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Master Thesis Fairs for UvA Students

27 November 2019

University of Amsterdam Master students from Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Science and Logic will be starting their thesis projects soon. The Thesis Fairs helped them to discover the perfect company to complete their final research project.

UvA Inclusive AI initiative takes Mentees to BNAIC/BENELEARN 2019

26 November 2019

Six mentors from the Inclusive AI initiative at the University of Amsterdam Institute for Informatics (UvA-IAI) took their mentees on a field trip to the BNAIC/BENELEARN 2019 conference in Brussels, with financial support from a Grassroots Science4all grant.

Prosus Opens New Global Headquarters in Amsterdam

19 November 2019

ADS Bronze Partner Prosus welcomed Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at its new global headquarters in Amsterdam.

UvA & TomTom Open New ICAI Lab

18 November 2019

University of Amsterdam and TomTom will be opening a new research lab for autonomous driving. The Atlas Lab will use AI for developing HD maps for self-driving vehicles.

Databricks Invests €100 million in Amsterdam

14 November 2019

ADS Partner, Databricks has announced it will be investing €100 million over the next three years to support growth in its Development Center headquartered in Amsterdam.

S2Group wins Facebook Testing and Verification Research Award

05 November 2019

A joint project of the S2Group at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam was awarded with the Facebook Testing and Verification Research Award.

ADS Meetup: A-Z of Data Science

31 October 2019

Ever wondered how Data Science can be applied to every-day problems? In A-Z of Data Science we heard from three Data Scientists about the work they’ve carried out, from identifying the problem to how they used Data Science to solve it.

Tech Talks in Data Science, AI and Machine Learning

22 October 2019

How do you implement information extraction from images and free text? Can you apply advanced machine learning techniques to real-world scenarios? Can a machine ever learn to identify the base-level in knowledge graphs?

CWI & UvA Sign Partnership for Meaningful Control of Autonomous Systems

03 October 2019

Together with TNO, the University of Amsterdam and CWI initiate a new research collaboration to study the impact of autonomous systems in society, as well as the adoption of AI-based systems. On 1st October 2019, the three members signed a letter of intent, called Meaningful Control of Autonomous Systems (MCAS).