VW Foundation support for project on societal impact of AI

The Volkswagen founation provides seed funding to prepare a proposal on desolidarization effects of Smart City Applications. The corresponding consortium is led by Prof. Kai Eckert from Stuttgart Media University. From the Mannheim side the Chair of Artificial Intelligence (Prof. Stuckenschmidt) will provide expertise in AI Technologies for Smart City Applications and the Chair of Statistics and Methodology (Prof. Kreuter) will design the research methodology. The full proposal has to be submitted in October.