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  • 8 Sep 2015
    New colleagues Computational Science Lab

    The institute welcomes two new colleagues, Louis Dijkstra and Vishnu Sivadasan, in the Computational Science Lab.

  • 8 Sep 2015
    UvA+VU: New colleague: Eva Kenny-Lowther

    Eva Kenny-Lowther has joined UvA+VU as Program Manager of the AAA DS project. Eva will collaborate closely with Frank van Harmelen and Maarten de Rijke.

  • 7 Sep 2015
    Max Welling publishes an article in het 'Financieel Dagblad'.

    Max Welling publishes an article in 'het Financieel Dagblad: Flexibel Werken en voor Ieder een Basisinkomen', Financieel Dagblad (22/8/2015). The article has been re-shared over 1000 times.

  • 3 Sep 2015
    Google Faculty Research Award for Evangelos Kanoulas

    Evangelos Kanoulas has been awarded a Google Faculty Research Award for his proposal 'Session-based Personalization: Analysis and Evaluation', to conduct research on personalizing search engine results on the basis ...

  • 20 Aug 2015
    VENI grant for Sebastian Altmeyer

    Sebastian Altmeyer was awarded a Veni grant by NWO on his proposal 'The time is now: Timing Verification for Safety-Critical Multi-Cores'.

  • 20 Aug 2015
    VU CS: IBM & VU sign agreement for use of IBM Watson Ecosystem

    Last week IBM and VU signed an agreement to provide access for the VU students and researchers to the IBM Watson Developer Cloud, as part of the IBM Watson Academic Initiative. This is an important step forward in ...

  • 20 Aug 2015
    Interview Max Welling in 'Financieel Dagblad'.

    Max Welling was quoted in the 'Financieel Dagblad (FD)' when he responds to the question if Computer Science plays an important role in Big Data Research. The article was written after the official opening of the ...

  • 17 Aug 2015
    RoboCup 2015

    At the RoboCup 2015 in China, UvA had a cooperation with the universities from Nagoya, Japan. Their team became 2nd in the Infrastructure competition from the Rescue Simulation League.

  • 17 Aug 2015
    Veni grant for Thomas Mensink

    Thomas Mensink was awarded a Veni grant by NWO on his proposal 'What & Where: Learning Visual Representations of Concepts in Context'.

  • 17 Aug 2015
    Obituary John Holland

    It is with great sadness that we let you know that John Holland, one of the founders of Artificial Intelligence and Complex System Science, passed away Sunday morning, 8 August 2015 in Ann Arbor Michigan, USA.

  • 17 Aug 2015
    RoboLab UvA

    The RoboLab UvA is now equipped with an OptiTrack motion capture system, which could be used by researchers who like to have ground truth data on the location of persons or objects. If you want to make a reservation, ...

  • 6 Jul 2015
    Maarten de Rijke explains Google for 5-12 year olds at NEMO

    On Saturday, 27 June 2015, Maarten de Rijke explained Google to 5-12 year olds as part of the Codestarter project, run by NEMO Science Museum and aimed at fostering software engineering talent at a young age. The ...

  • 6 Jul 2015
    Interview Maarten de Rijke on Amsterdam FM

    A one hour live radio interview with Maarten de Rijke on search, algorithms and the universe for Amsterdam FM took place on 31 May 2015.

  • 6 Jul 2015
    Digital agenda for Europe: What if we could build new self-healing materials?

    Scientists are developing ways to produce self-organising genetically-programmable robots systems. Swarm robotics, inspired by nature, is a combination of computer science and biology that has the potential to change ...

  • 6 Jul 2015
    VU CS: Big security hole in Android

    Researchers from the group of Prof. Herbert Bos have uncovered a major security hole on Android phones. Google has been ignoring the issue for months.

  • 6 Jul 2015
    VU CS: Radio interview with Hajo Reijers on BNR News Radio

    Prof. Hajo Reijers gave his inaugural speech on 26 June. You can listen to an interview he gave on BNR News Radio on problems caused by automation (in Dutch).

  • 29 Jun 2015
    Amsterdam Machine Learning Lab

    The Amsterdam Machine Learning Lab (AMLAB, former IAS), lead by Max Welling, is now official.

  • 25 Jun 2015
    UvA and Qualcomm Technologies Inc., to start research lab 'QUVA'

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), global leader in next-generation mobile technologies, are jointly starting a research lab.

  • 22 Jun 2015
    Interview Arnold Smeulders 'De IT-Oligarchie' in De Groene Amsterdammer

    Interview 'De IT-Oligarchie'(in Dutch) with Arnold Smeulders by Yvonne Zonderop in De Groene Amsterdammer, nr 23, 4 June 2015, pp 40-43. The monopolies of Apple, Facebook and Google should be broken up, finds Arnold ...

  • 22 Jun 2015
    Google Fellowship for Durk Kingma

    Durk Kingma, PhD student at the University of Amsterdam's Informatics Institute is a recipient of the prestigious Google European Fellowship award. Kingma conducts his research on the design of models and learning ...