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Results: 321 - 340 of 378
  • 4 Dec 2014
    VU CS vacancies

    The VU CS has a number of vacancies.

  • 4 Dec 2014
    New Informatics building achieves sustainability certificate

    The new Informatics building has received the 4-star BREEAM New Construction Design Certificate. This second highest sustainability score is unique to an educational building.

  • 27 Nov 2014
    Interview with Maarten de Rijke in "De Telegraaf".

    On 12 November 2014 “De Telegraaf” published an interview with Maarten de Rijke on the current status of search engine technology and machine understanding of text, image and audio data.

  • 27 Nov 2014
    FET Proactive topics for FET Work Programme 2016-17 are under preparation

    For potential topics for future FET Proactive call and for subscription to the FET Newsletter visit the links below.

  • 27 Nov 2014
    ERC Grant for Shimon Whiteson

    Shimon Whiteson will receive an ERC Starting Grant.

  • 27 Nov 2014
    Improved predictions of queries by search engines

    Search engines such as Google assist users by predicting what they are looking for when they start typing a query. This type of assistance comes in the form of query auto-completion, e.g., when a user types the ...

  • 19 Nov 2014
    New colleague ILPS

    Christophe van Gysel joins ILPS as a PhD student.

  • 19 Nov 2014
    Interview Christof Monz in Het Parool

    The 'Het Parool' newspaper published an article covering Christof Monz's research on machine translation together with his postdoc Arianna Bisazza and his PhD student Ke Tran (all three members of ILPS).

  • 12 Nov 2014
    UvA researchers win the Multimedia Grand Challenge 2014

    Jan Zahálka, Stevan Rudinac and Marcel Worring from the Informatics Institute won the Grand Challenge 1st prize award at the ACM Multimedia 2014 with their contribution ‘New Yorker Melange: Interactive Brew of ...

  • 3 Nov 2014
    UvA Grassroots for ICT Innovation in Education

    Thomas Mensink and Jan van Gemert have been awarded an UvA Grassroots for their proposal 'Online-PAS: Evaluation of Python Assignments for Scoring and Direct Feedback'. The goal of UvA Grassroots is to use ICT for ...

  • 29 Sep 2014
    Max Welling awarded NWO grant

    Together with Laurens van der Maaten (TUD), prof. Max Welling has been awarded a NWO grant for the call 'Natural Artificial Intelligence', titled: 'Learning the Fundamental Symmetries in Video Data'.

  • 16 Sep 2014
    UvA spin-off company Euvision acquired by Qualcomm

    Euvision Technologies BV – a spin-off company of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) – has been taken over by Qualcomm, an international market leader in next-generation mobile chips. A specialist in search engine ...

  • 10 Sep 2014
    Zeno Geradts, professor by special appointment of Forensic Data Science

    Dr Z.J.M.H. Geradts (1967) has been named professor by special appointment of Forensic Data Science at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science. The chair was designated by Stichting Leerstoel ...

  • 14 Aug 2014
    Alfons Hoekstra appointed as Professor Computational Biomedicine at ITMO

    Dr. Alfons Hoekstra (University of Amsterdam, research group SCS) has been appointed as Professor Computational Biomedicine at the national research University Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics ...

  • 3 Jul 2014
    Professorship Marcel Worring

    Marcel Worring has been appointed full professor at the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) on the theme 'Data Science for Business Analytics'.

  • 26 Jun 2014
    Ethics Committee for Information Sciences

    The Informatics Institute has taken the initiative to start an Ethics Committee, the ECIS, or Ethics Committee for Information Sciences. The Computer Science department of the VU has recently joined this committee.

  • 26 Jun 2014
    Workplace exchange UvA-VU Informatics

    Workplace exchange between the Informatics Institute and the Computer Science department of the VU has now started.

  • 24 Jun 2014
    Interview with Peter Sloot in het Parool

    Prof Peter Sloot was interviewed in the science column of het Parool of Saturday 21 June. Here he talks about the science of complexity and the importance of multidisciplinary research and the role of data and ...

  • 20 May 2014
    Cees Snoek in Het Klokhuis

    Cees Snoek appeared on the Dutch educational TV show Het Klokhuis in an episode on the Computer Brain.

  • 20 May 2014
    Max Welling awarded NWO grant

    Prof Max Welling has been awarded a NWO grant in the "Big Bang, Big Data" call: "Beyond Compressive Sensing: Learning Radio-Interferometric Image Reconstruction".