Daniel Sonntag (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, DFKI) is a Principal Researcher and Research Fellow. He has been teaching since 2010 at Saarland University and the Technical University of Kaiserslautern. His research interests include multimodal and mobile AI-based interfaces, natural language processing, dialogue systems, common-sense modelling, and semantic machine learning methods for cognitive computing and improved usability.
This includes intelligent user interfaces (IUIs), multimodal multisensor interfaces for medical and health systems in particular, common-sense and (interactive) machine learning methods for human computer interfaces, knowledge discovery, information extraction, and cognitive modelling with ontologies.
He has published over 120 scientific articles, and has been recipient of the German High Tech Champion Award in 2011 and the AAAI Recognition and IAAI Deployed Application Award in 2013. He is an editorial board member of the German Journal on Artificial Intelligence (KI). Currently, he leads both national and European projects from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, and Horizon 2020.
Team of full-time researchers
SmartWeb's mobile interaction design and part of its technical infrastructure that has been industrialised by Apple (Siri)
German High Tech Award
He is particularly interested in practical methods for
Augmented cognition and mixed reality (Ermed), Cognitive Assistants (Kognit)
Medical cyber-physical environments, Human-machine collaboration in smart factories (EIT CPS)
Data/text mining, multimedia mining, medical decision support systems by information extraction (KDI)
Knowledge acquisition and speech interaction in medicine (RadSpeech)
Serious Games: Persuasive Technologies and Prevention (Persuasive)
Multimodal design of future things (IoT) and sensor environments
Computational Linguistics, Interactive Question Answering and Data Intelligence (Smartweb)
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent User Interfaces (Since 2004)
DaimlerChrysler Research (2002 -- 2004)
Xtramind Technologies (now Attensity) (2000 -- 2002)
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Language Technology (1998 -- 2000)