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Results: 1 - 20 of 121
  • 9 Jul 2020
    AI Students find fatal flaw in famous study on Traveling salesman problem

    '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 ...

  • 1 Jul 2020
    Collaboration between Masters AI and CLS leads to GECCO-publication

    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 ...

  • 25 Jun 2020
    AI Master Student Igor Pejic publishes at GECCO

    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.

  • 25 Jun 2020
    Damien Fleur received the Best Short Paper Award

    PhD student Damien Fleur and his supervisors received the Best Short Paper Award at the Intelligent Tutoring Systems conference (ITS2020) last Friday (June 13th) for their paper "Learning Analytics Dashboard for ...

  • 11 Jun 2020
    A new hub for quantum innovations: Quantum.Amsterdam

    The University of Amsterdam, CWI and QuSoft have jointly established a new innovation hub for developing quantum software and applications. The Quantum.Amsterdam hub aims to connect the ambitions of leading knowledge ...

  • 9 Jun 2020
    EU subsidy to achieve energy efficiency using approximate computing

    Parallel Computing Systems (PCS) led by Andy Pimentel (Informatics Institute) receives 265K€ as partner of the EU H2020 APROPOS (Approximate Computing for Power and Energy Optimisation) Innovative Training Networks ...

  • 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, ...