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Institute for Mobility and Digital Innovation at the Innovation Day

The Innovation Day (last Wednesday, 23rd November, 2016) at the Stuttgart Media University was an exiting day full of interesting presentations and workshops. Together with Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gruel and Prof. Dr. Arnd Engeln I presented our new Institute for Mobility and Digital Innovation (MODI) which we recently established together with our colleague Prof. Dr. Uwe Eisenbeis. Together with the audience we conducted …

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Two more PhDs completed

Daniel Thommes (left) and Thomas Fankhauser (right) both finished their PhDs this year and can from now on proudly call themselves Doctor! During the past five respectively three and a half years I supervised them in cooperation with Qi Wang from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and Christos Grecos (now Central Washington …

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Installing Custom Fonts on iOS

As I was testing the new iPad Pro concerning it’s suitabilty as a laptop replacement in my courses, I quickly found noticed that fonts were missing in my Keynote slides. So the question was, how do I install custom fonts, such as the HdM Frutiger font on the iPad. The solution is easy if you use …

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Thesis: Design, Development and Evaluation of a Smartphone App for remote automotive Data

In her thesis, Lisa Kranz analyzed current automotive apps from different vendors on functionality and design. Using the User Centered Design approach, she developed a new Android App for a large car manufacturer near Stuttgart that implies the most relevant functions from all analyzed apps. The thesis documents the whole development process including the process …

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CfP Advances in Mobile Video Networking

Download the Call for Papers here: CFP-Hindawi MIS Recent years have witnessed the remarkable growing dominance of video appli- cations in worldwide mobile network traffic. The latest advances in video coding, processing, and transmission over mobile networks, smart mobile devices, and on-demand video services have all contributed to this global phenomenon. Both challenges and opportunities have …

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Software Engineer is the best job!

This article tells the truth: Computer Scientist have the coolest jobs! “The problem is that we are not producing enough computer science graduates to meet the growing global demand,” says Michael Buryk, Business Development Manager at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). That is exactly what we are working on! Click here to …

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Information retrieval and visualization on mobile Devices and their practical realization using semantical text analysis

Analyzing textual information using semantic methods has become a necessity in order to control the increasing amount of information and its condensed presentation on the small displays of mobile devices. A large knowledge base is a prerequisite for such algorithms. In this work, we present a new algorithm which uses the structured database Freebase and …

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