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
More than 80 researchers from 17 nations met from 8 to 12 April in the Tajik capital Dushanbe for the first Central Asian Dust Conference. The "Central Asian DUst Conference (CADUC)" was initiated by the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan and the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS). It is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation. According to the organizers, it is the first conference on dust held in the middle of Central Asia, in the desert belt of the northern hemisphere.
These dry regions extend from the Sahara in western Africa to the Middle East and the deserts of China. Millions of people in these regions suffer from the...15.04.2019 | Read more
Premiere in the USA: The Fraunhofer Institute for High-Frequency Physics and Radar Technology FHR is participating in the IEEE Radar Conference 2019 in Boston, USA, from April 22nd to 26th, with three innovative radar applications, two talks and for the first time with its own booth at a fair in the USA. Organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the largest international professional association of engineers, the 2019 IEEE Radar Conference is one of the most important radar conferences worldwide.
In addition to two talks on the topics of "Direction of arrival estimation techniques for passive radar based 3D target localization" and "Minimum variance...09.04.2019 | Read more
Next week (7–12 April), some 14,000 scientists will gather in Vienna for the 2019 General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). The press conference programme includes presentations on new results from the ExoMars mission and latest research on plastic pollution, as well as a press conference where scientists will announce the Antarctic location they found to drill for 1.5 million-year old ice. Interested journalists can register on-site, free of charge, during the meeting. Those who cannot make it to Vienna can watch press conferences remotely through live-streaming links.
In addition, the EGU meeting will feature a session on science, politics and European (dis)integration with Mario Monti and Ilaria Capua, which will also be...02.04.2019 | Read more
Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have been studying how to implement occupational health management in small and medium-sized businesses on a long-term basis and how to give more consideration to employees’ psychological stress. The ‘RegioKMUnet’ project, which is near completion, focused in particular on the benefits of regional networks. The results will be presented on Wednesday 10 April at a conference in Erlangen.
The health of its employees is fundamental to the performance of a company. New developments, in particular regarding digitalisation at the workplace, are...02.04.2019 | Read more
The 13th International Modelica Conference was held at OTH Regensburg from March 4 – 6, 2019. The Proceedings of the conference are published by Linköping University Electronic Press and are now available to download on http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp/contents.asp?issue=157.
The 13th International Modelica Conference was held at OTH Regensburg from March 4 – 6, 2019. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Anton Haumer of the Faculty of Electrical...11.03.2019 | Read more
The Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings sent out the letters of acceptance to 580 young scientists from 88 countries today. From 30 June to 5 July 2019, the young scientists will come together with 42 Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany. This year's 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting is dedicated to physics; key topics are cosmology, laser physics and gravitational waves.
The selected young scientists are outstanding undergraduates, PhD students and post-docs under the age of 35, conducting research in the field of physics.01.03.2019 | Read more
From 5th to the 7th November 2019 the 3rd International Conference on Light Materials – Science and Technology (LightMAT 2019) will take place in Manchester, UK. The conference will give a comprehensive overview and new insight into the three most important light metals Aluminium, Magnesium and Titanium and their combinations.
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The HAW Hamburg is a host location for the Global Legal Hackathon, a worldwide event occurring over the weekend of February 22 - 24, 2019. The Event will bring together representatives from the world’s largest law firms, corporations, and tech innovators, among others, to create rapid development of tech solutions to progress the legal industry and improve the practice of law and access to legal services.
Along with over 50 other locations across 25 countries, spanning six continents the HAW Hamburg was chosen as a host location for the inaugural Global...11.02.2019 | Read more
Physicists at the University of Basel are able to show for the first time how a single electron looks in an artificial atom. A newly developed method enables them to show the probability of an electron being present in a space. This allows improved control of electron spins, which could serve as the smallest information unit in a future quantum computer. The experiments were published in Physical Review Letters and the related theory in Physical Review B.
The spin of an electron is a promising candidate for use as the smallest information unit (qubit) of a quantum computer. Controlling and switching this spin or...
Engineers at the University of Tokyo continually pioneer new ways to improve battery technology. Professor Atsuo Yamada and his team recently developed a...
With a quantum coprocessor in the cloud, physicists from Innsbruck, Austria, open the door to the simulation of previously unsolvable problems in chemistry, materials research or high-energy physics. The research groups led by Rainer Blatt and Peter Zoller report in the journal Nature how they simulated particle physics phenomena on 20 quantum bits and how the quantum simulator self-verified the result for the first time.
Many scientists are currently working on investigating how quantum advantage can be exploited on hardware already available today. Three years ago, physicists...
'Quantum technologies' utilise the unique phenomena of quantum superposition and entanglement to encode and process information, with potentially profound benefits to a wide range of information technologies from communications to sensing and computing.
However a major challenge in developing these technologies is that the quantum phenomena are very fragile, and only a handful of physical systems have been...
Working group led by physicist Professor Ulrich Nowak at the University of Konstanz, in collaboration with a team of physicists from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, demonstrates how skyrmions can be used for the computer concepts of the future
When it comes to performing a calculation destined to arrive at an exact result, humans are hopelessly inferior to the computer. In other areas, humans are...
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