Third-party funded projects
The Sensorimotor Architecture of the Self: Theory of Information Integration in Embodied Systems.
Funded by the DFG, 2018-2021
Project within the Priority Program (Schwerpunktprogramm) The Active Self.
PI: Nihat Ay
An information-theoretic approach to autonomous learning of embodied agents.
Funded by the DFG, 2015-2018
Schwerpunktprogramm Autonomous Learning (DFG, German)
PI: Nihat Ay
Second phase of the below-listed DFG project within the Priority Program (Schwerpunktprogramm) Autonomous Learning.
Mathematics of Multilevel Anticipatory Complex Systems (MatheMACS).
Funded by the EU, 2012-2015
Collaborative Project of the European Union within the Seventh Framework Program
PI: Nihat Ay
An information theoretic approach to autonomous learning of embodied agents
Funded by the DFG, 2012-2014
Schwerpunktprogramm Autonomous Learning (DFG, German)
PI: Nihat Ay & Eckehard Olbrich
Quantenstatistik: Entscheidungsprobleme und entropische Funktionale auf Zustandsräumen
Funded by the DFG, 2011-2013
Further information is available at the project page
and the DFG Project Page (German)
PI: Arleta Szkoła
Evolution of Networks: Modeling the complexity and robustness of evolving biochemical networks (Extension of previous VW Project)
Funded by the Volkswagenstiftung, 2010-2013
Further information is available at the project page
and the project description of the VW Stiftung .
Evolution of networks: robustness, complexity and adaptability
Funded by the Volkswagenstiftung, 2007-2010
VW Project Page
Geometry and Complexity in Information Theory
Funded by the DFG, 2004-2008
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