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Sep 30, 2020 12:00 AM

Koblenzer Studententeam gewinnt iGOvDIGITAL Award

Koblenzer Studententeam gewinnt iGOvDIGITAL Award

Koblenzer Masterstudierende des Fachbereichs Informatik gewinnen den europaweiten iGOvDIGITAL Award. Mit ihrem Projektvorschlag DyLoMoCo erarbeiten sie ein Konzept für dynamische städtische Verkehrsplanung mithilfe von KI, IoT und vernetzten intelligenten Infrastrukturen. Sie gewinnen damit Platz eins des Wettbewerbs, der mit 5.000 € dotiert ist.

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Sep 30, 2020 12:00 AM

Koblenzer Studententeam gewinnt iGOvDIGITAL Award

Koblenzer Studententeam gewinnt iGOvDIGITAL Award

Koblenzer Masterstudierende des Fachbereichs Informatik gewinnen den europaweiten iGOvDIGITAL Award. Mit ihrem Projektvorschlag DyLoMoCo erarbeiten sie ein Konzept für dynamische städtische Verkehrsplanung mithilfe von KI, IoT und vernetzten intelligenten Infrastrukturen. Sie gewinnen damit Platz eins des Wettbewerbs, der mit 5.000 € dotiert ist.

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Jun 08, 2020 12:00 AM

University of Koblenz partner in Horizon 2020 Project SellSTEM

University of Koblenz partner in Horizon 2020 Project SellSTEM

With University of Koblenz as a partner and consortium member, an international research project will be conducted that aims to enhance the spatial ability of young people and to help to close the gender gap in STEM (Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics). The multi-agency project Spatially Enhanced Learning Linked to STEM (SellSTEM) coordinated by colleagues from Technological University Dublin, Irland, was awarded €4.12M in funding from the Marie Skłodowska Curie Innovative Training Network under Horizon 2020, an EU 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness.

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May 19, 2020 01:00 AM

Project between Germany and Rwanda

Project between Germany and Rwanda

Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy supports innovative pilot project for the promotion of scientific start-ups: ZIFET of the University of Koblenz-Landau receives 1.19 million euros for the "StArfrica" project in cooperation with the University of Rwanda.

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Jun 18, 2019 12:45 AM

CLEARumor acheves the second place in the RumourEval competition

CLEARumor acheves the second place in the RumourEval competition

Recently, Ipek Baris and Lukas Schmelzeisen presented their CLEARumor system for determining rumor veracity and support at the SemEval workshop in Minneapolis, USA.

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Jun 12, 2019 04:30 AM

EU Project Co-inform review meeting in Limassol

EU Project Co-inform review meeting in Limassol

The EU project Co-inform aims to empower citizens, journalists, and policymakers with co-created socio-technical solutions, to increase resilience to misinformation, and to allow more informed behaviours and policies.

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Apr 11, 2019 08:15 AM

Panel Discussion @ Koblenz Weeks of Democracy

Panel Discussion @ Koblenz Weeks of Democracy

The Institute WeST organizes a panel discussion at the “Koblenz Weeks of Democracy” with the topic: What are Scientists doing for Democracy? A Glimpse into the Scientific Warfare against Misinformation, between Computer Science and Political Science.

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Jan 15, 2019 10:00 AM

Introducing ETWEB co-located event at ETRA conference

Introducing ETWEB co-located event at ETRA conference

Chandan Kumar and Raphael Menges are organizing the co-located event ETWEB, Eye Tracking for the Web, at the ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications, Denver, Colorado, USA, which will take place from 25th to 28th of June.

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Dec 19, 2018 12:00 AM

"The World’s Future", A Sustainable Development Goals game

"The World’s Future", A Sustainable Development Goals game

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Koblenz-Landau came together to test a social simulation developed by IIASA researchers and the Centre for Systems Solutions on the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Oct 01, 2018 08:35 AM

Daniel Janke and Steffen Staab give lecture and tutorial at the Reasoning Web Summer School

Daniel Janke and Steffen Staab give lecture and tutorial at the Reasoning Web Summer School

In the last years knowledge graphs have received a lot of attention. During the 14th Reasoning Web Summer School at Luxembourg, 22nd-26th September, the participants learned what knowledge graphs are and how they are created.

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Sep 24, 2018 02:45 AM

Matthias Thimm and Tjitze Rienstra at the International Conference on Computational Models of Argument

Matthias Thimm and Tjitze Rienstra at the International Conference on Computational Models of Argument

The International Conference on Computational Models of Argument (COMMA) is one of the main forums for presentation and exchange of the latest research results related to computational aspects of argumentation.

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Sep 03, 2018 10:40 AM

Reference Extraction Made Easy

Reference Extraction Made Easy

Speaking at the Open Citation Workshop in Bologna, Dr. Philipp Mayr-Schlegel (GESIS) on behalf of the EXCITE project consortium has accounced and demonstrated the release of the novel EXCITE toolchain that allows for extracting literature references from PDFs and matching them against available bibliographic databases.

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Aug 13, 2018 09:15 AM

Award for Best Video at the International Eye Tracking Conference ETRA in Warsaw

Award for Best Video at the International Eye Tracking Conference ETRA in Warsaw

The contributors of the GazeMining project have been decorated with the Best Video Award at the 2018 ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking (ETRA) in Warsaw, June 2018.

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Jun 12, 2018 05:40 PM

Invited Talk by Tjitze Rienstra at the Second Chinese Conference on Logic and Argumentation

Tjitze Rienstra will give an invited talk On the relationship between argumentation networks and Bayesian networks at the Second Chinese Conference on Logic and Argumentation (CLAR 2018).

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Jun 11, 2018 07:20 AM

GazeTheWeb project integrates multimodal browsing with gaze and voice input

GazeTheWeb project integrates multimodal browsing with gaze and voice input

Human voice and eyes are the most natural sources that can provide input signals to facilitate hands-free human-computer interaction.

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Jun 09, 2018 07:15 AM

GazeTheWeb @ CEBIT

GazeTheWeb @ CEBIT

Make the experience of surfing the internet with your eye movements.

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May 30, 2018 09:55 AM

Tutorial on Implementing KR Approaches with Tweety at KR’18

Tutorial on Implementing KR Approaches with Tweety at KR’18

Matthias Thimm gives a tutorial on Implementing KR Approaches with Tweety at the 16th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KR’18).

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May 24, 2018 04:45 PM

DKB/KIK2018 - The 7th Workshop on Dynamics of Knowledge and Belief and the 6th Workshop KI & Kognition

Information for real life AI applications is usually pervaded by uncertainty and subject to change, and thus demands for non-classical reasoning approaches. At the same time, psychological findings indicate that human reasoning cannot be completely described by classical logical systems. Sources of explanations are incomplete knowledge, incorrect beliefs, or inconsistencies.

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Apr 30, 2018 11:20 AM

SAFA2018 - The Second International Workshop on Systems and Algorithms for Formal Argumentation

Computational models of argumentation are approaches that deal with the representation and interaction of arguments and counterarguments. These models can be applied in all areas that benefit from automatic decision-support such as medicine, accounting, chemistry, and law. Many of these models were inspired by works within the fields of non-monotonic reasoning and logic programming and therefore share the sometimes considerable computational complexity of these approaches.

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