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Schölkopf to give Marsilius Lecture

  • 07.14.2020 | Awards

    On July 16, 4 pm (CEST), the Marsilius Lecture by Hector Fellow Schölkopf will be made available.

    Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schölkopf, who works at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen and was awarded the Hector Science Prize 2018, is one of the founders of developments in information technology such as machine learning and artificial intelligence.

    In the Marsilius Lecture, which will be available as a recording on the YouTube channel of Heidelberg University from July 16 at 4 pm (CEST), Hector Fellow Schölkopf will explain how automation and machine learning have become driving forces of modern technology. The lecture is titled "Symbolische, Statistische und Kausale Intelligenz".

    The Marsilius College of Heidelberg University organizes the Lectures once a semester. Here, outstanding scholars are invited to speak on topics that affect both the academic and general public. Following the Lecture, the Marsilius College awards Professor Schölkopf with the Marsilius Medal for the promotion of dialogue between scientific cultures.

    To the press release of Heidelberg University.