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Prof. Dr. Shravan Vasishth, Dr. Anna Laurinavichyute

Bayesian data analysis is increasingly becoming the tool of choice for many data-analysis problems.

This free course on Bayesian data analysis will teach you basic ideas about random variables an...

Jan 25, 2023 - Feb 22, 2023
Big Data and AI
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Annie Kerguenne, Mara Meisel, HPI Academy, Julia Oberhofer

This is an online course for everyone who wants to use Strategic Design Thinking for everyday challenges. You learn to use the whole potential of the approach, going beyond the method and the tools...

Jan 27, 2023 - Apr 14, 2023
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Dr. Anne Kayem

They have made encyclopedias obsolete: Web search engines like Google or Bing provide us with the information we are looking for at lightning speed. Surveys have shown that every Internet user sear...

Feb 15, 2023 - Mar 1, 2023
Fundamentals
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PD Dr. Sabine Wölk

Quantenbits können im Gegensatz zu klassischen Bits nicht nur den Wert 0 oder 1 annehmen, sondern gleichzeitig im Zustand 0 und 1 sein - dies wird zumindest manchmal behauptet.

Warum dies so nicht...

Feb 22, 2023 - Mar 7, 2023
Quantum Computing
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openHPI-Java-Team

Dieser Kurs ist offen für alle, richtet sich aber in erster Linie an Schüler:innen. Alle, die schon immer in die Welt des Programmierens hineinschnuppern wollten oder schon erste Erfahrung in der P...

Feb 27, 2023 - Jun 4, 2023
Programming
Record of Achievement
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HPI-Student Team für Python

Dieser Kurs ist offen für alle, richtet sich aber in erster Linie an Schüler:innen.
Alle, die schon immer in die Welt des Programmierens hineinschnuppern wollten oder schon erste Erfahrungen in der...

Feb 27, 2023 - Jun 4, 2023
Programming
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Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel

Die Zahl der Internetnutzer:innen weltweit ist kontinuierlich gestiegen und lag 2021 bei rund 4,9 Milliarden Menschen. In Deutschland sind ca. 94% der Bevölkerung online unterwegs. Das Netz der Net...

Mar 1, 2023 - Apr 11, 2023
Record of Achievement
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Prof. Dr. Vesselin Iossifov

Efficiency in computer science often refers to the runtime or memory usage, that a certain algorithm needs to produce an output. However, efficiency can also describe the amount of energy, that is ...

Apr 12, 2023 - May 10, 2023
Programming
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Prof. Dr. Felix Naumann, PD Dr. Jessica Heesen, Prof. Dr. Dr. Frauke Rostalski, Dr. Sebastian Hallensleben

Ohne Daten gibt es keine Künstliche Intelligenz. Maschinelles Lernen benutzt große Datenmengen, um KI-Modelle zu trainieren. Eine der größten Herausforderungen beim Einsatz von gesellschaftlich ver...

Apr 19, 2023 - May 3, 2023
Big Data and AI
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Aaron Schlitt, Lukas Radermacher, Paul Strobach, Valentin Döring

Wie funktioniert ein Computer eigentlich? Diese Frage hast Du Dir wahrscheinlich schon einmal gestellt. Ausgehend von Transistoren und elektrischen Schaltungen finden wir heraus, woraus ein Prozess...

Apr 26, 2023 - May 23, 2023
Programming, Fundamentals
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Dr. Ina Haarhoff

Seit 2019 gilt eine EU-Richtlinie, die bis Ende des Jahres auch von deutschen Unternehmen und Organisationen umgesetzt werden muss, wollen sie nicht empfindliche Strafen riskieren: Die Whistleblowe...

May 3, 2023 - May 16, 2023
Professional Skills, Fundamentals
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Mohamed Elhayany, Hendrik Steinbeck

The ultimate goal of the bootcamp is to cultivate strong data science skills with an emphasis on machine learning techniques to satisfactorily meet and exceed the requests of the Data science world...

Jun 7, 2023 - Jul 4, 2023
Programming
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Prof. Dr. Ralf Herbrich

Probabilistic machine learning has gained a lot of practical relevance over the past 15 years as it is highly data-efficient, allows practitioners to easily incorporate domain expertise and, due to...

Jun 14, 2023 - Jun 27, 2023
Big Data and AI
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Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel

Dieser Kurs vermittelt Ihnen vertiefte Einblicke in drei bahnbrechende Technologien , die – im Zusammenspiel eingesetzt – das Potenzial zu massiver gesellschaftlicher Transformation haben: Blockcha...

Aug 30, 2023 - Oct 10, 2023
Big Data and AI
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Dr. Timo Kötzing

Du möchtest Informatik studieren? Dann bist du in diesem Kurs genau richtig. Ein Informatikstudium stützt sich insbesondere in den ersten Semestern sehr auf einige Grundlagen der Mathematik, die an...

Sep 13, 2023 - Oct 10, 2023
Fundamentals
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Prof. Dr. Harald Sack

Even though it affects our lives every single day, most of us have no idea what a knowledge graph is. Asking Alexa about the weather tomorrow or searching for the latest news on climate change via ...

Oct 11, 2023 - Nov 21, 2023
Big Data and AI
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Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel

WWW, the world wide web or shortly the web - really nothing more than an information service on the Internet – has changed our world by creating a whole new digital world that is closely intertwine...

Oct 25, 2023 - Dec 5, 2023
Internet
Record of Achievement
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Learn for free – anytime, anywhere and at your pace. Experts and partners from the Hasso Plattner Institute explain IT and innovation topics in an accessible way at university level.

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Become part of a vibrant, international and social learning community. Enhance your own learning success by actively communicating with other learners and the teaching team.

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Acquire the latest knowledge and skills and shape the digital future. Find interactive courses on exciting cutting-edge topics for every skill level.

Offers for everyone - no matter what previous knowledge you have

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Courses for kids and teens

Whether you want to learn how a computer works, have always wanted to learn to program, or want to build your own homepage - at openHPI, you will find many courses we have developed especially for juniors. We also offer school versions of our programming courses every spring. The unique thing about these courses is that they don't run for a few weeks, as is usually the case on openHPI, but for an entire school semester. So you have enough time to complete the course or work on it in your class.

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Experience IT

With openHPI, you can get started in IT and innovation. Immerse yourself in the world of programming, learn about and understand operating systems, and protect yourself effectively on the Internet. Advance your career and take courses on teamwork, starting an IT business and design thinking. At openHPI, we support you in your personal and professional development so that you can keep up with the rapid developments of the digitized world. You don't need any formal prerequisites for the courses on openHPI.

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Advance your technical skills

As a person interested in IT, you can continuously improve your skills on openHPI. Deepen your knowledge of the Internet and Cybersecurity, delve deeper into Design Thinking or prepare for the future with Quantum Computers. Learn how to program ecologically sustainable software, how algorithms work, and what Machine Learning is all about in our advanced courses. With the advanced courses on openHPI, you'll meet all the demands of the working world in the future.

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Courses for IT professionals

Even if you are an IT and innovation professional, you are in good hands at openHPI. In particular, we cover tomorrow's topics, such as Big Data and AI, business and enterprise computing, and the future of the cloud at a senior level. As a professional, you can deepen your knowledge of quantum cryptography, algorithms and optimization. At openHPI, you can make yourself and your company fit for the future.

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openHPI starts the year with Quantum Machine Learning, Bayesian Statistics, and Search Engines

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We hope you have had a good start to the new year! Perhaps you, too, have put together a package of good resolutions about how everything should be different and better in...

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openHPI is back - New courses in 2023

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As many of you have noticed, there was an extended outage of the openHPI learning platform yesterday. While going live with some new functionalities and updating the plat...