The Learning Systems platform, Germany’s platform for Artificial Intelligence, publishes an impulse paper that discusses potentials and challenges for AI certification in order to promote the development of trustworthy AI systems “made in Europe”.
The Research Ministers of Germany and France have signed a Joint Declaration of Intent for a Franco-German research and innovation network. As the German coordinator for the collaboration of the German and French AI centers, Katharina Morik played a decisive role in the development process of the document.
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.
The North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts hosted the Academy Day of Artificial Intelligence. The event, which was organized by Prof. Dr. Katharina Morik, was dedicated to Machine Learning as a key technology of Artificial Intelligence.
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.