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Prof. Dr. M. Jarke
RWTH Aachen
Informatik 5
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Keynote Talk at SmartGreens 2020
Last updated on: 08. May 2020
On May 2, Prof. Jarke delivered the opening keynote address at the 10th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems (SmartGreens 2020). The lecture titled “Digital Energy” summarized initial major research projects at our new Fraunhofer Center on Digital Energy and, due to the CoVid19 pandemic was delivered by video conference. An edited video recording of the presentation will shortly be available via the conference website
Keynote at ICIS Doctoral Consortium
Last updated on: 17. Dec 2019
The International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) is the worldwide top conference for business informatics. ICIS 2019 is the first in the series to be held in Germany, attracting over 2.000 attendees to Munich. ICIS is preceded by an elaborate three-day doctoral consortium, in which forty participants carefully selected from several hundred nominations (one per university) debate their individual thesis ideas in small groups with two well-known faculty each. In addition, there is one industrial and one academic keynote talk. In his academic keynote on Dec. 13, 2019, Prof. Matthias Jarke used examples from Fraunhofer’s Industrial Data Space Initiative and RWTH Aachen’s excellence cluster Internet of Production excellence to discuss challenges and strategies for “Maintaining disciplinary excellence in an interdisciplinary world”.
Keynote on Inter-Organizational Data Sharing at ER 2019 in Salvador de Bahia/Brazil
Last updated on: 02. Dec 2019
Prof. Matthias Jarke presented a keynote titled “Inter-Organizational Data Sharing: From Goals to Policies to Code” jointly invited by several workshops of the 39th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2019) held in Salvador de Bahia, November 4, 2019. The presentation linked research in the DFG-funded Excellence Cluster “Internet of Production” to the concepts pursued in the Fraunhofer-led International Data Spaces initiative, aiming at an alliance-driven approach to data platform design not under control by single keystone players.
Lernen mit tragbaren Geräten: Herausgabe bei Springer
Last updated on: 04. Nov 2019
Den aktuellen Forschungsstand, Herausforderungen und Praxisbeispiele haben die Herausgeber Ilona Buchem (Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin), Ralf Klamma (Lehrstuhl Informatik 5, RWTH Aachen) und Fridolin Wild (Universität Oxford Brookes) in ihrem Buch „Perspectives on Wearable Enhanced Learning (WELL)“ beim angesehenen Wissenschaftsverlag Springer veröffentlicht. Durch die Gründung einer Arbeitsgruppe beim Europäischen Verband für technologiegestütztes Lernen (EATEL – European Association for Technology Enhanced Learning) wurde in mehreren Konferenzen und Workshops die Grundlagen für diese Sammlung von einschlägigen Aufsätzen und Reflektionen gelegt. Dieser Band umfasst 21 Kapitel in 7 Abschnitten, die ein weites Spektrum von der Technologie über das Design und die Pädagogik bis hin zu empirischen Forschungsansätzen reichen.
Fraunhofer ICT Dissertation Award for Dr. Erion Elmasllari
Last updated on: 08. Oct 2019
English version below. Im diesjährigen Wettbewerb um die beste in den 19 Forschungsinstituten des Fraunhofer-Verbunds Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologie abgeschlossene Doktorarbeit wurde Dr. Erion Elmasllari für seine Mitte 2018 an der RWTH Aachen verteidigte Dissertation „A Framework for the Successful Design and Deployment of Electronic Triage Systems” der 1. Preis zuerkannt. Der Preis wird auf der Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik am 26.9.2019 in Kassel überreicht. Gutachter der Arbeit waren Prof. Dr. Matthias Jarke, Prof. Dr. Martina Ziefle und Prof. Dr. Thomas Rose.
Prof. Jarke Delivers Keynote at acatech-NAEK Workshop
Last updated on: 07. Oct 2019
On September 19-20, the German Academy of Engineering acatech and its Korean counterpart NAEK held a joint workshop on "Digit(AI)zation of Production" in the Digital Capability Center of RWTH Aachen University. In his Opening Keynote, Professor Jarke presented facets of production-related AI research in Aachen, focusing on RWTH contributions to human language technology, real-time computer vision, cognitive robotics, process mining, and large-scale information integration by senmantic and knowledge graph technologies. He also outlined the digital shadow concept underlying Aachen' Excellence Cluster "Internet of Production" and illustrated it with a couple of interdisciplinary results from the cluster projects.
Dagstuhl Seminar on Data Ecosystems and Data Sovereignty
Last updated on: 07. Oct 2019
The Leibniz Center for Informatics at Schloss Dagstuhl is conducting a week-long research seminar on "Data Ecosystems: Sovereign Data Exchange Among Organizations" from September 22-27, 2019, with over 30 leading international scientists and industry representatives. The seminar is organized by Professors Cinzia Cappiello (Politecnico di Milano), Avigdor Gal (Technion Haifa), Matthias Jarke (RWTH Aachen University and Fraunhofer FIT), and Jakob Rehof (TU Dortmund and Fraunhofer ISST). Keynote speakers include law professor Gerald Spindler (University of Göttingen and EU High-level Expert), innovation expert Frank Piller (RWTH Aachen University and MIT Media Lab) on platform-based ecosystems, Maurizio Lenzerini (Sapienza Roma) on semantic information integration, and Boris Otto (TU Dortmund and Fraunhofer ISST), manager of the International Data Space Initiative.
Professorship for Christoph Quix
Last updated on: 12. Jan 2019
As of January 1, 2019, PD Dr. Christoph Quix – long-term researcher at Informatik 5 – has accepted a position as Professor of Information Systems and Data Science at Hochschule Niederrhein in Krefeld, Germany. We are happy that he shall keep his research connection through his additional role as department leader High-Content Analytics at Fraunhofer FIT.
Prof. Jarke Re-Elected as Vice Chair of Fraunhofer ICT Group
Last updated on: 12. Dec 2018
With over 6.000 researchers in 19 research institutes, the Fraunhofer ICT Group constitutes the largest European applied research organization in Information and Communication Technologies. On December 12, 2018, the institute leaders elected their new chairperson team for the period 2019-2021. Prof. Dieter Fellner, Fraunhofer IGD, was re-elected as chairman for his second period, as well as his vice chairs Past Chairman Prof. Matthias Jarke (Fraunhofer FIT) and Prof. Stefan Wrobel (Fraunhofer IAIS).
VET Researcher Project Award for European LEARNING LAYERS Project
Last updated on: 13. Nov 2018
Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Afairs, Skills, and Labour Mobility presented the 2018 VET Researcher Project Award at the European Vocational Skills Week, citing both the diversity of very good research results and the very innovative approach to vocational and continous training pursued by this large-scale European Integrated Project in which Informatik 5 senior researcher Dr. Ralf Klamma had a leading role especially in learning community infrastructure conceptualization and realization.