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  • UvA to accelerate data-driven research with new Data Science Centre

    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

    The past decade has seen great strides taken in the field of image recognition in video content. AI can accurately identify simple activities such as cycling, doing a pull-up or ice skating in short video clips featuring a limited number of people. But there is as yet no way to reach the same level of accuracy in longer video streams where multiple people interact simultaneously and are involved in more complex causal activities. Professor Cees Snoek and his team at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are working on a range of projects in this area.

  • Official launch of the AUAS Expertise Centre Applied AI

    AUAS will officially be launching the Expertise Centre Applied Artificial Intelligence (ECAAI) on Thursday 5th November 2020 during the month of AAI.

  • Amsterdam coalition publishes special AI edition in New Scientist

    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 special edition showcases some of the research, teaching and innovation in AI being carried out across the Amsterdam region.

  • Computable, De Dataloog and AUAS have launched the Dutch Applied AI Award

    ICT professional Computable, Podcast De Dataloog and the Amsterdam University of Applied Science (AUAS) will be launching the first ever Dutch Applied AI Award. Out of 52 nominations a jury of five specialists in the field of AI have chosen 10 nominees that will have the chance to win the award.

  • Breakthrough in energy efficient Artificial Intelligence

    Thanks to a mathematical breakthrough, AI applications like speech recognition, gesture recognition and ECG classification can become a hundred to a thousand times more energy efficient. This means it will be possible to put much more elaborate AI in chips, enabling applications to run on a smartphone or smartwatch where before this was done in the cloud.

  • DigiVita Code events for EU Code Week

    VHTO (Women in Higher Technical Education) an organisation that aims to increase the participation of women and girls in STEM, will be organising coding events for teachers and girls in primary and secondary during #EU Code week (10 - 25 October 2020).

  • Improving cancer treatments with AI technology

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) plan to jointly develop new AI algorithms to treat cancer more effectively.