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HCDS-en|13 November 2023
Jobs im House of Computing and Data Science

We are hiring!

The following positions are advertised to be filled soon in the HCDS:

Scientific software developer & consultant for data science applications § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG Research Associate as Scientific Software Developer & Consultant § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG Research Associate Central Digital Coordination for STEM & Life Sciences §28 subsection 3 HmbHG

Who would like to help with all...

Veranstaltung|26 October 2023
Participation in ERC Synergy Grant CultCryo

Whether in logistics, science or air conditioning in the home - the possibility of artificial cooling has a fundamental influence on the world we live in. Yet this "artificial cryosphere" and its consequences, for example for climate change, have hardly been researched to date. The ERC project "CultCryo" aims to change that. It is investigating how the infrastructure of artificial cooling on the...

Veranstaltung|13 October 2023
Chris Biemann Granted with US $60k Google Award for Inclusive AI Research

To further foster inclusive AI research, Prof. Chris Biemann, from the House of Computing and Data Science (HCDS), Universität Hamburg, Germany, in collaboration with Prof. Adem Chanie Ali from the Department of Journalism and Communications at Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, has been awarded a $60k grant from the Google Award for Inclusion Research Program for a project titled "AI-driven...

Veranstaltung|13 October 2023
Google exploreCSR Grant Awarded US $18k to Seid Muhie Yimam for Empowering Female Students in Ethiopian Computing

Dr. Seid Muhie Yimam, from the House of Computing and Data Science, has secured the Google exploreCSR  grant for his project "Empowering Women in AI and NLP: Advancing Opportunities in Ethiopian Universities."

The initiative will provide specialized training in programming for AI, NLP, and Data Science to female bachelor and master students from selected Ethiopian universities. Collaborating with...

Veranstaltung|30 August 2023
Digital Total

The two-day event "Digital Total" is organized and conducted by the House of Computing & Data Science (HCDS) of the Universität Hamburg, in collaboration with partners from the scientific platform PIER PLUS and the Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Hamburg.

Day 1 - Computing & Data Science in the Metropolitan Region

The goal of the first day,  which is co-organized by CDCS, is to showcase and...

Veranstaltung|26 June 2023
Lecture for all: ChatGPT, write me my homework!


Having texts written by artificial intelligence is practical! However, AI also likes to let its creative horses run wild from time to time. In this respect, the question arises as to how far we can rely on these systems. Are they a reliable homework supplier? How exactly do these language models actually work? And why are they so smart? Prof. Dr. Chris Biemann will explain this and...

Betrieb|8 June 2023
Artificial Intelligence: Systems like ChatGPT at the University of Hamburg

Stable Diffusion 2.1 Demo

The ongoing development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly impacting society and presents a variety of opportunities and challenges. The University plays a central role in communicating and engaging the public on AI technologies.

ChatGPT is an advanced AI model based on OpenAI's GPT-3.5 architecture that offers a wide range of applications in natural...

Betrieb|1 June 2023
New HCDS Members staffed

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Katrin Schöning-Stierand and Fereidoun Rashidi as a research associate

About Katrin Schöning-Stierand

Since June 1, 2023, Dr. Katrin Schöning-Stierand works as a research assistant at HCDS.

Katrin Schöning-Stierand studied medicine and bioinformatics. During her doctorate, she dealt with the automatic generation of two-dimensional representations...

Interview|16 May 2023
Podcast: How computers manage to deal with language independently


Powerful language models have become available to the broad world public, making the success of computational linguistics evident: Computer architectures have been developed there that are capable of processing intuitive human language. The behaviour shown by these systems is hardly comprehensible in detail, but the results they deliver are all the...

Betrieb|15 May 2023
HCDS Managing Director and Research Associate staffed

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Martin Semmann as Managing Director and Arunima Sharma as a research associate!

About Dr. Martin Semmann

Since 15.05.2023, Dr. Martin Semmann acts as Managing Director at HCDS. He brings many years of experience in digital transformation, but also in the research management and management of complex cooperative projects.

Martin Semmann holds two...