From picking up a cube to writing with a pen – learning dexterous manipulation skills on real-world robotic systems
cyvy 28 July 2020 Press Release Tübingen
MPI-IS in Tübingen is hosting a challenge that aims to advance the state of the art in robotic manipulation and make the field more accessible to a greater number of researchers
From August 3, researchers around the world are invited to take part in a challenge where each team can run its algorithm on standardized robotic platforms. The tasks range from manipulating a cube to writing with a pen. Participants can advance research, demonstrate that their algorithm works best not only in simulation but also on a real-world task, and win prizes.
cyvy 23 July 2020 Press Release
Six doctoral students graduate only three years after the launch of this interdisciplinary research school
IMPRS-IS AI machine learning graduation doctoral program ph.d. program computer vision robotics
cyvy 22 July 2020 News Item Tübingen
Interview with AI pioneer Peter Dayan about life and work in Cyber Valley
Peter Dayan is one of the world’s leading experts in the field of theoretical and experimental neuroscience. Dayan, 54, is managing director of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen. He also holds a Humboldt Professorship, the most valuable research award in Germany, in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Tübingen. Dayan’s research combines the overlapping fields of neuroscience, medicine and machine learning. He is also regarded as a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence. In the interview, Dayan describes, amongst other things, his fascination with this field of research and how he has settled in Tübingen.
Peter Dayan University of Tübingen Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics Humboldt Foundation IMPRS GTC Machine Learning AI
cyvy 17 July 2020 News Item Tübingen
Second professorship within Tübingen’s Cluster of Excellence
Dr. Jakob Macke (born 1982) has been appointed to the professorship for Machine Learning in Science at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Tübingen. This professorship was established in the Cluster of Excellence “Machine Learning – New Perspectives for the Sciences” as of the summer semester 2020.
Cluster of Excellence University of Tübingen Machine Learning
cyvy 10 July 2020 Press Release Stuttgart
The Cyber Valley research group leader has taken on the “Data Science in Mechanical Engineering” chair
Sebastian Trimpe Cyber Valley Intelligent Control Systems research Michael J. Black RWTH Aachen machine learning data science control theory
cyvy 07 July 2020 News Item
Participants from 39 countries on five continents are attending the online event. Cyber Valley is a co-organizer.
With lectures, round table discussions, and social events, several of the world's top machine learning scientists are interacting with promising young researchers at the Machine Learning Summer School
MLSS 2020 Machine Learning School
Bernhard Schölkopf holds keynote speech at online event “No one size fits all: Artificial Intelligence as Key Technology for Personalised Medicine”
cyvy 03 July 2020 News Item
Brussel/Tübingen – Artificial intelligence is one of the technologies that are key to Europe’s future. The areas of application are manifold, but not yet fully anchored in society. In the field of healthcare, the crucial role that data collection and analysis can play in the treatment of diseases has already been recognised. Personalised medicine is one out of many key applications of this modern data-driven approach to healthcare. Cross-disciplinary collaboration and a strong European network of AI hubs are needed to lever the full potential of AI.
ai Theresia Bauer Bernhard Schölkopf Brüssel ratspräsidentschaft Machine Learning KIO
cyvy 30 June 2020 Press Release Berlin
IAV, the engineering specialist from Berlin and Cyber Valley partner, has developed a concept that derives information about the spread of Covid-19 from the intelligent evaluation of publicly available data and results from the analysis of wastewater samples taken from the sewerage network. It is thus possible to pinpoint and detect sources of infection much faster and with greater precision. The next step consists in putting the concept to the test in a pilot project.
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cyvy 24 June 2020 News Item Tübingen
Mila Gorecki awarded for bachelor’s thesis on the identification of sources of unfairness in algorithmic decisions
Mila Gorecki, a student of the International Master’s Program in Machine Learning at the University of Tübingen, has won first prize at the 2020 Women’s STEM Award. She received the award for her outstanding bachelor’s thesis, which explores sources of unfairness in algorithmic decisions and ways of mitigating their effects. Gorecki was reviewed by Philipp Hennig, Professor for the Methods of Machine Learning at the University of Tübingen, and supervised by Alexandra Gessner, a PhD student in Hennig’s department. Hennig is a member of the “Machine Learning: New Perspectives for Science” Cluster of Excellence and Deputy Spokesperson of the Cyber Valley Executive Board.
Machine Learning STEM Award
cyvy 23 June 2020 News Item
Der diesjährige Vortrag findet am 23. Juni online statt
Der weltweit führende Wissenschaftler auf dem Gebiet des Deep Learning wird erörtern, wie maschinelles Lernen in Kombination mit Kontaktverfolgung eingesetzt werden könnte, um die Verbreitung von COVID-19 einzudämmen.
Deep Learning COVID-19 contact tracing Yoshua Bengio machine learning Max Planck Lecture.
cyvy 17 June 2020 News Item
With Video Inference for Body Pose and Shape Estimation (VIBE), scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems have developed a neural network that makes video-based 3D motion capture more accurate, faster, and less expensive
VIBE 3D-Bewegungserfassung Computer Vision virtuelle Avatare
cyvy 16 June 2020 News Item Tübingen/Stuttgart/New York
Solo 8 is a new research robot, developed as an open-source project in the German cities of Tübingen and Stuttgart. The dog-resembling, torque-controlled quadruped is capable of very dynamic movements. It is made entirely of 3D printed parts and off-the-shelf components, which makes it an easy to replicate platform ideal for fundamental research in legged locomotion and robotic education. The project aims to provide robotic research labs around the world with an easy-to-assemble legged robot kit that doesn’t break the bank. Additionally, software on Solo 8 is constantly improved and publicly available on GitHub. In return, the scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems hope to exchange insights with other teams. Running experiments on the same platform creates comparative data – an ideal foundation for rapid progress in the research field of robotics.
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Michael J. Black awarded major “test of time” prize at the 2020 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
cyvy 16 June 2020 News Item
Black, a Director at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS) and Speaker of the Cyber Valley Executive Board, has been awarded the Longuet-Higgins Prize.
The award honors research that has made a significant impact in the research field of computer vision.
Longuet-Higgins-Preis CVPR Computer Vision
cyvy 09 June 2020 Press Release Stuttgart
Researchers study morphological intelligence encoded into the physical system of animals
The community of researchers developing robot-models that are designed according to the morphological intelligence of animals is growing steadily. Roboticists at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and Harvard University study a swimming soft robot and its wave-like propulsion under water. From their findings about the parameters which influence the thrust force of the robot, they then draw conclusions about the complex locomotion of fish.
MPI-IS Harvard University robotics fish motion
cyvy 08 June 2020 Press Release Tübingen
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, the University of Tübingen, and the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence have had a total of 27 papers accepted to the upcoming and Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern (CVPR) and International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)
CVPR ICML MPI-IS University of Tübingen BCAI
cyvy 29 May 2020 News Item Tübingen
Installation of the “Lunar Ring” group at the Kunsthalle Tübingen running until June 14
In its announcement of a very unique installation, the Kunsthalle Tübingen asks: “Who’s painting?” The question is justified: the pieces on display, which tie in with 20th century art, are not man-made.
Tübingen Kunsthalle Machine Learning AI Start-up
cyvy 27 May 2020 Press Release
Extended funding for joint AI and robotics research center
Both world class research institutions in the field of intelligent systems have agreed to continue their research partnership, the Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems, for a further five years. Meanwhile, senior scientists from the MPI-IS have been appointed as Affiliated Professors at ETH, intensifying the academic exchange.
Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems CLS Bernhard Schölkopf Metin sitti
cyvy 19 May 2020 Press Release
Testimony to the broad scope of AI expertise in southwestern Germany
Five new companies from the Stuttgart/Tübingen region in southwestern Germany have joined the Cyber Valley Start-Up Network. The innovative technologies and products of AmbiGate, Cytolytics, Mojin Robotics, plus10 and Tactai aim to achieve ground-breaking improvements in the fields of public health, manufacturing, and customer service. These start-ups join ten other companies that are already part of the Cyber Valley Start-Up Network.
cyvy 18 May 2020 News Item Stuttgart
Forscherinnen und Forscher des Instituts für Systemtheorie und Regelungstechnik der Universität Stuttgart entwickeln ein Modell, mit dem sie die COVID-19 Epidemie in Deutschland unter der Anwendung von regelungstechnischen Methoden analysieren und Strategien für die Anordnung von Maßnahmen entwickeln. Die Cyber Valley Doktoranden und Professoren, die sich bisher Algorithmen widmeten, mit denen zum Beispiel autonom fahrende Autos sicher an ihr Ziel kommen, lösen damit das Problem, wie man heute Entscheidungen über Dinge trifft, deren Auswirkungen man nicht kennt und wo die Datenlage sehr ungenau ist. Ziel ist es, eine dynamische Handlungsstrategie zu entwerfen, mit der die Zahl der Infizierten minimiert werden kann, ohne übermäßige soziale und wirtschaftliche Kosten zu verursachen.
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Scientists in Tübingen develop 3D head model that can be used to design better-fitting protective gear
cyvy 24 April 2020 Press Release
The FLAME model makes it possible to create realistic 3D head shapes capable of accurately mimicking human facial expressions. It could help designers come up with more comfortable protective masks for faces of different shapes and sizes.
FLAME Michael Black Tübingen COVID-19 Corona Maschinelles Sehen Computer Vision facemasks
cyvy 17 April 2020 Press Release
CoroNotes is available on GooglePlay and will soon be released in the Apple App Store
Due to technical problems, Coronotes is not currently availableScientists from the Tübingen Competence Center for Machine Learning and physicians from the University Hospital of Tübingen have developed an app that uses anonymous health data to contribute to a better understanding of the novel coronavirus.
CoroNotes COVID-19 App Corona RKI
International team of scientists develops machine learning model that could help inform COVID-19 containment measures
cyvy 17 April 2020 Press Release
Newly published paper presents research that could make an important contribution to discussions about policies to ease lock-down measures
In a paper released last week, researchers from two Max Planck Institutes, the Zerobase Foundation, ETH Zurich, and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne present a new model that uses data from contact tracing technologies to make predictions about the spread of the virus
cyvy 15 April 2020 Press Release
Medical safety eyewear, disinfectant dispensers and ventilators from 3D printers - experts from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems are using their technological expertise in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Among other things, the Cyber Valley partners support the #MaskUpInitiative.
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Fraunhofer: “Access checker” remotely measures body temperature in addition to heart and breathing rate
cyvy 15 April 2020 Press Release
An innovative measurement method is helping to detect people infected with coronavirus from a safe distance. It detects fever, increased pulse rates and fast breathing without endangering the person conducting the testing. Fraunhofer IPA and Fraunhofer IAO are currently testing the procedure at the Robert Bosch Hospital in Stuttgart.
covid-19 Fraunhofer Bosch Corona Krankenhaus Fiebermessen
cyvy 07 April 2020 News Item
In her new role, Wirzberger will focus on teaching and learning with intelligent systems
Maria Wirzberger was a postdoctoral researcher in the Cyber Valley Rationality Enhancement research group at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen.
Rationality Enhancement Educational Theory Computational Algorithms Maria Wirzberger University of Stuttgart
cyvy 30 March 2020 Press Release
Die ideale Beschäftigung für Schüler*innen, die wegen der Corona-Pandemie zuhause bleiben müssen: Ab 30. März können Projektideen eingereicht werden. Zusätzlich bietet ein neuer Online-Kurs, der viele wichtige Werkzeuge der Künstlichen Intelligenz vermittelt, eine interessante Abwechslung für Schülerinnen und Schüler, die erst mal nicht wieder in die Schule dürfen.
Winfried Kretschmann BWKI Bundeswettbewerb Künstliche Intelligenz Covid-19 Cyber Valley Coding Schülerwettbewerb KI
cyvy 17 March 2020 Press Release
The election took place at the board's third meeting on March 5, 2020
The Cyber Valley Public Advisory Board met for the third time on 5 March 2020 and elected Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Hemel as deputy speaker. Professor Hemel is Director of the World Ethos Institute in Tübingen.
Cyber Valley Public Advisory Board Ulrich Hemel Stellvertretender Sprecher Maschinelles Lernen Tübingen
cyvy 06 March 2020 Press Release
Universität Stuttgart bündelt Aktivitäten im Bereich Gründung und Unternehmertum mit neuem Institut
Prof. Alexander Brem hat die neue Stiftungsprofessur der Universität Stuttgart „Entrepreneurship in Technologie und Digitalisierung“ angetreten. Der erfolgreiche Unternehmensgründer Brem war zuvor Professor für Technologiemanagement an der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg und zählt zu den forschungsstärksten Betriebswirten im deutschsprachigen Raum.
cyvy 03 March 2020 News Item
43IT and eye2you have enhanced the network with two additional fields
The Network promotes exchange between start-ups with an AI-related focus in Baden-Württemberg
Start-Up Network KI MedTech Computervision Objekterkennung neuronale Netzwerke
ellis cyvy 20 February 2020 Press Release
Scientists from the ecosystem are making a decisive contribution to the future of European AI
At a meeting with the European Commission’s Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, Baden-Württemberg’s Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann, and the state’s Science Minister Theresia Bauer, scientists welcomed the European Commission’s new Digital Strategy and demanded strong support for research in the field of learning AI.
Vestager EU-Commission AI KI Künstliche Intelligenz Wettbewerb
cyvy 19 February 2020 Press Release
The BBVA Foundation recognizes Schölkopf for his work that has advanced the field of artificial intelligence by teaching machines the human skill of classifying data
BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Machine Learning Causality Bernhard Schölkopf
cyvy 14 February 2020 Press Release
Prof. Steffen Staab appointed new Cyber Valley Professor for “Data Analytics” at the University of Stuttgart
Prof. Steffen Staab has been appointed to the “Data Analytics” Cyber Valley professorship at the University of Stuttgart as of 1 February 2020, and will drive forward the founding of the Institute for Artificial Intelligence. With the internationally recognized and much-cited experts in databases and information systems, there are now four Cyber Valley scientists based at the University of Stuttgart. Staab’s focus is in the area of semantic technology, a branch of research which makes the significance of data easier to understand.
cyvy 12 February 2020 Press Release Tübingen
The Director of the Empirical Inference Department at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, one of the world's leading researchers in the field of machine learning, has been honored in Berlin as one of the top ten influential minds in the history of German AI.
Bernhard Schölkopf Inferenz Kausalität Deep Learning Machine Learning
cyvy 11 February 2020 News Item
Representatives of the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence on Tuesday gained insights into the Cyber Valley initiative
cyvy 07 February 2020 Press Release
Mitglieder des Bundesgremiums gewannen Einblicke in die KI-Forschung und tauschten sich mit führenden Wissenschaftler*innen zu den Chancen und Risiken der künstlichen Intelligenz aus.
cyvy 31 January 2020 Press Release Tübingen
Experten erhalten Einblick in die Spitzenforschung der Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler am Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme
Région Grand Est Staatsministerium Volker Ratzmann Andre Baumann
cyvy 26 January 2020 Press Release
Cyber Valley research groups are eligible to apply for project funding
The Research Fund Board finances independent basic research and allocates funds to innovative project ideas that demonstrate scientific excellence.
cyvy 20 December 2019 Press Release
The research consortium is pleased to be adding Colugo to its recently established Start-Up Network
The Tübingen company aims to bring cutting-edge AI to business in the region
cyvy 03 December 2019 Press Release
Twenty-seven submissions from Cyber Valley accepted to the upcoming NeurIPS
According to a ranking based on the number of publications at the top global machine learning conferences NeurIPS and ICML from 2009 to 2019, Cyber Valley’s academic partners currently take first place in Europe and Germany. Worldwide, the research consortium ranks 8th place.
ICML Neurips Machine Learning Deep neural networks Bernhard Schölkopf Cyber valley
cyvy 30 November 2019 Press Release
Schülerteams entwickeln Algorithmen zur Identifizierung von Malaria-infizierten Zellen, zur Lokalisierung von Proteinen und zur Voraussage von Zugverspätungen ‒ „KI-Schule des Jahres“ kommt aus dem Saarland.
Winfried Kretschmann BWKI Bundeswettbewerb Künstliche Intelligenz Cyber Valley Coding Schülerwettbewerb KI
cyvy 29 November 2019 Press Release
Der Informatiker ist Doktorand am MPI-IS im Rahmen des Cambridge-Tübinger PhD Fellowship Program.
Die Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI) hat im Rahmen des Projektes #KI50: Künstliche Intelligenz in Deutschland – gestern, heute, morgen 10 herausragende Newcomerinnen und Newcomer der deutschen KI-Forschung gekürt.
Newcomer of the Year #AI50 AI Researcher of the Year
cyvy 28 November 2019 Press Release Tübingen
Der Schwerpunkt des Lablets liegt auf der Forschung von fairer, transparenter und erklärbarer Künstlicher Intelligenz (KI). Ziel des neuen Teams ist es, eine Kultur des Austauschs von Forschungsergebnissen in Form von Publikationen, Open-Source-Code und Daten zu etablieren, um Reproduzierbarkeit, Transparenz und Zusammenarbeit zu erleichtern. Um Vertrauen in KI-Systeme aufzubauen und sie zu erklären, strebt das Forscherteam einen stetigen Austausch mit Wissenschaft, Politik und Gesellschaft an. Die KI-Forschung im Lablet folgt einem neugiergetriebenen Ansatz, der Wissenschaftlern die volle Freiheit in der Wahl ihrer Forschungsthemen gibt.
cyvy 19 November 2019 Press Release
The Cyber Valley Start-Up Network aims to build a community of entrepreneurs in the field of intelligent systems
The network already counts seven members and invites start-ups to apply for membership.
cyvy 14 November 2019 News Item
Professor Regina Ammicht Quinn is now PAB spokesperson
The election took place at the PAB's second meeting on November 13, 2019
Public Advisory Board Ethics and AI AI research
cyvy 07 November 2019 Press Release Stuttgart
Cooperation between Germany’s leading research institutions further strengthens Baden-Württemberg as a global hotspot for research on artificial intelligence
Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization Fraunhofer Gesellschaft has joined the Cyber Valley research consortium, which includes the Universities of Tübingen and Stuttgart, the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, and several of the world’s top indus-try players. For Baden-Württemberg, the cooperation reaffirms the region’s position as one of the world’s leading AI hotspots. Founded by the Fraunhofer Institutes IPA and IAO, the AI innovation center Learning Systems offers medium-sized companies a central point of contact for applied research on artificial intelligence.
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cyvy 28 October 2019 Press Release Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany
A team of scientists headed by Dr. Tian Qiu, leader of the Cyber Valley Biomedical Microsystems research group, and Professor Peer Fischer from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart have made a decisive contribution to improving complex surgical training by developing a very realistic prostate phantom. They then gave the 3D printed model to a medical team from the University of Freiburg, which practiced the surgical removal of the gland. To quantitatively evaluate the results, the group of scientists developed an automatic system to provide feedback to the trainee surgeon immediately after the training session – something that would be impossible with real tissue.
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cyvy 24 October 2019 Press Release Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen, Germany
Researchers send wake-up call to the car industry
A team of researchers in Tübingen show that optical flow systems based on deep neural networks – a likely component of future autonomous cars – are vulnerable to adversarial attacks. The computer vision experts are shaking up the automotive industry by warning car manufacturers around the globe that it could take a simple color pattern to put the brakes on computer vision systems in autonomous cars.
cyvy 18 September 2019 News Item
Das PAB tagt zum ersten mal in Tübingen
In der ersten Sitzung des neu eingerichteten Public Advisory Boards definierten die Mitglieder die Hauptaufgaben des Gremiums.
Public Advisory Board PAB Öffentlicher Beirat
cyvy 27 August 2019 Press Release
The independent committee is involved in the selection of research projects, evaluating them with regard to their ethical and social implications. The Cyber Valley research consortium thus creates an additional element of transparency.
Cyber Valley AI Research
Isabel Valera appointed Group Leader of the new independent Probabilistic Learning Group at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems
cyvy 16 August 2019 Press Release Tübingen
The award-winning scientist specializes in research aiming to make machine learning methods more flexible, robust, and fair.
Probalistic Learning Machien Learning maschinelles Lernen Fairness in Machine Learning
cyvy 19 July 2019 Press Release Tübingen
Universität verteidigt Exzellenzstatus und wird bis 2026 gefördert
Exzellenzentscheidung Bernd Engler Exzellenzstrategie Universität Tübingen
cyvy 11 July 2019 Press Release
New AI campus planned for Tübingen
The industrial company is investing 35 million euros and intends to locate up to 700 KI experts there.
Bosch Industry on Campus Tübingen
cyvy 01 July 2019 Press Release
University of Stuttgart appoints Dr. Tian Qiu, a leading scientist in the field of minimally invasive biomedical microsystems, as Cyber Valley Research Group Leader
Qiu is now the second scientist at the University of Stuttgart to be researching under the Cyber Valley umbrella.
intelligente biomedizinische mikrosysteme Universität Stuttgart Tian Qiu
cyvy 27 June 2019 Press Release
Europas größte Forschungskooperation im Bereich Künstliche Intelligenz ist zu Gast auf der traditionellen Stallwächterparty der Landesvertretung Baden-Württemberg
Mit dem Motto "Im Herzen Europas" zelebriert die diesjährige Veranstaltung die Stärken des Südwestens, auch in der KI-Forschung.
cyvy 26 June 2019 Press Release
The Körber Foundation honors the MPI-IS Director and Cyber Valley Scientist for his ground-breaking research in mathematical methods that have made a significant contribution to helping artificial intelligence reach its most recent heights.
Körper-Prize Körber Foundation Bernhard Schölkopf Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning
cyvy 24 June 2019 News Item
Kompetenzzentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz und Maschinelles Lernen stellte Fortschritte und Forschungsergebnisse vor
Cyber Valley Forscher präsentierten unterschiedliche Forschungsgebiete, um die Vorteile des Maschinellen Lernens für die Gesellschaft darzustellen.
cyvy 18 June 2019 News Item
Canadian AI experts gain insights into Europe’s biggest research cooperation in the field of AI
As part of the German Federal Foreign Office's Visitors' program, a group of Canadian AI experts visited the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems on Monday in Tübingen.
cyvy 11 June 2019 Press Release
Mehr als 2.500 Teilnehmende bundesweit ‒ In Runde 2 werden eigene Projektideen umgesetzt
cyvy 23 May 2019 Press Release
Twenty-seven papers accepted at world’s most competitive AI conferences
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, the Universities of Tübingen and Stuttgart, and the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence demonstrate the strength of the Cyber Valley initiative at two of the world's most competitive AI conferences
Cyber Valley Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems University of Tübingen University of Stuttgart
cyvy 16 April 2019 News Item Tübingen
Baden-Württembergs Wirtschaftsministerin Hoffmeister-Kraut betont erneut das Engagement des Landes
Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut, Baden-Württemberg's Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing, once again emphasised the state's support for Europe's largest research cooperation.
cyvy 26 March 2019 Press Release
The University of Tübingen sets up an international program of study with a research emphasis on artificial intelligence
"The University of Tübingen has made societally responsible and relevant research a maxim. We want to educate experts who understand not only the potential of the new technology, but also the risks it poses, i.e. experts who are able to consider them, and minimize those threats."
Maschinelles Lernen Masterstudiengang Universität Tübingen
cyvy 19 March 2019 Press Release
"Young, talented people are the ones who will shape our future in the digital world, in science, in business, and in society."
The doctoral program of the Cyber Valley initiative far exceeds expectations. Baden-Württemberg's Minister of Science, Theresia Bauer, is pleased with the high number of applications from all over the world because it shows how attractive the multidisciplinary research landscape in the Stuttgart/Tübingen region is for highly talented young scientists.
IMPRS AI Künstliche Intelligenz Cyber Valley Forschung
cyvy 13 March 2019 Press Release
Bisher fast 1500 Teilnehmer am Schülerwettbewerb ‒ Mehr als 900 Schulteams sind bereits dabei
cyvy 11 March 2019 Press Release Stuttgart
Der Automotive Engineering-Dienstleister IAV und das Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme kooperieren bei der Entwicklung von Algorithmen, um selbstlernende Verfahren in der Automobiltechnik weiter voran zu bringen. Die Forschungskooperation ist eine von mehreren im Rahmen des Cyber Valleys, das den Austausch zwischen anwendungsorientierter Industrieforschung und Neugier getriebener Grundlagenforschung zum Ziel hat.
Regelungstechnik Künstliche Intelligenz Maschinelles Lernen iav intelligente Systeme Cyber Valley
cyvy 01 March 2019 News Item Audimax der Universität Tübingen; 2D5 am MPI-IS Stuttgart; Tiefenhörsaal der Universität Stuttgart
Veranstaltungsreihe zu Künstlicher Intelligenz
Die Gemeinnützige Hertie-Stiftung und das Cyber Valley laden ein zu einer Vortragsreihe zu Themen rund um KI, neuronale Netze und autonome Systeme und anschließender Podiumsdiskussion mit Visionärinnen und Visionären aus Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft.
Hertie-Stiftung Cyber Valley KI Max Planck
cyvy 18 January 2019 Press Release Tübingen
Wissenschaftliche Vorträge zu Künstlicher Intelligenz in Club-Atmosphäre
Tübingen – Wissenschaft in Club-Atmosphäre mit Livemusik, eine Bühne, auf der Forscher in nur wenigen Minuten allgemeinverständlich ihre Forschungsgebiete vorstellen können: das sind die Science Notes, ein Projekt der Forschungsstelle Präsentationskompetenz des Seminars für Allgemeine Rhetorik der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. Es ging wie schon einmal um Künstliche Intelligenz. Die vortragenden fünf Wissenschaftler sprachen in je 15 Minuten darüber, wo die Chancen, Grenzen und Gefahren dieser Technologie liegen und wie sie unser Leben verändern wird. Die Wissenschaftler mussten ihr Themengebiet verständlich, anschaulich und spannend erklären, das war die Voraussetzung, um teilnehmen zu können.
Maschinelles Lernen KI Philipp Hennig
cyvy 03 December 2018 Press Release
Veranstaltung im Rahmen der Cyber Valley Initiative – Schülerinnen und Schüler sollen deutschlandweit eigene KI-Prototypen entwickeln – Registrierung ab sofort möglich
Bundeswettbewerb Künstliche Intelligenz Bosch Universität Tübingen Cyber Valley
cyvy 29 November 2018 Press Release
The research consortium presented its state-of-the-art research projects
cyvy 14 November 2018 News Item
The AI CON is organized by the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) and the research alliance Cyber Valley and takes place for the first time this year. The aim is to bring together leading AI experts from industry and research to explore the opportunities and challenges posed by this technology. Speakers include Bosch experts such as Dr. Michael Bolle and Dr. Christoph Peylo (Head of BCAI) as well as Prof. Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, one of the world's leading scientists in the field of machine learning. Speakers from the USA (Carnegie Mellon University), Switzerland (ETH Zurich), Austria, Israel and Great Britain are also present.
cyvy 25 October 2018 Press Release
Tübingen - On Thursday 26th October, Baden-Württemberg's Science Minister Theresia Bauer visited us at the Institute. Media representatives from the region were also invited. The reason for the event was to present the Cyber Valley Initiative - one of the largest research cooperations in Europe in the field of artificial intelligence - to the press.
cyvy 14 September 2018 Press Release
In the future, artificial intelligent systems will be used practically everywhere, whether as software systems on the internet or as cyber-physical systems in our environment. Artificial intelligence will be used in autonomous vehicles as well as in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. No wonder that research institutions and companies worldwide are working to further boost the intelligence of machines, and that artificial intelligence is considered a key technology of the 21st century that will strongly influence science, business and our everyday lives.
cyvy 19 June 2018 Press Release
Bosch endows the chair with 5.5 million euros: Matthias Hein to research machine learning at the University of Tübingen ‒ Björn Andres, expert in artificial intelligence, appointed to Industry on Campus professorship
Bosch is bringing a top researcher in machine learning to the state of Baden-Württemberg: Professor Matthias Hein, 42, is joining the staff at the University of Tübingen thanks to a Bosch-endowed professorship that the company will provide 5.5 million euros to support over ten years as part of Cyber Valley. Hein’s research is on statistical learning for applications relating to image processing and genetics. His focus is on developing reliable and comprehensible learning processes. A case in point is the development of automated decision-making systems that apply machine learning processes to rule out any discriminatory decisions. A current example of such a decision is when a system is more inclined to approve a loan to a man than to a woman. “Such an example shows that machine learning processes can have a positive effect on society,” Hein says. “This is a goal well worth pursuing.”
cyvy 25 May 2018 Press Release
Research cooperation in the field of intelligent systems gains momentum
Stuttgart/Tübingen – Cyber Valley is expanding with ten new research groups that are at the forefront of research in artificial intelligence (AI). The groups receive substantial research funding and are led by top young scientists who were recruited from around the world in a highly competitive process. 'The scientists come from the best universities and research institutions in the world to accelerate their research in the Stuttgart-Tübingen region,'' says Michael Black, Managing Director of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and speaker of Cyber Valley.
cyvy 24 April 2018 Press Release
Warning about the competition from the USA and China - appeal to politics
Europe's leading researchers in the field of Machine Learning - Professor Bernhard Schölkopf from our Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Professor Mathias Bethge from the University of Tübingen, Professor Zoubin Ghahramani, Professor of Information Engineering from the University of Cambridge as well as researchers from the French National Research Institute for Computer Science and Automation (INRIA), the Universities of Amsterdam, ETH Zurich, Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the French elite university Ecole normale supérieure have issued a joint statement:
cyvy 11 August 2017 Press Release
The International Max Planck Research School for Intelligent Systems starts with 31 Ph.D. students in the fall 2017 for a new training program.
In autumn 2017, 31 PhD Students will be joining the International Max Planck Research School for Intelligent Systems (IMPRS-IS) as part of the Cyber Valley initiative. A new generation of young academics and engineers will start their careers at the IMPRS-IS. They will receive a comprehensive training program, conduct independent research and advance the field of intelligent systems.
cyvy 15 December 2016 Press Release
Science and industry form one of Europe's largest research partnerships in artificial intelligence
Intelligent systems will shape our future: they could drive us as autonomous cars, help us out in the home on a daily basis or perform medical services as tiny robots. An initiative by the Max Planck Society and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in the Stuttgart-Tübingen area is bringing together partners from science and industry to establish Cyber Valley where systems can be developed that will be capable of performing such feats. Winfried Kretschmann, Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg, Theresia Bauer, Minister of Science in Baden-Württemberg and Martin Stratmann, President of the Max Planck Society, together with the other project participants, have launched the initiative on Thursday, 15 December 2016 in Stuttgart's Neues Schloss.