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Results: 1 - 20 of 366
  • 26 May 2020
    Systems and Networking Lab divides to grow

    The Systems and Networking Lab (SNE) is divided into three new research groups. Now the researchers can focus even better on their own field of research.

  • 26 May 2020
    Multiscale systems that make a difference

    Paola Grosso, chair of the group: ‘Our digital future will encompass even larger data flows and more complex applications then what we have today. How will the systems and the internet of tomorrow look like? This is ...

  • 26 May 2020
    Extra-functional behaviour of computer systems in full glory

    Andy Pimentel, chair of the group: ‘Our research in the combination of extra-functional behaviour and parallel systems on one chip or one machine is unique in The Netherlands, and even beyond.’

  • 26 May 2020
    Market places to share data in a trustable and transparent way

    Cees de Laat, chair of the group: ‘The market places for sharing data that we develop are similar to Netflix. You rent a movie, but you can’t just pass the movie on to someone else.’

  • 19 May 2020
    Three UvA researchers receive grants from Science Diplomacy Fund

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is awarding funding to three UvA projects from the new Science Diplomacy Fund. The projects are led by Michael Kemper (European Studies), Valeria ...

  • 13 May 2020
    Thomas Kipf Awarded Doctorate Cum Laude

    UvA - Informatics Institute PhD student Thomas Kipf received his PhD cum laude after the first ever PhD defence in the Amsterdam Data Science community to take place entirely online.

  • 13 May 2020
    AI master student Joeri Sleegers publishes work on the Hamiltonian cycle problem

    A direct extract from Joeri Sleegers' master's thesis, a paper entitled "Propagation & Hard Hamiltonian Graphs" was published on the EvoSTAR-conference, which was held completely online in April 2020.

  • 30 Apr 2020
    AI-BSc Marleen de Jonge publishes work on evolutionary algorithms at EvoStar

    Marleen de Jonge has published a part of her BSc-thesis, even before finishing the project, as a Late Breaking Abstract on the top-knotch conference EvoStar2020.

  • 28 Apr 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Information Studies

    Brightly coloured, somewhat weather-beaten containers, concrete slabs, rustic benches and planters; cool companies everywhere – not what you’d call a typical university environment Programme director for Information ...

  • 22 Apr 2020
    The impact of cascading effects on financial systems

    Researchers from the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam have developed data-driven methods that can be used to estimate contagion effects, and incorporated these in computational models for pricing ...

  • 21 Apr 2020
    AI Song Contest

    Despite the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 not taking place in Rotterdam, the VPRO broadcaster is organizing the Artificial Intelligence Song Contest this year.

  • 1 Apr 2020
    A flag in the wind

    Discover Magazine featured an upcoming paper of researchers of the QUVA Deep Vision Lab. The article, entitled 'Digital Simulations Herald a New Era of Intelligent Measurement', focuses on the achievements of using ...

  • 31 Mar 2020
    20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Artificial Intelligence

    A long corridor through the National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef), up three flights of stairs, then a spiral staircase, then push open a stubborn door, and you’re there: an empty roof. Information ...

  • 12 Mar 2020
    Computer Science & Information Systems in top 50 of the QS ranking

    The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in 27 out of the 47 subject areas measured in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.

  • 4 Mar 2020
    University Day, Saturday 4 April - DOES NOT CONTINUE

    This is the annual event for alumni, staff, students and donors of the UvA. The Informatics Institute will contribute to the programme that features lectures and debates on scientific and social issues by leading ...

  • 4 Mar 2020
    Fireside chat with Maarten de Rijke

    Microsoft Research AI (MSR AI) aspires to contribute foundational breakthroughs, master Human-AI collaboration, empower organizations to effectively leverage AI and think deeply about societal challenges and ...

  • 28 Feb 2020
    4.5 million euros to make complex computer-controlled systems more robust

    The aim of the international project, ADMORPH, is to make various types of complex systems that are controlled by computers more resistant to defects and more secure. The new consortium has received a grant of 4.5 ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Visualization Lab

    The facilities of the FNWI Visualization Lab of Robert Belleman have been used, among other things, to develop an AR application in which 3D reconstructions of archaeological objects can be placed in a learning ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Christof Monz obtained Vici grant

    NWO has awarded Christof Monz (ILPS research group) a prestigious Vici grant for a research program on multi-parallel neural machine translation.

  • 20 Feb 2020
    NWO Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros for three UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros to UvA researchers Jason Hessels, Christof Monz and Roger Laeven. The grants will enable them to develop ...