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Superhero Gecko´s latest mystery solved

  • 07 December 2018

An international team of Scientists observed the reptil running across the surface of water – a skill no other more mid-sized creature has. How, the scientists wondered, do geckos manage to walk on water this quickly? The new discovery of the mechanisms geckos employ puts the lizard in the superhero category.

Ardian Jusufi Linda Behringer


European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) Launches

  • 06 December 2018

Top European Machine Learning Scientists Join Forces to Establish European Excellence Network for Public Artificial Intelligence Research

Bernhard Schölkopf Matthias Bethge Linda Behringer


Frequently asked questions regarding Cyber Valley

  • 05 December 2018

Europe's largest research cooperation in the field of artificial intelligence is receiving a great deal of attention from politics, the media, science and people from the Stuttgart-Tübingen region and beyond. Here is a collection of the most frequently asked questions about this initiative.

Matthias Tröndle Tamara Almeyda Anna Benzin Linda Behringer


Bundeswettbewerb Künstliche Intelligenz gestartet

  • 03 December 2018

Veranstaltung im Rahmen der Cyber Valley Initiative – Schülerinnen und Schüler sollen deutschlandweit eigene KI-Prototypen entwickeln – Registrierung ab sofort möglich

Bernhard Schölkopf Linda Behringer


Michael Black receives UBC Computer Science Department Alumni Research Award 2018

  • 29 November 2018

Michael Black was awarded the University of British Columbia, Computer Science Department, Alumni Research Award 2018.

Michael Black


Österreichs Bundespräsident Van der Bellen besucht das Cyber Valley

  • 29 November 2018

Am Donnerstag Vormittag, den 29. November 2018, besuchte der österreichische Bundespräsident Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen zusammen mit Baden-Württembergs Ministerpräsident Winfried Kretschmann das Cyber Valley.

Bernhard Schölkopf Matthias Tröndle Julia Braun Claudia Daefler


Lars GTC talk on the Dynamics of Generative Adversarial Networks

  • 27 November 2018

Lars GTC Europe talk on the Dynamics of Generative Adversarial Networks is now available.


Top 40 under 40

  • 23 November 2018

This year Philipp Hennig is among the "Top 40 under 40" in the category Society and Science.

For the eleventh time the magazine Capital has chosen the "Young Elite - the Top 40 under 40". According to Capital, these are the most important talents that shape our country.

Philipp Hennig


Metin Sitti receives Rahmi Koç Medal of Science

  • 22 November 2018

Award recognizes most promising researchers of Turkish origin

Metin Sitti Linda Behringer


"Revolutionizing" the way robots move in complex environment

  • 20 November 2018

The Movement Generation and Control Group is an important partner of the European Memmo Project

The Memmo project (Memory of motion) will develop a unified yet tractable approach to motion generation for complex robots with arms and legs. The 4-year-project is led by Dr. Ludovic Righetti and Dr. Andrea Del Prete and receives 4 million euros in funding, of which 600.000 € are funding for the Movement Generation and Control Group.

Ludovic Righetti Andrea Del Prete