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Results: 1 - 20 of 115
  • 2 Jun 2020
    Kick off workshop of AI4Science Lab on 8 July

    The AI4Science Lab is organizing a virtual kick-off workshop on Wednesday 8 July to mark the occasion that the Lab is now fully operational. The workshop aims to bring junior and expert researchers together that ...

  • 26 May 2020
    Systems and Networking Lab divides to grow

    The Systems and Networking Lab (SNE) is divided into three new research groups. Now the researchers can focus even better on their own field of research.

  • 19 May 2020
    Three UvA researchers receive grants from Science Diplomacy Fund

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is awarding funding to three UvA projects from the new Science Diplomacy Fund. The projects are led by Michael Kemper (European Studies), Valeria ...

  • 13 May 2020
    Thomas Kipf Awarded Doctorate Cum Laude

    UvA - Informatics Institute PhD student Thomas Kipf received his PhD cum laude after the first ever PhD defence in the Amsterdam Data Science community to take place entirely online.

  • 13 May 2020
    AI master student Joeri Sleegers publishes work on the Hamiltonian cycle problem

    A direct extract from Joeri Sleegers' master's thesis, a paper entitled "Propagation & Hard Hamiltonian Graphs" was published on the EvoSTAR-conference, which was held completely online in April 2020.

  • 30 Apr 2020
    AI-BSc Marleen de Jonge publishes work on evolutionary algorithms at EvoStar

    Marleen de Jonge has published a part of her BSc-thesis, even before finishing the project, as a Late Breaking Abstract on the top-knotch conference EvoStar2020.

  • 28 Feb 2020
    4.5 million euros to make complex computer-controlled systems more robust

    The aim of the international project, ADMORPH, is to make various types of complex systems that are controlled by computers more resistant to defects and more secure. The new consortium has received a grant of 4.5 ...

  • 27 Feb 2020
    Christof Monz obtained Vici grant

    NWO has awarded Christof Monz (ILPS research group) a prestigious Vici grant for a research program on multi-parallel neural machine translation.

  • 20 Feb 2020
    NWO Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros for three UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vici grants worth 1.5 million euros to UvA researchers Jason Hessels, Christof Monz and Roger Laeven. The grants will enable them to develop ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    AIM Lab starts with a grand opening

    The official opening of the AI for Medical Imaging lab (AIM Lab) on Friday 31 January, was performed by Geert ten Dam (President of the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam), Victor Everhardt (Alderman of ...

  • 14 Jan 2020
    Computer model describes essential step of embryonic development

    Computational biologists from the University of Amsterdam have succeeded in making a computer model of one of the most essential steps in the embryonic development of Cnidaria. They modeled the process of ...

  • 7 Jan 2020
    Efstratios Gavves receives NWO grant

    Efstratios Gavves researcher at the Informatics Institute, has received a grant for the software development for autonomous cars. BMW is the other partner of this public-private partnership. € 240,000 has been ...

  • 17 Dec 2019
    NWO grant for Mastering Complexity

    Andy Pimentel of the Systems and Networking Lab receives a grant of the program 'Partnership NWO-domein TTW -ESI: Mastering Complexity (MasCot)'. Parters are ASML, Océ and Philips. The total amount is €570.00 of ...

  • 10 Dec 2019
    Alfons Hoekstra appointed as director of IvI

    Starting 1 January 2020 Alfons Hoekstra will be the new director of the Informatics Institute (IvI) of the University of Amsterdam. Hoekstra, professor Computational Science and Engineering, succeeds Marcel Worring, ...

  • 21 Nov 2019
    Fireworks Algorithm versus Plant Propagation Algorithm

    'The human brain and the computer’s CPU simply use different protocols', says Daan van den Berg, 'You need to put your idea in Python or Java to make the computer understand what you want it to do. But the inverse is ...

  • 13 Nov 2019
    UvA and TomTom to open new research lab for autonomous driving

    Location technology specialist, TomTom (TOM2), and the University of Amsterdam (UvA), today announced the launch of a new public-private research lab. Atlas Lab will focus on using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for ...

  • 7 Nov 2019
    Bach Speedup is Fake News

    ‘The bad thing about the internet is that everything’s connected these days. Fake news spreads like wildfire’ says Daan van den Berg. ‘So as a classical music lover, when I saw the articles popping up that the music ...

  • 5 Nov 2019
    How do we help city dwellers psychologically?

    People who live in the city experience mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and addiction at greater rates than those who live outside urban areas. More than 50% of the world’s population currently live ...

  • 4 Oct 2019
    Benny Åkesson, professor by special appointment of Design Methodologies for Cyber-Physical Systems

    Dr B. Åkesson (1977) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Design Methodologies for Cyber-Physical Systems on the Faculty of Science at University of Amsterdam (UvA). The chair was established on ...

  • 1 Oct 2019
    Identifying Adverse drug reactions with machine learning

    Anthi Symeonidou, data science master student at the UvA, won the best poster award at SEMANTiCS 2019. This was a joint project of the University of Amsterdam (Paul Groth, INDElab) in collaboration with Elsevier ...