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What influence do gestures have when explaining board game rules? The explanation situations were recorded on video.

The researchers of subproject A02 have recorded over 150 hours of audio and video material of explanatory situations, which they are currently evaluating.

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From 17 June, the Marta Herford Art Museum is hosting the exhibition "SHIFT. KI and a future community" will be on display. Visitors will also have the opportunity to take part in workshops and lecture. (Article in German)

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Researchers from TRR 318 present artificial intelligence systems in an approachable way at the festival for the digital society in Berlin. Photo: Bielefeld University/Patrick Pollmeier

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The mobile phone app "Ada" and the AI it contains aim to enable a first self-diagnosis of diseases from home. Professor Britta Wrede will present the app in her interactive lecture and test it together with the participants.

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A group of scientists from the Transregio took part in the 1st International Multimodal Communication in Barcelona and presented their research results on the influence of multimodal forms of communication on explanations.

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Call for Par­ti­cip­a­tion: Sub­mit your con­tri­bu­tion now for the second TRR 318 con­fer­ence

On 6 and 7 November, TRR 318 will host the conference "Measuring Understanding". Researchers from all disciplines have until 5 June to submit their abstracts.

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In a new study by the Universities of Bielefeld and Bremen, scientists are investigating how humans can better follow the instructions of a robot. Several researchers from the Transregio are involved in the study.

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The first "German AI Month mAI" will take place from 1 to 31 May 2023. TRR 318 is participating in the initiative and organising a co-construction workshop on May 15th at Bielefeld University for people interested in AI (workshop in German).

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Marco Matarese is a PhD student at the University of Genoa and visiting researcher in subproject A01 of TRR 318 on a four-month PhD fellowship until the end of June. His research focuses on adaptive explanations and explainable AI.

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Professor Dr Barbara Hammer and Professor Dr Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo receive the inaugural Lamarr Institute for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Fellowship, worth up to 600,000 euros. (Image: © MKW NRW)

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The new issue of the TRR 318 newsletter "Developing Explanations Together" has been published and gives an insight into the background work of the research in TRR 318.

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Ronja Hannebohm, Manager - Research Associate - Subproject Z

Ronja Hannebohm is the managing director of TRR 318. Her diverse tasks show how central this work is to the research at TRR 318. In this interview, she talks about her day-to-day work and what it means to organize a large research center.

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All TRR 318 scientists will meet in Hamm to work on the research group's topics and especially the synthesis process.

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A team of computer scientists from Bielefeld University has conducted a study to investigate how visualizations in augmented reality can increase users’ understanding, trust, and acceptance of a robot.

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Prof. Dr. Henning Wachsmuth, project leader of projects C04 and INF

The AI system ChatGPT is based on a language model and automatically generates text in chat format. Professor Dr Henning Wachsmuth explains how it works and what ChatGPT cannot yet do.

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