Seminar: Theoretical Topics in Data Science


Summer Term 2018

Seminar presentation Copyright: © M. Ritzert


This seminar covers current research development in data science, focussing on theoretical aspects. This term we will cover the area of "privacy".


Prerequisite for this seminar is a solid foundation in theoretical computer science and a successful completion of the basic courses such as "Data Structures and Algorithms" and "Computability and Complexity". Completion of the course "Foundations of Data Science" will be helpful, but is not required.



Time and Place

The seminar will be held in the last week of the semester, Monday-Tuesday, July 24-25.

Attendance is mandatory.



Martin Grohe


Each participant of the seminar will be assigned a specific topic, usually in form of a research paper or a book chapter. He or she is expected to give a talk of about 45 min about it and write a paper of about 5 pages summarising it.

The topics will be assigned at the first meeting of the seminar.


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