1.5 Mio Funding from VW Foundation for work on social impact of AI

The VW Foundation is funding a joint project "CAIUS: Consequences of AI for Urban Societies" of the Chair of Artificial Intelligence (Prof. Stuckenschmidt) and the Chair for Statistics and Methodology (Prof. Kreuter) in cooperation with Prof. Eckert from HdM Stuttgart with 1.5 Mio Euro over the next ...

Four DWS papers accepted for EMNLP 2020!

Four papers by DWS members have been accepted for EMNLP 2020, a top-tier conference in natural language processing (NLP)!

Papers of the Chair of Process Analytics at the BPM Conference

Members of the Chair of Process Analytics, the newest addition to the DWS Group, will have several presentations coming up at the International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM), one of the main conferences in the field, taking place from September 13 to 18. 

Job Offer: PostDoc Position in Machine Learning on Knowledge Graphs (m/f/d)

The Data and Web Science Group at University of Mannheim has a job opening at the Chair for Data Science for a PostDoc in the H2020 project Teaming.AI, which explores the cooperation of humans and AIs in Smart Manufacturing settings. For this project, we are looking for a PostDoc to work on the ...

Paper accepted in PVLDB 2020: Dynamic Parameter Allocation in Parameter Servers

The paper "Dynamic Parameter Allocation in Parameter Servers" by Alexander Renz-Wieland, Rainer Gemulla, Steffen Zeuch and Volker Markl has been accepted at the 2020 Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB). Abstract: To keep up with increasing dataset sizes and model complexity, distributed ...

Paper accepted for DI2KG

The paper "Intermediate Training of BERT for Product Matching" by Ralph Peeters, Christian Bizer and Goran Glavaš has been accepted for the 2nd International Workshop on Challenges and Experiences from Data Integration to Knowledge Graphs (DI2KG) held in conjunction with VLDB 2020.

Paper accepted for CIKM

The paper "Profiling Entity Matching Benchmark Tasks" by Anna Primpeli and Christian Bizer has been accepted for the 29th International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) which will be held online this year.

Two Contributions to the ECML/PKDD PhD Forum

Christian Schreckenberger and Sascha Marton will present their PhD Topics at the PhD Forum of ECML / PKDD 2020: Christian Schreckenberger, Christian Bartelt and Heiner Stuckenschmidt: Tree-based Learning for Dynamic Data Streams Sascha Marton, Christian Bartelt and Heiner Stuckenschmidt: Machine ...

Team from Uni Mannheim among Top 10 in Data Mining Competition

The Data Mining Cup is an annual data mining competition for student teams from all over the world. As in the previous years, students attending the Data Mining 2 course taught by Prof. Heiko Paulheim also took part in the Data Mining Cup 2020. As usual, the Data Mining Cup was very competitive, but ...

Two New Projects on Social Impacts of AI Started

As part of a new research program for the common good-oriented handling of artificial intelligence (AI) three projects of the University of Mannheim are funded by the Baden-Württemberg Foundation.