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Big Data Engineering| April 02, 2024

2nd BIFOLD Paper accepted at VLDB 2024

The paper "POLAR: Adaptive and Non-invasive Join Order Selection via Plans of Least Resistance” introduces a new query processing technique that adaptively switches join orders to improve the performance robustness of join queries in database systems.

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Data Management| March 25, 2024

EDBT conference 2024

The EDBT conference 2024 took place from March 25 to 28. BIFOLD researchers presented three papers at this Core-A conference on databases: "Benchmarking Stream Join Algorithms on GPUs: A Framework and its Application to the State of the Art", "Bridging the Gap: Complex Event Processing on Stream Processing Engines", and “Evaluation of Sampling Methods for Discovering Facts from Knowledge Graph Embeddings”. 

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Earth Observation| March 19, 2024

Smart Sky: Transforming Earth Observation through AI

Through three engaging lectures, scientists from NASA, the Planetarium Berlin, and BIFOLD explained the significance of satellite images and modern AI techniques.

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Cyber Security| March 11, 2024

Project Launch AIgenCY

With the innovative research project "AIgenCY - Opportunities and Risks of Generative AI in Cybersecurity," leading experts from academia and industry take on the challenge of exploring the implications of generative artificial intelligence (AI) for cybersecurity.

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Machine Learning| March 05, 2024

Sustainable Federated Learning

Federated Learning is expected to further increase the power consumption of machine learning, which is already recognized as one of the most energy-intensive computational applications today. However, due to its distributed nature, Federated Learning also offers new opportunities to align this demand with the availability of green energy.

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Big Data Engineering BIFOLD Update| March 01, 2024

Welcome Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan

As of March 1, 2024, BIFOLD welcomes a new Research Group Lead in Berlin: Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan heads the new chair for Data Integration and Data Preparation. In particular, he develops new algorithms for the automatic preparation, extraction, and cleaning of datasets for data science workflows.

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BIFOLD Update| February 29, 2024

x-cardiac receives digitization award

Artificial intelligence-based platform for clinical decision support and digital health in intensive care units - x-cardiac - receives digitization award 

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BIFOLD Update| February 28, 2024

DIMA-DAMS Annual Retreat

The three-day retreat was aimed at discussing the research results and ongoing work of doctoral students in the BIFOLD Data Systems Lab: currently, comprised of the Database Systems and Information Management (DIMA) and Big Data Engineering (DAMS) groups.

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Explainable AI| February 23, 2024

Call for XAI-Papers!

Two research groups associated with BIFOLD take part in the organization of the 2nd World Conference on Explainable Artificial Intelligence. Each group is hosting a special track and has already published a Call for Papers. Researchers are encouraged to submit their papers by March 5th, 2024.

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Graduate School| February 19, 2024

BIFOLD Graduate School Welcomes New Cohort

The BIFOLD Graduate School warmly greeted its latest cohort of doctoral candidates during the Welcome Days event. Ten exceptional scholars were selected from over 100 applicants to pursue their research journey.