Bali Calling: Paper Accepted for MoMM202327 Nov 2023 • Santiago Berrezueta
We are thrilled to share that our research paper has been accepted at the 21st International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia Intelligence (MoMM 2023) in Bali, Indonesia. 21st International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia Intelligence Our latest research paper introduces a transformative mobile application designed to support the occupational therapy for children with ADHD. This app, part of a comprehensive smart-home environment, enables therapists and parents to remotely observe and interact with children during therapy sessions.
Koli Calling 2023 - Paper Accepted - Constructive Alignment in Modern Computing Education: An Open-Source Computer-Based Examination System2 Nov 2023 • Matthias Linhuber
We are thrilled to share that our paper, “Constructive Alignment in Modern Computing Education: An Open-Source Computer-Based Examination System,” has been accepted at Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research in Finland this year. In our research, we tackle a critical challenge in computing education: the disconnect between teaching aims and the evaluation methods in large-scale paper-based examinations (PBEs). Such exams often fail to assess the higher-order cognitive abilities that are essential for students to succeed in the fast-paced and complex tech industry.
Interview: AI in the center of our society3 Aug 2023 • Stephan Krusche
In an interview in the magazine “Wirtschaftswoche”, Prof. Dr. Stephan Krusche discusses AI in the center of our society. With the establishment of a new data science center, TUM is placing a clear focus on data science and AI at the Heilbronn Campus. The current hype around AI-based language programs such as ChatGPT raises hopes, but also concerns. In the end, it all comes down to responsible use. Natural stupidity beats artificial intelligence any day," is a quote from British fantasy writer Sir Terry Pratchett.
Two articles on ChatGPT with Stephan Krusche13 Jul 2023 • Stephan Krusche
In an example of synergetic collaboration between industry and academia, two media articles have been published that delve into the world of ChatGPT. The articles feature insightful opinions with former Microsoft CTO Dr. Andreas Braun and Prof. Dr. Stephan Krusche. This collaboration addresses key issues and challenges and underscores the convergence of industry and academia in their pursuit of knowledge and innovation. With their expertise and shared commitment, they shed light on the symbiotic relationship that drives transformative progress and provide insights into how data science and AI are driving progress in an ever-evolving world.
Tokyo Calling: Remarkable Four Papers Accepted for CSEE&T 202310 Jul 2023 • Maximilian Sölch
We are thrilled to announce that four research papers have been accepted at the 35th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T 2023) in Tokyo, Japan. 35th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training Accepted papers address various topics in software engineering education ranging from recommendations for programming exercises to overcome ChatGPT, online vs. on-site instruction for programming courses, and interactive learning for programming to plagiarism detection and its impact on learning, highlighting the breadth and depth of our research efforts.
IRIS - Towards AI-driven Interactive Learning6 Jul 2023 • Patrick Bassner
The future of learning is taking shape and Artemis is at the heart of this transformation. We are delighted to announce the development of an intelligent virtual tutor IRIS which is based on Generative AI and Large Language Models (LLMs). We currently develop IRIS as part of the practical course Interactive Learning and integrate it into Artemis. IRIS will support students in solving (programming) tasks. With the introduction of IRIS, we aim to provide effective one-on-one assistance at any time without the need for human tutors’ interaction to support students in their learning process.
We want you! Looking for tutors for Introduction to Programming in WS23-24 🚀30 Jun 2023 • Patrick Bassner
We invite motivated students like you to join the teaching team for the Introduction to Programming course in the winter semester of 2023/24. This is a unique opportunity to deepen your software engineering and programming skills while helping your peers. As a tutor, you hold tutor groups, correct exercises, help students understand the concepts, participate in the exam correction, and help with lecture and exercise organization. Join us and become a valuable part of a highly motivated, international student team!
Best Practitioner Report Award for the Paper "Integrating Competency-Based Education in Interactive Learning Systems"17 Mar 2023 • Maximilian Sölch
The paper “Integrating Competency-Based Education in Interactive Learning Systems” by Maximilian Sölch, Moritz Aberle, and Stephan Krusche received the best practitioner report award for this year’s International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (LAK23). You can read the published paper on the SOLAR website here. Best Practitioner Report Award for the Paper "Integrating Competency-Based Education in Interactive Learning Systems" Citation Integrating Competency-Based Education in Interactive Learning Systems (Best Practitioner Report Award).
Team from Camerloher-Gymnasium Freising among the winners of the bavarian P-Seminar Prize12 Mar 2023 • Stephan Krusche
With the topic “Design and development of an escape room for the Mathematics lessons for lower and middle school”, a team of students Camerloher-Gymnasium Freising is now among the winners of the Bavarian State P-Seminar Prize, with mathematics as the main subject. The team wanted to name the Chair for Applied Software Technology as an external partner because some members of the group learned important programming skills and agile development methods in the Introduction to Software Engineering lecture ,offered by this chair in Summer 2021.
New conference paper: "Balancing between Creativity and Efficiency in Software Engineering Project Courses"22 Feb 2023 • Jan Philip Bernius
The paper titled “Balancing between Creativity and Efficiency in Software Engineering Project Courses” by Ruoqing (Sunny) Wang, Snezhina Milusheva, and Stephan Krusche was presented at the 29th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference in December. The proceedings are now published on IEEE Xplore. You can already read the preprint here. "Balancing between Creativity and Efficiency in Software Engineering Project Courses" by Ruoqing Wang, Snezhina Milusheva, and Stephan Krusche Abstract—Practical software engineering courses incorporate industrial clients to present a more realistic environment for the students.
New conference paper: "Integrating Competency-Based Education in Interactive Learning Systems"14 Feb 2023 • Jan Philip Bernius
The paper titled “Integrating Competency-Based Education in Interactive Learning Systems” by Maximilian Sölch, Moritz Aberle, and Stephan Krusche was accepted for this years International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge. You can already read the preprint here. "Integrating Competency-Based Education in Interactive Learning Systems" by Maximilian Sölch, Moritz Aberle, and Stephan Krusche Abstract—Artemis is an interactive learning system that organizes courses, hosts lecture content and interactive exercises, conducts exams, and creates automatic assessments with individual feedback.
Ferienakademie 202312 Feb 2023 • Stephan Krusche
Prof. Bernd Brügge and Prof. Stephan Krusche with Jochen Nickles and Markus Sauer from Siemens and will organize the course 2 Self-organizing Industrial Cyberphysical Systems in the Ferienakademie in September 2023 in Sarntal, Italy. This is a great opportunity to improve your programming and software engineering skills when working on innovative solutions for the future, work in a motivated team and have a lot of fun while making connections to relevant industry partners.
Recap: iPraktikum Client Acceptance Test10 Feb 2023 • Philipp Zagar
Yesterday, all eight projects in the iPraktikum presented their final product in the Client Acceptance Test! The teams gave a ten minute presentation about their system’s main features as well as the increments achieved since the Design Review. Magic show by Serapion (Prof. Bernd Brügge) assisted by Dr. Jan Philip Bernius. Afterward, the students were able to get individual feedback from the customers during a networking buffet. Congratulations to all our amazing students!
iPraktikum: Client Acceptance Test9 Feb 2023 • Matthias Linhuber
Here we go! Our Professor Stephan Krusche just kicked off the Client Acceptance Test of the iPraktikum 22/23! Can’t wait to see what our students came up with!
ChatGPT for Good?7 Feb 2023 • Jan Philip Bernius
From personalized learning to critical thinking and other pertinent challenges, learn how large language models (LLM) can revolutionize the way we teach & learn. Take a look at our position paper from Technical University of Munich and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich: edarxiv.org/5er8f ChatGPT for Good? On Opportunities and Challenges of Large Language Models for Education Abstract—Large language models represent a significant advancement in the field of AI. The underlying technology is key to further innovations and, despite critical views and even bans within communities and regions, large language models are here to stay.
Hackathon in a train? Yes, please!19 Jan 2023 • Philipp Zagar
Presentation to mobile consultants in Hamburg Last week one of the iPraktikum teams, specifically the Netlight Team, had a unique opportunity to go on a trip to Copenhagen. The goal was to get a more holistic understanding of the Netlight consulting company by experiencing their offices in Hamburg and Copenhagen. The students travelled to Copenhagen sustainably by train with a stop in Hamburg, each ride took approximately five hours. But how to make use of these ~20 hours?
iPraktikum: Design Review19 Dec 2022 • Philipp Zagar
Our students nocked it out of the park in this semesters iPraktikum Design Review! We can’t wait to see what they will achieve until the final presentations in February!
iPraktikum: Fourth course-wide lecture17 Nov 2022 • Philipp Zagar
Our guest speaker Manu Rink nocked it out of the park today! Thank you for your awesome session on UI/UX!
Doctoral seminar November 202211 Nov 2022 • Philipp Zagar
Many great presentations, lots of discussions and plenty of feedback! Our first doctoral seminar after the pandemic was a full success! A big thank you to all our group members! Prof. Stephan Krusche just kicked off this years doctoral seminar! Team picture: Patrick Bassner, Philipp Zagar, Stephan Krusche, Snezhina Milusheva, Markus Paulsen, Jan Philip Bernius, Evgeny Volynsky, Matthias Linhuber, Bernd Brügge, Maximilian Sölch, Santiago Berrezueta (Right to left)
iPraktikum: Third course-wide lecture10 Nov 2022 • Matthias Linhuber
Week 3 in the iPraktikum course wide lectures is all about release and merge management. Philipp Zagar kicks things off with version control Do‘s and Don’ts!
iPraktikum: Second course-wide lecture3 Nov 2022 • Philipp Zagar
The second course-wide lecture of the iPraktikum is currently held by Matthias Linhuber!
Recap: iPraktikum Project Kickoff26 Oct 2022 • Philipp Zagar
Last week the iPraktikum started with the Project Kickoff! All eight customers presented their problem statements to the students and clarified questions in a networking buffet afterward. We’re super excited about the semester and the great progress that all teams will achieve.
Helma Schneider: 40+ Years!20 Oct 2022 • Pramod Bhatotia
Today we celebrated 40+ years of service for our dearest Helma. Congratulations on your retirement and fantastic career at TUM. We will miss you at the chair! Left to right: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Pramod Bhatotia, Helma Schneider, and Prof. Dr. Bernd Brügge.
iPraktikum: Project Kickoff20 Oct 2022 • Philipp Zagar
We‘re rolling again! Prof. Stephan Krusche just kicked off this years iPraktikum with 8 great customers and projects! Can’t wait to see what the students come up with!
iPraktikum: Swift Intro Course14 Oct 2022 • Philipp Zagar
In the past five days, we organized the Swift Intro Course for the iPraktikum with around 70 students. Our amazing tutors worked really hard to make sure that all students were able to follow us on our Swift journey.
New article: "Machine Learning Based Feedback on Textual Student Answers in Large Courses"4 Jun 2022 • Jan Philip Bernius
The journal pre-prof of the article “Machine Learning Based Feedback on Textual Student Answers in Large Courses” by Jan Philip Bernius, Stephan Krusche, and Bernd Brügge is now available as Open Access on ScienceDirect! Machine Learning Based Feedback on Textual Student Answers in Large Courses by Jan Philip Bernius, Stephan Krusche, and Bernd Brügge Abstract—Many engineering disciplines require problem-solving skills, which cannot be learned by memorization alone. Open-ended textual exercises allow students to acquire these skills.
Jan Philip Bernius, Stephan Krusche, and Bernd Brügge Receive Ernst Otto Fischer Teaching Award3 Aug 2021 • Bernd Brügge
Jan Philip Bernius, Stephan Krusche, and Bernd Brügge received the Ernst Otto Fischer Teaching Award. The award honors the innovative and successful teaching project Automatic Correction of Free-Text Assignments. The Ernst Otto Fischer Teaching Award is presented to instructors for innovative projects that improving teaching at TUM. The project Automatic Correction of Free-Text Assignments was funded by the TUM Teaching Fund. As part of the project, we implemented the Athena system for automated assessment of textual exercises.
Jan Philip Bernius receives first prize in ACM Student Research Competition16 Apr 2021 • Bernd Brügge
Jan Philip Bernius received the first prize in the ACM Student Research Competition as part of the 52nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE'21) for his submission “Toward Computer-Aided Assessment of Textual Exercises in Very Large Courses.” Judges from the ACM SIGCSE community determined the winners from 20 accepted peer-reviewed paper submissions in two presentation rounds. In round 1, all contestants presented their posters. The resulting six finalists presented their papers in round 2.