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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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Mapping the uncertainty: COVID-19 forecasts

3. December 2020

Researchers from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a web platform …

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Verification and post-processing of weather forecasts

20. July 2020

Fellowship term ends for Tilmann Gneiting as one of ECMWF’s first three Fellows CST group leader Tilmann Gneiting was appointed …

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Local and Precise: Neural Networks in Weather Forecasts

24. July 2019

Thunderstorms, sun, heat and cold – this year’s May showed how quickly the weather can change. Responsible is the “chaotic system” …

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HITSter new editor of “Monthly Weather Review”

14. February 2019

As of January 2019, Sebastian Lerch, member of the Computational Statistics group (CST) at HITS and a mathematician by training, is associate …

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“Highly Cited Researchers” at HITS

27. November 2018

HITS scientists are listed among the most cited researchers worldwide. This year’s “Highly Cited Researchers” ranking by Clarivate Analytics again …

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Better Weather Forecasts for Africa: Development Assistance 2.0

7. February 2018

Precipitation forecasts are very useful for agricultural areas such as the Sahel. However, while there are reliable models and measurements for …

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Again: Three “Highly Cited Researchers” at HITS

16. November 2017

Three HITS scientists are named among the most cited researchers worldwide. This year’s “Highly Cited Researchers” ranking by Clarivate Analytics …

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The science of forecasting: Models and data instead of crystal balls

6. October 2017

“Summer School” in Heidelberg in the framework of the “ScienceFore” Project, led by Tilmann Gneiting (HITS). The project is funded by …

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