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Hackathon: Is BCG vaccination causally related to reduced COVID‐19 mortality?
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.
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 HvA have launched the Dutch Applied AI 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
SBIR is looking for a new AI and Blockchain Application
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program has opened a call for the development of new products and services using AI and Blockchain. Deadline for proposals is 19 October 2020.