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24.05.2017 | COSS , Conferences and Workshops

International Workshop on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems

The 3rd International Workshop on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems (DSS 2017) will be held along with the 11th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO). SASO is part of the Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*). Read more 

21.05.2017 | Media Responses

Blick: Burkhalter mobilized against cyber warriors

The Swiss daily newspaper Blick  published an article on the efforts of Switzerland and the Swiss politician Didier Burkhalter towards an international law against cyberwarfare. The article stresses the need for such laws by mentioning Professor Dirk Helbing's opinion on how digital weapons are just as dangerous as any other kind, yet not sufficiently regulated. Read more 

19.05.2017 | Talks

COSS members Duca, Koch and Nax speak at “Human Dimensions of Environmental Risks” Conference of ETH Zurich in Ascona (CH) 21-26.05.2017

Stefano Duca, Caleb M. Koch and Heinrich Nax will be speaking at the International Conference at the Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF) of ETH Zurich, Monte Verità, Ascona.The conference is titled Human Dimensions of Environmental Risks and will be taking place from May 21-26, 2017   Read more 

17.05.2017 | Talks

Heinrich Nax gives a talk at Lund University (SWE) on 15.05.2017

Heinrich Nax gave a talk titled "Learning in contests and games of substitutes and complements: theory and evidence" on Monday, 15th  of May, 2017 at 13.15 at Lund University, Sweden.   Read more 

06.05.2017 | Media Responses

The Conversation: A simple reward system could make crowds a whole lot wiser

Richard Mann wrote for the media outlet,The Conversation, an article discussing the work he and Professor Dirk Helbing did in their recent paper "Optimal incentives for collective intelligence", and their proposed incentive scheme that rewards accurate minority predictions. Read more 

04.05.2017 | Talks

Professor Helbing participates in podium discussion in Mannheim (DE) on how digitalization threatens our freedom on 21.06.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be taking part in a podium discussion in German language: "SWR2 Forum: Diktatur 2.0 - Wie die Digitalisierung unsere Freiheit bedroht"  on the 21st  of June, from 18:00 to 19:00 at the Nationaltheater Mannheim, Germany. The threat that digitalization poses to freedom and privacy will be discussed. Read more 

04.05.2017 | Media Responses

PC-Welt: Social Bots: This is how users are manipulated in the social networks

PC-Welt magazine, one of the oldest German-language computer magazines, interviewed Professor Dirk Helbing. In the interview, he discussed how fake news, social bots and opinion robots are used to manipulate us through social media. Read more 

28.04.2017 | Talks

Dirk Helbing gives keynote speech at the Personalmanagementkongress 2017 in Berlin (DE) on 03.06.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be giving a keynote speech at the Personalmanagementkongress 2017 on June 30, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The congress aims at discussing the evolution of successful HR work in a disruptive market environment. Read more 

28.04.2017 | Talks

Professor Helbing participates in podium discussion about Big Data in Magdeburg (DE) on 26.05.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be taking part in a podium discussion in German language titled: "Big Data -Die Vermessung des Lebens" on May 26, 2017 at 11:00 at Festung Mark, Magdeburg, Germany. Read more 

11.04.2017 | Talks

Caleb Koch speaks about mass media and asylum acceptance rates at the Central European Institute in Budapest (HU) on 20.04.2017

As part of the European Public Society Conference, Caleb Koch will be presenting work co-authored with Izabela Moise, Emina Boudemagh, Karsten Donnay, and Dirk Helbing under the title: “Dynamics between mass media and asylum acceptance rates” on the 20th  of April, 2017. The conference will be held at the Central European Institute in Budapest, Hungary.   Read more 

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