Lecture series “Information and Structure”: Prof. Dr. John Bateman (30.06.2021)

The lecture begins at 16:15. Please contact ringvorlesung.decisions@uni-bremen.de for login credentials. John Bateman English Applied Linguistics / Linguistics, Multimodal Semiotics Ontology and Computational Linguistics, Universität Bremen Where can meaning come from? Multimodal semiotics meets ontology In this talk I offer an overview of some of the current theoretical accounts of meaning, and of different kinds […]

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Lecture series “Information and Structure” Dr. Tim Ruhe (23.06.2021)

The lecture begins at 16:15. Please contact ringvorlesung.decisions@uni-bremen.de for login credentials. Dr. Tim Ruhe Technische Universität Dortmund Uncertainty Now! – A Data Driven Analysis of Coping Strategies in the COVID-19 Pandemic Abstract The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic as well as previous crises, like the global financial- and the European refugee crisis, has unearthed the fact that […]

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Lecture series “Information and Structure”: Dr. h.c. Peter Wittenburg (09.06.2021)

The lecture begins at 16:15. Please contact ringvorlesung.decisions@uni-bremen.de for login credentials. Peter Wittenburg Max-Planck Computing & Data Facility, Garching Data Infrastructures for the Coming Decades Abstract Digitization and thus generating and processing data has a long tradition in research but is now becoming an overwhelming trend in the whole society. We start understanding that this […]

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Lecture series “Information and Structure”: Prof. Dr. George F.R. Ellis (26.05.2021)

George F.R. Ellis Mathematics Department, University of Cape Town, South Africa Aristotle’s four forms of causation are vital in the real world Abstract Most physicists are focused only on efficient causation, and even then they tend to regard it as only happening at the basic physics level. However in the real world, efficient causation applies […]

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Lecture series “Information and Structure”: Prof. Dr. Jan Nagler (12.05.2021)

Jan Nagler Centre for Human and Machine Intelligence (HMI), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management   Why ergodicity breaking matters in ecosystems? Abstract We show when ergodicity breaking in coupled and uncoupled ecosystems dominates other effects from fluctuating environmental factors. This involves a field study in nematodes. Ergodicity breaking leads to a shift in the […]

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Lecture series “Information and Structure”: Prof. Dr. Lars Hornuf (05.05.2021)

Lars Hornuf Fachbereich Wirtschaftwissenschaft, Universität Bremen The Social Dilemma of Big Data  Abstract When using digital devices and services, individuals provide their personal data to organizations in exchange for gains in various domains of life. Organizations use these data to run technologies such as smart assistants, augmented reality, and robotics. Most often, these organizations seek […]

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Lecture series “Information and Structure”: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Jost (28.04.2021)

Jürgen Jost Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany Information and Complexity Abstract Information is a fundamental concept since the pioneering works of Shannon and Kolmogorov, but is application is often unclear or controversial. In particle, in interactive situations, the question emerges who knows or needs to know what. Also, it is […]

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