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Jingxian He

Münsterhack 2021

The Münsterhack 2021 took place on September 25 and 26. Within these 36 hours, the tech scene in Münster came together and developed ideas and prototypes to make Münster even more liveable. Armin Stein and Nina Herrmann were on site as mentors and supported the participants both technically and as advisors.

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Katrin Bergener

18th international conference MPLR 2021 in Münster - also as hybrid conference a complete success

The 18th International ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Managed Programming Languages & Runtimes (MPLR'21) was held as a hybrid event at the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Haus in Münster on 29.09.2021 and 30.09.2021. One third of the participants attended in person, while the rest were connected online via Zoom. The complex technical equipment required for this was set up and operated by Matthias and Jonathan Neugebauer. The event was organized by Prof. Herbert Kuchen as General Chair and his team. The program committee was headed by Jeremy Singer from the University of Glasgow.

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Christian Grimme

Project HybriD funded: Real-time Detection of Hybrid Disinformation Campaigns in Online Media

Successful application in the Agile Research Call of the BMBF

Aspects of disinformation have been in the focus of research and public discussion for quite some time. Incidents such as the manipulation of journalistic forums during the Ukraine conflict, the suspected influence of disinformation in the Brexit referendum, or the use of automated communication in the 2016 U.S. election have been discussed in public and by politicians. This leads to the central question: How do the disinformation campaigns behind all these incidents work?

 

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Armin Stein

The Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems

CLAIRE and ERCIS to work towards AI for Good and AI for All
Logos of CLAIRE and ERCIS

CLAIRE and ERCIS will collaborate on events, research activities and network activities for young researchers. The parties are particularly interested in exploring networking opportunities and joint activities at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Information Systems (IS). 

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Jingxian He

The Institute of Information Systems now on LinkedIn!

Since the summer semester of 2019, the Institute of Information Systems is active on social media. We are happy to announce that our Instagram has already over 400 followers. Now we have expanded our social media activities and set up our own LinkedIn page. We will share posts on topics related to the institute and Information Systems studies, the latest publications, and open positions of the institute.

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Monika Rohe

CampusTour

Wir helfen Studierenden seit 12 Jahren beim Berufseinstieg!

Mit unserer CampusTour beraten wir von C2N seit über 12 Jahren Studierende kostenlos zu potenziellen Arbeitgebern und dem Einstieg ins Berufsleben. Egal ob Praktika, Werkstudentenstellen, Traineeprogramme oder Direkteinstiege für viele verschiedene Studiengänge.

Die anhaltende Coronapandemie erschwert aktuell unsere Bemühungen, den Kontakt mit Studierenden zu halten. Im Wintersemester 2020 können wir leider nicht wie gewohnt an den Universitäten und Hochschulen direkt vor Ort sein.

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Katrin Bergener

Nature Article: AI finds almost two billion trees in the desert

Fabian Gieseke works with an international team on tree capturing in Sahara and Sahel
 Foto von Tomas Anunziata von Pexels

A team of researchers, including Fabian Gieseke from the Department for Information Systems at the WWU Münster, was able to identify more than 1.8 billion trees and bushes in the Western Sahara and Sahel region. The partly very dry area covers about 1.3 million square kilometers. The international team, led by Martin Brandt from the University of Copenhagen, evaluated more than 11,000 satellite images and the results appeared in Nature on October 14, 2020.

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