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Inauguration Lecture by Humboldt Professor Yaochu Jin

The Faculty of Technology and the Joint Artificial Intelligence Institute will co-host the inauguration lecture by Prof. Yaochu Jin. The lecture will be a hybrid event, taking place in the CITEC lecture hall (located on the ground floor of the CITEC) and online via Zoom (to register for the online lecture, click here). Prof Jin […]

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Diskriminierung durch KI – und wie Erklärungen helfen können

Es gibt viele Beispiele für Diskriminierung durch künstliche Intelligenz (KI): Die automatische Gesichtserkennung reagiert auf Gesichter von Männern mit heller Haut am besten. Amazon hat einen Algorithmus zur Bewertung von Bewerbungen auf Stellenanzeigen entwickelt, der Frauen benachteiligte. Und ein Algorithmus, der die Rückfallwahrscheinlichkeit von Straftäter*innen berechnen sollte, schätzte weiße Menschen zu gut und Schwarze Menschen […]

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The 1st International Workshop on Data Storage in Molecular Media (DSMM)

The goal of the 1st DSMM conference is to cover the broad range of developments and problems in data storage using molecular media by relying on a three-track program, featuring computer science, biology and chemistry. We are happy to welcome you virtually and in collaboration with the Center for Interdisciplinary Research, ZiF. Heute werden alle […]

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Smart Products, Privacy and Trust

Chatbots, intelligente Staubsauger, autonome Fahrzeuge: Smarte Produkte können das Leben in vielen Bereichen leichter machen und sind dabei, sich zu einem Milliarden-Markt zu entwickeln. Doch wo diese Technik im Einsatz ist, sammelt sie Daten: über Lebensgewohnheiten, Wohnungsgröße, Fahrstil und vieles mehr. Wer bekommt diese Daten? Und was wird damit gemacht? Das Spannungsfeld zwischen Privatsphäre und […]

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Product Innovations: Liability, Incentives and Market Dynamics

ZiF Research Group Workshop Convenors: Herbert Dawid (Bielefeld, GER), Sabine Gless (Basel, SUI), Gerd Muehlheusser (Hamburg, GER) Workshop of the ZiF Research Group Economic and Legal Challenges in the Advent of Smart Products.   Please direct any inquiries about the research group Economic and Legal Challenges in the Advent of Smart Products to the coordinator […]

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XVII Brunel – Bielefeld Workshop on Random Matrix Theory

ZiF-Arbeitsgemeinschaft Leitung: Gernot Akemann (Bielefeld), Igor Krasovsky (London), Dmitry Savin (London), Igor Smolyarenko (London) Dieser Workshop setzt die Reihe von jährlichen Treffen fort, die 2005 in Brunel University (London) begonnen hat und die seit 2011 zwischen Bielefeld und Brunel alterniert. Zufallsmatrizen sind ein Werkzeug, um eine statistische Spektralanalyse in Physik, Mathematik und anderen Gebieten zu […]

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Economic and Legal Challenges in the Advent of Smart Products

Opening Conference of the ZiF Research Group Economic and Legal Challenges in the Advent of Smart Products Convenors: Herbert Dawid (Bielefeld, GER), Sabine Gless (Basel, SUI), Gerd Muehlheusser (Hamburg, GER) Smart products, such as smart household appliances, smart health devices or highly automated vehicles, are increasingly finding their way into everyday life. These products raise […]

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Economic and Legal Challenges in the Advent of Smart Products

Opening Conference of the ZiF Research Group Economic and Legal Challenges in the Advent of Smart Products Convenors: Herbert Dawid (Bielefeld, GER), Sabine Gless (Basel, SUI), Gerd Muehlheusser (Hamburg, GER) Smart products, such as smart household appliances, smart health devices or highly automated vehicles, are increasingly finding their way into everyday life. These products raise […]

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Economic and Legal Challenges in the Advent of Smart Products

Opening Conference of the ZiF Research Group Economic and Legal Challenges in the Advent of Smart Products Convenors: Herbert Dawid (Bielefeld, GER), Sabine Gless (Basel, SUI), Gerd Muehlheusser (Hamburg, GER) Smart products, such as smart household appliances, smart health devices or highly automated vehicles, are increasingly finding their way into everyday life. These products raise […]

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Mathematics of Machine Learning

CONVENORS: BENJAMIN GESS (BIELEFELD, GER), GUIDO MONTUFAR (LEIPZIG, GER), NIHAT AY (LEIPZIG, GER) In recent years, machine learning algorithms have seen an unprecedented success in a variety of fields, ranging from science and engineering to medicine and social sciences. As a result, artificial intelligence has been identified as one of the key technologies for future […]

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Self-Destruction in Distributed Systems: Autoimmunity, Inflation, Noisy Signaling

CONVENORS: KAY JUNGE (BIELEFELD, GER), KIRILL POSTOUTENKO (BIELEFELD, GER), FERNAO VISTULO DE ABREU (AVEIRO, POR) Across the natural and social world, some fairly advanced and apparently robust systems seem to suddenly destroy themselves without discernible reason, function or purpose. While some living bodies succumb to the diseases of their own making, empires collapse and revolutions, […]

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