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CS 616 — Selected Topics in Computer Science / Data Science B ("Seminar")
(dt. Ausgewählte Themen der Informatik / Data Science B („Seminar“))

Level, degree of commitment Advanced module, depends on importing study program
Forms of teaching and learning,
Seminar (2 SWS),
90 hours (30 h attendance, 60 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
3 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Two partial examinations: Seminar presentation (weight: 1 cp) Written elaboration (weight: 2 cp)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Data Science.
Subject, Origin Computer Science, B.Sc. Data Science
One semester,
each semester
Person in charge of the module's outline All lecturers of Computer Science


Topics from the field of computer science. The special technical orientation of the seminar is determined by the lecturer.

Qualification Goals

Students will be able to,

  • work out a special topic in computer science / data science independently,
  • can, if necessary, further develop and expand corresponding competences already acquired in the context of the module Selected Topics in Computer Science / Data Science A (''Seminar''),
  • to prepare and break down contexts in Computer Science / Data Science and to supplement them with explanatory content,
  • to deal with scientific literature and to search for it,
  • give a structured presentation tailored to the competencies of the audience,
  • handle presentation media,
  • discuss computer science content in a structured way in a group.


None. Previous knowledge is recommended, depending on the subject of the seminar, but generally knowledge of the basic modules of computer science and mathematics.

Recommended Reading

  • Depending on the thematic focus of the seminar

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2023/24. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

  • Winter 2016/17 (no corresponding element)
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  • Winter 2019/20 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2020/21 (no corresponding element)
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  • Winter 2022/23 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2023/24

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