Monthly Archives: February 2016

Eerste geslaagde pilot Observe is uitgevoerd – ACT MediaLab

Woensdag 27 januari jongstleden vond in Enschede de eerste pilot voor Observe plaats. Boven de ingang van winkelcentrum De Klanderij, hangt een scherm van 6×3 meter waarop de content van 100% FAT (genaamd: Walk The Line) werd getoond. Rond half

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

1st Green Lab Cluster Meeting

The Green Lab initiative of the Software and Services group of the VU aims at investigating software energy efficiency. For this purpose, the group closely collaborates with companies that provide case studies and industry-relevant problems: the Green Lab Advisory Board. On Tuesday,

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Oratie prof. dr. Patricia Lago on VU-DARE

The inaugural lecture (“oratie“) of Patricia Lago is now available online on the VU-DARE repository. You can find it here: http://dare.ubvu.vu.nl/handle/1871/53978 Source: Data2Semantics

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SIGCHI award for Gerrit van der Veer

Our emeritus colleague Gerrit van der Veer will receive the SIGCHI Lifetime Service award at the upcoming CHI 2016 in San Jose, CA. http://www.sigchi.org/about/awards/2016-sigchi-awards Congratulations from all the Software and Services group! Source: Data2Semantics

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DigiBird kickoff meeting

On the 5th of February 2016 the kickoff meeting for the COMMIT/ valorisation project DigiBird took place. The meeting was hosted by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid). During the meeting, the people

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BDE Webinar:  Big Data and the 7 Societal Challenges Out-of-the-box technology for the future

As the Big Data Europe project enters its second year, we’re doing everything we can to make it as simple as possible to get acquainted with the platform which is under development, and facilitate future deployments of our platform to

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Remembering Bob Wielinga

Yesterday, we received the sad news that Prof. Bob Wielinga passed away. Bob was my promotor and a true mentor to me and many other Dutch AI researchers and he will be sorely missed. Bob Wielinga at my Ph.D. defense

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