Awards for CWI, UvA & VU Researchers at ESWC
Congratulations to CWI, UvA & VU Computer Science researchers for their recent awards at the European Semantic Web Symposium (ESWC) held in June 2018 in Greece. Demonstrating excellent examples of the successful results from collaborations across the ADS network.
Best student paper award went to a joint team of UvA & VU machine learning researchers. The paper shows how convolutional networks can be applied directly to knowledge graphs:
- Michael Schlichtkrull, Thomas Kipf, Peter Bloem, Rianne van den Berg, Ivan Titov and Max Welling. Modeling Relational Data with Graph Convolutional Networks.
Best resource paper award went to a joint team of VU, CWI and visiting researchers for their work on extracting, publishing and analysing all owl:sameAs triples in the LOD cloud:
The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and Data Science Center (DSC) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are joining forces in a new joint fellowship for (teams of) researchers interested in exploring the intersection of data science and other disciplines. The first fellow of the new program, Dr. Davide Ceolin, will start his fellowship at the IAS on June 17. Ceolin is currently affiliated with CWI.
Nanda Piersma, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), has been appointed as a crown member of the Social and Economic Counsil (SER). This is the first time that a lecturer has been appointed as member of the SER. Nanda Piersma was approached because of her expertise in the field of digitisation.
The ADS Thesis Awards aim to promote excellence in Data Science and AI from students at BSc and Master level. The Awards are open to students from all Amsterdam-based knowledge institutes.