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Results: 21 - 40 of 411
  • 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 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 ...
  • Logo of the Civic AI Lab
    Municipality, VU and UvA open lab for social AI
    6 Jul 2020
    The Civic AI Lab (CAIL) is a collaboration between the City of Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The Mayor and Executive Board of the City of Amsterdam have approved ...
  • Informatics Institute and ILLC discuss the educational landscape
    1 Jul 2020
    On Friday 26th of June, members of the Informatics Institute and ILLC met virtually to discuss the educational landscape.
  • Collaboration between Masters AI and CLS leads to GECCO-publication
    1 Jul 2020
    The course of Heuristics in Minor Programmeren has brought a series of fruitful spinoffs, among which a most recent collaboration between Reitze Jansen (master artificial intelligence) and Yannick Vinkesteijn (master ...
  • Mood image AI4science
    AI4Science Lab sets out to take scientific data analysis to the next level
    29 Jun 2020
    The organization has been set up, the research programme established and PhD students appointed: the new AI4Science Laboratory is ready for take-off. A virtual kick-off workshop on Wednesday 8 July celebrates the ...
  • AI Master Student Igor Pejic publishes at GECCO
    25 Jun 2020
    Almost graduated from the Master AI, student Igor Pejic is to present the first half of his thesis at GECCO, a highly regarded conference on optimization techniques.