Competence Center ML2R becomes the Lamarr Institute for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

As the Lamarr Institute for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, the Competence Center ML2R will transition to long-term institutional funding as of July 1, 2022. The AI center of excellence with locations in Dortmund, Bonn and Sankt Augustin is dedicated to the value-based research and development of powerful, trustworthy as well as resource-efficient Artificial Intelligence.

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With a joint in-person workshop on June 14, the Network of German AI Competence Centers and the French AI Research Network deepen their bilateral cooperation in the research field of Artificial Intelligence. The event at the Inria headquarters near Versailles was organized by the coordinators of the Franco-German AI cooperation, Katharina Morik and Isabelle Herlin.

Franco-German Workshop on Artificial Intelligence

With a joint in-person workshop on June 14, the Network of German AI Competence Centers and the French AI Research Network deepen their bilateral cooperation in the research field of Artificial Intelligence. The event at the Inria headquarters near Versailles was organized by the coordinators of the Franco-German AI cooperation, Katharina Morik and Isabelle Herlin.

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More than 30 young scientists from the German Competence Centers for research on Artificial Intelligence met in February for a special edition of the network-wide established virtual Pitch Talks on the topic of Explainability of Artificial Intelligence. After presentations from the individual centers, the participants creatively and innovatively addressed current issues in this research area in the second part of the event.

Event on Explainability of Artificial Intelligence Strengthens Cooperation of German AI Centers

More than 30 young scientists from the German Competence Centers for research on Artificial Intelligence met in February for a special edition of the network-wide established virtual Pitch Talks on the topic of Explainability of Artificial Intelligence. After presentations from the individual centers, the participants creatively and innovatively addressed current issues in this research area in the second part of the event.

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The project teams from ML2R and Wilo at the kick-off-meeting in Dortmund. From left to right: David Graurock, Dr. Martin Oettmeier, Rahel Wilking, Andreas Pauly, Dr. Stefan Michaelis, Dr. Thorsten Kettner, Raphael Fischer

Strategic Partnership with Wilo

The pump manufacturer Wilo and the ML2R at TU Dortmund University have entered into a strategic partnership. The cooperation partners are working together with the aim of establishing and expanding the use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at Wilo with regard to customer benefits, optimized business processes and new product functions.

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Science Code Slam 2021

Science Code Slam 2021

A center-wide Science Code Slam marked the end of 2021 at ML2R. The researchers of the Competence Center worked in virtual topic groups on a variety of questions surrounding Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning. The ML2R team actively promotes forward-looking AI research in the Rhine and Ruhr region.

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Series on AI ethics in the ML2R Blog

ML2R-Blog: Ethics in Artificial Intelligence

Artificial friendships with machines, challenges of fair Artificial Intelligence, and accountability of AI-based decisions: In a three-part series, the ML2R-Blog addresses the topic of AI ethics. Sara Mann, Astrid Schomäcker and Eva Schmidt give readers exciting insights into current research on the ethically responsible design of AI systems.

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