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Jacco van Ossenbruggen appointed as Full Professor of Human-Centered Data Science

June 4, 2021

On 1 June, Jacco van Ossenbruggen has been appointed as Full Professor of Human-Centered Data Science at the Computer Science Department. Together with other VU researchers, as well as those from other institutions, Van Ossenbruggen will continue his data driven research and data analysis with a special stress on “human-centeredness”

Maastricht Summer School | Introduction to Data Science

May 28, 2021

This course will provide an introduction to data science by covering the basics methods and practices of a data science project. The course is designed around the data science lifecycle to show the techniques for handling a data science project.

The DSC Awards Funding for 15 New Data Science Positions

May 24, 2021

Through the Accelerate Programme, the DSC has awarded funding to help six UvA faculties hire data scientists and engineers. This brings UvA’s total commitment to expanding data-driven research to €4.8 million in 2021 so far.

High Performance Computing and Big Data Course

The objective of this course is to introduce individuals with limited programming knowledge to various HPC facilities. At the end of the course, they will be able to use them avoiding common pitfalls, thus saving them money and time.

Lorentz-eScience Explainable AI Workshop Competition

April 28, 2021

Every year the eScience Center and the Lorentz Center invite researchers to join the Lorentz-eScience competition. This year the competition aims to host a leading-edge workshop on explainable AI for science.

ADS Research Coupon: Commercial Waste in the City

April 15, 2021

At the beginning of 2020, ADS awarded a €5,000 research coupon to the HvA and the City of Amsterdam to employ a research assistant to measure the impact of “Reinigingsrecht” on household waste facilities in Amsterdam.

Tackling multimedia data with AI techniques

April 7, 2021

There is a new research group within the Informatics Institute, Multimedia Analytics Lab Amsterdam (MultiX). Marcel Worring, chair of the group: ‘Our group brings multimedia research together in a unique way in the Netherlands and beyond”.

Dutch Applied AI Award

April 5, 2021

Last year, during the Month of the AAI in November, the Centre of Expertise Applied Artificial Intelligence presented the Dutch Applied AI Award for the first time. This year they are back for a second edition. The award is part of the Computable Awards and is for suppliers of AI solutions, start-ups in the AI ​​field and good examples of the implementation of AI.