Media Informatics is a broad field spanning many research directions and topics. The Internet, Web 2.0, Social Networks, Ubiquitous Computing, Usability, Social Interaction, HCI, Privacy, and Trust are just a few examples. This seminar aims to provide an overview and a closer look at research directions and current and future challenges that are focus of active research around the world and at our Institute.


To successfully complete the seminar the following requirements have to be fulfilled:

  • Paper on a selected topic
    6-8 pages, German or English (English preferred)
  • Active participation
    Active participation in peer reviews and discussions
  • Presentation of paper
    20-25 minutes, German or English


20.10.Topic Discussion and Assignment
27.10.Research and Latex Introduction
07.11.Paper Proposal Submission
08.-12.11. Outline Discussion with adviser
19.12.Paper Submission
20.12.Assignment of reviews
09.01.Peer-Review Submission
10.-14.01.Discussion of changes with adviser
26.01.Introduction to proper presentations
30.01.Camera Ready Submission
31.01.-10.02.Slides Discussion with adviser (optional)

Mini Conference

LaTeX Template

All papers must be prepared in LaTeX and adhere to the IEEE Transactions LaTeX Template (IEEEtran), with documentclass options "conference,a4paper". A prepared tex file with the correct template settings for the RTMI proceedings can be downloaded from ILIAS. Submissions in other formats (e.g., Word) will not be accepted.

You are unfamilar with LaTeX? Don't worry. We will provide an introduction to LaTeX and point you in the right direction.



Capacity: 12 students

The seminar will be held as a mini-conference at the end of the semester.

next meeting:
7 Feb 2011, 9:00 (s.t.)

Villa Eberhardt, Heidenheimer Straße 80 [map]