Applied Informatics Group

Privacy Statement

As a department of Bielefeld University we would like to refer you to the official privacy statement of Bielefeld University, which can be found at the following address:


"Cookies" are small files that are stored on the user's computer. Different data can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his or her visit to an online offer. Temporary cookies, or "session cookies" or "transient cookies", are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. In such a cookie, for example, the content of a shopping basket can be stored in an online shop or a login jam. Cookies are referred to as "permanent" or "persistent" and remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status can be saved when users visit it after several days. Likewise, the interests of users used for range measurement or marketing purposes may be stored in such a cookie. Third-party cookies" are cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for operating the online offer (otherwise, if they are only its cookies, they are referred to as "first-party cookies").

We are using Cookies:

  • To recognise returning visitors during a session to match language selection and other preselected individual settings.
  • To check if your Browser supports Javascript

Forms and online services

The website of CITEC provides online services and forms, with which it is possible to transfer and input data. Online forms allow the user to sign up for newsletters and request information.

Web Analysis

No tracking software like Matomo (formerly known as Piwik) or Google Analytics is used.

Third Party Services

  • Bielefeld University
    • ​On some subpages data from services of Bielefeld University are displayed. These services are the PUB and the PEVZ. The data protection guidelines of Bielefeld University also apply there

Right to information

You have the right to information at any time about the data stored with regard to your person, its origin and recipient as well as the purpose of storage. Information about the stored data can be obtained from the Applied Informatics Group aiwww 'at'(@) You can also contact the data protection officer of Bielefeld University ( with questions and complaints.


Recent Best Paper/Poster Awards

Goal Babbling of Acoustic-Articulatory Models with Adaptive Exploration Noise
Philippsen A, Reinhart F, Wrede B (2016)
International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EpiRob) 


Are you talking to me? Improving the robustness of dialogue systems in a multi party HRI scenario by incorporating gaze direction and lip movement of attendees
Richter V, Carlmeyer B, Lier F, Meyer zu Borgsen S, Kummert F, Wachsmuth S, Wrede B (2016)
International Conference on Human-agent Interaction (HAI) 


"Look at Me!": Self-Interruptions as Attention Booster?
Carlmeyer B, Schlangen D, Wrede B (2016)
International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (HAI)


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