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ADS Awards Five Visiting Researcher Grants

October 26, 2017

ADS is pleased to announce that they have awarded five exchanges as part of the ADS International Visiting Researchers Programme

The five exchanges are as follows:

  • User​ ​modelling​ ​and​ ​learning​ ​in​ ​total​ ​recall​ ​tasks​ – Dan Li (PhD Student, UvA Informatics Institute) will travel to Tsinghua University for three months to carry out research within the group of Yiqun​ ​Liu
  • Cross-language entity linkingPeter Bloem (Postdoc, VU Computer Science) will travel to Tsinghua University for three months to carry out research within the groups of Juanzi Li & Jie Tang
  • Cross-language entity linkingJing Zhang (PhD Student, Tsinghua University) will come to VU Computer Science for three months to carry out research within the group of Mark Hoogendoorn
  • Crowdsourcing to interconnect English & Chinese medical ontologies – Fangfang Xu (PhD Student, Wuhan University) will come to VU Computer Science for three months to carry out research within the group of Lora Aroyo
  • Models and techniques for analytics – Sapna Negi (PhD Student, Insight Ireland) will come to UvA Informatics Institute for three months to carry out research within the group of Maarten de Rijke

The aims of the Visiting Researchers programme are:

– To generate international collaborations between ADS and one of either:

Insight (Centre for Data Analytics, Ireland); Tsinghua University, Department of Computer Science and Technology, China; Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China

– To facilitate knowledge exchange

– To explore new and or emerging research topics in data science

The deadline for the next round of applications for exchange visits with Insight, Tsinghua, and Wuhan will be January 2018.