Monthly Archives: June 2016

ESWC 2016 Trip Report by CrowdTruth

From May 29th until June 2nd 2016, the 13th Extended Semantic Web Conference took place in Crete, Greece. CrowdTruth was presented by Oana Inel presenting her paper “Machine-Crowd Annotation Workflow for Event Understanding across Collections and Domains” and by Benjamin

Posted in CrowdTruth, Projects

IetsNieuws: Are you a great newscaster?

Are you as good a newscaster as the legendary Philip Bloemendal? In the context of the Observe project and Lukas Hulsbergen’s thesis, we developed the interactive game/web toy “IetsNieuws“. In the game participants are asked to do voiceovers for Sound

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Available PhD position on self-adapting intelligent eHealth apps

Research topic: Self-adapting intelligent eHealth Apps Supervision: Prof. Guszti Eiben (VU, Computational Intelligence), Prof. Patricia Lago (VU, Software and Services), Co-supervision: Dr. Mark Hoogendoorn (VU, Computational Intelligence), Ivano Malavolta (VU, Software and Services) Application deadline: 1 September 2016 APPLY HERE

Posted in Data2Semantics, Projects

IMM Bachelor Thesis presentations

Tomorrow on Thursday June 23rd, the students of the IMM bachelor program will present their individual research. The presentations take place in the VU intertain lab during several sessions: 10:00 – 11:15 11:30 – 12:45 13:30 – 14:45 15:00 –

Posted in Courses

Clarin video showcases Dutch Ships and Sailors project

The CLARIN framework commissioned the production of dissemmination videos showcasing the outcomes of the individual CLARIN projects. One of these projects was the Dutch Ships and Sailors project, a collaboration between VU Computer Science, VU humanities and the Huygens Institute for National History.

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Trip Report: Provenance Week 2016

Last week, I was at Provenance Week 2016. This event happens once every two years and brings together a wide range of researchers working on provenance. You can check out my trip report from the last Provenance Week in 2014.  This

Posted in Paul Groth, Staff Blogs

I am an assistant professor (UD) at the Web & Media group at the Computer Science department of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). I am also a senior research fellow at Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. In my research,

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Moved to victordeboer.com

This is my old blog. I have merged this blog with my homepage. Therefore, new updates will no longer appear on this blog, but on my homepage: http://victordeboer.com. All blog posts are copied to this new page. To not break

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

I am an assistant professor (UD) at the Web & Media group which is part of the Computer Science department of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). I am also a senior research fellow at Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Paper about automatic labeling in IJDL

Our paper  “Evaluating Unsupervised Thesaurus-based Labeling of Audiovisual Content in an Archive Production Environment” was accepted for publication in the International Journal on Digital Libraries (IJDL). This paper, co-authored with Roeland Ordelman and Josefien Schuurman reports on a series of information extraction experiments carried out at

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer