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Data Science Chair


About Us

The Data Science Chair (formerly DMIR Research Group) is a highly interdisciplinary group of researchers led by Prof. Andreas Hotho. We are active in machine learning research with applications in multiple domains, namely environmental sensing, natural language processing, recommendationsemantic web and fraud detection.


Our paper "Feature relevance XAI in anomaly detection: reviewing approaches and challenges" has been accepted in the "Horizons in Artificial Intelligence" journal

Digital Summit Bavaria: Human-Centered AI and XR HUB Würzburg as guests of State Minister Judith Gerlach

The MAGNET4Cardiac7T project will be funded.

Our paper "ConvMOS: climate model output statistics with deep learning" is available in the "Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery" journal


Our lectures and seminars cover fundamental topics like databases and algorithms as well as more specific methods like natural language processing, machine learning, information retrieval.

An overview can be found here.

Theses and Practica

We offer various topics for theses and practica on all our research topics. As a BA/MA student you will have access to the CAIDAS cluster to do your research.

Find your thesis topic here!

Job Offerings

We're always looking for help, whether with research related topics, teaching or administration and offer work for variable amounts of hours. You'll also gain access to the CAIDAS cluster for your work.

For more information, check out our job offers!