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More than the sum of its parts: Combining models to improve COVID-19 forecasts

29. September 2021

Soon after the beginning of the pandemic, researchers from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) and the Karlsruhe Institute of …

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Computational Oncology: Exploring the origin of Colon Cancer

22. July 2021

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in men and women worldwide. Due to the microscopic size of the …

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The good, the bad, and the spaghetti code: Software put to the test

21. May 2021

Computer scientists at HITS and KIT Karlsruhe have developed “SoftWipe”, a largely automated open source tool and benchmark to assess the …

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ERC Advanced Grant for HITS group leader

22. April 2021

Mathematician Anna Wienhard has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant. She is group leader of the associated “Groups and Geometry” group …

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How can we rely on AI?

24. February 2021

Statisticians from HITS, KIT, and Heidelberg University introduce the new “CORP” approach to better determine the reliability of forecasting methods. CORP …

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New Scientific Director: Frauke Gräter

5. January 2021

As of January 2021, Frauke Gräter is the new Scientific Director of HITS. As the position of Scientific Director rotates through …

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