A Warm Welcome to our more than 2,700 Students in the Winter Term 2023/24 at the Pattern Recognition Lab

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Watercolor illustration of the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg in winter. Amidst the students of various descent and gender, there are glimpses of AI elements like floating holographic code snippets and neural network patterns, all set against a blue and grey palette.

As the leaves begin to fall and the days grow shorter, the Pattern Recognition Lab of Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg is delighted to usher in the winter term of 2023/24. We extend a warm and hearty welcome to all our students, both new and returning, as they embark on another academic journey with us.

It brings us immense joy to announce the remarkable number of enthusiastic learners enrolled in our courses this term (until today):

  • Cognitive Neuroscience for AI Developers: 439 students
  • Deep Learning for Beginners: 114 students
  • Deep Learning: 803 students
  • Introduction to Software Engineering: 312 students
  • Medical Image Processing for Diagnostic Applications: 121 students
  • Medical Image Processing for Interventional Applications: 90 students
  • Pattern Recognition: 865 students

The overwhelming interest in these courses is a testament to the commitment and passion of our students. It also underscores the importance of our academic pursuits in the ever-evolving fields of computer science, machine learning, medical engineering, and more.

We are confident that this term will be filled with stimulating lectures, innovative research, and enlightening discussions. Our dedicated faculty and staff are here to support and guide you every step of the way. Together, we will explore new horizons, push boundaries, and continue the proud tradition of academic excellence at Friedrich-Alexander-University.

To our students: embrace this opportunity, dive deep into your studies, collaborate with your peers, and always strive for greatness. Your journey here is not just about acquiring knowledge, but about shaping the future.

Welcome to FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, and here’s to a successful and enriching winter term!

With warm regards,

Prof. Andreas Maier
Head, Pattern Recognition Lab
Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg.