The Max Planck Institute for Software Systems conducts high-risk, high-impact research in all areas related to the design, analysis, modeling, implementation and evaluation of complex software systems.
It is one of eighty institutes run by the Max Planck Society, which is world-renowned for its basic research in medicine, biology, chemistry, physics, technology and the humanities.
MPI-SWS faculty member Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil, along with his co-authors, has won the 2013 WWW Best Paper Award for his paper "No Country for Old Members: User Lifecycle and Linguistic Change in Online Communities. "
Derek Dreyer wins funding from Microsoft Research
A research project proposed by MPI-SWS faculty member Derek Dreyer has been selected for a 2013 Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship. The project is entitled "Compositional Verification of Scalable Joins by Protocol-Based Refinement". Each year Microsoft selects approximately twenty projects to fund, based on proposals from research institutions across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The Scholarship funds a PhD student for three years.
Computing research organizations in the surrounding area: