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Successful dissertation by Daniel Janke at Institute WeST


12.02.20. On 31st January Daniel Dominik Janke, researcher at WeST, defended his dissertation. [read more...]

SIG@CHI2020: Challenges and Opportunities of Leveraging Intelligent Conversational Assistant to Improve the Well-being of Older Adults


06.02.20. Our Special Interest Group (SIG) at the CHI 2020 conference aims to discuss the use and benefits of these conversational digital assistants for the well being of older adults. [read more...]

Farewell to Professor Staab


03.02.20. The founder of our Institute for Web Science and Technologies, Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab, had led the institute for more than ten years. Starting this week, he will be no more the head of Institute WeST and professor at the University of Koblenz-Landau but become professor at the University of Stuttgart, Institute for Parallel and Distributed Systems, and forming a new research group about Analytic Computing. [read more...]

Content Management Policies for Combating Misinformation


29.01.20. Misinformation on social media is a broad term to define deceitful content, either manipulated or genuine content taken out of context. In any form, misinformation undeniably poses a threat to society as it can influence people's beliefs and decisions. [read more...]

Dagstuhl Seminar "Challenges and Opportunities of Democracy in the Digital Society" accepted


13.01.20. Our proposal "Challenges and Opportunities of Democracy in the Digital Society" for a Dagstuhl Seminar was accepted [read more...]

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