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On Thursday, December 8, the chair celebrated its annual Christmas party. In a cozy atmosphere (many thanks to Judith for this!), the staff enjoyed a wide buffet of antipasti as well as various main dishes before moving on to a large selection of desserts. It continued with a performance of tw...

Our former student assistant Henriette Hofmeier has won the ASQF (Arbeitskreis Software-Qualität und -Fortbildung e.V.) Sponsorship Award 2023 with her master thesis on "Dynamic Reconfiguration of Hardware-Vulnerability Mitigations in the Linux Kernel". The thesis was supervised by Timo Hönig, forme...

Three papers with participation of Prof. Rüdiger Kapitza were published at this year's Middleware conference in Quebec City, Canada: SplitBFT: Improving Byzantine Fault Tolerance Safety Using Trusted Compartments by Ines Messadi, EventChain: A Blockchain Framework for Secure, Privacy-Preserving Even...

As a student, Eva Dengler not only supported us as a tutor, but was also involved in the InvasIC research project. On 1st of November, we welcome her as a new research assistant at our chair, where she will work on the adaptation of energy-constrained real-time systems as part of the Watwa research...

The energy crisis requires a comprehensive analysis of electricity consumption in search of potential savings in university facilities. The several dozen desktop PCs at the chair, which are used daily by both students and scientific staff, came into focus. Since remote access (e.g. via SSH) has b...

On September 19 and 20, the fall meeting of the GI Operating Systems Group took place in Erlangen, where current research topics in the German-speaking field were discussed -- with about 120 participants, a new record was set. In three sessions there were a total of 10 presentations on various aspec...

The Adhoc Committee on the Supraregional Research Program in Computer Science of the Federal Ministry of Education and Science recommended the founding of the Chair of Computer Science IV (Operating Systems) in its meeting on March 18, 1970, which was then created by the Bavarian State Ministry of E...

On September 1, the chair Department of Computer Science 16 / System Software started its work under the direction of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Kapitza. We also welcome three new research assistants Ines Messadi, Signe Rüsch and Arne Vogel as colleagues. The i16 shares not only the logo but also th...

After a break of 2 years due to the pandemic, the team at the Chair of Computer Science 4 was able to gather again for its excursion last Friday. Far away from the keyboards, the team enjoyed the fresh air in the Franconian Switzerland. The excursion started with morning sports in the Kletterwald Po...

The robot soccer team of the university has won the title of runner-up in the Small Size League at this year's RoboCup in Thailand. We would like to congratulate them on this success! The team was able to build on the successes of previous years and defend the title of world runner-up, as in the dig...