Monthly Archives: August 2016

A look back at Downscale2016

On 29 August, the 4th International Workshop on Downscaling the Semantic Web (Downscale2016) was held as a full-day workshop in Amsterdam co-located with the ICT4S conference. The workshop attracted 12 participants and we received 4 invited paper contributions, which were presented

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Healthcare professionals gain control of children’s diabetes self-management

[This post is based on the Information Sciences MSc. thesis by Jet Shin Hong] Designing a healthcare management tool for healthcare professionals’ assessment of T1DM knowledge, goals and development Children aged 8 to 12 with diabetes type I are motivated

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Using the Bitcoin Blockchain for Reproducible, Trustworthy and Open Science

[This post is by Ilias el Mzouri about his Master project] The project ‘Using the Bitcoin Blockchain for Reproducible, Trustworthy and Open Science’ was prepared to examine whether publication bias can be reduced through the pre-announcement of studies and the

Posted in Masters Projects

Big Data in Society Summerschool

From 2 to 16th of July we organized the Big Data in Society Summerschool at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. As part of our Collaborative Innovation Center with IBM, we presented an introduction of the technical and theoretical underpinnings of IBM

Posted in CrowdTruth, Projects

A Mobile App for Sign Language Learning in Sub-Saharan Africa

[This post by Julia Salomons describes her AI master project] ‘Communication is key’ a phrase known worldwide, it is how people exchange ideas, knowledge, feelings, thoughts and much more.  Communication between people comes in all different forms: verbal, visual or electronic

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer