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Results: 1 - 20 of 427
  • Judith Good appointed professor of Human Factors in the Internet of Things 
    10 Jun 2021
    Dr Judith Good has been appointed professor of Human Factors in the Internet of Things at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). 
  • The start of the AI for Oncology lab, a new ICAI Lab
    9 Jun 2021
    The AI for Oncology lab is a collaboration between the Netherlands Cancer Institute and the University of Amsterdam. Both institutes join forces in the development of AI algorithms to improve cancer treatment. The ...
  • The DSC Awards Funding for Data-Driven Research at the Informatics Institute
    3 Jun 2021
    Through the Accelerate Programme, the DSC has awarded funding for six proposals at the Faculty of Science. Within the Informatics Institute (IvI), the DSC has awarded funding for an Assistant Professor to initiate a ...
  • UvA and NFI to conduct joint research to help detect deepfakes and hidden messages left by criminals
    25 May 2021
    Pasting the faces of Dutch celebrities or the face of a disagreeable ex onto bodies in porn films. Blackmailing someone by displaying manipulated images of a kidnapped child. Or using a concealed message in a photo ...
  • Christof Monz appointed professor of Language Technology
    17 May 2021
    Dr Christof Monz (1973) has been appointed professor of Language Technology at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Benny Akesson, ESI and UvA, featured in RTL Z program 'Nederland Maakt Het'
    12 May 2021
    Benny Akesson, ESI senior researcher and professor by special appointment within the Parallel Computing Systems research group of the Informatics Institute, where he holds the chair “Design Methodologies for ...
  • Controllable, Accountable, Transparent: the Responsible Internet (CATRIN)
    12 May 2021
    The University of Amsterdam is partner in the CATRIN project, one of the recently funded projects in the NWO CyberSecurity call.
  • ASDI Grant 2020 for Debraj Roy to study the impact of climate change adaptation on poverty traps
    3 May 2021
    Dr. Debraj Roy of the University of Amsterdam's Informatics Institute heads one of the eight winning proposals of the ASDI 2020 call. ASDI stands for Accelerating Scientific Discovery and is an initiative of the ...
  • Sennay Ghebreab, group leader Socially Intelligent Artificial Systems (SIAS). Photo D. Muller.
    Advancing society through inclusive AI technology
    22 Apr 2021
    Sennay Ghebreab, chair of the group: ‘AI should be working for people, instead of people working for AI.’
  • Harrie Oosterhuis and Maarten de Rijke win Best Paper Award at WSDM 2021
    14 Apr 2021
    Harrie Oosterhuis (until recently a PhD student at the Informatics Institute , now an assistant professor at Radboud University Nijmegen) and Maarten de Rijke received the best paper award at the 14th ACM ...
  • Evangelos Kanoulas, group leader Information Retrieval Lab (IRLab).  Photo: UvA
    Working on search engines with a modern artificial intelligence perspective
    14 Apr 2021
    Evangelos Kanoulas, chair of the group: ‘We develop machine intelligence and augment it with human intelligence to help people, locate, and act on, the information they need.’
  • Research organisations and commercial parties start work on developing the new Amsterdam Data Exchange
    14 Apr 2021
    AMS-IX, deXes, SURF, the Amsterdam Economic Board and the University of Amsterdam have begun to develop the new Amsterdam Data Exchange (AMdEX): a neutral, non-commercial, digital infrastructure, which will allow ...
  • Marcel Worring, group leader Multimedia Analytics Lab Amsterdam (MultiX).  Photo: Dirk Gilissen
    Tackling multimedia data with AI techniques
    7 Apr 2021
    Marcel Worring, chair of the group: ‘Our group brings multimedia research together in a unique way in the Netherlands and beyond.'
  • Artificial intelligence researchers and master student become entrepreneurs
    25 Mar 2021
    Artificial intelligence must become one of the UvA's spearheads in the coming years. Researchers Harro Stokman, Svetlana Kordumova and master's student Stefan Reuther set up a successful start-up with the help of ...
  • Amsterdam Central Station. Photo: Kees Rutten
    Information Studies Master’s students predict traffic density at public transport stations
    24 Mar 2021
    Controlling crowds has become more important than ever since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Five Master's students in Information Studies worked on behalf of the municipality of Amsterdam to predict the ...
  • Millions for AI knowledge and investment consortium
    23 Mar 2021
    A knowledge and investment consortium made up of a large group of Dutch universities and a venture capitalist has been awarded an €8 million grant to accelerate the application and marketing of innovations in the ...
  • Toon Abcouwer elected president Special Interest Group Education of AIS
    28 Jan 2021
    As of 1 January 2021, UvA lecturer Toon Abcouwer has been elected President-Elect of the Special Interest Group Education of the AIS (Association for Information Systems). This year he is also Conference Chair of the ...
  • UvA Informatics Institute and Thales strengthen ESI open-innovation ecosystem
    25 Jan 2021
    The complexity of the systems produced by the high-tech industry is increasing. This is partly due to the expanding digitalisation of these systems. The high-tech industry is an important pillar for the competitive ...
  • Brains that remain
    4 Jan 2021
    There is a war for talent raging within the field of AI, with young researchers being lured away by big tech companies. Yet there are also talents who consciously choose an academic career. Two professors and two ...
  • Reducing the complexity of financial networks using network embeddings
    Towards new data driven methods for financial audits
    15 Dec 2020
    Recent accounting scandals, for example the Enron (2001) scandal, Petrobras (2014) scandal and the Wirecard (2019) scandal, emphasize the consequences of untrustworthy financial information. Yet, new data driven ...