Taking place on 20 and 21 September in Graz, Austria, the international conference “Human-Centered Digitalization” is devoted to interdisciplinary discussion of the safe and effective interplay of people and machines with a view to creating what is known as Society 5.0.
At the conference, which is taking place at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), speakers from Europe and Asia will take a holistic view of this highly...10.09.2019 | Read more
At the invitation of Graz University of Technology, internet giants, digital world market leaders and the AI research elite will be holding a conference on new developments in digital speech communication in Graz, Austria from 15 to 19 September.
Interspeech 2019 is the annual conference of the International Speech Communication Association and the world's largest event on the science and technology of...04.09.2019 | Read more
The ingenuity of pioneering breakthroughs can be witnessed in Aachen before the year is out. At its “AI for Laser Technology Conference” on November 6 and 7, the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT will be tackling the question of how lasers can be used more efficiently with the help of artificial intelligence. Experts from companies including Daimler, Intel and Microsoft have already signed up for the event. The conference topics will range from machine learning in industrial settings to the use of augmented reality and analysis of neural networks.
The idea of holding a conference on the use of AI in laser systems originated at the Process Control group at Fraunhofer ILT, which has been researching the...29.08.2019 | Read more
Spectators will experience the fascinating power of thought-controlled systems on 17 September, as teams from all over the world go head to head in the CYBATHLON BCI Series 2019 at TU Graz. ‘Pilots’ who are paralysed from the neck down control avatars using brain-computer interfaces in a specially developed computer game. Tickets for race day are now available.
‘Pilots’ with physical impairments, who control computer avatars with their thoughts, will demonstrate how far brain-computer interface (BCI) research has come...16.08.2019 | Read more
"Hybrid Materials and Structures 2020" covers the entire spectrum of topics, from basic materials to design, from production to application, and thus provides the basis for an in-depth understanding of application-specific material and component behavior. The only limitation is the focus on material combinations that perform structural tasks in some way.
More than the sum of their parts!
Very often, innovative materials act as trailblazers for the introduction of new technologies and products. Hybrid materials and structures made or joined from...14.08.2019 | Read more
On 1st and 2nd October 2019, international experts will gather in Hamburg at the City Science Summit to discuss which digital technologies will shape everyday life in future cities. The conference title "Cities without..." invites us to open up spaces for thought and fill vacancies with visions for the city as a living space.
The City Science Summit 2019 is organized by the CityScienceLab of the HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU) in cooperation with the Media Lab of the...12.08.2019 | Read more
Insights into the brain’s hidden depths, observing living cells and detecting diseases such as cancer at an early stage while at the same time combining diagnosis with gentle treatment: Ultrafast lasers open up an enormous potential for medicine and the life sciences. From September 3 to 6, 2019 in Jena, top international researchers will discuss where developments in spectroscopy and imaging with ultrafast laser technology are heading. At the "European Symposium on Ultrafast Laser Driven Biophotonics" - ESULaB 2019 - speakers like Nobel Laureate Stefan Hell or Mihaela Zigman and Ferenc Krausz from the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics will present their latest findings.
"With the help of biophotonics, it is possible, for example, to better understand the causes of diseases so that they can be prevented in the future or at...12.08.2019 | Read more
Two years after the first successful ‘International Conference on UV LED Technologies & Applications (ICULTA)’ the next conference will be held from April 26 to 29, 2020 at the MELIÃ Hotel in Berlin, Germany. Once more, it will bring together pioneers, leaders, and experts from science and industry to discuss latest progress and innovations in the development of UV LEDs and their broad spectrum of applications. The conference is jointly organized by the German consortium Advanced UV for Life and the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA).
UV LEDs produce narrow-band radiation and can be tuned to cover almost the entire ultraviolet spectral range.24.06.2019 | Read more
To develop a digitization strategy is the major challenge for companies handling large amounts of data. This also involves dealing with artificial intelligence and semantic technologies. How to implement these megatrends into operational processes and workflows will be one of the key subjects of the SEMANTiCS 2019. At this international conference, held from 9 to 12 September in Karlsruhe, top speakers from industry and science will present trends and recipes for successfully using AI systems.
One of the core technologies for reducing complexity in business processes are knowledge graphs. "Those who stay on their islands will fall back. This is...29.04.2019 | Read more
This September 22-27, recipients of the Abel Prize, ACM A.M. Turing Award, ACM Prize in Computing, Fields Medal, and the Nevanlinna Prize are invited to gather in Heidelberg to meet with 200 young researchers from all over the world at the 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF). Journalists from all over the world are encouraged to cover the event and take advantage of the opportunity to interact with the preeminent researchers of mathematics and computer science.
Recipients of the Abel Prize, ACM A.M. Turing Award, ACM Prize in Computing, Fields Medal, and the Nevanlinna Prize are invited to gather in Heidelberg to meet...17.04.2019 | Read more
Later during this century, around 2060, a paradigm shift in global energy consumption is expected: we will spend more energy for cooling than for heating....
Researchers from the Department of Atomically Resolved Dynamics of the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science in Hamburg, the University of Potsdam (both in Germany) and the University of Toronto (Canada) have pieced together a detailed time-lapse movie revealing all the major steps during the catalytic cycle of an enzyme. Surprisingly, the communication between the protein units is accomplished via a water-network akin to a string telephone. This communication is aligned with a ‘breathing’ motion, that is the expansion and contraction of the protein.
This time-lapse sequence of structures reveals dynamic motions as a fundamental element in the molecular foundations of biology.
Two research teams have succeeded simultaneously in measuring the long-sought Thorium nuclear transition, which enables extremely precise nuclear clocks. TU Wien (Vienna) is part of both teams.
If you want to build the most accurate clock in the world, you need something that "ticks" very fast and extremely precise. In an atomic clock, electrons are...
Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology have demonstrated a detector made from graphene that could revolutionize the sensors used in next-generation space telescopes. The findings were recently published in the scientific journal Nature Astronomy.
Beyond superconductors, there are few materials that can fulfill the requirements needed for making ultra-sensitive and fast terahertz (THz) detectors for...
A supersolid is a state of matter that can be described in simplified terms as being solid and liquid at the same time. In recent years, extensive efforts have been devoted to the detection of this exotic quantum matter. A research team led by Tilman Pfau and Tim Langen at the 5th Institute of Physics of the University of Stuttgart has succeeded in proving experimentally that the long-sought supersolid state of matter exists. The researchers report their results in Nature magazine.
In our everyday lives, we are familiar with matter existing in three different states: solid, liquid, or gas. However, if matter is cooled down to extremely...
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