| Carl Friedrich Gauß Faculty | Department of Computer Science

Seminar Verteilte Systeme: System Support for Modern Web Technologies

Module #INF-VS-041
ProgrammesBachelor Informatik, Master Informatik, Bachelor Informations-Systemtechnik, Master Informations-Systemtechnik, Bachelor Wirtschaftsinformatik, Master Wirtschaftsinformatik
IBR GroupDS (Prof. Kapitza)
PhotoProf. Dr. Rüdiger Kapitza

+49 531 3913294
Room 135
PhotoDavid Goltzsche
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

+49 531 3913249
Room 134
PhotoInes Messadi
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

+49 531 3913295
Room 117
Time & Place

Kick-Off Meeting: Dienstag, 16.10.2018, 13:15 - 14:45 Uhr, Room 105

Wöchentliches Treffen: Dienstag, 13:15 - 14:45 Uhr, Room 105

Wöchentliches Treffen: Montag, 15:00 - 16:30 Uhr, Room 105

Certificates Submission of an substantial essay and successful presentation. The grade is determined by the activity in the seminar as well as the quality of essay and presentation.

The registration is only possible via StudIP. The course is called "Seminar Informatik WS 1819 Verteilte Systeme".


Number of Participants

The number of participants is limited to 14 students.

Seminar Topics

A seminar topic includes multiple papers, the following topics are available.

Hint: Some papers are only obtainable from the university network!

Trusted Browsers

Supervisor: David Goltzsche

Novel Programming Languages for the Web

Supervisor: David Goltzsche

Private Web Search

Supervisor: David Goltzsche

Side-channel Attacks on JavaScript

Supervisor: David Goltzsche

From Desktop to Web Applications

Supervisor: David Goltzsche

Secure database environments

Supervisor: Ines Messadi

Optimized Key-Value Services using RDMA

Supervisor: Ines Messadi

Services replication using CRDTs

Supervisor: Ines Messadi

Integrity verification services

Supervisor: Ines Messadi

High-performance RDMA-based replication

Supervisor: Ines Messadi


The talk and essay should be in English. Each participant will take one or more papers under a specific topic. Participants are responsible for a peer review, including:

  • Attend peer's presentation dry run and give feedback.
  • Review peer's essay before submission.
  • Collect questions to peer's presentation during discussion session.


Please submit the essay as well as your presentation slides. The requirements for presentation and essay are listed as follows:

  • Presentation and essay preferably in English.
  • Presentation time about 20 minutes.
  • Essay should comprise exact 6 pages without references.

Each participant is supposed to do further research based on the paper. The supervisors are always glad to help in this case.

The strength of the university depends on academic and personal integrity. In this seminar, essays must be done in your own words. Plagiarism is an offense against the examination regulations.


The LaTeX template for seminar essay can be found here.

Additional considerations for the design of the essay can be found on the website of IBR.

LaTeX templates for presentation slides can be found here.

Additional considerations for the design can be found on the website of IBR.


Review Template Download

The material is only available to registered attendees. In order to register, you need either an IBR POSIX account or a self-activated IBR-y-account. Afterwards you can login to this site.
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1. Intro
2. From Desktop to Web Applications
4. Private Web Search
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16.10.2018, 13:15Kick-Off Meeting (IZ Raum 105)
26.11.2018, 15:00Presentation Topic 5 "From Desktop to Web Applications" (IZ Raum 105)
03.12.2018, 15:00Presentation Topic 2 "Novel Languages for the Web" (IZ Raum 105)
10.12.2018, 15:00Presentation Topic 3 "Private Web Search" (IZ Raum 105)
17.12.2018, 15:00Presentation Topic 4 "Side-channel Attacks on JavaScript" (IZ Raum 105)
14.01.2019, 15:00Presentation Topic 1 "Trusted Browsers" (IZ Raum 105)

On World-Wide-Web, there are different ways to enhance your seminar presentations:

For the literature review there links might be helpful:

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last changed 2020-07-14, 15:34 by Ines Messadi