Monthly Archives: November 2016

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 distributive content management in RDF” was

Posted in BiographyNet, Projects

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 distributive content management in RDF” was

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

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 most important outcomes below. If

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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 info will follow, stay tuned!

Posted in Data2Semantics, Projects

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 in two sessions: presentations and

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia

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 are always happy to share

Posted in Data2Semantics, Projects

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”. The best project team, selected

Posted in Data2Semantics, Projects

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 at once by

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia

Beyond Native Apps: Web Technologies to the Rescue! [SPLASH 2016 – Mobile keynote]

Source: Data2Semantics

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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 across all nominees of all

Posted in CrowdTruth, Projects