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Data products as economic assets – conclusion of the “EVAREST” research project

The consortium of industry and research in the EVAREST project investigated the generation and utilization of data products in the food industry through smart services. The results on information and software technology, business management, as well as legal findings and demonstrators will be presented on April 29, 2022, at the Forum Digitale Technologien in Berlin.

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The faster way to a new neural network – german-french ENGAGE research project launched

Whether in image recognition, the detection of dynamic environments, the transition to a more flexible production process, or the simulation of possible side effects of drugs – deep neural networks deliver impressive results. But they require large amounts of training data, extremely powerful infrastructure, and energy-intensive computing operations. In the project ENGAGE – NExt GeNeration ComputinG Environments for Artificial IntelliGEnce, the French national computer science institute [...]

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Saarbrücken computer science starts teaching again in presence

After two years of digital teaching due to the Corona pandemic, Computer Science at Saarland University will restart with face-to-face teaching in the summer semester of 2022. At the start of the semester, the students of the computer science programs were welcomed at various welcome events. In addition, the computer science students’ representative council again presented its “Busy Beaver Award” for outstanding commitment to teaching.

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MPI-SWS releases the first data anonymization tool as part of the Open Diffix project.

Open Diffix is an MPI-SWS-supported open software project to develop strong but usable data anonymization. Open Diffix is built on the data anonymization technology Diffix, which has been developed in a research partnership between the group of Paul Francis and Aircloak GmbH. Open Diffix recently released its first tool, „Diffix for Desktop“. Designed with extreme ease-of-use in mind, Diffix for Desktop can be used by non-experts to safely release sensitive data to the public. Diffix for Desktop [...]

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Focus semester on quantum information for students and young researchers from around the world

From 12 September until 9 December 2022, Saarland University will be hosting early-career researchers with an interest in quantum information theory. Students on Master’s degree programmes in mathematics, physics and computer science, doctoral students, post-docs and researchers from around the world are invited to apply for a place on a special quantum information semester to be held on the university’s Saarbrücken campus. The deadline for applications is 30 April.

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