The idea of a DSS mascot was born in summer 2018. At the beginning, it was not really clear what type of character the mascot should get and how it should look like. Then, Claudia Driesen, a very good designer located in Preetz was contacted and - after a short period of brainstorming - "Carl" was born. To our best knowledge his birthday was on September 22nd, 2018. Carl is a beaver, meaning that he is a friendly guy, living and playing on land as well as in the water and he really likes to work. Well, this means that he fits very well in the DSS team ...

If you like Carl and you also need some help in design issues, we can really recommend Claudia. The easiest way to contact her is via her webite. Carl can be found now on several "corners" of our website as well as on several slides used in our lectures and talks. A very first picture of him can be found on left. By the way, Carl gets his name also from Claudia.





Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Schmidt


Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Faculty of Engineering
Institute for Electrical Engineering and Information Engineering
Digital Signal Processing and System Theory

Kaiserstr. 2
24143 Kiel, Germany

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Recent News

TensorFlow and Escape Rooms

The last two days (Monday and Tuesday, September 16 and 17, 2019), the whole DSS team did a course on TensorFlow and Keras. Since we already have interfaces of TensorFlow to our real-time tool KiRAT, it was time now to extend our knowledge on graphs and the corresponding training of weights, biases, etc. After two days of hard work we booked two escape rooms and solved the "secrets" hidden in ...

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