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Niels’ paper awarded first Bob Wielinga award at EKAW
Niels Ockeloen’s paper on Data2Documents was awarded the first Bob Wielinga memorial award for best research paper at the 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW2016). “Data 2 Documents: Modular and [Read More...]
Niels’ paper awarded first Bob Wielinga award at EKAW
Niels Ockeloen’s paper on Data2Documents was awarded the first Bob Wielinga memorial award for best research paper at the 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW2016). “Data 2 Documents: Modular and [Read More...]
Talk of Europe finalized
The Talk of Europe project has now ended. With three great Creative Camps (1, 2 and 3), a fantastic dataset and several publications we are happy with the project results. Please find an overview of the [Read More...]
Adriatik Bedjeti wins NAF prize
Adriatik Bedjeti, M.Sc., won the Nederlandse Architectuur Forum (NAF) prize for the best Dutch thesis in software architecture! His thesis is titled “Context Modeling in Software Architecture”. Adriatik was supervised by Prof. Patricia Lago. Congrats!! More [Read More...]
Workshop summary – Two birds, one stone: Bridging cultural heritage collections with crowds and niches
On Monday the 31st of October the workshop entitled “Two birds, one stone: Bridging cultural heritage collections with crowds and niches”, was held at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. The workshop was divided [Read More...]
We just made ALL the contents of our Green Lab course publicly available
Here you can check out ALL the slides of the Green Lab course, give a look to them for understanding how we (and you!) can measure software for making it more green and sustainable. We [Read More...]
SOD students win contest in Amsterdam Tech City!
On November 7, 2016, two student teams of the CS Master course in Service Oriented Design presented their project on ‘Smart Mobility as a Service’ to the Amsterdam Tech City Event “AI & The City”. [Read More...]
DigiBird prototype
We extended the DigiBird website with new functionality showcasing the DigiBird integration pipeline. The main additions: Annotation wall shows objects of crowdsourcing initiatives to which recently information has been added Species page allows searching through multiple collections [Read More...]
Watson Innovation Course wins ICT project of the year in education
Yesterday at the Computable Awards the Vrije Universiteit, University of Amsterdam and IBM won the prize for “ICT project of the year in education” with the Watson Innovation Course. Furthermore, the project was highest rated [Read More...]