Events

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Upcoming events

8 November 2021

Save-the-date: The next talk of our public lecture series DiSCussion is scheduled for 8 November. Our speaker will be Janina Loh. Stay tuned for more details.


Past events

You can watch selected talks in our public course "Digital Science Center - Talks" on OLAT. Also check out our YouTube channel.

26 February  2021

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Matthias Schurz, Universität Innsbruck
"Separating the Neural Building Blocks of Social Cognition"

  Invitation as PDF

 

28 January 2021

Showcasing Young Austrian Scholars and Scientists (Austrian Cultural Forum Ottawa)

Matteo Saveriano, Universität Innsbruck
"Making robots to learn from human observation"

  Video on YouTube

 

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22 January 2021

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Clara Rauchegger, Universität Innsbruck
"Illegal content on social media: A legal perspective on the responsibilities of platform providers"

  Invitation as PDF

 

18 January 2021

DiSCussion with Ingrid Brodnig (in German) 
"Alles Fake? Über neue Formen der Manipulation in digitalen Zeiten
Von Falschmeldungen, über Bots, bis hin zu Wahltricksereien"

DiSCussion asks experts from outside academia about their take on current topics and trends of digitalisation. The Digital Science Center has invited Ingrid Brodnig, freelance journalist and book author, to give the first talk.

   Invitation as PDF

  Video on YouTube

 

30 October 2020

DiSCourse* - The Digital Science Seminar Series

*featuring a distinguished guest: 

Barry Smith, University at Buffalo
"The Impossibility of Digital Immortality"

  Invitation as PDF

 

26 June 2020

DiSCourse* - The Digital Science Seminar Series

*featuring a distinguished guest: 

Mark Alfano, Macquarie University
"Technologically Scaffolded Atypical Cognition: The Case of YouTube’s Recommender System"

  Invitation as PDF 

 

9 June 2020

Online information event for students on the Supplementary Programme Computer Science and the Complementary Subject Area Digital Science.


8 May 2020

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Joseph Wang, Universität Innsbruck
"Learn from Wittgenstein’s Error: Why Certain Forms of AI Cannot Work"

  Invitation as PDF 


21 February 2020

DiSCourse - The Digital Science Seminar Series

Kohei Watanabe, Universität Innsbruck
"Measuring Geopolitical Threat over 150 Years through the New York Times: Technology and Methodology for Analysis of Ultra-sparse Data"

Digital Science Center, Ursulinenpassage, Innrain 15, open space area (1st floor)

   Invitation as PDF 


29 January 2020

Invited talk on Digital Science by Justus Piater at Heidelberg University in the context of the Primers for Predocs Lecture Series.

 

20 January 2020

DiSCourse* - The Digital Science Seminar Series 

*featuring a distinguished guest:

Kenneth Benoit, London School of Economics and Political Science
"More than Unigrams Can Say: Detecting Meaningful Multi-word Expressions from Political Texts"

Innrain 52e, HS 6 (Lecture Hall 6, ground floor)

   Invitation as PDF 

 

8 January 2020

DiSCourse – The Digital Science Seminar Series

Simon Olsson, Freie Universität Berlin
"Machine Learning in the Biomolecular Sciences"

Digital Science Center, Ursulinenpassage, Innrain 15, open space area (1st floor)
   Invitation as PDF

 

29 November 2019

DiSCourse – The Digital Science Seminar Series

Reto Stauffer, Universität Innsbruck
"Hourly Probabilistic Snow Forecasts for Tyrol: A Hybrid Statistical Ensemble
Postprocessing Approach"

Universitätsstraße 15, seminar room 18, 4th floor (east wing)
   Invitation as PDF.

 

26 November 2019
Inday students (hosted by the Department of Computer Science)

The Digital Science Center presented itself at this year's inday students.
Read more on the Department of Computer Science's website.


11 October 2019

DiSCourse – The Digital Science Seminar Series

Katherine Dormandy, Universität Innsbruck
"Digital Whiplash, and the Importance of Analytic Philosophy"

Karl-Rahner-Platz 1, Raum 104 (Dekanatssitzungssaal Theologie)
   Invitation as PDF.

 

17 July 2019

DiSCourse – The Digital Science Seminar Series

Matteo Saveriano, Universität Innsbruck
"From Intuitive Skill Transfer to Large-Scale Robotic Knowledge Bases"

Technikerstraße 21a, ICT 3W03
   Abstract as PDF.

 

10 July 2019

DiSCourse – The Digital Science Seminar Series

Sébastien Court, Universität Innsbruck
"Designing Mathematical Tools with Machine/Deep Learning Techniques"

Technikerstraße 13b, HSB 4
   Invitation as PDF.

 

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