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Results: 41 - 60 of 436
Results: 41 - 60 of 436
  • Efstratios Gavves receives NWO Vidi grant
    4 Nov 2020
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants to ten researchers from the UvA and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of Amsterdam UMC). One of the recipients is Dr. ...
  • 20 years Faculty of Science: the past, present and future of Informatics
    3 Nov 2020
    Washing machines, refrigerators, traffic lights, more complex systems such as cars or planes and even musical greeting cards – while our first association with computer chips might be our laptop or smartphone, they ...
  • ‘We look at whether education policy really contributes to equality of opportunity’
    3 Nov 2020
    Unfortunately, our society is not yet free of inequality and discrimination. When you develop artificial intelligence in such an environment, you have to be careful that algorithms do not copy this inequality. UvA ...
  • UvA to accelerate data-driven research with new Data Science Centre
    26 Oct 2020
    The University of Amsterdam will launch a new Data Science Centre (DSC) to help increase the innovation, diffusion and cross pollination of data science across all faculties.
  • AI image recognition: Driving our cars, keeping us healthy, protecting our public spaces
    20 Oct 2020
    The past decade has seen great strides taken in the field of image recognition in video content. Artificial intelligence and machine learning have given us systems that can ‘watch’ video clips and identify activities ...
  • Amsterdam coalition publishes special AI edition in New Scientist
    15 Oct 2020
    To highlight the importance of AI to a broader public, the Amsterdam coalition ‘AI technology for people’ has published a special AI edition in the October issue of the popular science magazine New Scientist. The ...
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration leads to ICCC-publication
    14 Oct 2020
    “The concept of paintings-from-polygons is quite simple” says Redouane Dahmani, master student AI, “just take a stack of overlapping semi-transparent polygons, and try to arrange them so that they look like a famous ...
  • Robot Pepper gives go-ahead for construction LAB42
    13 Oct 2020
    Friday, 9 October, Robot Pepper gave the official go-ahead for the construction of LAB42. A live stream showed how Pepper, a future resident of the RoboLab in LAB42, symbolically put the pile driver into operation. ...
  • Clarisa Sánchez Gutiérrez (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Clarisa Sánchez Gutiérrez appointed Professor of AI and Health
    8 Oct 2020
    Dr Clarisa Sánchez Gutiérrez has been appointed Professor of AI and Health at the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Sennay Ghebraeb in VPRO Tegenlicht
    7 Oct 2020
    Sennay Ghebreab participates in the VPRO Tegenlicht documentary "The post-racism planet".
  • Joeri Sleegers publishes work at ECTA'20
    7 Oct 2020
    Joeri Sleegers' fourth paper, entitled “Looking for the Hardest Hamiltonian Cycle Problem Instances” will be published at ECTA’20.
  • Marleen de Jonge publishes work at ECTA'20
    30 Sep 2020
    Marleen de Jonge’s second paper, entitled “Parameter Sensitivity Patterns in the Plant Propagation Algorithm” is to appear at ECTA’20
  • QUVA lab celebrates the past and looks to the future
    29 Sep 2020
    The UvA’s hugely successful collaboration with Qualcomm – the QUVA Deep Vision Lab – will be celebrated on 6 October with an event marking the lab’s first five years and the announcement of a further five years’ ...
  • Artist impression van LAB42
    New AI centre for students, researchers and businesses starts construction
    28 Sep 2020
    In keeping with the building's intended purpose, a robot performed the official kickoff for the construction of LAB42. Amsterdam Science Park, in collaboration with the municipality of Amsterdam and others, will be ...
  • Image: National Cancer Institute
    Improved cancer treatments with AI technology
    23 Sep 2020
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) will jointly develop new AI algorithms to better treat cancer.
  • Official launch of the Amsterdam ELLIS Unit
    16 Sep 2020
    15 September was the virtual start of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) with 30 units in Europe of which 3 in the Netherlands: Amsterdam, Delft and Nijmegen. ELLIS Amsterdam was ...
  • Efstratios Gavves receives European Research Grant
    3 Sep 2020
    The European Research Council (ERC) has this year awarded a Starting Grant to Efstratios Gavves for his project about expectational visual artificial intelligence. A Starting Grant is a personal grant of about €1.5 ...
  • Eight UvA researchers receive ERC Starting Grants
    3 Sep 2020
    The European Research Council (ERC) has this year awarded Starting Grants to eight UvA researchers. The laureates are: Thijs Bol, Janna Cousijn, Efstratios Gavves, Imke Harbers, Kristine Krause, Sanne Kruikemeier, ...
  • AI Students find fatal flaw in famous study on Traveling salesman problem
    9 Jul 2020
    'Basically, it's a skewed distribution, a particular mean, a roundoff error and a specific algorithm, all coming together at a very unfortunate intersection,' says Daan van den Berg. The traveling salesman problem ...
  • Paola Grosso new director Graduate School of Informatics
    8 Jul 2020
    Paola Grosso has succeeded Andy Pimentel as director of the Graduate School of Informatics from 1 June. Paola about her new position: ‘We have very successful Master’s programmes with enthusiastic lecturers and ...