Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard, Professor of Computer Science and Head of the Research Lab for Autonomous Intelligent Systems at the University of Freiburg, is well-respected for his research on Artificial Intelligence and mobile robots. Over the past years, his group has developed a series of innovative probabilistic techniques for robot navigation and control, covering a variety of areas, such as localization, map-building, simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), path-planning, and exploration.
In his interview with our partner German Center for Research an Innovation, Prof. Dr. Burgard describes how Artificial Intelligence is currently transforming society and will continue to influence human behavior in the future.
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Young people from cities and the country learn how to tap nature for successful inventions - The project „NatuRaum – the innovative tech lab in the country“, an Award Recipients in the competition ”Landmarks in the Land of Ideas” 2014, invites you to a Science Workshop in Berlin on 16th of October 2014. NatuRaum is one of the 100 best ideas for improving rural regions in Germany.Read moreto: Save the Date - Ideas from Nature: A Science Workshop for Adults
On May 28th, Alexander Gerst became the 11th German to travel to space as he joined the team of the International Space Station ISS. Up there, he will carry out a number of scientific experiments that will be the basis for important innovations on earth. All of Germany is excited about the 38 year-old´s mission; we talked to the ESA astronaut about the role of space travel for Germany, the intercultural exchange on board of the ISS, and how he spent his last day on earth.Read moreto: Experiments in space and innovations for life on earth