Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Prof. Dr. Tobias Friedrich
 

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23.09.2022

HPI team secures third spot at PACE challenge

In the international Parameterized Algorithms and Computational Experiments (PACE) challenge, teams are tasked to solve as many instances of a hard problem as … > Zum Artikel

20.09.2022

Best paper and poster award at PPSN

Researchers of the Algorithm Engineering group contributed to the paper Escaping Local Optima with Local Search that won both the best-paper award and the … > Zum Artikel

16.09.2022

Two new members joining

In autumn this year, two new members are joining the Algorithm Engineering group. Kirill Simonov, who obtained his PhD at the University of Bergen, Norway, will … > Zum Artikel

05.09.2022

Algorithm Engineering group hosts the ALGO conference

The Algorithm Engineering group hosts this years ALGO conference from September 5-9, 2022. The conference combines the 30th edition of the premier algorithmic … > Zum Artikel

30.08.2022

Best paper award at GECCO

We are proud to announce that the paper Crossover for Cardinality Constrained Optimization which resulted from the Master Project of our students Leon Schiller, … > Zum Artikel

22.08.2022

Four Papers accepted at FOCS, ALGOSENSORS, DocEng and COCOON

We are happy to announce that four papers authored by group members were accepted at various top conferences. Firstly, Nikhil Kumar had his paper An Approximate … > Zum Artikel

01.08.2022

Group member appointed professor at École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France

We are very happy to announce Martin Krejca, former member of the Algorithm Engineering group and one of the PhD students of Tobias Friedrich, has been … > Zum Artikel

25.07.2022

Graduation Prize awarded to Hans Gawendowicz

The Algorithm Engineering group is proud to announce that Hans Gawendowicz, currently a PhD student at the group, received the Graduation Prize 2022 of the … > Zum Artikel

18.07.2022

HPI teams earn silver and bronze at GCPC '22

The German Collegiate Programming Contest (GCPC) is the national German contest for competitive programming with participating student teams from universities … > Zum Artikel

13.07.2022

Two Papers accepted at ESA and APPROX

This year's European Symposium of Algorithms (ESA), which we will host ourselves in Potsdam from September 5-9, will feature one paper by our group in Track B. … > Zum Artikel

11.07.2022

Three papers accepted at EC and PPSN

Last year, Pascal Führlich wrote his master thesis with our group. The contents of this thesis were now accepted with the title Improving Ranking Quality and … > Zum Artikel

04.07.2022

PhD awarded to Martin Schirneck

Martin Schirneck successfully defended his dissertation titled Enumeration Algorithms in Data Profiling. Supervised by Tobias Friedrich and advised by Thomas … > Zum Artikel

06.05.2022

Two papers accepted at IJCAI

We are happy to announce that two papers written by members of our group have been accepted for publication at the International Joint Conference on Artificial … > Zum Artikel

03.05.2022

Two papers accepted at CiE and SWAT

Our group members Vanja Doskoč and Timo Kötzing had their paper Maps of Restrictions for Behaviourally Correct Learning accepted at Computability in Europe … > Zum Artikel

19.04.2022

PhD awarded to Ralf Rothenberger

Ralf Rothenberger successfully defended his dissertation titled Satisfiability Thresholds for Non-Uniform Random k-SAT which was supervised by Tobias Friedrich. … > Zum Artikel

12.04.2022

Two papers accepted at ICALP

The International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming (ICALP) is one of the prime theory venues in Europe and the annual meeting of the European … > Zum Artikel

08.04.2022

PhD awarded to Anna Melnichenko

Anna Melnichenko successfully defended her dissertation Selfish Creation of Realistic Networks which was supervised by Tobias Friedrich and advised by Pascal … > Zum Artikel

04.04.2022

Three papers accepted at GECCO

Since 1999, the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) hosts the latest high-quality results in genetic algorithms, ant colony optimization and … > Zum Artikel

14.02.2022

Paper accepted at SIROCCO

The focus area of the International Colloquium on Structural Information and Communication Complexity (SIROOCO) is the interplay between knowledge, computing … > Zum Artikel

09.02.2022

HPI teams successfully participate in Winter Contest 2022

HPI teams successfully participate in Winter Contest 2022 On January 29, CPUlm organized the Winter Contest 2022 in competitive programming. Over 50 teams from … > Zum Artikel

31.01.2022

Paper accepted at ICLR

Maximilian Böther, Otto Kißig, and Martin Taraz participated in our project seminar on Deep Learning for Combinatorial Optimization, where they tackled the … > Zum Artikel

17.01.2022

Andreas Göbel receives "Eigene Stelle" grant

Dr. Andreas Göbel is granted the Module Temporary Positions for Principal Investigators (Modul Eigene Stelle) by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for his … > Zum Artikel

01.01.2022

Happy New Year

We wish the members and friends of the Algorithm Engineering group and their families a happy new year 2022. Stay safe and healthy! > Zum Artikel

23.12.2021

Two teams of HPI students successfully participate in NWERC 2021

The Northwestern Europe Regional Contest 2021 (NWERC), an official regional contest in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, took place as … > Zum Artikel

21.12.2021

Three papers accepted at AAMAS

The International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS) is the most influential venue for research on behavior that emerges from the … > Zum Artikel

16.12.2021

Two new projects granted

The Algorithm Engineering group secured two new projects starting in 2021/beginning of 2022. Granted by the investment bank of Brandenburg (Investitionsbank des … > Zum Artikel

24.11.2021

PhD awarded to Karen Seidel

Congratulations to Karen Seidel for the successful defense of her dissertation for which she was granted a PhD from the Digital Engineering Faculty of the … > Zum Artikel

02.11.2021

Paper accepted at ITCS

The Innovations in Theoretical Computer Science (ITCS) conference aims at highlighting novel research directions in the theory of computing and facilitate the … > Zum Artikel

25.10.2021

Two additional PhD students joining

Besides the ones previously announced, there are two more PhD students joining the Algorithm Engineering group until the end of the year. Nadym Mallek … > Zum Artikel

11.10.2021

Three Papers accepted at HPEC and ComplexNetworks

The IEEE conference on High Performance and Embedded Computing (HPEC) deals with computing hardware, software, systems and applications where performance … > Zum Artikel

07.10.2021

Master thesis paper accepted at ALENEX

David Stangl wrote his master thesis with the Algorithm Engineering group under the supervision of Thomas Bläsius and Christopher Weyand (now at the KIT). In … > Zum Artikel

27.09.2021

Four new PhD students joining

There are four new PhD students joining at the beginning of the new academic year. The first three of them are starting in October. Nicolas Klodt is an HPI … > Zum Artikel

15.09.2021

Two papers accepted at ISAAC

The International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC) is the premier algorithms conference in Asia. Two of this year's ISAAC papers are co-authored … > Zum Artikel

02.08.2021

HPI+KIT team wins two tracks at PACE challenge

The Parameterized Algorithms and Computational Experiments (PACE) challenge is an international programming contest in which teams are tasked to solve as many … > Zum Artikel

28.07.2021

Student paper wins BPA at GECCO

Maximilian Böther and Leon Schiller combined their Bachelor theses to a paper at this year's Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO). It shows … > Zum Artikel

20.07.2021

Three papers accepted at FCT, WCP@ICML and MFCS

We are very happy to announce that our students recently published two papers showcasing the work they did in our seminars and projects. The International … > Zum Artikel

16.07.2021

Five papers accepted at ESA and APPROX

The European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA) is a premier conference on the design and analysis of algorithm and a central part of ALGO, Europe's largest meeting … > Zum Artikel

25.05.2021

Master project paper accepted at KDD

In the Winter 2020/21 Master Project the students Nicolas Klodt, Lars Seifert, and Arthur Zahn developed algorithms for the Chromatic Correlation Clustering … > Zum Artikel

17.05.2021

Two papers accepted at ICALP

The International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming (ICALP) is one of the prime theory venues in Europe and the annual meeting of the European … > Zum Artikel

14.05.2021

Three papers accepted, one paper each at ACDA, SAT and FGVC@CVPR

The new SIAM Conference on Applied and Computational Discrete Algorithms (ACDA) brings together researchers who design and study combinatorial and graph … > Zum Artikel

10.05.2021

Paper accepted at IJCAI

Simon Krogmann, who is now a PhD student with the group, wrote his Master's thesis on Facility Location Games on Networks under the supervision of Pascal … > Zum Artikel

19.04.2021

Paper accepted at SPAA

The Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures (SPAA) is one of the leading conferences on parallel algorithms and data structures. It also has a … > Zum Artikel

12.04.2021

A total of six papers accepted at MLPCP@ICLR and CiE

The Machine Learning for Preventing and Combating Pandemics (MLPCP) workshop (virtually, May 8th, 2021), part of the International Conference on Learning … > Zum Artikel

06.04.2021

Stefan Neubert writes 2nd CS book

Stefan Neubert, a PhD student with the group, wrote a new book Grundkurs Theoretische Informatik in which he introduces the basic concepts and methods of … > Zum Artikel

30.03.2021

Successful participation at ICPC NWERC

The Northwestern Europe Regional Contest 2020 (NWERC), an official regional contest in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, was hosted by the … > Zum Artikel

29.03.2021

Two Papers accepted at GECCO

The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2021), planned for July 10-14 in Lille, will be this year's most important scientific venue for … > Zum Artikel

24.03.2021

Scientific visitors in March & April

The Algorithm Engineering group hosts three scientific guests in March and April. At the beginning of the month, we welcomed Amirhossein Rajabi who is currently … > Zum Artikel

22.03.2021

UP teaching grant awarded to Timo Kötzing

Timo Kötzing received a Leitbild Lehre grant for innovative teaching from the University of Potsdam. In the upcoming summer term, Math II will be taught via a … > Zum Artikel

15.03.2021

Two new group members joining

We are happy to announce two new members joining the Algorithm Engineering group on April 1. Samuel Baguley is our new postdoc. He did his undergraduate studies … > Zum Artikel

11.03.2021

Paper accepted at SEA

The International Symposium on Experimental Algorithms (SEA) is a scientific conference on algorithm engineering with a strong focus on empirical performance … > Zum Artikel

29.01.2021

Paper accepted at AISTATS

The 24th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS) is an independent scientific conference for research at the junction of AI … > Zum Artikel

04.01.2021

Two Papers accepted at AAMAS

The 20th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS) will be held on May 3-7, 2021 in virtual London, UK. Being the largest and … > Zum Artikel

03.12.2020

Three Papers accepted at ICDT and AAAI

The International Conference on Database Theory (ICDT) is an established series of international conferences on research in the foundations and theory of data … > Zum Artikel

05.10.2020

Two papers accepted at SODA and TrustCom

The ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA) is the most important scientific meeting on algorithms. Its 32nd edition, as well as all of its satellite … > Zum Artikel

21.09.2020

Group member appointed professor at KIT

We are very happy to announce that Thomas Bläsius has been appointed Junior Professor for Algorithm Engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, his … > Zum Artikel

16.09.2020

Three papers accepted at ICONIP, IPEC and FSTTCS

The International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP) provides a platform for researchers in neuroscience, neural networks, and deep learning. … > Zum Artikel

11.09.2020

MOOC on computational learning

Karen Seidel of the Algorithm Engineering group will give a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) titled Computational Learning Theory and Beyond, starting October … > Zum Artikel

31.08.2020

Three new group members joining

We are happy to announce that three new members are joining the Algorithm Engineering group. The first one is the new postdoctoral researcher Sarel Cohen. He … > Zum Artikel

14.08.2020

New DFG project TEDA granted

The German Research Foundation (DFG) granted a new research project on Theory of Estimation-of-Distribution Algorithms (TEDA). Commonly applied heuristics to … > Zum Artikel

31.07.2020

Two papers accepted at ATMOS and WAOA

The ALGO 2020 Meeting combines the European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA) and various other prestigious algorithmic conferences and workshops. As one of those, … > Zum Artikel

30.07.2020

New DFG project GEONET granted

The German Research Foundation (DFG) granted a new research project on Geometric Selfish Network Creation (GEONET). It examines how large real-world networks … > Zum Artikel

27.07.2020

HM at SIGEVO Dissertation Award

Every year the ACM Special Interest Group on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (SIGEVO) award a prize for outstanding PhD theses in that area. Martin Krejca … > Zum Artikel

06.07.2020

Paper accepted at VLDB

The International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB) is the premier venue for research on databases. We contribute one work resulting from a close … > Zum Artikel

30.06.2020

Two papers accepted at ESA and MFCS

The European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA) is one of the leading European algorithms conferences, its 28th edition will be held online as part of the ALGO 2020 … > Zum Artikel

18.05.2020

New Research Unit funded by DFG

Tobias Friedrich will form a new Research Unit funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG-Forschungsgruppe) together with Petra Berenbrink (University of … > Zum Artikel

14.05.2020

HPI podcast on online teaching

The new episode of the HPI podcast Neuland - Der HPI-Wissenspodcast (in German) is about online teaching in times of Corona. Timo Kötzing and Ralf Teusner … > Zum Artikel

21.04.2020

Paper accepted at IJCAI

The International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) is one of the two leading international AI conferences. Our group contributes a paper to … > Zum Artikel

20.04.2020

Best paper award at EvoCOP

Benjamin Doerr and Martin Krejca received the 2020 Best Paper Award of the European Conference on Evolutionary Computation in Combinatorial Optimisation … > Zum Artikel

24.03.2020

Stay safe

In these difficult times we wish the members and friends of the Algorithm Engineering group all the best. We hope that you and your families stay safe and … > Zum Artikel

22.03.2020

Two papers accepted at GECCO

This years Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) will, due to the world-wide coronavirus pandemic, be held online in mid July. Traditionally, … > Zum Artikel

11.02.2020

HPI podcast on mathematical structures on the Web

Thomas Bläsius and Tobias Friedrich are featured in the new episode of the HPI podcast Neuland - Der HPI-Wissenspodcast (in German). In the interview they talk … > Zum Artikel

29.01.2020

Three new group members joining

The Algorithm Engineering group will see three new members joining over the next couple of months. Minh Huyen Ly Le marks the first new entry, starting a … > Zum Artikel

15.01.2020

Two papers accepted at ECAI and EvoCOP

Europe’s premier AI Research venue, the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), holds its 24th edition in June in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. … > Zum Artikel