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Novel approach to self-assembling mobile micromachines

  • 25 June 2019

How the components come together depends on their design and shape and the resulting dielectrophoretic forces when exposed to an electric field.

Metin Sitti Yunus Alapan Mehmet Berk Yigit Linda Behringer


Lab's first JDM submissions

  • 20 June 2019

The Society of Judgement and Decision Making proudly hosts an Annual Meeting as interdisciplinary forum for decision analysts and researchers from various fields such as psychology, economics, or organizational studies. This year, it will take place in Montréal and we are very excited about our submitted abstracts on the Goal Characteristics (GC) questionnaire and the Decision Advisor. Both turned out really well!

Gabriela Iwama Maria Wirzberger Falk Lieder


Canada comes to Cyber Valley

  • 18 June 2019

Canadian AI experts gain insights into Europe’s biggest research cooperation in the field of AI

As part of the German Federal Foreign Office's Visitors' program, a group of Canadian AI experts visited the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems on Monday in Tübingen.

Matthias Tröndle Valerie Callaghan


MPI for Intelligent Systems Scientists among the winning team at world’s leading AI conference

  • 11 June 2019

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, ETH Zurich, and Google Research Zurich receive the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML).

Francesco Locatello Stefan Bauer Bernhard Schölkopf Valerie Callaghan Linda Behringer


Lab's first CCN submissions

  • 07 June 2019

The Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience (CCN) will be held in Berlin in September this year and provide an interdisciplinary forum for understanding the computations that underlie complex behavior. We have submitted two abstracts that introduce our work on meta-cognitive reinforcement learning and computational models of goal pursuit. We look forward to present our work at this exciting occasion!

Falk Lieder Yash Raj Jain Florian Mohnert Sanit Gupta Vasundhara Rakesh


Article in Scientific Reports published

  • 05 June 2019

Our postdoc Maria Wirzberger recently published an article in the renowned Nature journal Scientific Reports. Congratulations, Maria!

Maria Wirzberger


Alexis Block is teaching robots to give good hugs

  • 04 June 2019

Scientist working in the Haptic Intelligence Department at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems receives great media feedback on her research

Alexis Block Katherine J. Kuchenbecker Linda Behringer


Lab's first Psychonomics submission

  • 01 June 2019

Founded in 1959, the Psychonomic Society celebrates its 60th birthday this year. The Annual Meeting will be hosted in Montréal this year and we submitted an abstract on our Goal Characteristics (GC) questionnaire. We would be happy to join the celebration and proudly introduce our work!

Gabriela Iwama Maria Wirzberger Falk Lieder


Bernhard Schölkopf honoured as one of the leading minds in German AI research

  • 28 May 2019

The Director of the Empirical Inference Department at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, one of the world's leading researchers in the field of machine learning, has been named among the top ten influential minds in the history of German AI.

Bernhard Schölkopf Linda Behringer


Cyber Valley’s machine learning research makes a strong showing on the global stage

  • 22 May 2019

Twenty-seven papers accepted at world’s most competitive AI conferences

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, the Universities of Tübingen and Stuttgart, and the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence demonstrate the strength of the Cyber Valley initiative at two of the world's most competitive AI conferences.

Michael Black Andreas Geiger Georg Martius Sebastian Trimpe Bernhard Schölkopf Valerie Callaghan