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Distributed Smart Space Orchestration


CPS workshop

with Joseph Sifakis and Vint Cerf online!

On using Deep Learning in Smart Spaces


Distributed Smart Space Orchestration

NOMS 2016 Dissertation Session talk online!

Smart Space Orchestration - How to make the Internet of Things smart?

talk at Eurecom online!

More info on MOOC4Masters

online (including an interview with Vint Cerf)!

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iLab — a new course form

In 2013 the iLab-concept was awarded with the Ernst Otto Fischer-Lehrpreis (teaching price) of Technische Universität München!

The iLab laboratory...

The iLab and the iLab2 are multiple things at once:

  1. Practical exercises that are continuously running at several Universities attracting more than 1800 students until the end of 2016.
  2. An innovative course design for practical exercises that consists of

Here you can find the presentation to a talk about the didactical concept of the iLab I gave in 2013.

The iLab concept was developed by me in 2003 and refined over the following years. It supports students in their self-learning process by gently forcing them to prepare well to master the hands-on parts of the exercises in an optimal way.

The concept has proven to lead to much better student satisfaction than comparable course concepts. This is expressed by the enormous popularity the course has at all Universities we introduced it (first of all Technische Universität München with around 60 students per semester, and Universität Tübingen with around 20 students per semester).

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