Georg Ahnert: GOR'24 Thesis Award

Georg Ahnert has been awarded the GOR'24 Thesis Award in the bachelor's/master's thesis category for his master's thesis on Fairness-Aware Ranking Recovery From Pairwise Comparisons. The prize is awarded annually by the German Society for Online Research at the General Online Research Conference. Georg wrote his thesis under the supervision of Prof. Claudia Wagner in the study program Computational Social Systems at RWTH Aachen University. – Presentation for GOR'24 (PDF)


Language-based AIs have hidden morals and values

Just like humans, large language models based on artificial intelligence (AI) also have characteristics such as morals and values. However, these are not always transparent. Max Pellert et al. have investigated how the characteristics of language models can be made visible and what consequences this bias could have for society. – Complete Press Release (German)


Emma Fraxanet from 7.11. – 10.11.2023

Emma Fraxanet is doing a PhD in Computational Social Sciences with Vicenç Gómez at UPF. She is also part of the Computational Social Science Lab (Universität Konstanz, TU Graz, CSH Vienna) with David Garcia as a co-supervisor. She interested in polarization in social media, online human interaction and algorithmic fairness. Her background is in Physics and AI and she is usually working with networks and data analysis.