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Distributed and Self-organizing Systems
Distributed and Self-organizing Systems

The mission of VSR is to advance knowledge in distributed and self-organizing systems. Our research, education, and innovation focus lies on Internet, Web, and Social Media.

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Tag der Offenen Tür

Tag der Offenen Tür

The professorship presented its research to the public at the Tag der Offenen Tür in the Winter Semester 2023/2024. We offered insights by showing several demonstrators which visitors could also try out on their own.

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CONVERSATIONS '23 Workshop

CONVERSATIONS '23 Workshop

Today and yesterday, we participated in the CONVERSATIONS '23 Workshop in Oslo which connects researchers around the world who work on Chatbot and Conversational Agents. At the workshop we presented our paper "In Search of Dark Patterns in Chatbots". It is written together with colleagues from Lifia at Universidad Nacional de la Plata and offers new insights into the existence of Dark Patterns in customer service chatbots. The presentation is accessible here.

Further information and the paper preprint are available on the workshop homepage.

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4th SaxFDM Conference
2023-10-19
4th SaxFDM Conference

Today, VSR attended the 4th annual meeting of the SaxFDM initiative, exchanging knowledge and discussing future activities in the area of Research Data Management with participants from all mayor research institutions in Saxony. The fruitful discussions about technological, organizational and regulatory aspects of providing Research Data infrastructures and consulting to researchers further strengthens our ongoing activities in the context of TRR HYP*MOL and the establishing of TUC's research data platform, TUCdata.

For further information about the SaxFDM initiative, visit the SaxFDM website.

VSR part of the EU-funded Excellence Alliance ENFIELD
2023-10-12
VSR part of the EU-funded Excellence Alliance ENFIELD

We are happy to announce that we help building trustworthy and green AI in the context of the EU funded ENFIELD project!

As a part of the Excellence Alliance "European Lighthouse to Manifest Trustworthy and Green AI" (ENFIELD) , our VSR professorship collaborates with over 30 other research institutions of 18 different countries to work towards the goal of human-centered and trustworthy AI.

Transregio HYP*MOL established
2023-10-01
Transregio HYP*MOL established

We are pleased to announce that we are part of the TRR HYP*MOL!

The TRR HYP*MOL spans across many different universities with a research focus on hyperpolarization in molecular systems, starting in October 2023.

As a service project within the TRR, our VSR professorship establishes non-invasive infrastructure for Research Data Management suitable for interdisciplinary and cross domain research.

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