major changes are introduced into the simulation software. In the 2D league, we recently had this...>>

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05/10/2016 Kickoff Meeting RoboCup Working Group / FRA-UNIted

All interested students are invited to participate in this term's preliminary discussion of our RoboCup Working Group (RoboCup-AG). If you are interested in joining our FRA-UNIted robotic soccer simulation team, this is the date you should not...>>

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05/09/2016 Open Research Position

There is currently an open research position (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, 50%) in the context of learning agents and adaptive systems. If you are interested in machine learning / artificial intelligence and are looking for a new opportunity, ...>>

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04/06/2016 Starting Dates of Lectures (Summer Term 2016)

I will offer the following courses in the upcoming summer term 2016: Lecture "Object-Oriented Programming: Foundations" (starting on April, 19th, 2016) with accompanying lab exercises (starting on April 20th, 2016)Lecture "Mobile...>>

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04/03/2016 Post-Exam Review for "Introduction to Programming"

The post-exam review for the exam on the lecture "Introduction to Programming" (winter term 2015/16) takes place on Friday, April 15th, 2016 starting at 12.00am in room 1-202.>>

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03/10/2016 FRA-UNIted Qualified for RoboCup 2016

On March, 9th, 2016 the Organizing and Executive Committees of the 2D Competition (Soccer Simulation League) at RoboCup 2016 announced the results of the qualification phase for this year's world championships tournament. Fortunately, FRA-UNIted has...>>

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03/04/2016 FRA-UNIted Training Camp

Frankfurt University's robotic soccer simulation team will start into the preparation phase for the world championship tournament of RoboCup 2016 with a first training camp on March 8th/9th. Focus for these two days are defensive player marking,...>>

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02/03/2016 Virtual Reality on Smartphones: App Released

As part of this term's course "Software Project: Mobile and Distributed Applications", a team of students selected the topic "Virtual Reality on Smartphones" (VR@S) and developed an Android App called VRMaze which has now been...>>

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01/25/2016 Qualification Phase for RoboCup World Championships Started

Frankfurt University's re-established robotic soccer simulation team, FRA-UNIted, is going to enter this year's qualification phase for the 2016 RoboCup World Championships Tournament which is going to take place in June/July 2016 in Leipzig...>>

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01/25/2016 Consultation Hour Cancelled (January 25h, 2016)

My consultation hour on January 25th, 2016, is cancelled. If you want to meet me in person, please drop me an email for an alternative appointment.>>

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01/13/2016 Exam Dates Winter Term 2015/16

The exam dates for the current term are as follows: "Introduction to Programming" (Bachelor Computer Science): Exam on February 22nd, 2016, starting at 8am.Software Project "Virtual Reality on Smartphones" (Bachelor Computer...>>

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10/20/2015 Post-Exam Review "Object-Oriented Programming"

The post-exam review for the exam on lecture "Object-Oriented Programming: Foundations" (summer term 2015) takes place on Monday, October 26th, 2015 at 10.00am in room 1-202>>

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10/06/2015 Starting Dates of Lectures (Winter Term 2015/16)

I will offer the following courses in the upcoming winter term 2016: Lecture "Introduction to Programming" (starting on October, 20th, 2015) with accompanying lab exercises (starting on October, 27th, 2015)Computer Science Project...>>

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09/28/2015 Contribution to the Workshop on Case-Based Agents

Our paper published at the Workshop on Case-Based Agents (CBA) held in conjunction with the International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ICCBR 2015) focuses on an investigation of case-based opponent player modeling in the domain of simulated...>>

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09/16/2015 New Course: Software Project "Mobile and Distributed Applications"

Virtual Reality on Smartphones (VR@S) >>

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07/09/2015 Exam Dates Finalized

All dates for the courses of the recent term have been finalized: "Object-Oriented Programming: Foundations": Exam on September, 25th, 2015"Basics of Adaptive Knowledge-Based Systems": Oral examination on September, 21st,...>>

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06/26/2015 Announcement of Talks by Richard Stallman

Richard M. Stallman is a software freedom activist and computer programmer who is known for his campaigns for software to be distributed in a manner such that its users receive the full freedoms to use, study, distribute or modify that piece of...>>

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06/19/2015 Paper Accepted at the International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning

The automatic acquisition of similarity measures for a CBR system is appealing as it frees the system designer from the tedious task of de ning it manually. However, acquiring similarity measures with some machine learning approach typically results...>>

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05/04/2015 Conference Paper Published at Global Learn

In "High Quality Lecture Recording with Minimal Bandwidth Requirements" we present a novel way to provide easy lecture recording which assumes minimal bandwidth requirements while still offering top notch quality of sound. For more...>>

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04/24/2015 Kickoff Meeting RoboCup Working Group

All interested students are invited to participate in this term's preliminary discussion of our RoboCup Working Group (RoboCup-AG). We are looking for motivated students who are interested in getting involved in the domain of robotic soccer ...>>

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04/13/2015 Post-Exam Review "Intelligent Agents"

The post-exam review for the exam on lecture "Intelligent Agents - Foundations of Artificial Intelligence" takes place on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 at 2.30pm in room 1-202.>>

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04/01/2015 Starting Dates of Lectures (Summer Term 2015)

I will offer the following courses in the upcoming summer term 2015: Lecture "Object-Oriented Programming" (starting on April, 15th, 2015) with accompanying lab exercises (starting on April, 21st, 2015)Computer Science Project...>>

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01/29/2015 Open Position: Research Assistant

There are open research assistant positions (HiWi) in the context of the project "Virtual Reality on a Smartphone". If you are interested, please have a look at this job advertisement.>>

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01/23/2015 Exam and Consultation Hour Dates

The exam for lecture "Intelligent Agents" will take place on Friday, February 20th, 2015. Please make sure to subscribe in time. The consultation hour on Tuesday, January 27th is cancelled. If you want to contact me, please make an...>>

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11/06/2014 Kick-Off Meeting RoboCup Working Group

For our RoboCup team we are searching for motivated students who are interested in getting involved in the domain of robotic soccer simulation. Participants will have the chance for participating in future RoboCup tournaments as well as for...>>

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10/02/2014 Starting Dates of Courses (Winter Term 2014/15)

The starting dates of all courses in the Winter term 2014/15 have been finalized: Lecture "Intelligent Agents": October, 20th, 2014Seminarr "Artificial Intelligence and Games" (online registration required!): October, 20th,...>>

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09/23/2014 New Computer Science Project

Robotic Soccer Simulation at FRA-UAS>>

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09/17/2014 Artificial Intelligence and Games

Seminar in the Upcoming Winter Term 2014/2015>>

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02/02/2014 Find the Invisible Cow

Clone of "Find the Point"?>>

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