Monthly Archives: April 2014

Symposium “Perspectives on ICT4D” 16 May 2014 at VU Amsterdam

On 16 May 2014, The Network Institute, Computer Science Department and International Office of VU Amsterdam organize a symposium on ICT4D, the quickly growing field of practice and study how Information and Communication Technologies influence and may contribute to social

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

ECIR 2014: Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamesourcing Expert Oil Painting Annotations

On April 14, we presented our full paper on our results on crowdsourcing an expert task at the European Conference on Information Retrieval 2014. Here are the slides of the presentation. Source: SEALINCMedia

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia

ECIR 2014: Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamesourcing Expert Oil Painting Annotations

On April 14, we presented our full paper on our results on crowdsourcing an expert task at the European Conference on Information Retrieval 2014. Here are the slides of the presentation. Source: SEALINCMedia

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia

Kickoff meeting Quantifying Historical Perspectives on WWII

Today, the kickoff meeting for the project Quantifying Historical Perspectives on WWII was held. This is one of the projects funded by the Data Science Research Center. In this VU-UvA collaboration project*, two students will be investigating different perspectives on the Second World War. Specifically, they will

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

My talking head at EDF 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I was at the European Data Forum in Athens talking about the Open PHACTS project. You can find a video of my talk with slides here. Slides are embedded below. Cool: @pgroth talks about Scientific Lense

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My talking head at EDF 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I was at the European Data Forum in Athens talking about the Open PHACTS project. You can find a video of my talk with slides here. Slides are embedded below. Cool: @pgroth talks about Scientific Lense

Posted in Paul Groth, Staff Blogs

Birds on Prints @Rijksmuseum 2014

Slides presented at the Rijksmuseum about the conversion of Naturalis collection data to RDF and the possibilities of integrating collections: Birds on prints from Chris Dijkshoorn Source: SEALINCMedia

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Presentation: Birds on Prints @Rijksmuseum 2014

Slides presented at the Rijksmuseum about the conversion of Naturalis collection data to RDF and the possibilities of integrating collections: Birds on prints from Chris Dijkshoorn Source: SEALINCMedia

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia

ViSTA-TV at the European Data Conference published

The ViSTA-TV overview talk presented by Abraham Bernstein at the  European Data Forum (EDF) in Athens on March 19, was just published by Videolectures.net. If you want to see it just click on the image below.   Vista TV – Online TV

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