Johannah SprinzLudwig-Maximilians-University of Munich | LMU · Institut für Informatik
Bachelor of Science
Computer Science grad student at LMU Munich, co-founder of the UBports Foundation
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Citations since 2017
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Interested in interdisciplinary research into how technology impacts society. Personal website https://spri.nz. Computer Science grad student at LMU Munich (https://lmu.de). Co-founder and member of the Board of Trustees of the UBports Foundation (https://ubports.com). Previously studied Computer Science and Political Science with additional courses from TUM (https://tum.de) and HS Kempten (https://hs-kempten.de). she/they.
April 2020 - September 2020
October 2019 - March 2020
- Tutor and corrector for the courses Operating Systems and Quantum Applications in the winter term of 2019/2020.
September 2017 - September 2019
- Student Associate
- Manage the CI infrastructure to support a team of researchers distributed over various German universities working on the massively parallelized particle simulation program ls1-MarDyn.
March 2022 - March 2024
October 2018 - February 2022
Field of study
- Informatik mit Nebenfach Politikwissenschaft (Computer Science with a minor in Political Science)
October 2017 - September 2018
Software developed under the open source development model (OSSD) has risen to significant importance over the recent decades. With more and more critical components being developed under the OSSD, the need for extensive quality assurance (QA) increases. This thesis investigates any potential for conducting formalized user testing through inexperie...
The presented thesis investigates facilitating software quality assurance in open source communities through a human computation platform. Inexperienced community members can contribute formalized user testing data, which is then aggregated and presented to the developers. The implemented prototype, named open crowdsourced user-testing suite (OPEN-...
Installing alternative mobile operating systems on third-party hardware is often too difficult for inexperienced users. This paper outlines a brief idea how the UBports Installer could be adapted to solve this problem for all mobile operating systems in a collaborative manner. Published in The Journal of Brief Ideas.
Die aktuelle Gesetzeslage in Deutschland sieht für amtliche Namens- und Personenstandsänderungen von trans Personen ein langwieriges, erniedrigendes und kostspieliges Gerichts- und Begutachtungsverfahren vor. Viele Hochschulen und Universitäten führen Studierende unter amtlichem Namen und Geschlechtseintrag, wodurch trans Studierende häufig erhebli...
Members of marginalized communities are often accused of being "too sensitive" when subjected to supposedly harmless acts of microaggression. This paper explores a simulated society consisting of marginalized and non-marginalized agents who interact and may, based on their individually held convictions, commit acts of microaggressions. Agents witne...
Installing alternative mobile operating systems on third-party hardware is often too difficult for inexperienced users. This paper outlines a brief idea how the UBports Installer could be adapted to solve this problem for all mobile operating systems in a collaborative manner.
Automated reasoning and deduction have interested computer scientists and logicians since the earliest days of modern information technology. One of the fundamental processes of this field is unification, meaning the automated solving of equations containing symbolic expressions. This paper revisits the 1965 Robinson Unification algorithm, which is...
Der Markt für Mobilgeräte wird dominiert von Android und der Anteil freier Komponenten wird merklich kleiner. Einige Projekte versuchen das zu ändern und bringen GNU/Linux auf Handies und Tablets zu bringen. Wir schauen uns verschiedene solche Projekte an und sprechen über die Notwendigkeit, den aktuellen Stand und die Zukunftsaussichten von GNU/Li...
There have been countless attempts to dethrone Android. Many tried, many failed. But 2020 might be the year we finally see this change! https://cdn.media.ccc.de/congress/2019/h264-hd/36c3-10524-eng-deu-fra-Lightning_Talks_Day_2_hd.mp4#t=4909,5211
A deep dive into the past, present, and future of Ubuntu Touch: Ubuntu Touch is the mobile version of the Ubuntu operating system. The project was started by Canonical in 2015 and saw great interest in the community from the beginning. In 2017, as part of Canonical's corporate restructuring, ownership of the operating system was transferred to the...
A look into possible future scenarios for the mobile OS market and a quick intro to some projects trying to save us from certain annihilation. https://cdn.media.ccc.de/congress/2018/h264-hd/35c3-9568-eng-deu-fra-Lightning_Talks_Day_4_hd.mp4#t=5291,5625
A closer look at what the UBports Community has been up to in the first year as the maintainer of the Ubuntu Touch operating system. https://youtu.be/2VSmo9CihBY
Ubuntu Touch ist eine Version des Ubuntu-Betriebssystems für Smartphones und Tablets. Das Projekt wurde 2017 offiziell von Canonical eingestellt und wird seitdem von der UBports Community weitergeführt. Die Referentin gibt einen Ausblick auf die Geschichte von Ubuntu Touch und berichtet von den Erfahrungen, die das Team bei der Übernahme des Projek...
A quick glance at the ragtag group of volunteers who one day decided to fork a mobile operating system
Develop a human computation platform for crowdsourced formalized user-testing in open source communities. Validate the viability of this approach by studying it's impact in existing communities.
This project contains various academic and non-academic publications related to the development of alternative OSS mobile operating systems such as Ubuntu Touch.