The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, with sites in Kaiserslautern, Saarbr├╝cken, Bremen (with an associated branch in Osnabr├╝ck) and a project office in Berlin, is the leading German research institute in the field of innovative software technology. In the international scientific community, DFKI ranks among the most recognized “Centers of Excellence” and currently is the biggest research center worldwide in the area of Artificial Intelligence and its application in terms of number of employees and the volume of external funds.