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Data Management| June 13, 2024

BIFOLD Researchers receive three SIGMOD Awards

Each year SIGMOD conference awards are bestowed on researchers who have especially contributed to the field of data management. In 2024 BIFOLD researchers were honored to receive three awards.

Data Management| June 09, 2024

BIFOLD at the 2024 ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference

BIFOLD researchers will be presenting four research papers, two demos, one workshop paper and be part of a panel at the 2024 ACM SIGMOD/ PODS Conference in Santiago, Chile.

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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. 

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.

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.

C: BIFOLD/Michael Setzpfandt
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. 

C: BIFOLD/Michael Setzpfandt
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.

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Big Data Engineering| August 28, 2023

Professor Dr. Pinar Tözün joins BIFOLD as a Visiting Scientist

Beginning on August 28, 2023, Professor Tözün will join BIFOLD as a Visiting Scientist. Above all, she will collaborate with Prof. Dr. Matthias Böhm and the Big Data Engineering group.

8 researchers represented BIFOLD at SIGMOD 2023
Data Management| June 26, 2023

8 researchers represented BIFOLD at SIGMOD 2023

Eight members of the BIFOLD team took the chance to showcase their recent work at SIGMOD 2023 in Seattle through a diverse array of presentations, including research papers, workshop papers, and a demo paper – all of them underscoring the institute's commitment to cutting-edge research in the field of data management.