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10-year impact award for paper on mobile app usage

Antonio Krüger, professor of computer science at Saarland University and managing director of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, received together with Matthias Böhmer (former DFKI, now Prof. FH Köln), Brent Hecht (Northwestern University, Evanston), Johannes Schöning (former DFKI, now Prof. St. Gallen University) and Gernot Bauer (FH Münster) the “Most Influential Paper Award” at the 2021 ACM International Conference on Mobile Human-Computer Interaction (MobileHCI 2021) [...]

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New app lets diesel drivers conduct emissions analyses by themselves

Computer scientists at Saarland University have developed a method that lets diesel drivers check in real time the levels of exhaust gases their car emits. For this, only the free app “LolaDrives” and an inexpensive Bluetooth adapter for reading out the car’s diagnostic system are needed. The app was developed as part of the transregional collaborative research center „Foundations of Perspicuous Software Systems” funded by the German Research Foundation at Saarland Informatics Campus.

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DFG Funding Atlas 2021: Saarland University once again among the 40 universities with the strongest research performance

In the current funding ranking of the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG), Saarland University was ranked 39th out of a total of 225 universities and universities of applied sciences that received funding from 2017 to 2019. It should be noted that the ranking is not calculated adjusted for size, so that universities with significantly more scientists lead the third-party funding ranking. The University’s ranking in the ranking of individual funding by the European [...]

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