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  • 15 Jun 2015
    UvA-VU: Peter Sloot and Guszti Eiben on Dutch television

    Two computer scientists from Amsterdam, Peter Sloot and Guszti Eiben, featured on television in a 50 minutes episode called 'Mens versus machine' in the VPRO TV series. This episode covered artificial ...

  • 4 Jun 2015
    Ana Varbanescu awarded Horizon 2020 project

    Ana Varbanescu, MacGillavry Fellow and Assistant Professor at the Systems and Networks Engineering group of the Informatics Institute, has received funding as partner in the European project ‘Exploiting eXascale ...

  • 4 Jun 2015
    VU CS: Guszti Eiben in ‘Nature’

    Last week, 28 May 2015, an article by Guszti Eiben and Jim Smith entitled 'From evolutionary computation to the evolution of things' was published in ‘Nature’.

  • 2 Jun 2015
    Software Engineering Distinguished Service Award for Paul Klint

    Paul Klint, emeritus professor Software Engineering at the University of Amsterdam and Research fellow at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), is awarded the 2015 IEEE TCSE Software Engineering Distinguished ...

  • 21 May 2015
    H2020 funding for Zhiming Zhao

    Zhiming Zhao from the UvA Informatics Institute has been granted funding for the project 'A Europe-wide Interoperable Virtual Research Environment to Empower Multidisciplinary Research Communities and Accelerate ...

  • 21 May 2015
    UvA coordinating partner EDISON consortium

    Yuri Demchenko from the UvA-Informatics Institute has been awarded a project found within the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Commission. The project, entitled 'Education for Data Intensive Science to Open New ...

  • 18 May 2015
    VU CS: TEDx talk by Lora Aroyo and Chris Welty

    Lora Aroyo (VU, Computer Science) and Chris Welty (Computer scientist, Google research, New York) propose a radical new approach to modeling human behavior for the next generation of PDAs: Use quantum math instead of ...

  • 11 May 2015
    Peter Sloot on the (un-)predictability of Earth Quakes

    With the terrible disaster in Nepal in mind new debates on the predictability of Earthquakes show up everywhere, also in The Netherlands. Last year Peter Sloot, together with a group of researchers from Taiwan and ...

  • 6 May 2015
    Emotions in film reviews

    Lars Buitinck (UvA Informatics Institute and Netherlands eScience Centre) developed a method for automatically identifying emotions in amateur film reviews, together with communication scientists at the University of ...

  • 30 Apr 2015
    Max Welling appointed associate fellow of CIFAR

    Max Welling has been appointed associate fellow of Canadian Institute of Advanced Research (CIFAR). CIFAR's NCAP program (Neural Computation and Adaptive Perception) was at the cradle of deep learning. Led first by ...

  • 30 Apr 2015
    Interview with Peter Sloot in 'Hypothese'

    The NWO magazine 'Hypothese' has published an interview with Peter Sloot on Internationalisation Ambitions.

  • 28 Apr 2015
    VU CS: VU master program top-master in 2015 Master Guide

    The VU master program 'Parallel and Distributed Computer Systems' has been classified as top-master in the 2015 Master Guide.

  • 28 Apr 2015
    VU CS: IPPSI KIEM grant for Hajo Reijers

    Hajo Reijers was awarded an IPPSI KIEM grant by NWO for the purpose of developing a software platform that can link change requests within organizations to business improvement plans. Earlier this year, together with ...

  • 28 Apr 2015
    VU CS: Cristiano Giuffrida wins Roger Needham Award

    We are proud to announce that the 2015 Roger Needham PhD Award for best thesis in computer systems in Europe was awarded to Cristiano Giuffrida for his thesis "Safe and Automatic Live Update". The Roger Needham Ph.D. ...

  • 28 Apr 2015
    STW project awarded to Raphael Poss and Andy Pimentel

    UvA-IvI researchers Raphael Poss and Andy Pimentel received an STW Open Technology Program grant of €500,000 to develop software techniques and tools together with ASML to improve the monitoring inside- and ...

  • 20 Apr 2015
    New colleague: Morris Franken

    Morris Franken joined the ISIS/OG group since April 1st for 6 months, working on the COMMIT/ Valorisation project CaloryWatcher. This project is a collaboration with Ordina and aims to develop a Google Glass app ...

  • 20 Apr 2015
    'Kennis van Nu' on human and computer face recognition

    'De kennis van nu', a Dutch TV program highlighting the best of Dutch science to the general population, will feature face recognition research by Sennay Ghebreab, Cees Snoek and Arnold Smeulders in its next episode. ...

  • 20 Apr 2015
    Interview with Peter Sloot in professional journal Security Management

    Peter Sloot developed new mathematical models to unravel criminal networks. He discovered novel ways for intervention that lead to better control of those networks.

  • 20 Apr 2015
    Google and NWO KIEM award for Max Welling

    Google has granted Max Welling (research group IAS) a two year award for working with Geoff Hinton on: ‘Symmetries, Synthesis and Semi-Supervision for Improving Statistical Efficiency of Deep Learning’.

  • 20 Apr 2015
    COMMIT/ valorisation grant for VideoStoryXL proposal

    Researchers Amirhossein Habibian, Thomas Mensink and Cees Snoek of the Informatics Institute have received a COMMIT/ valorisation grant in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and ...