FAU/Kurt Fuchs
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Erich Malter Erlangen


Chair of Economics, Discrete Optimization, and Mathematics at FAU and Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) has been appointed by the Bavarian Minister President to the newly-established AI Council. The AI Council’s role is to strengthen the Free State of Bavaria’s position as a leading location for artificial intelligence.

Children, young people and media is a topic which sparks heated debate. Should children steer clear altogether of televisions, computers or smartphones? Is it true that young people are not interested in books? These are just some examples of the questions investigated by researchers from the Institute of Book Studies at FAU. The researchers discovered one crucial aspect: the key to using both analogue and digital media is literacy.