2017-02-06

5th workshop "Environmental Informatics between Sustainability and Change" (UINW 2017)

The 5th workshop "Environmental Informatics between Sustainability and Change" will take place during INFORMATIK 2017 in Chemnitz (25. to 29.09.).

The call for papers just started:

2016-09-24

International Conference on Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE2016)

The International Conference on Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE2016), 6 – 8 December Melbourne, Australia, aims to address the main issues which occur by assessing the relationship between Sustainability, Education and Technology.

Last call: submissions until 3 October 2016

http://sustainability-conf.org

2016-08-31

2nd GInSEnG Workshop @ICT4S2016

During the ICT4S Conference 2016 in Amsterdam the 2nd Workshop "Green IN Software Engineering" has been held. The six presentations covered different aspects of the leitmotiv of the workshop "Converging Research and Practical GInSEng".

2016-08-20

Meaningful Identifier Names Lead to a 20% Faster Detection of Defects

Researchers of the universities of Heidelberg and Passau showed in a controlled experiment that meaningful identifier names improve maintainability of source code in contrast to abbreviated or single letter identifiers.

2016-07-23

Algorithm Watch

Algorithm Watch is an initiative of journalists, social scientists, and computer scientists who analyze the effects of algorithmic decision making on society.

In addition to private companies, it becomes apparent that also public authorities will employ methods for algorithmic decision making in the near future1.

While algorithmic decision methods can have a beneficial effect, they presumably introduce also substantial risks2.