VU Amsterdam, De Boelelaan, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Data Science with Humans in the Loop on 14-15 September

"Data Science with Humans in the Loop” HComp-NL Symposium, 14-15 September 2017 @ VU Amsterdam  

On 14-15 September 2017, the Human Computation Community in the Netherlands (HComp-NL), supported by 4TU-NIRICT,  is organising a series of events at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, in conjunction with the inaugural lecture of prof. dr. Lora Aroyo entitled “Data Science with Humans in the Loop“. You are cordially invited to participate in all of them. Below you can find the detailed program and locations. Please register for the event(s) HERE 

Inaugural lecture, prof. dr. Lora Aroyo

Location: Aula, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Address: De Boelelaan 1105

Day: Friday 15 September

Time: 15:45

The inaugural lecture will be preceeded by a two-part symposium, also held at the VU University Amsterdam


HComp-NL Symposium Part I: Tutorial session in the field of Human Computation   

This session is specifically aimed at PhD students and postdocs and will provide practical experiences on how various forms of crowdsourcing, nichesourcing, human computation and citizen science can help gather, harness and capture human knowledge at scale and thus ultimately improve machine-based systems.

Location: IntertainLab, FEW Building, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Address: De Boelelaan 1081

Day: Thursday 14 September

Time: 14:30 – 17:30


HComp-NL Symposium Part II: Symposium with invited talks

This session of the symposium will present a number of international researchers from academia and industry all working in different fields of human computation and user-generated content

Location: C659, FEW Building, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Address: De Boelelaan 1081

Day: Friday 15 September

Time: 11:30 – 13:30

11:30 – 12:00 Elena Simperl, University of Southampton

12:00 – 12:30 Alessandro Bozzon, TU Delft

12:30 – 13:00 Zoltán Szlávik, IBM Benelux

13:00 – 13:30 Chris Welty, Google Research


Please register for the event(s) HERE