“Tübingen offers the perfect environment for our work”

Interview with AI pioneer Peter Dayan about life and work in Cyber Valley

cyvy 22 July 2020 News Item Tübingen Lennart Schmid
Peter Dayan University of Tübingen Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics Humboldt Foundation IMPRS GTC Machine Learning AI
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Peter Dayan is one of the world’s leading experts in the field of theoretical and experimental neuroscience. Dayan, 54, is managing director of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen. He also holds a Humboldt Professorship, the most valuable research award in Germany, in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Tübingen. Dayan’s research combines the overlapping fields of neuroscience, medicine and machine learning. He is also regarded as a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence. In the interview, Dayan describes, amongst other things, his fascination with this field of research and how he has settled in Tübingen.

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Peter Dayan University of Tübingen Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics Humboldt Foundation IMPRS GTC Machine Learning AI