We continuously supervise BSc/MSc theses, BSc/MSc Independent Studies, and MSc Master's Projects.The list below contains available projects and a reference contact person for each. To apply for a listed project, please e-mail the contact person with (a) your motivation for the project, (b) your CV and transcript of records, and (c) time constraints.
If you have a specific topic idea that is not listed, try to find the closest match with either one of the available projects or the interests of one of our group's members. You can then reach out to the respective group member. When doing so, please include a description of your project idea (or a project proposal) in addition to (a) your motivation for the project, (b) your CV and transcript of records, and (c) time constraints.
|Evaluating biases in generative AI (ChatGPT/Bard/Bing Chat/Midjourney/DALL E 3)||web scraping, work with APIs, basic statistics||Aleksandra Urman|
|Descendants of the K-Drama: Measuring the impact of K-Dramas on tourism outside of Korea||Web scraping, NLP, basic statistics||Aleksandra Urman|
Fairness-efficiency trade-off in ride-hailing services
|Agent-Based Modelling, Algorithmic Fairness||Nicolò Pagan|
|Closed-loop between Opinion Dynamics and Recommender Systems||Dynamical Systems, Opinion Dynamics, Recommender Systems|
|Re-Tweetted or Re-tweeeter: who benefits the most?||Data-scraping, Social Network Analysis, Strategic Network Formation||Nicolò Pagan|
|Signaling in Matching Markets: the effects of different interpretations of signals in the job market||Agent-Based Modeling and/or Mechanism Design, Algorithmic Fairness||Stefania Ionescu|
|Balancing fairness and revenue in ad auctions||Agent-Based Modeling, Mechanism Design, Algorithmic Fairness||Stefania Ionescu|
What are the limitations of fairness metrics and fairness mitigation techniques? When is it not enough to try to improve existing automated decision-making systems?
|Literature review, algorithmic fairness|
|Participatory design for fairness metrics - How can stakeholders be included in the discussion about how to measure fairness (i.e., about fairness metrics)?||Literature review, algorithmic fairness||Corinna Hertweck|
|Measuring the supply and demand of work and workers on Swiss freelancing websites||Webscraping, online platforms, crawling infrastructure, freelance markets||Anikó Hannák|
|Feedback loops and biases in automated decision making systems
||Python, Algorithmic Fairness||Joachim Baumann|
|Long-term fairness in sequential decision making||Literature Review, Algorithmic Fairness||Joachim Baumann|
|Data Science for Social Good||Machine Learning, Python, SQL||Joachim Baumann|
More projects will be posted soon!