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Results: 41 - 60 of 365
  • 23 Jan 2019
    The National Police Lab AI: collaboration between scientists and Police

    The University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University and the National Police force are set to embark on a new collaborative project on the subject of artificial intelligence in the National Police Lab AI. In the years ...

  • 22 Jan 2019
    Best Paper Award for UvA students Gijs van Horn, Richard Olij, Joeri Sleegers and supervisor Daan van den Berg

    A paper based on three Bachelor's theses from UvA Artificial Intelligence students has received the Best Paper Award at the IARIA 2018 Data Analytics Conference. The theses were written by Gijs van Horn, Richard Olij ...

  • 8 Jan 2019
    National AI course launched

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is present in many aspects of our daily lives. However, the general knowledge about it is limited. That is why there is now the 'Nationale AI-cursus' a free online course for all Dutch ...

  • 14 Dec 2018
    Kepler Vision
    First-ever body language recognition software

    During his inaugural lecture on video intelligence on Friday, 14 December, Cees Snoek, professor of Intelligent Sensory Information Systems, gave a preview of the world’s first-ever body language recognition ...

  • 11 Dec 2018
    CERN openlab summer-student programme

    Are you a B.Sc. or an M.Sc. student (who will have completed at least three years of full-time studies at university level by next spring) in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or physics — with a strong ...

  • 11 Dec 2018
    Prof Paul Groth, professor Algorithmic Data Science
    Paul Groth, professor of Algorithmic Data Science

    Dr P. Groth (1980) has been appointed professor of Algorithmic Data Science at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science, effective 1 November 2018.

  • 30 Nov 2018
    UvA will be key ICT partner in European project ENVRI-FAIR

    Zhiming Zhao from the Systems and Networking Lab, Informatics Institute, is representing the UvA in the ENVRI-FAIR (ENVironmental Research Infrastructures building Fair services Accessible for society, Innovation and ...

  • 30 Nov 2018
    Zhiming Zhao receives grant for EU project about blockchain and social media

    The informatics group led by Zhiming Zhao from the Systems and Networking Lab, will contribute to this project that aims to simplify the creation of open and agile social media ecosystems with trusted participation ...

  • 29 Nov 2018
    Van Gogh at 15 and 19 years old
    Photograph of Vincent van Gogh is actually of his brother Theo

    A photograph that was long thought to be of the 13-year-old Vincent van Gogh has now been proven to be a portrait of his brother Theo van Gogh, aged 15. This discovery is the result of new, in-depth research ...

  • 29 Nov 2018
    Flexible robotics for food production

    Robots that automatically harvest tomatoes or package biscuits in boxes of various sizes are now becoming a reality. Theo Gevers, professor Computer Vision is involved in this project.

  • 19 Nov 2018
    Taco Cohen
    MIT names Taco Cohen one of Europe’s best innovators under 35

    Each year the prestigious American university MIT (Massachutes Institute of Technologie) releases a list of the world’s best innovators under 35. UvA researcher Taco Cohen of the Informatics Institute is among this ...

  • 15 Nov 2018
    How the UvA tackles Amsterdam's complex problems

    Peter Sloot (UvA) talks about how computer models, new methods and new mathematics can help solving complex urban issues in virtually every area.

  • 1 Nov 2018
    Max Welling Life with Artificial Intelligence

    Apple and Amazon invest billions of dollars in artificial intelligence. What is AI and does it work? The book, written by Max Welling isn't written for the experts but for everyone who realizes that AI is changing ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
    Computational model clarifies immune response during cardiac surgery

    A research team led by Peter Sloot, professor of Complex Adaptive Systems at the UvA, has managed to pinpoint the mechanisms behind the immune response triggered in patients undergoing open heart surgery. The team’s ...

  • 10 Oct 2018
    How whole blood forms clots in aneurysms

    Ben Czaja researcher at the Computaional Science Lab studied how whole blood forms clots (thrombosis) in aneurysms that can be found in the brain.

  • 24 Sep 2018
    Prof Hinda Haned
    Hinda Haned, professor by special appointment of Data Science

    Dr H. Haned (1983) has been named professor by special appointment of Data Science at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science. This chair was established on behalf of the Béta Plus Foundation.

  • 12 Sep 2018
    Sebastian Altmeyer receives Best Paper Award at RTCSA 2018

    Sebastian Altmeyer, assistant professor of the Systems and Network Lab of the Informatics Institute, is one of the three authors of the paper 'EMPRESS: an Efficient and effective Method for PREdictable Stack Sharing'.

  • 3 Sep 2018
    Maarten de Rijke
    Maarten de Rijke named first of four new University Professors AI

    Prof. Maarten de Rijke has been appointed University Professor of AI and Information Retrieval at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), effective 1 September 2018. De Rijke will combine his new chair, which will be ...

  • 10 Jul 2018
    Computational scientists contribute to coral reef research

    There are major concerns that the current climate change and ocean acidification is endangering growth of reef-building corals. In this light, Eva Deutekom and Jaap Kaandorp of the UvA Computational Science Lab are ...

  • 10 Jul 2018
    Study reveals optimal charging infrastructure rollout strategy

    A study conducted on the largest EV charging transactions dataset worldwide revealed insight in what rollout strategy for charging points can best be applied by policy makers.