Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Prof. Dr. Tobias Friedrich
  
 

Nov 2016: Talk by Timo Kötzing

Timo Kötzing gave a talk general-audience talk on "Optimization - From Classic Approaches to Black-Box Heuristics" in the HPI Colloquium on November 24, 2016. A recording is available on Tele-TASK.

Tele-Task Link

Nov 2016: ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM ICPC) is a team programming competition for university students. The HPI participated for the first time with the team "HexaFlexagons" in the Northwestern Europe Regional Contest (NWERC) in Bath, UK. Our team was recruited and trained in our course Competitive Programming.

Nov 2016: Talk by Rolf Niedermeier

Rolf Niedermeier from TU Berlin is one of the world-wide leading experts in parameterized and multivariate algorithm design and analysis. He gave a talk on "Parameterized Algorithmics - On Interactions with Heuristics" in the HPI Colloquium on November 10, 2016. A recording is available on Tele-Task.

Tele-Task Link

Sep 2016: Probabilistic Routing for On-Street Parking Search

Our bachelor project 2015/16 worked on an efficient algorithm to predict good parking spots based on estimated success probabilities of parking attempts from the past. Several local newspapers, radio and TV stations reported on their work.

May 2016: Annual group picture

Every year in May, we take a new group picture. In 2016 the researchers and students of the chair were pictured by Kay Herschelmann.