The Department Of Informatics delivers the highest quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in computer science through the commitment and enthusiasm of its staff within a stimulating, research-led context.
Wikidata is an openly accessible knowledge base that is built by a global community of volunteers. Since its launch in 2012 it reached more than 100 million items and 24,000 active editors (for more information see Wikidata statistics). Wikidata functions as the central source of information for a variety of projects in the Wikimedia ecosystem, including Wikipedia, a free, open content online encyclopaedia created through the collaborative efforts of a community of users also known as Wikipedians.
As the world is emerging from waves of Coronavirus infections and facing new threats of virus outbreaks, the scientist in us may ask: how can we model such outbreaks? One common approach is to use so-called “compartmental models”, and in particular the SIR-model. Here, the individuals of the population fall into one of the following three categories: Susceptible, Infected or Recovered.
In summer 2019, right before my final year of undergraduate studies was about to start, I watched the judo world championships with my father. This was the year the International Judo Federation used a 4DREPLAY system for the first time. This system was used to replay the important moments in which players executed successful techniques, from every angle.