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Prof. Dr. Tobias Friedrich
  
 

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21.06.2017

Two Papers accepted at SAGT 2017

The Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT) is one of the premier international conferences … > more

15.06.2017

Paper accepted at ESA 2017

The European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA) is one of the premier conferences on algorithms. The … > more

12.06.2017

HPI students write computer science text book

Arne Boockmeyer, Philipp Fischbeck, and Stefan Neubert, who have been working with and for the … > more

22.05.2017

Two PhD students successfully defend dissertations

This May, two PhD students of the research group successfully defended their dissertations: Anton … > more

24.04.2017

Scientific guests from the University of Adelaide

In 2017 there are in total eight weeks of mutual visits between our research group and the … > more

21.04.2017

FRITSE teaching award

The student representatives awared Thomas Bläsius, Timo Kötzing and Pascal Lenzner the FRITSE prize … > more

20.04.2017

Master Project paper accepted at SPAA

The result of our Master Project on "Strategic Network Formation under Attack" was accepted  at the … > more

10.04.2017

Invited talk at University of Adelaide

The Algorithm Engineering group has a close relationship with the Optimisation and Logistics group … > more

20.03.2017

Six contributions accepted at GECCO 2017

The ACM/SIGEVO Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) is the leading conference in … > more

20.03.2017

Three new PhD students

In March and April 2017 there are a total of three people starting their PhD studies with the … > more

06.03.2017

Scientific Guest from the University of Glasgow

Next week (March 13 and 14) Kitty Meeks will visit the Algorithm Engineering group at HPI. Ms. Meeks … > more

20.02.2017

Invited talk at Tel Aviv University

Tobias Friedrich visits the School of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University (אוניברסיטת תל … > more

13.01.2017

New Senior Researcher

Starting 1.1.2017 Timo Kötzing was named Senior Researcher of the HPI. After almost two fruitful … > more

24.11.2016

Talk by Timo Kötzing in HPI Colloquium

Timo Kötzing will give a talk about "Optimization - From Classic Approaches to Black-Box Heuristics" … > more

19.11.2016

HPI Team competed at ACM ICPC NWERC

The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM ICPC) is a team programming competition … > more

13.11.2016

Final Meeting of the SAGE Project

From November 14 to 16, the final meeting of the EU-funded SAGE project will be held at the HPI. The … > more

12.11.2016

Two papers accepted at AAAI 2017

The Conference on Artificial Intelligence is one of the two leading conferences on artificial … > more

10.11.2016

Talk by Rolf Niedermeier in HPI Colloquium

Prof. Dr. Rolf Niedermeier from TU Berlin is one of the world-wide leading experts in parameterized … > more

01.11.2016

Four papers accepted at FOGA 2017

The Workshop on Foundations of Genetic Algorithms (FOGA) is a biennial conference organized by the … > more

23.09.2016

German national computer science competition

The final round of the German National Computer Science Competition („Bundeswettbewerb Informatik“) … > more

17.09.2016

Paper accepted at FSTTCS 2016

The Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science (FSTTCS) is the … > more

14.09.2016

Press coverage of on-street parking search project

Several local newspaper, radio and TV stations reported on our recently published ESA paper on … > more

01.09.2016

Start of new research project

The project "The Structure of Computational Learning", funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG) … > more

27.07.2016

Paper accepted at IPEC 2016

The International Symposium on Parameterized and Exact Computation (IPEC) is the leading conference … > more

27.07.2016

Invited Talk at MFCS 2016

Tobias Friedrich is invited speaker at the 41st International Symposium on Mathematical Foundations … > more

13.07.2016

Two prizes for research and teaching

Two members of the group have been honored for their accomplishments in research and teaching in the … > more

05.07.2016

ESA 2016 Best Paper Award

The paper Efficient Embedding of Scale-Free Graphs in the Hyperbolic Plane by Thomas Bläsius, Tobias … > more

04.07.2016

Paper accepted at SAGT 2016

The Symposium on Algorithmic Game Theory (SAGT) is one of the premier conferences on Algorithmic … > more

09.06.2016

Four papers accepted at ESA 2016

The European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA) is one of the premier conferences on algorithms. The … > more

04.06.2016

Participation in German Collegiate Programming Contest

Two teams of students have successfully participated in this year's ACM German Collegiate … > more

01.06.2016

Start of DFG project TOSU

The project "Theory of Swarm Algorithms and Their Effectiveness in Uncertain Environments" is funded … > more

31.05.2016

Five papers accepted at PPSN 2016

With four accepted papers each, Tobias Friedrich and Timo Kötzing are the most prolific authors at … > more

29.04.2016

Multiple travel grants

Several travel grants have been awarded to PhD students of the Algorithm Engineering group. The … > more

18.04.2016

Nomination of GI-Prize for best dissertation

The German Informatics Society (GI) awards annually since 1994 a prize for the best dissertation to … > more

14.04.2016

New course: Competitive Programming

Starting this semester, the group offers a new project seminar on Competitive Programming.  … > more

01.04.2016

Two PhD students joining

Gregor Lagodzinski did his Master of Mathematics at Freie Universität Berlin. He joins our group on … > more

21.03.2016

Four papers accepted at GECCO 2016

The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) the leading conference in the area of … > more

19.02.2016

Fit-for-BWINF 2016

The Hasso Plattner Institute hosts a preparation seminar for the participants of the 2nd round of … > more

22.01.2016

Talk at the high school workshop

As part of the High school workshop, Anton Krohmer is giving a talk presenting some of the research … > more

11.12.2015

Paper accepted at STACS 2016

The 33rd International Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science (STACS 2016) is a … > more

11.12.2015

Two new international research projects

Good news from the Australian Research Council and the European Cooperation in Science and … > more

09.12.2015

Inaugural lecture at University of Potsdam

Prof. Dr. Tobias Friedrich gives his inaugural lecture at University of Potsdam.  The German lecture … > more

09.11.2015

Three scientific guests in November

In the upcoming weeks, our group welcomes three international scientific guests: Dr. Samadhi … > more

07.11.2015

HPI CodeNight: Talk about the four color theorem

As part of the HPI CodeNight on November 7, 2015, Dr. Thomas Bläsius gives a talk with the title … > more

01.11.2015

Two new PhD students

Anna Melnichenko did her Master of Mathematics and Computer Science at Novosibirsk State … > more

16.10.2015

PNN interview to the start of the semester

To the start of the semester, the local newspaper PNN published an interview with Dr. Pascal Lenzner … > more

07.10.2015

Digital Science Match in Berlin

The German newspaper "Der Tagesspiegel" organizes a "Digital Science Match" for connecting … > more

06.10.2015

Mercator Fellow from University of Cambridge

Dr. Thomas Sauerwald is visiting the research group from University of Cambridge already the second … > more

01.10.2015

Three new group members

On October 1st, three new researchers joined our group: Thomas Bläsius did his PhD in graph drawing … > more

21.09.2015

Visit of Profs. Mike Fellows and Fran Rosamond

Professor Fellows is one of the founders of parameterized complexity, which has strong connections … > more

31.08.2015

Two papers accepted at ISAAC 2015

The 26th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC 2015) is a prime … > more

15.07.2015

Group wins two best paper awards at GECCO 2015

The attendants of GECCO 2015 in Madrid voted two papers of our research group for the best paper … > more

17.06.2015

10th Symposium on Future Trends in Service-Oriented Computing

Prof. Friedrich gives keynote about "Models of large real-world networks" on the first day of the … > more

12.06.2015

Two papers nominated for best paper award at GECCO 2015

Two papers nominated for best paper award of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference … > more

28.05.2015

Talk in HPI Colloquium

Prof. Friedrich addresses the question "Do we need randomness?" in the HPI Colloquium this Thursday, … > more

25.05.2015

Two scientific guests

Prof. Frank Neumann (Uni Adelaide, Australia) and Dr. Karl Bringmann (ETH Zürich, Switzerland) are … > more

11.05.2015

Prof. Friedrich gives talk at TU Berlin

The colloquium of the DFG Research Training Group "Methods for Discrete Structures" takes place … > more

20.04.2015

Two papers accepted at ICALP 2015

Two papers accepted at the 42nd International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming … > more

05.04.2015

Three papers accepted at GECCO 2015

Three papers accepted in the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2015) > more

01.04.2015

Start

The research group starts at HPI on April 1st, 2015.  The first group members are Prof. Tobias … > more