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BIFOLD Update| April 22, 2024

“POLAR” lowers the adoption barrier for adaptive query processing in database systems

A preprint by BIFOLD researchers titled "POLAR: Adaptive and Non-invasive Join Order Selection via Plans of Least Resistance" is set to be presented at the VLDB conference in 2024. The database engineering paper introduces a technique for reordering joins that is adaptive, with a focus on non-invasive integration and low overhead. 

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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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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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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.

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BIFOLD Update| January 11, 2024

Photo recap: BIFOLD New Year's reception

At its New Year's reception BIFOLD welcomed a series of distinguished guests and friends from Berlin's AI community.

BIFOLD Update| December 03, 2023

New open research positions

Join BIFOLD and collaborate with renowned experts on cutting-edge Machine Learning and Data Management research! Develop robust, trustworthy, and sustainable AI solutions with our team of international scientists. 

Volker Markl, Klaus Robert Müller, Director BIFOLD
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Data Management Machine Learning| October 16, 2023

Shaping Berlin's scientific community

The two BIFOLD initiators and co-directors, Prof. Dr. Volker Markl and Prof. Dr. Klaus-Robert Müller, are considered by the newspaper Berliner Tagesspiegel to be among the 100 most important figures in Berlin's scientific community.

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BIFOLD Update| October 11, 2023

Photo recap: All Hands Meeting 2023

On October 9 and 10, 2023, BIFOLD welcomed the other Geman AI centers (ScaDS.AI Dresden/Leipzig, Lamarr Institute, Tübingen AI Center, MCML, and the DFKI) in Berlin. The annual meeting featured guests, partners, visitors, and researchers from all over Germany. 

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BIFOLD Update| October 10, 2023

AI centers are the foundation of the German AI ecosystem

On October 9th and 10th, 2023, the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data (BIFOLD) at TU Berlin invited scientists from the university AI competence centers (BIFOLD, ScaDS.AI Dresden/Leipzig, Lamarr Institute, Tübingen AI Center, and MCML) and the DFKI to Berlin to present and discuss the latest results of their research on the EUREF campus.

Marco Barotti Corals BIFOLD Tokyo Biennale
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Machine Learning| September 23, 2023

CORALS at Tokyo Biennale 2023

CORALS is a kinetic sound sculpture by the Italian media artist Marco Barotti. The installation was created as part of the BIFOLD Artist in Residence Program and is now being exhibited at one of the largest art fairs in Asia.