Naturally intelligent – Calls online

The largest event of its kind in the german speaking area: For the new edition of Chemnitz Linux Days on 16. and 17. March 2019 contributions can be submitted..

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is more than ever a hot topic. The scientific year 2019 will deal with opportunities and challenges of this technoloy. And also at the Chemnitz Linux Days 2019 AI will be a focus. „This technology has expanded many application and research fiels or even made them possible,” says Christina Lohr, a member of the organisation team. She During her study at Chemnitz University of Technology she was involved in the evaluation of clinical texts and already has already received two awards for her research. She is now working at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena on her dissertation, which deals with the extraction of information from health data. No wonder then that the new motto of the Chemnitz Linux Days „Naturally intelligent./Intelligent of course.“ is especially important to her. "We take up the subject quite provocatively," continues Lohr. "The question is whether natural intelligence is enough to survive in the age of digitization. It can lead to a lot of legal, philosophical or social discussions. "

The prerequisites for a diverse programme are given. It offers space for reports on free AI toolkits, applications in domestic technology, approaches in research, advantages and disadvantages of AI, or the discussion of legal consequences. Also in demand are workshop or lecture topics for all those who use or further develop Linux, starting with spam protection and the configuration of interfaces through to innovations in the Linux kernel. To ensure that young guests can once again look forward to great activities as part of the junior program "CLT-Junior - Technik die Spaß macht", the organisers are also calling for suitable contributions to be submitted. Until 5 January 2019, lecture and workshop contributions, as well as announcements for a stand in the presentation area, can be received via the form on the event website.

In addition, there is another chance for innovative projects to win the Thomas Krenn Award. There will be an innovation in the award in 2019: in addition to the expert jury, an audience voting is planned for the first time. Application details are announced on the company's website.