The latest news from research conducted at the Institute of Cognitive Science can be found here:
01. July 2022 : Hans Mühlenhoff Prize awarded to Rainer Mühlhoff
Professor of Ethics of Artificial Intelligence, Rainer Mühlhoff, received this year's Hans Mühlenhoff Prize for Good Teaching.
15. June 2022 : ROSEN-Award 2022 for Annemarie Witschas
Ethics of AI group member Annemarie Witschas has been honored with the ROSEN-award 2022 for her outstanding bachelor thesis “Porn, Power and Platforms: The (Re-)Production of Hegemonic Sexuality through Machine Learning Systems”.
11. October 2021 : Online-Symposium on Computational Neuroscience on 13th and 14th October
Fantastic line-up of speakers, great presentations and panel discussion.
No registration required, no participation restrictions, no fees.
For details please visit the symposium’s site:
27. September 2021 : New publication on potential differences in the interaction between humans and humans vs. humans and robots
Czeszumski A, Gert AL, Keshava A, Ghadirzadeh A, Kalthoff T, Ehinger BV, Tiessen M, Björkman M, Kragic D and König P (2021).
Coordinating with a robot partner affects neural processing related to action monitoring.
https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbot.2021.686010. Front Neurorobot 15:686010
This paper was also published as a preprint on bioRxiv in March 2021: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.03.26.437133v2.abstract
17. September 2021 : Save the date for an interesting online talk (in German): 23.09.21 – 7pm
For details please visit the UOS site: https://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/startseite/:
„Wie Vertrauen entsteht, in welchen Fällen wir KI-Agenten unser Vertrauen (unbewusst) schenken und wie diese Erkenntnisse das autonome Fahren unterstützen, behandelt Maximilian Wächter vom Institut für Kognitionswissenschaft in seinem Vortrag am Donnerstag, 23. September, ab 19 Uhr. Der Online-Vortrag wird im Rahmen der Veranstaltungsreihe "Wissenschaft trifft Wirtschaft - MeetUp" organisiert. Vorherige...
13. September 2021 : New publication on mechanisms of tACS aftereffects:
Schwab BC, König P and Engel AK (2021).
Spike-timing-dependent plasticity can account for connectivity aftereffects of dual-site transcranial alternating current stimulation.
This paper was also published as a preprint on bioRxiv in 2020: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.16.342105
06. September 2021 : We are hiring!
2 PhD positions are available in the RTG Computational Cognition! Come and join our great team!
Research fields involved in the RTG are Neuroinformatics, Neurobiopsychology, Bio-Inspired Computer Vision, Knowledge-Based Systems, Comparative BioCognition, Cognitive Natural Language Processing & Communication, Cognitive Modeling, Artificial Intelligence, and Cognitive Computing.
09. August 2021 : A novel approach for training artificial neural networks
Clay V, König P, Kühnberger KU and Pipa G (2021).
Fast concept mapping: The emergence of human abilities in artificial neural networks when learning embodied and self-supervised.
Science has proved that humans perceive the world and gradually understand and learn about its underlying concepts by self-supervised interaction and embodiment. By contrast, most artificial neural networks used for object detection and recognition are trained in a...
30. July 2021 : Investigating potential differences in the interaction between humans and humans vs. humans and robots
Czeszumski A, Gert AL, Keshava A, Ghadirzadeh A, Kalthoff T, Ehinger BV, Tiessen M, Björkman M, Kragic D and König P (2021)
Coordinating with a robot partner affects action monitoring related neural processing.
Robots play an increasing role in multiple areas of our social life, and coordinated interaction between humans and robots will become more and more important.
In our study we aimed at understanding obvious behavioural differences in...
21. July 2021 : New publication on ergonomic risk assessment in VR:
Vox JP, Weber A, Wolf KI, Izdebski K, Schüler T, König P, Wallhoff F and Friemert D (2021). An evaluation of motion trackers with virtual reality sensor technology in comparison to a marker-based motion capture system based on joint angles for ergonomic risk assessment. https://doi.org/10.3390/s21093145 Sensors 21:3145
Measurement of body postures and kinematics in VR is a promising tool for ergonomic assessments. Here we compare an HTC Vive tracker combined with an inverse kinematic model...