Teaching

We offer courses on the topic of  "visualization" and its applications, especially in the field of software development. In addition to different lectures, our curriculum includes seminars and project groups. We regularly supervise theses and also offer jobs as student assistant.

Current Courses (Winter 2019/2020)

(Language: German) Vorlesung mit Übung (Bachelor)

Modelle der Informatik (MdI)

Vorlesung: Mo 10:00 – 12:00 Uhr, Mi 18:00 – 20:00 Uhr
SH 601
Prof. Dr. Fabian Beck
M.Sc. Hagen Tarner
Shivam Agarwal
Shahid Latif

(Language: English) Seminar (Bachelor)

Seminar "Text Visualization" (STV)

Thursday, 14-16 h (weekly)
SH 403
Shahid Latif
Shivam Agarwal
Prof. Dr. Fabian Beck

For more information about the previous semesters, please see our archive.

Theses and Projects

We offer student theses and projects for both bachelor and master students studying in the field of computer science. In the following, we provide a list of tentative topics for theses and projects. We are also open and willing to discuss your own ideas. If you are interested, please make an appointment with the supervisor for detailed information. 

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  • Data Structure Reports: Automatic description of program state at execution (N.N./Beck)
    Computer Science
  • Visual Exploration of AI Player Strategies in Computer Games through Patterns in its Movements and Actions (Agarwal/Beck)
    Computer Science
  • User study to evaluate interactive linking of text and visualizations (Latif/Beck)
    Computer Science
  • Visual Analysis of Users Interacting in Virtual Reality (Agarwal/Beck/Schneegaß)
    Computer Science
  • Automatic Caption Generation for Multi-layer Network Visualizations (Latif/Beck)
    Computer Science
  • Generating Natural Language Descriptions of Scientific Datasets (Tarner/Latif/Beck)
    Computer Science
  • Visualize Benchmark Results as Call Trees using Techniques for Uncertainty Visualization (Tarner/Beck)
    Computer Science
  • Visual reporting a landscape of social and ethical values across European institutions (N.N./Beck/Herrmann)
    Computer Science
  • Rethinking Syntax Highlighting: Visualizing Fine-Grained Software Evolution in the Code (Tarner/Hesenius/Beck)
    Computer Science
  • Visual Analysis of Text in Research Publications (Agarwal/Beck)
    Computer Science
  • User Study for Comparison of Different Dynamic Set Visualizations (Agarwal/Beck)
    Computer Science
  • Visual Exploration of Temporal Trends through Citation Texts of a Research Publication (Agarwal/Beck)
    Computer Science
  • Mixing Sketching and Programming of Data Visualizations (Agarwal/Beck)
    Computer Science

Student Assistant Positions

We are regularly looking for motivated student/research assistants. As an assistant you will support our research by helping us with developing interactive software systems, conducting user studies, or data preprocessing. Here, we announce specific vacancies, but usually there are more jobs available. If you are interested, feel free to contact us! 

Please note that the topics that are offered as theses, in some cases, can also be assigned as an employment opportunity.