Björn Ommer

Portrait image of computer scientist Björn Ommer

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Björn Ommer is a full professor at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich where he heads the Computer Vision and Learning Research Group. Previously, he a professor Heidelberg University, Ommer received his diploma in computer science from University of Bonn and his PhD from ETH Zurich.

Videos

AI researcher Björn Ommer of LMU Munich on stage at the DLD Munich 2024 conference.

Generative AI: Its Transformation of Business, Research & Society

If you want to better understand what makes ChatGPT and other generative AI systems special, watch this highly engaging DLD24 talk by LMU professor Björn Ommer. Ommer is one of the leading AI researchers in Europe. He leads the LMU Machine Vision & Learning Group which has developed Stable Diffusion, one of the most powerful…
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Professor Björn Ommer of LMU university Munich explains the basics of generative AI systems at the DLD AI Summit 2023 in Munich.

Generative AI: What’s Next?

How did AI systems become so powerful, so quickly – and what can we expect to see next? LMU professor Björn Ommer starts the session with a presentation about the basics of generative AI that illustrates how the technology works and why it has created so much excitement. “Generative AI is a mighty enabling technology,…
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Artificial intelligence experts Richard Socher, Michele Ruiz, John Clippinger, JP Rangaswami, Björn Ommer and John Thornhill speak at the DLD Munich Conference 2023

Challenges of Generative AI

The rise of generative AI systems like ChatGPT and DALL-E has raised both excitement and concerns over the capabilities of artificial intelligence in general. How good, how reliable are these systems really? Can they truly rival humans when performing work-related tasks? Do AI-powered search engines provide better answers than Google? This DLD Munich panel –…
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Articles

Cover image collage of the DLD magazine The Promptah, second issue, showing a colorful drawing of Immanuel Kant and photos of Sarah Spiekermann, Tunde Onakoya, Gary Marcus and Holly Herndon.

The Promptah No. 2: “Dare to Know!”

The second issue of DLD’s people magazine for curious minds celebrates Immanuel Kant’s 300th birthday and explores the dawn of a new age of enlightenment.
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Preview image showing the cover of the DLD magazine The Promptah with Sam Altman, along with publishers Steffi Czerny and Christian Teichmann; musicians Elisabeth Furtwängler and Niclas Molinder; BMW executive Daniela Bohlinger and Harvard professor Martin Puchner.

Meet “The Promptah”, DLD’s People Magazine for Curious Minds

It’s hard to make sense of all the buzz around AI and a world in constant change. So we asked experts from various disciplines for guidance. Take a look – and download your copy of “The Promptah” for free!
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AI-generated image showing a road leading into the mountains, illustrating the unknown future of artificial intelligence.

AI Trends to Watch in 2024

From wearable intelligence to business applications, open source, transparency and regulation – find out what’s next for this game-changing technology.
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Events

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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DLD AI Summit 2023

This event explored how AI is reshaping every industry: from mobility to health, from agriculture to media, education, science, and politics.
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Stage at DLD Munich 2023, Europe’s leading innovation conference, at Serviceplan’s House of Communication

DLD Munich 2023

Highlights of DLD Munich 2023: Find videos, images and speakers of Europe’s leading innovation conference in one place…
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