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SI participates in the IT Fire Initiative

The SI Board has decided on 31 March 2021 to participate in the IT-Fire initiative (IT-Feuer / IT tout feu tout flamme / La fiamma IT). IT-Fire aims to motivate girls to pursue a career in IT. Various organisations such as companies, universities and associations will organize events or prepare […]

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Facial Recognition Statement of the SI Expert Group “Informatics & Society

As the SI’s specialist group “Informatics and Society”, we recommend banning facial recognition with the potential for mass surveillance in public spaces. Not only because of the known and in many places described shortcomings of the technology (discrimination, false recognition), but especially because of the inhibiting effects on democratic processes […]

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Malte Helmert of SGAICO recognised as AAAI Fellow

Each year, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) recognizes a small number of fellows for their unusual distinction in the profession and for their sustained contributions to the field for a decade or more. On behalf of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), the […]

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Invitation à l’étude VÖSI : “Modélisation dans l’industrie des logiciels”

La modélisation prend en charge l’ensemble du cycle de vie des logiciels – en passant par les demandes, la conception, le développement jusqu’à la mise en œuvre et la maintenance. Diverses méthodes, outils et modèles sont utilisés dans le processus. Le Génie Logiciel guidés par des modèles (« Model-Driven Software Development […]

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Dangerous mathematics?

Algorithms are ubiquitous in our society. They automate human thought and decision processes with the help of mathematical formulas. But how rational are these data-based decisions? And how do we distinguish useful from dangerous algorithms? The topic of “artificial intelligence” divides society. Some see it as a great opportunity, others […]