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Managing Director & Head of the Research Department Cognitive Assistants

Prof. Dr. Antonio Krüger


Amr Gomaa; Guillermo Reyes; Michael Feld; Antonio Krüger

In: Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI-2024), Greenville, SC, USA, IUI '24, ISBN 9798400705083, Association for Computing Machinery, 3/2024.

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André Zenner; Chiara Karr; Martin Feick; Oscar Ariza; Antonio Krüger

In: Proceedings of the 29th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology. ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST-2023), October 9-11, Christchurch, New Zealand, VRST '23, ISBN 9798400703287, Association for Computing Machinery, 10/2023.

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Here, you can find an overview of the professional activities of Prof. Krueger, including his research focus and current activities (including slides of his talks). Students may find information on his actual and past courses (including material). Also, most of his publications can be accessed through the corresponding link. 

Short biography

Antonio Krüger is Managing Director of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI) and head of the department “Cognitive Assistants” at DFKI. He is a full professor of Computer Science at Saarland University (since 2009), Head of the Ubiquitous Media Technology Lab, and scientific director of the Innovative Retail Laboratory (IRL) at DFKI. Prof. Krüger is an internationally renowned expert on Man-Machine-Interaction and Artificial Intelligence. In 2010 he established the Mediainformatics study program at Saarland University and directs it to this day. Antonio Krüger is a co-founder of the Saarbrücken-based technology company Eyeled GmbH, which focuses on the development of mobile and ubiquitous information systems. Many of his research findings have found their way into applications in retail and other industrial domains. From 2004 to 2009, he was a professor of computer science and geoinformatics at the University of Münster and acted as the managing director of the institute for geoinformatics. He studied Computer Science and Economics at Saarland University and finished his Ph.D. in 1999  as a member of the Saarbrücken graduate school of "Cognitive Science." Antonio Krüger has published more than 200 scientific articles and papers in internationally recognized  journals and conferences and is a member of several steering committees, editorial boards, and scientific advisory committees.


    Continuous Adaptive Machine-Learning of Transfer of Control Situations

    A remaining major challenge with autonomous systems is the handling of situations that the system cannot handle on its own. Up to now, this transfer of control has been considered in isolation. An…


    Exploring the Potential of Pervasive Embedded Brain Reading in Human Robot Collaborations

    The main goal of the EXPECT project is the development of an adaptive, self-learning platform for human-robot collaboration that not only enables various types of active interaction, but is also…


    Research and Innovation Centre on Advanced Industrial Production

    The Research and Innovation Centre on Advanced Industrial Production (RICAIP) unlocks the research and innovation capacity of CIIRC CTU and CEITEC BUT, by establishing a strong partnership with…


    Warehouse Autonomous Lean Logistics Entity for Transportation

    The goal of the German-Korean cooperation project WALL-ET is the development of a social transport robot, which can be used in Industrie 4.0 as well as in retail trade of the future. Through the…

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    Cluster for Industry 4.0: Methodology for System Integration

    The project addresses the issue of system integration and the creation of a unified and flexible software architecture for adaptable manufacturing systems using a service oriented paradigm – the…

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