Tag: Math

Building a rating system for team games

Highlights, Math

I decided to figure out how to compute the strength of players in multiplayer games. This was especially interesting to me because I play online games that also have MMR (Multiplayer Matchmaking Rating) systems.

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Evolutionary Algorithms

Highlights, Math, Programming, Tutorials

In this post, I want to introduce you to a kind of algorithm many people are not experienced in. The pattern of evolutionary algorithms...

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Modeling the spread of dengue fever

Highlights, Math, Tutorials

In my first blog post, I want to revisit some work I did 2 years ago for an exercise class that I helped tutor in 2017. Recent reports...

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Modeling, design and optimization of 3D waveguides


Today, on my way to work, I walked past the Heinrich Hertz lecture hall on the KIT campus – the place where he originally discovered electromagnetic waves between 1895 and 1899. His portrait is displayed on the historic center of the KIT campus, and you barely even notice it if you don’t know of its existence. In our research project, we simulate the propagation of exactly these waves in Photonic Wire Bonds. Here is why we do this…

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