News @ EIHW 

May 2019

PhD with distinction for Simone Hantke


Congratulations to former EIHW researcher Simone Hantke on the successful defence of her PhD at the Technical University of Munich on the 28th May! Simone was awarded a distinction for her thesis titled ‘Intelligent Gamified Crowdsourcing for Audio Processing.’ The examiners were Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Björn Schuller — Simone’s supervisor (2nd left), Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Hemmert (left) and Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Andreas Herkersdorf (right).

Work opportunity at the Chair for EIHW


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We are investigating the use of state-of-the-art machine learning methods to detect individuals and their sentiments in product reviews of cars. Want to help us?

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March 2019

Chair of EIHW takes part in Informatics Day


The Chair of EIHW was happy to take part in this year’s Informatics Day (Tag der Informatik), a University of Augsburg event for high school students and their teachers, on 28th March.

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January 2019

Chair of EIHW begins key role in sustAGE


EIHW researchers were in Heraklion, Greece 16-17th January to participate in the launch of sustAGE, a €4 million EU Horizon 2020 project coordinated by the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH). The collaboration will develop a state-of-the-art assistive system to improve the productivity and quality of life of ageing adult workers.

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November 2018

Kun Qian defends PhD


Congratulations to our former guest researcher Kun Qian (third from left) on the successful defence of his PhD, ‘Automatic General Audio Signal Classification’ at TUM on the 28th November! The examiners were Professor Gerhard Rigoll and Professor Werner Hemmert. Professor Björn Schuller was also present as Kun’s supervisor.

EIHW researcher wins IEEE best student paper prize


Congratulations to our PhD researcher, Gil Keren. Gil won the best student paper at the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), the leading research meeting in the field, presenting his work in Singapore on the 18thNovember.

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June 2018
EIHW in the media: Are machines the better people?

From Bayerischer Rundfunk: "Machines with artificial intelligence have long since become science fiction rather than reality. Robots should not replace humans, but relieve them. But what does it mean when the boundaries between man and machine blur?"
May 2018

Complex rearch in the field of Arrifical Intelligence (AI) made simple and entertaining

EIHW researcher Shahin Amiriparian wins the Augsburg Lange Nacht Wissenshaft Science Slam Challenge with his presentation, 'Don’t be afraid of artificial intelligence'. Congratulations!