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Due to the corona virus, all university events are cancelled until 20.4.2020.


The number of Covid19 infection cases in Germany has further increased in the last few days. Therefore, the university has cancelled all events until the 20.04.2020 and the start of lectures originally scheduled for 14.04.2020 will initially be postponed to 20.04.2020. Please stay informed here. All our courses follow the guidelines of the university and we are currently revising out lectures to maintain our extensive range of courses in SoSe 2020.

Paper on human-like chatbot design accepted for publication in Business & Information Systems Engineering journal

We are very happy to announce that our research paper entitled "Designing Anthropomorphic Enterprise Conversational Agents" has been accepted for publication in the journal Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE, VHB 3 Rank: B), the flagship journal of the German-language IS community.

The paper, authored by Stephan Diederich, Dr. Alfred Benedikt Brendel and Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Kolbe, reports on the findings of a design science research project with an international professional services company and proposes a nascent design theory for human-like chatbots in a company context.

The article will appear in the special issue on "User Assistance for Intelligent Systems" in summer 2020, the online version is available via SpringerLink.

Successful dissertation by Dr. Schahin Tofangchi


Congratulations to Dr. Schahin Tofangchi, who has just received his doctorate from the faculty. The topic of his doctoral thesis is "Towards a Theory for Designing Machine Learning Systems for Complex Decision Making Problems".
We would like to thank Schahin for his contribution and commitment over the past years. We all enjoyed working with him and wish him all the best for his future

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