Volkswagen Group AI Research—part of the Volkswagen Group Data:Lab in Munich—invites students to join the 2018 Deep Learning and Robotics Challenge.

In this challenge, which will take place from September 10 to October 19, 2018, you will collaborate with your peers in small teams to deploy machine …

Deep Variational Bayes Filter

DVBF: filter to learn what to filter

Maximilian Soelch
Learnt latent representation of a swinging pendulum

Machine-learning algorithms thrive in environments where data is abundant. In the land of scarce data, blessed are those who have simulators. The recent successes in Go or Atari games would be much harder to achieve without the ability to parallelise millions of perfect game simulations.

But in many other domains …


Volkswagen AI research

Patrick van der Smagt
The front view of the lab building

The front view of the lab building

Established in 2016, Volkswagen Group AI Research, located in the Data:Lab, was set up as a fundamental research lab on topics close to what we think artificial intelligence is about: machine learning and probabilistic inference, efficient exploration, optimal control, and quantum computing …