The prize was awarded to Prof Amunts for her outstanding research on brain mapping and her contribution to the field of neuroscience.
The project aims to improve AI technologies for social welfare systems.
The three AcademiaNet members will receive €2.5 million each.
At the 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence held in Praque, the Augsburg computer scientist Elisabeth André was elected an ECCAI fellow because of her outstanding research in the field of artificial intelligence.
Do these proteins carry the gas ammonia or the ammonium ion across cell membranes? Biochemists have long speculated about the details of the ammonium transport proteins (Amt), which include the Rhesus protein factors. Researchers from Freiburg, Germany were able to show experimentally that indeed the ion is carried across the membrane, not the gas.