Hello!

I am Dr. Jan Wieners, working as a research associate, teacher and programmer at the Department for Digital Humanities at the University of Cologne, Germany.

My research interests include semiotics and semantics of source code and algorithms, virtual and augmented reality, modelling, media transformations, cognitive mapping, artificial intelligence and general game playing.

Teaching

@ University of Victoria, Canada

@ University of Lagos, Nigeria (2017)

Together with Zoe Schubert: Virtual Lecture about Web Development at the 1st Lagos (Nigeria) Summer School in Digital Humanities. University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria, 13.07.2017.
Presentation

@ University of Cologne (Since 2009)

Summer term 2021

Winter term 2020 / 2021

Summer term 2020

Winter term 2019 / 2020

Summer term 2019

Winter term 2018 / 2019

Summer term 2018

Winter term 2017 / 2018

Summer term 2017

Winter term 2016 / 2017

Summer term 2016

Winter term 2015 / 2016

Summer term 2015

Winter term 2014 / 2015

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Winter term 2013 / 2014

Summer term 2013

Winter term 2012 / 2013

Summer term 2012

Winter term 2011 / 2012

Summer term 2011

Winter term 2010 / 2011

Summer term 2010

Winter term 2009 / 2010

Supervised Bachelor (BA) and Master (MA) Theses (a selection)

Appointments

Selected Projects

Kompakkt (since 2018)

Together with Kai Niebes and Zoe Schubert, I worked on Kompakkt, a multimedia object repository and annotation system.
Angular / BabylonJS / MongoDB / Express.js / (TypeScript / CSS3).

Checklist for Dark Souls 3 (2016-2017)

I ♥ From Software's "Dark Souls" and "Bloodborne", so I developed a Checklist for Dark Souls 3 which let's you keep track of collected items, pyromancies, sorceries (...) in order to get Platinum a bit easier. Fell free to download the app via Google Play Store for free: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.janwieners.ds3checklist
Ionic / Angular

Arachne, iDAI field 2.x (2015-2017)

At the German Archaeological Institute (DAI, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut), I worked on the central object database of the DAI Arachne / iDAI.objects and the field research documentation system iDAI field 2.
CSS3 / AngularJS (Arachne), Angular (iDAI field), Electron / (JavaScript / TypeScript).

VD18 (2009-2011)

In the project "VD18 – Verzeichnis der im deutschen Sprachraum erschienenen Drucke des 18. Jahrhunderts", I developed and implementated algorithms for determining the similarity of title recordings for the VD18 project as part of Prof. Manfred Thaller's database system "kleio".
C++ / Python / sed / awk

Digitales Archiv NRW (2011)

In the project "Digitales Archiv NRW", I provided a feasibility study on transport encryption.

PLANETS (2010)

My sub-project in the context of the EU-co-funded project "PLANETS Preservation and Long-term access through Networked Services – Digital Preservation Research and Technology" was about implementing an application for automated pattern recognition in dynamic environments (computer- and videogames).
You can find a paper about aspects of my work here.
C++ / Qt

Publications

2019

2018

2015

2010

2008

Talks

2019

2018

2017

2016

Workshops

2020

Poster

2021

2020

2019

2018

Curriculum vitae

Professional experience

Education

Contact

Dr. Jan Gerrit Wieners

Department for Digital Humanities
University of Cologne

Universitätsstr. 22, 50937 Köln
Room 1.13

jan.wieners@uni-koeln.de
+49 221 470 1754

https://www.idh.uni-koeln.de