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  • 12 Dec 2013
    Phd in the Spotlight: Jochem Liem

    Jochem Liem (b. 1981) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 19 December. As part of his doctorate research at the Informatics Institute, he developed a new software program for ...

  • 5 Dec 2013
    Grants voor IvI-researchers

    KIEM-proposal and eScience grant funded

  • 2 Dec 2013
    Three ERC Consolidator grants awarded to Faculty of Science researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) awarded a Consolidator Grant to Prof. Florian Schreck, Prof. Ronald de Wolf and Dr Joeri van Leeuwen of the UvA Faculty of Science.

  • 11 Nov 2013
    New chair of the Informatics Section of Academia Europaea

    Prof. J.A. Bergstra, director of the Informatics Institute, has been appointed to be the new chair of the Informatics Section of Academia Europaea. On 15 November 2013 Jan Bergstra will succeed Hermann Maurer (TU ...

  • 7 Nov 2013
    Valorisation: Google Calendar Entrepreneurship IvI

    To inform each other on entrepreneurial activities relevant for IvI the Informatics Institute has created a Google calendar.

  • 7 Oct 2013
    Grant EU-FP7 robotics research project

    Shimon Whiteson and Maarten van Someren are granted a new EU-FP7 robotics research project.

  • 1 Oct 2013
    EU FP7 grant for socially intelligent robotics research

    The UvA’s Informatics Institute will be coordinating a new FP7 project to develop a socially intelligent telepresence robot system. A total grant of €3 million is awarded by the European Commission to this project, ...

  • 1 Oct 2013
    Arnold Smeulders joins the Academia Europaea

    Prof. Arnold Smeulders of the UvA Informatics Institute has received an invitation to join the prestigious Academia Europaea. Membership of the Academia Europaea is a recognition of skill and knowledge in the ...

  • 26 Sep 2013
    Arnold Smeulders joins Academia Europaea

    Arnold Smeulders has joined the Academia Europaea (AE). The AE brings together 2800 members from around Europe, Israel and Turkey, with its head office based in London. Arnold will be a member of the informatics ...

  • 16 Sep 2013
    Modesty pays in complex systems

    In complex systems, modestly connected hubs drive the dynamics and evolution of the system as a whole. This is the finding of a team of researchers at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Informatics Institute, who ...

  • 9 Sep 2013
    MediaMill team wins NIST TRECVID video search engine benchmark 4x

    The MediaMill team participated in the international NIST TRECVID video search benchmark and ranked first for four tasks: concept detection, object localization, concept pair detection and concept detection without ...

  • 9 Sep 2013
    SIGMM Best PhD Thesis Award 2013

    Dr. Xirong Li, former PhD student of Cees Snoek, Marcel Worring and Arnold Smeulders has received the ACM SIGMM Best Ph.D. Thesis Award 2013 for his thesis entitled "Content-based visual search learned from social ...

  • 9 Sep 2013
    HiPEAC 2013 Paper Award

    The paper "A Scenario-based Run-time Task Mapping Algorithm for MPSoCs", by Wei Quan and Andy Pimentel in the Proc. of the 50th ACM/IEEE Int. Design Automation Conference (DAC '13) was awarded the HiPEAC 2013 Paper ...

  • 5 Sep 2013
    IvI Alumnus Xirong Li wins international PhD thesis award

    Xirong Li, alumnus of the Informatics Institute (IvI) of the UvA, receives an international award for his PhD Thesis on “Content-based visual search learned from social media”.

  • 29 Aug 2013
    Marcel Worring board member FINE

    Marcel Worring has entered the board of the Forensic Intelligence Network of Excellence. FINE is a national platform for professionals in the field of Forensic Intelligence in all of its aspects. Marcel Worring is ...

  • 11 Jul 2013
    Digital lie detector

    ILPS-members Daan Odijk and Maarten de Rijke are part of a consortium that obtained a grant from the Stimuleringsfonds voor de Pers to develop a digital lie detector, an environment that helps journalists to ...

  • 20 Jun 2013
    Top of 25% most downloaded eBooks

    "Simulating Complex Systems with Cellular Automata"

  • 20 Jun 2013
    Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement awards

    Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement awards for Maarten de Rijke and Max Welling

  • 19 Jun 2013
    UvA’s Dutch Nao Team plays at world RoboCup 2013

    The Dutch Nao Team consists of bachelor and master students of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The team is the only Dutch robot soccer team participating in the ‘Standard Platform League’ at the World RoboCup 2013 ...

  • 30 May 2013
    Information transmission a good predictor of credit crisis

    The recent credit crisis was preceded by a sharp increase in the transmission of information in the largest derivatives market. Such transmissions can therefore serve as indicators for the instability of the market. ...