ICAI Amsterdam (UvA) and Bosch extend collaboration with new research lab
The UvA and technology company Bosch have agreed to extend their established collaboration with the launch of a new public-private research lab. Delta Lab 2 – the follow-up to the successful collaboration Delta Lab 1 – will focus on the use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for applications in computer vision, generative models and causal learning.
S2Group Researchers receive JSS best paper award
Roberto Verdecchia (VU), Patricia Lago (VU), and Ivano Malavolta (VU), jointly with Philippe Kruchten (University of British Columbia), were awarded with the best paper award of the Journal of Systems and Software (JSS).
Maarten de Rijke (UvA) inducted into the ACM SIGIR Academy
The ACM SIGIR Academy honors and recognizes individuals who have made significant, cumulative contributions to the development of the field of information retrieval (IR).
Jasmin Blanchette wins the 2022 Dutch IT Research Prize
The 2022 Dutch IT Research Prize has been awarded to Jasmin Blanchette, associate professor at VU Amsterdam’s Department of Theoretical Computer Science. This prize is accompanied by a sum of €50,000, for his research on theorem provers.
ADS presents TECH020 | Invitation to Students
Amsterdam Data Science is hosting the fourth edition of its Career Fair: ADS presents TECH020. This will take place on Thursday April 14th, in-person at the Student Hotel in Amsterdam. The Career Fair is for all students in their final year of studies, whether that’s Bachelor, Master or PhD. We have a raft of different types of companies participating, including startups, consultancies, tech, retail, and banking.
The Noise Gap – interactive art on the Gender Gap in science
Causes of the gender gap and manifestations of gender bias in science have been extensively researched and demonstrated. Yet this sound is often not heard. To draw attention to this issue, an interactive sound artwork is coming to the Science Park campus.
Civic AI Lab on UNESCO’s top 100 list of AI solutions worldwide
Civic AI Lab’s proposal for the UNESCO’s International Research Centre on Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI) has been rated early stage with great potential and therefore made it to the top 100 projects list of AI solutions worldwide.
Improving the world through the power of advanced analytics
The Amsterdam Business School (UvA) and ORTEC, in collaboration with Prof. Dimitris Bertsimas of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), founded the Analytics for a Better World Institute. This institute aims to use data analysis to increase the impact that NGOs and the public sector can have on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Trustworthiness of AI: the key to future medical use
AI is slowly becoming integrated into medical practices around the world. But how can we bridge the gap between the systems being developed by research and industry in ophthalmology? A team of UvA researchers studying the use of AI in health, and specifically in ophthalmology, believes the key lies in the trustworthiness of the AI, as well as in involving all relevant stakeholders at every stage of the production process.
Best paper of the year award for the Hybrid Intelligence Center
The paper “A Research Agenda for Hybrid Intelligence” was awarded the prize for the best paper in IEEE Computer in 2020! The paper sets out the research agenda for the Hybrid Intelligence Center.
2 million euros for Human-Centered AI research
The AI, Media & Democracy Lab, a collaboration of UvA (project leader), HvA and CWI, has been awarded a grant of 2.1 million euros within the NWO call ‘Human-centered AI for an inclusive society – towards an ecosystem of trust’.