Dr Daniele Di Mitri elected AI Newcomer 2021

Dr Daniele Di Mitri elected AI Newcomer 2021

April 27, 2021
Award
Dr. Daniele Di Mitri is the AI Newcomer 2021 of the category Humanities and Social Sciences at the KI Camp 2021 organised by the German Informatics Society and the German Federal Ministry of Education. His research is oriented towards the question: how can we best interface artificial intelligence applications with humans to ultimately support human learning, support their goal achievement and boost human productivity? "The only function for which is AI is currently used in higher education is plagiarism check. There is a lot more that AI can do for education. I can imagine realistic application scenario both at primary school, with intelligent tutors via playful interfaces can engage students both individually and in group in learning concepts as geometry, geography, algebra, history, physics." - Daniele Di Mitri, PhD Here the name…
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Künstliche Intelligenz füttert natürliche Gehirne

Künstliche Intelligenz füttert natürliche Gehirne

February 17, 2021
Press
Interview originally published on leibniz-gemeinschaft.de  written by Christoph Herbort-von Loeper. **  English version below ** Künstliche Intelligenz füttert natürliche Gehirne Der Leibniz-Forscher Daniele Di Mitri bewirbt sich als KI-Newcomer 2021. Stimmen Sie für ihn ab! 17.02.2021 Wie kann Künstliche Intelligenz in der Bildung eingesetzt werden? Damit beschäftigt sich Daniele Di Mitri am DIPF | Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsforschung und Bildungsinformation. Ein Gespräch über Lernen auf Distanz, digitalen Unterricht über Videokonferenzen hinaus und warum wir Künstliche Intelligenz nicht nur dafür nutzen sollten, uns die passenden Filme oder Werbung anzeigen zu lassen. Daniele Di Mitri bewirbt sich aktuell als KI-Newcomer 2021, einer Aktion der Gesellschaft für Informatik. Hier können Sie bis zum 7. März für ihn abstimmen: http://kicamp.org/en/ai-newcomers Digitalisierung in der Bildung ist gerade in der Pandemie ein heiß diskutiertes Thema. Dabei geht…
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Two fully funded PhD positions open

Two fully funded PhD positions open

January 26, 2021
Job announcements
Two 3-years, fully-funded PhD positions are available at the DIPF in the EduTec team. The two PhD positions are connected to recently acquired projects by the EduTec team. For both positions, the deadline for applications is the 17th of February 2021. Please refer to the link below for further enquiries. (1) A Scientific Researcher in Applied Computer Science full time, fixed term, three-year post, salary according to EG 13 TV-H, place of work: Frankfurt am Main, the deadline for applications: February 17, 2021 Read More… (2) A Scientific Researcher in Data Science full time, fixed term, three-year post, salary according to EG 13 TV-H, place of work: Frankfurt am Main, the deadline for applications: February 17, 2021 Read More…
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Daniele Di Mitri nominated as AI Newcomer 2021

Daniele Di Mitri nominated as AI Newcomer 2021

January 19, 2021
Award, Nomination
Dr. Daniele Di Mitri, postdoctoral researcher at the EduTec group, was nominated as AI newcomer in the field of humanities and social science, within the KI-Camp 2021, the nation-wide Artificial Intelligence event in Germany. You can support Daniele's nomination by voting https://kicamp.org/en/ai-newcomers. Please make sure to validate your vote via the link in the confirmation email. Votes will be possible until 07 March 2021. What is KI Camp? At the KI-Camp of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the German Informatics Society (GI), AI talents up to the age of 35 will meet with renowned AI experts from all over the world on 27 April 2021 – in Berlin and virtually. In interactive fishbowl discussions, debating sessions and hands-on workshops, the free-of-charge Science Convention addresses transdisciplinary issues of the future in seven…
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Daniele Di Mitri joins the team

Daniele Di Mitri joins the team

November 4, 2020
Team
As of 1st November 2020, dr. Daniele Di Mitri joins the EduTec team as a research group leader and postdoctoral researcher. Daniele's research focuses on how to support multimodal learning activities, i.e. activities not mediated by a typical computer. While his primary research field is  Multimodal Learning Analytics (MMLA) Daniele's is also passionate about Artificial Intelligence in Education and interaction between Humans and AI. Daniele received his PhD at the Education Faculty of the Open University of The Netherlands and completed a one year of research in the Centre for Actional Research (CAROU). At EduTec @ DIPF Daniele will embark in different projects dealing with the use of Artificial Intelligence for supporting both general academic and school education activities, physical rehabilitation and sports. These techniques include the development of intelligent…
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