In order to finish my studies and to get the degree of "Master of Science in Informatics" I have to work on a diploma thesis. There are a lot of interesting master thesis subjects at our Department of Informatics, so I had a lot of choices. But one subject catched my interest in particular:
Ontology-Based Cultural Personalization in Mobile Applications
In plain English: I will develop different menus for navigation on a mobile phone. First the application will ask the user some questions, and then show him a navigation that should suit his cultural background. For example a grid-navigation with deep navigation-hierarchy or a list-navigation with a flat navigation-hierarchy. To make the decision which menu to take, the application needs some information about cultures, this information is taken from an OWL-file (this is something like a XML-file).
This thesis gives me the chance to deepen my knowledge of the following subjects: