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Results: 1 - 20 of 381
  • Official launch of the Amsterdam ELLIS Unit
    16 Sep 2020
    15 September was the virtual start of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) with 30 units in Europe of which 3 in the Netherlands: Amsterdam, Delft and Nijmegen. ELLIS Amsterdam was ...
  • Efstratios Gavves receives European Research Grant
    3 Sep 2020
    The European Research Council (ERC) has this year awarded a Starting Grant to Efstratios Gavves for his project about expectational visual artificial intelligence. A Starting Grant is a personal grant of about €1.5 ...
  • Eight UvA researchers receive ERC Starting Grants
    3 Sep 2020
    The European Research Council (ERC) has this year awarded Starting Grants to eight UvA researchers. The laureates are: Thijs Bol, Janna Cousijn, Efstratios Gavves, Imke Harbers, Kristine Krause, Sanne Kruikemeier, ...
  • AI Students find fatal flaw in famous study on Traveling salesman problem
    9 Jul 2020
    'Basically, it's a skewed distribution, a particular mean, a roundoff error and a specific algorithm, all coming together at a very unfortunate intersection,' says Daan van den Berg. The traveling salesman problem ...
  • Paola Grosso new director Graduate School of Informatics
    8 Jul 2020
    Paola Grosso has succeeded Andy Pimentel as director of the Graduate School of Informatics from 1 June. Paola about her new position: ‘We have very successful Master’s programmes with enthusiastic lecturers and ...
  • Logo of the Civic AI Lab
    Municipality, VU and UvA open lab for social AI
    6 Jul 2020
    The Civic AI Lab (CAIL) is a collaboration between the City of Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The Mayor and Executive Board of the City of Amsterdam have approved ...
  • Informatics Institute and ILLC discuss the educational landscape
    1 Jul 2020
    On Friday 26th of June, members of the Informatics Institute and ILLC met virtually to discuss the educational landscape.
  • Collaboration between Masters AI and CLS leads to GECCO-publication
    1 Jul 2020
    The course of Heuristics in Minor Programmeren has brought a series of fruitful spinoffs, among which a most recent collaboration between Reitze Jansen (master artificial intelligence) and Yannick Vinkesteijn (master ...
  • Mood image AI4science
    AI4Science Lab sets out to take scientific data analysis to the next level
    29 Jun 2020
    The organization has been set up, the research programme established and PhD students appointed: the new AI4Science Laboratory is ready for take-off. A virtual kick-off workshop on Wednesday 8 July celebrates the ...
  • AI Master Student Igor Pejic publishes at GECCO
    25 Jun 2020
    Almost graduated from the Master AI, student Igor Pejic is to present the first half of his thesis at GECCO, a highly regarded conference on optimization techniques.
  • Damien Fleur received the Best Short Paper Award
    25 Jun 2020
    PhD student Damien Fleur and his supervisors received the Best Short Paper Award at the Intelligent Tutoring Systems conference (ITS2020) last Friday (June 13th) for their paper "Learning Analytics Dashboard for ...
  • The UvA concludes construction contract for LAB42
    19 Jun 2020
    The UvA has now entered into a contract with a construction consortium to build LAB42. As such, it is anticipated that the first pile will be driven into the ground in August 2020 and that the building will be ready ...
  • Marcel Worring appointed professor of Multimedia Analytics
    16 Jun 2020
    Prof. Marcel Worring (1965) has been appointed professor of Multimedia Analytics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam.
  • EU subsidy to achieve energy efficiency using approximate computing
    9 Jun 2020
    Parallel Computing Systems (PCS) led by Andy Pimentel (Informatics Institute) receives 265K€ as partner of the EU H2020 APROPOS (Approximate Computing for Power and Energy Optimisation) Innovative Training Networks ...
  • Kick off workshop of AI4Science Lab on 8 July
    2 Jun 2020
    The AI4Science Lab is organizing a virtual kick-off workshop on Wednesday 8 July to mark the occasion that the Lab is now fully operational. The workshop aims to bring junior and expert researchers together that ...
  • New group leaders  Cees de Laat, Paola Grosso, Andy Pimentel
    Systems and Networking Lab divides to grow
    26 May 2020
    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.
  • Paola Grosso group leader MultiScale Networked Systems (MNS)
    Multiscale systems that make a difference
    26 May 2020
    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 ...
  • Andy Pimentel group leader Parallel Computing System
    Extra-functional behaviour of computer systems in full glory
    26 May 2020
    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.’
  • Cees de Laat Group leader Complex Cyber Infrastructure
    Market places to share data in a trustable and transparent way
    26 May 2020
    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.’
  • Photo: FlickrCC, Willem van de Kerkhof
    Three UvA researchers receive grants from Science Diplomacy Fund
    19 May 2020
    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 ...