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Collaborative Research Center on Perspicuous Computing receives another double-digit million amount in funding

Modern software systems already control critical infrastructures, factories, self-driving cars and smart homes. The problem is that many of these systems have become so complex that no expert can understand if, how and why they work. Scientists at Saarland University, the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security and Dresden University of Technology are jointly researching mechanisms to make the behavior of complex software systems comprehensible [...]

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Saarbrücken computer science wants to convince professors Maggio and Valera to stay

In an old tradition of Saarbrücken Computer Science, students, faculty and staff of all partners of the Saarland Informatics Campus have organized a torchlight procession to honor the professors Martina Maggio and Isabel Valera. The aim is to convince the professors, both of whom have received calls to other universities, not to leave Saarland University. Despite cold weather and a drizzle around 90 participants came to the torchlight procession.

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Detecting anomalies and errors in the production process at an early stage – AIQUAMA research project launched.

Anomalies and defects in the production process cause high costs and have a negative impact on sustainability and productivity. If it is possible to detect such defects immediately when they occur, then cost-intensive reworking, time-consuming final inspections, and delivery delays can be avoided. The German-Czech research project AIQUAMA (AI-based Quality Management for Smart Factories) investigates the use of artificial intelligence in the quality management of production processes. The goal is [...]

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DFKI supervisory board elects new chairman and new vice chairwoman

At its meeting on 03.11.2022 in Bremen, the DFKI Supervisory Board elected Dr. Ferri Abolhassan, Deutsche Telekom AG, as its new Chairman. The previous DFKI Supervisory Board Chairman, Dr. Gabriël Clemens, said goodbye after his three-year term of office had come to an end. Under his chairmanship, DFKI was able to increase its financial volume from €56.6 million in 2019 to an estimated €82.8 million in 2022. The Supervisory Board elected State Secretary Elena Yorgova-Ramanauskas, Ministry of [...]

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