Consequences of Artificial Intelligence for Urban Societies

The project “Consequences of Artificial Intelligence for Urban Societies: Using Impact-Aware AI to Make Smart Cities Socially Equitable (CAIUS)” is exploring the benefits and risks of using AI systems in the context of smart cities. It is funded by the Volkswagen Foundatation and is conducted together with researchers from Mannheim University. The funding amount is 1.5 million Euros. Prof. Dr. Kai Eckert leads the project for Stuttgart Media University.

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WISS at DaWaK2020

Thu, October 1, 2020

DaWak, the annual International Conference on Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery, is a high-quality forum for researchers, practitioners and developers in the field of Big Data Analytics, in a broad sense. This year, at DaWak2020, WISS contributed with a paper co-authord by Dr Maral Dadvar and Prof. Dr. Kai Eckert on Cyberbullying Detection in Social Networks Using Deep Learning Based Models .

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How is your mood during the Corona Crisis?

Tue, May 12, 2020

Our third semester information science students develped a barometer app within the lecture “Web Programming” by Prof. Eckert. It is publicly available and can be used to get a quick feedback to a question like “How are you today?”.

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Benjamin Schnabel joins WISS

Wed, April 15, 2020

We welcome Benjamin Schnabel as new doctoral student in our group. He aims at conducting a doctoral thesis in Digital Humanities, at the intersection of Jewish Studies and Information Science/Computer Science.