Information, technology and innovation play an important role in constant changes of many aspects of everyday life from communication, commerce, security, health care, entertainment to education and science, etc.. In addition, the exponential increase of information also creates new challenges and opportunities to research ways for a secure and sustainable use of information and for innovation and technology.
The main goal of this research program is to consolidate activities in research, teaching and knowledge transfer on interdisciplinary aspects of Information Sciences, Innovation and Technology that can potentially contribute to social welfare and economic growth while strengthening the IT profile of SDU Kolding.
The program focus in both existing and emerging research areas with three main pillars: Robotics, Data Science, and Ethics with several related subareas including: Spatial Reasoning, Sensor Technology, Data Visualization, IT Security, Modality and Emotion Analysis.
This research area focuses on the following subareas: social robotics, teaching programming, self-aware localization, cloud robotics, sensor technology, ethics, etc.
The focus of this area includes: Big Data, Data analysis, data privacy, ethics, IT security, sensor technology, data visualization, web of data, web of things, etc.
The focus of this research area includes: artificial intelligence, social robotics, data privacy, big data, IT security, emotion analysis, etc.
Associate Professor and Leader of the group
Associate Professor - consulting member
Lecture: "Introduction to Data Visualization: principles, trends and tools" by Rocio Chongtay, delivered as part of the Digital Humanities Workshop at the University of Rijeka, Kroatia.
Workshop organized by our group: "Making the visualization of concepts more attractive and smarter". TKE 2016 -12th International Conference on Terminology and Knowledge Engineering, at the Copenhagen Business School, Dalgas Have 15, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark (room SV.052)See workshop's website
Guest Lecture: "Practical Applications of Knowledge Representation and Management in Healthcare" by Margarita Sordo,
Partners Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
"Concepts, Numbers, and Machines - Leibniz' Contributions to Computer Science" by Klaus Robering, SDU Room: 31.01, campus Koldingabstract
"Extraction of Knowledge from text" by Lotte Weilgaard, SDU Room:41.40, campus Koldingabstract
"Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems and Responsibility Gaps" by Anne Gerdes, SDU Room:61.01, campus Koldingabstract
ITI's guest lecture: "New models of system behaviour for policy-based access control and privacy protection" by Felix Apitzsch, Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS). Berlinabstract
Opgradering af fysiske omgivelser samt artefakters kognitive muligheder af Rainar Rye Larsen and Mathias Jimenez Jørgensen, studerende på Informationsvidenskab, it og interaktionsdesignabstract
"Undervisning med interaktive e-bøger" af Else Lauridsen, PhD student IDK-SDU Room:61.01 (Gæstecafeen), 6th floor, campus Koldingabstract
"Digital support for cultural visits - User-Centered Design in digitalization projects in the cultural sector" by Inga Schlömer, PhD student IDK-SDU Room:61.01 (Gæstecafeen), 6th floor, campus Koldingabstract
Transor network seminar (robophilosophy), organizers: Anne Gerdes and Charles Ess in collaboration with Transor group.
Research visitor: Johan Van Niekerk, Nelson Mandela Mentropolitan University, main hostess Anne Gerdes.