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ASSEMBLY OF ACM SLOVENIA 2018

Publish date: 2018/12/10 | Expire date: 2018/12/31 | Author: Pia Prebevšek

ACM is an international association for teaching and research in the field of computer science. It was founded in 1947. The Slovenian subsidiary ACM Slovenia was founded in 2001 and is one of the main Slovenian computer science societies, which is working on the development of computer science in Slovenia.

On Friday, 7 December 2018, ACM Slovenija Annual Assembly was held at UM FERI, where we also elected a new presidency. Prof. dr. Aleš Holobar had a lecture entitled Internet muscles: digital codes in our body.

University of Maribor on Times World University Rankings

Publish date: 2018/12/04 | Expire date: 2019/01/31 | Author: Pia Prebevšek

For the field of computer science, this is the first ranking, and for the field of technology, University of Maribor ranked for the second time. In both areas, the University of Maribor is the best-rated Slovenian university.

PROF. DR. MARJAN MERNIK WAS NAMED A 2018 HIGHLY CITED RESEARCHER

Publish date: 2018/12/03 | Expire date: 2018/12/29 | Author: Pia Prebevšek

On November 27, 2018 Clarivate Analytics, the Web of Science Group, published a list of highly-cited researchers for 2018. Prof. dr. Marjan Mernik is for the second year in a row on the list. His researches ranks among the top 1% most cited works in the field of Computer Science earning the mark of exceptional impact. More information about his research work is available at https://lpm.feri.um.si/en/members/mernik/.

On the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list are only two researchers from Slovenia, all from University of Maribor. Besides prof. dr. Marjan Mernik, the highly cited researcher is also prof. dr. Matjaž Perc from Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The inclusion in the list of highly cited researchers is also important for the ranking of universities. The Shanghai Ranking (ARWU) is one of the most established universities rankings that has been preparing a review of the best universities since 2003. It uses 6 indicators (Alumni, Award, HiCi, N&S, PUB, PCP). The HiCi (high-cited researchers) indicator in the 20% range takes into account the list of highly cited researchers prepared by Clarivate Analytics.