Project work

In the afternoons, students will join in project groups to indepedently work on a specific topic. Each student will participate in one group only during the whole summer school. In advance, students register for project groups through this online form. Deadline for project group registration is 23nd June 23:59 h CEST.

Each group is advised by one or more experienced tutors. Each day (except sunday) the tutor(s) will be available in a given time slot to discuss the group's progress and answer the students' questions. 

On Wednesday, the groups will present their results to the audience. 

List of Projects

Topic Advisor(s)
Analyzing and Defending Web-Tracking Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Grimm, Dr. Katharina Bräunlich
Classification of Online Participation Tools
Develop a method for fine-grained classification of disagreement and editor-editor conflict networks on Wikipedia Dr. Fabian Flöck
Developing a Business Application Scenario in the context of the Industrial Data Space Prof. Dr. Jan Jürjens
Devise a method to detect hate and harassment speech in social media Dr. Claudia Wagner, Dr. Fabian Flöck
Examining the spatial and social implications of ridesharing networks Dr. Chandan Kumar
Fail or holy grail? Why some web products succeed spectacularly (or don’t) Prof. Dr. James Alexander Hendler, Dr. Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda
Gangnam Style – What makes a meme successful? Prof. Dr. James Alexander Hendler, Dr. Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda
Grass roots on the web Prof. Dr. James Alexander Hendler, Dr. Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda
Hate speech in the Social Web Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Panama Papers Dr. Jérôme Kunegis, Prof. Dr. Noshir Contractor
Social movement profiles Dr. Marc Hannappel
Spamming with Data Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Study of cultural relations of European countries through Wikipedia-based and real-world data Dr. Claudia Wagner, Dr. Fabian Flöck
Study the diversity of references in Wikipedia articles Dr. Claudia Wagner, Dr. Fabian Flöck
Study the effects of diversity of authors and work distribution on Wikipedia articles Dr. Fabian Flöck
The Application Process and Social Media Dr. Isabella Hoffend
The value exchange on the Web
Tracking GitHub developers on StackOverflow Prof. Dr. Ralf Lämmel
Use Social Media platforms data to map links between illegal organisations Stéphane Bazan, Dr. Jérôme Kunegis
Web Reputation Dr. Isabella Hoffend