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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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HITS researcher becomes Fellow of the American Statistical Association

1. August 2017

“Computational Statstics” group leader Prof. Tilmann Gneiting is being named Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) 2017. In this year, the …

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The Forecaster’s Dilemma: Evaluating forecasts of extreme events

10. April 2017

Accurate predictions of extreme events do not necessarily indicate the scientific superiority of the forecaster or the forecast method from which …

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Three “Highly Cited Researchers” at HITS

1. December 2016

In this year’s ranking of “Highly Cited Researchers”, three HITS scientists are named among the most cited researchers worldwide: Tilmann …

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Not only the Weather: Workshop on Advances in Economic Forecasting

9. June 2016

When we are talking about forecasting, most of us associate it with the weather, come rain or shine. However, forecasting is …

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