In the latest issue of the Handelsblatt Journal “Artificial Intelligence”, Prof. Dr. Katharina Morik addresses the question: How do we achieve AI excellence in Germany? In a guest article, Morik calls for the expansion of AI professorships as the foundation for the systematic strengthening of AI competence centers.
Raphael Fischer presented his research on the completion of spatio-temporal datasets at a book launch. Using Machine Learning techniques, Fischer reconstructed satellite images in which parts of the earth’s surface were obscured by clouds.
The ML2R will be funded with an additional 8 million Euros until the end of 2022. As a result, the research profile of the competence center will be extended to include Machine Learning on quantum computers and trustworthy Machine Learning.
As one of two contributions, the ML2R-paper »Prototypes within Minimum Enclosing Balls« was selected for the Best Paper Award at this year’s International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2019).
The Society for Computer Science e. V. (GI) has chosen »ten influential minds« and »ten important technologies« in the history of German AI. Among the winners is our speaker Prof. Dr. Stefan Wrobel and our partner company Rapid Miner.
Dr. Nico Piatkowksi completed his doctorate on “Exponential Families on Resource-Constrained Systems” with distinction (summa cum laude). In addition, he received one of the dissertation prizes at the annual academic celebration.
Prof. Katharina Morik, Professor of Computer Science at the TU Dortmund and speaker of the Competence Center ML2R, explains in the video of the Regionalverband Ruhr how networking in the region promotes the transfer of research results into applications.
The “elektrotechnik”, trade fair for building, industry, energy and lighting technology, will take place from 13 to 15 February 2019 in Dortmund. Visitors are cordially invited to take part in the newly established business talk on Thursday 14 February from 2 p.m. onwards.