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Fahimeh Alizadeh Moghaddam wins the ASCI Track Best Flash Presentation Award at ICT.Open 2016

Fahimeh, joint PhD student from S2 group at VU and SNE group at UvA, won the ASCI Track Best Flash Presentation Award at the ICT.Open 2016 in March. Congrats Fahimeh! In her work, she introduces a scalable power efficient approach to

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ICT Open 2016

Below you find some impressions from ICT.Open 2016. At this very nice event members from the Web and Media group and VU master students presented their ICT research. The images show me presenting the Observe project’s achievements so far. Oana Inel presenting the

Posted in Awards, Conferences, Events, Staff Blogs, Trip Reports, Victor de Boer

Web & Media group receives COMMIT Zwaluw grant “Veracity of Big Data”.

Partners of this project are Dr. Davide Ceolin and Dr. Lora Aroyo (VU, Web & Media Group), Prof. Milan Petkovic and Dr. Milan Mykola Pechenizkiy (TU/e), LanceICT and SmartHomes. It tackles the problem of reasoning on the basis of unreliable

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Web & Media group receives COMMIT Zwaluw grant “ControCurator”

Partners: Dr. Lora Aroyo (VU, Web & Media Group), Dr. Evangelos Kanoulas (UvA), CrowdyNews and Beeld and Geluid. It aims to enable modern information access systems to discover and understand controversial topics and events by bringing together different types of

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Web & Media group receives two COMMIT Zwaluw grants, “ControCurator” and “Veracity of Big Data”.

*“ControCurator” project*: Partners: Dr. Lora Aroyo (VU, Web & Media Group), Dr. Evangelos Kanoulas (UvA), CrowdyNews and Beeld and Geluid. It aims to enable modern information access systems to discover and understand controversial topics and events by bringing together different

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Best Paper Award at ISWC 2015 Workshop

I’m happy to announce that we won the Best Paper Award at the Linked Data for Information Extraction (LD4IE) workshop at ISWC 2015! Our winning paper is titled CrowdTruth Measures for Language Ambiguity: The Case of Medical Relation Extraction. Lora

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IBM PhD Fellowship 2015

I’m happy to announce that, for the second time, I am the recipient of the IBM PhD Fellowship! I accepted the award at the Extreme Blue Expo, organized by IBM Center for Advanced Studies Benelux on the 11th of September.

Posted in Anca Dumitrache, Awards, Events, Staff Blogs