Interactive Information Organization Seminar and Project

Deutsch: Auf dieser Seite finden Sie Informationen zum wissenschaftlichen Seminar und Projekt "Interactive Information Organization", welches im Wintersemeser 2016/2017 stattfindet. Das Seminar und Projekt wird von den Dozenten und Master Studenten bei Bedarf auch auf Englisch gehalten. Den Bachelor Studenten ist es aber möglich, ihre Diskussionen, Präsentationen und Ausarbeitungen in deutscher Sprache zu halten bzw. abzugeben. Der Einfachheit halber sind alle folgenden Informationen in Englisch angegeben.

English: On this page you can find information about the scientific seminar and project/practical course "Interactive Information Organization", which takes place during the winter term 2016/2017. On demand the seminar and project will be in English. The Bachelor students can discuss, present and write their work in German. For simplicity the following information is provided in English.

During the course this page will be updated continuously.

Content and Topics

This course deals with selected topics and subdomains of the research area "Data and Knowledge Engineering". With an emphasis on "Intelligent Interactive Information Systems" students acquire insight in methods of user behavior analysis and modeling, knowledge discovery and visualization, data mining, adaptive retrieval systems etc. Below the topics for the winter term 2016/2017 are listed:

Analysing the language quality of documents
Extraction of arguments from web pages
Plot analysis in fictional texts
Usability and Structural Capabilities of Metadata-Formats for Scene-Description in Contemporary Multichannel-Audio-Files
Visual Attention in Online-Search
Identification of Text Reading Sequences on Websites 
Detecting clickbait articles
Global features for scene classification (Gist of scene)
Deep learning to detect the discriminative locations in an image
Refine image retrieval by reducing the amount of processed features

At the beginning of the course we will present the suggested topics but own ideas or suggestions are also welcome.

Course and Relation between Seminar and Project

The seminar is offered for Bachelor students to achieve an insight into selected topics and subdomains of the research area "Interactive Information Organization" with an emphasis on "Information Retrieval" and "Machine Learning". The assignment is to become acquainted with a chosen subdomain, hold a presentation and write a paper about this topic. In the end the Bachelor students receive 2SWS/3ECTS. The project is offered additionally for 3CP and should be seen as an extension to the seminar. The seminar is offered for Master students as "Advanced Interactive Information Organization".

Interested Persons

Please register yourself via E-Mail to Philipp Ludwig. The seminar and project is limited to 10 participants (usually 5 Bachelor and 5 Master students). We apply the scheme: "First Come, First Serve" (FCFS).

Dates and Rooms

21.10.2016: 9:15 - 10:45, Building 29, Room 301, First meeting to introduce the course, present and preselect the topics and register for the course
28.10.2016: Meeting to introduce scientific working and select the topics
Deadline for unsubscribing from the course
Work @ Home (read paper, write own paper, implement project)
18.11.2016: Optional: Send concept presentation slides via E-Mail (for feedback)
Meeting: Concept presentations, location: Building 29, Room 130
Pre-paper draft submission via E-Mail
Work @ Home (read literature, write paper, implement project)
Work @ Home (write paper, implement experiments)
[Christmas break]
Paper draft submission (10 pp. for Bachelor / 15 pp. for Master in LNCS-Style) via E-Mail
Review submission (2 reviews, each 1 page) via E-Mail [optional Meeting]
27.01.2017: Final Version submission (10 pages for Bachelor / 15 pages for Master in LNCS-Style) via E-Mail

Final presentation:

14.02.2017 @ 13:00, Building 29, Room 130
16.02.2017 @ 15:00, Building 29, Room 130

Further information about the course can be found in the LSF portal here (Seminar) and here (Project).

Teaching Staff

If you have any questions about the course, please contact us via E-Mail:


Last Modification: 26.01.2017 - Contact Person: