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Three essays re-published

The AF Institute has recently published three essays on artificial intelligence in the Working Papers series. Stacked Autoencoders for Visualizing Gene Expression in Cancer by Wolfgang Groß, Prof. Dr. Frank Jäkel, Dr. Sascha Lange, Prof. em. Dr. Drs. h.c. Roland...

What is artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence is on everyone’s lips – but what does it mean? We want to take three definitions as examples: One from the OECD, one from the European Commission and one from Wikipedia.   Definition of the OECD The OECD defines an Artificial Intelligence...

Differential privacy is a promise

Our DQ0 tool, which allows researchers to access patient data in accordance with DSAGMs, relies on differential privacy for data protection. What exactly lies behind this most advanced means of data protection? A promise A data holder promises to a person whose data...

DQ0 – Open access to data with best data protection

With DQ0, a data owner can store highly sensitive digital information in a secure enclave and grant full access to third parties while maintaining privacy. The data remains with the owner.With DQ0, a data owner can store highly sensitive digital information in a...

What connects Addison Fischer, Tim Cook and Max Schrems

Addison Fischer, Tim Cook, Max Schrems: Three successful personalities, one common thread – but what? Three Personalities Addison Fischer has founded a number of successful technology companies (VeriSign) and holds patents. The initiator of the AF Institute is now...

Why the projects of the AF Institute complement each other

Artificial intelligence alone is not enough. We need data, and we need methods to protect data. In addition, we need data models. Finally, we also need to collect qualitative information. That is why the projects of the AF Institute complement each other. Projects of...