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DIST Department of information sciences and technologies

The 12th mathematical day at UP FAMNIT was held on Wednesday, 23 January. The 3rd year secondary school students from Gymnasium Koper. 95 students accompanied by their professors had a possibility to experience various uses of mathematical theories in everyday life.

As the part of the project "Innovative learning and teaching in higher education (INOVUP)" a workshop titled "The Importance and Usage of Computational Thinking in Learning and Teaching" was organised by dr. Andrej Brodnik (UP FAMNIT & DIST) and dr. Sonja Čotar Konrad (UP Faculty of Education).

Our researchers Klen Čopič Pucihar and Matjaž Kljun from HICUP lab at UP FAMNIT have yesterday (16 October 2018) together
with professor http://people.cs.uu.nl/huerst from Utrecht University (Netherlands) and professor Daisuke Iwai from Osaka University (Japan) co-organised a succesfull 2nd international workshop on MULTIMODAL VIRTUAL & AUGMENTED REALITY (MVAR 2018)  in conjunction with the prestigious conference IEEE ISMAR 2018 - International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality. The workshop was attended by more than 50 participants.

A distinguished professor Albrecht Schmidt from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich has organised a workshop titled HCI Ambassadors with cooperation of ACM SIGCHI. in conjuction to the prestigious ACM UIST 2018 conference - User Interface Software and Technology Symposium. The workshop was held on 14 October in Hasso-Plattner institute, Postdam, Germany. The aim of the workshop was discussing how to promote and establish human-computer interaction as a credible subject in research and teaching as well as building bridges how to make SIGCHI more internationally inclusive and to extend its reach.

Last week, our assist. prof. Branko Kavšek and teaching assist. Jamolbek Mattiev visited Urgench State University where they carried out a workshop titled "Introduction to data and machine learning" for students of computer science and mathematics.

Monday, 8 May 2017

ECCO XXX conference in Koper

More than hundred scientists presented their latest research in combinatorial optimization at ECCO (European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization) between 3rd and 6th of May in Koper.

Friday, 14 April 2017

Android AppInventor Workshop

Our students had a possibility to attend a 4 hours workshop about Android AppInventor on Friday, April 14, 2017. The lecturer Dr. Ciril Bohak from the Laboratory for Computer Graphics in Multimedia at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science (University of Ljubljana).

AIESEC is a global youth leadership movement, present in 115 countries and is already present in Slovenia since 1953. We aim for youth leadership development through international experiences.

Thijs (the President of AIESEC for Slovenia) and Yara (Vice-President of Marketing and Outgoing Exchange of AIESEC for Slovenia) have presented opportunities for students to gain competences on a global marketplace.

Friday, 17 March 2017

Ruby on Rails Workshop

Our students had a possibility to join a 4 hours long workshop about Ruby on Rails on Friday, 17 March 2017. Lecturer was Dr. Gašper Košmrlj from Abelium l.l.c.

Monday, 7 November 2016

MATCOS-16 in Pictures

UP FAMNIT held an international conference MATCOS-16 (Middle-European Conference on Applied Theoretical Computer Science) on 12th and 13th of October. In addition, a Student Computer Science Research Conference (StuCoRes) was held at UP FAMNIT at the same time.

Photos are available in the gallery on the conference web page.

Slovenian HCI conference HCI-IS 2016 took place on 11th October 2016 as a venue in the multiconference IS 2016. The aim of HCI-IS is bringing together researchers, practitioners and spectators interested in research area of Human-computer interaction.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Microsoft Information Workshop at UP FAMNIT

On Tuesday, 20.09.2016, Microsoft Slovenia prepared a short workshop about Microsoft technologies and solutions in the large lecture room at FAMNIT.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

MATCOS-16 Call for papers

Middle-European Conference on Applied Theoretical Computer Science

is organized by University of Primorska, Institute Andrej Marušič, and Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies.

The conference will take place in Koper, Slovenia, October 12th and 13th, 2016.

Held in conjunction with the 19th Multi-Conference on Information Society, October 10-14, 2016, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

DIST organised a workshop on computer security at Primary School in Koper on Friday, 02.05.2016. They learned through practical examples about the traps of the World Wide Web - e.g. they were shown how the passwords can be stolen together with one's identity, and how such theft can be prevented.