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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.


Picture shows the CAIDAS exhibition with Dr. Anna Krause, Prof. Andreas Hotho, Andrea Bartl, Franziska Westermeier and Prof. Goran Glavas

CAIDAS at the ai.bay 2023

bidt-Interview: Die Zukunft von Sprachassistenten

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


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!