Former Member

Dr.-Ing. André Ofner

Institut für Intelligente Kooperierende Systeme (IKS)
Universitätsplatz 2, Gebäude 29, 39106 Magdeburg, G29-028
About me


  • 2012 - 2015 Bachelor of Science “Bioinformatics",  Technical University of Munich
  • 2015 - 2017 Master of Science “Cognitive Science", University of Vienna
  • 2017 - 2019: Researcher (Machine Learning in Cognitive Science Lab, University of Potsdam)
  • Since 2019: Researcher (Artificial Intelligence Lab, OVGU Magdeburg)

Research Focus

  • Bridging Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence
  • Predictive Processing, Active Inference and Brain-Computer Interfacing
  • Explainable Artificial Intelligence


  • WS 2018: Cognition - Bridging Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence, MSc. Cognitive Systems, MSc. Embodied Cognition, University of Potsdam


André Ofner & Sebastian Stober.
Balancing Active Inference and Active Learning with Deep Variational Predictive Coding for EEG 2020
(Under review)

Roshan Prakash Rane, Edit Szügyi, Vageesh Saxena, André Ofner & Sebastian Stober
PredNet and Predictive Coding: A Critical Review
In: Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval

Roshan Prakash Rane and André Ofner; Shreyas Gite & Sebastian Stober. 
Predictive Coding Based Vision For Autonomous Cars.
In: Computational Cognition 2019 Workshop, 2019.

André Ofner & Sebastian Stober. 
Knowledge transfer in coupled predictive coding networks.
In: Bernstein Conference 2019, 2019.

André Ofner & Sebastian Stober. 
Hybrid Variational Predictive Coding as a Bridge between Human and Artificial Cognition.
In: The 2019 Conference on Artificial Life

André Ofner & Sebastian Stober. 
Shared Generative Representation of Auditory Concepts and EEG to Reconstruct Perceived and Imagined Music.
In: 19th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference 2018

Jan Jug, Tine Kolenik, André Ofner & Igor Farkaš
Computational model of enactive visuospatial mental imagery using saccadic perceptual actions
In: Cognitive Systems Research, 2018

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