Dr. Tamara Mchedlidze, Research assistant

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute of Theoretical Informatics
Am Fasanengarten 5
76131 Karlsruhe Germany

phone +49 721 608-44245
fax +49 721 608-44211
email mched [at] iti [dot] uka [dot] de
office room 307, Computer Science building 50.34
office hours by appointment

Research Interests

  • Graph Drawing
  • Algorithmic Graph Theory
  • Computational Geometry
  • Information Visualisation
  • Visual Perception and Cognition
  • Digital Humanities

If you are interested in a Bachelor/Master thesis in these areas please do not hesitate to ask me.


  • January, 2018: I will teach the lecture on Contact Representation of graphs in the inspiring environment of the Open Codes exhibition of the ZKM museum and discuss our "OpMap: What should one eat?" exhibit, employing contact representations as a visualisation principle.
  • October, 2017: Our software tool OpMAP for visualisation and analysis of large debates will be part of the Open Codes exhibition at ZKM, taking place from 20.10.2017 till 5.8.2018.
  • September, 2017: I will serve as a member of the program commettee of 26th European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA 2018), Engineering and Application Track (B).
  • September, 2017: Almut Demel, Dominik Dürrschnabel, Lasse Wulf, the participants of the Practical Graph Visualisation course that took place in the summer semester 2017, participated in the Graph Drawing Challenge and took the first place. The topic of the challenge was Crossing Angle Maximization and the name of the team was CoffeeVM.
  • August, 2017: The results of Jonathan Klawitter's Master Thesis about evaluating heuristics for Book Drawings were accepted for publication at Graph Drawing conference, applied track.