Yearly Archives: 2013

Public kick-off embedded research projects

In order to get more acquainted with other projects that combine the humanities and computer sciences, we decided to visit the Public kick-off embedded research projects, which hosted a lot of projects doing just that. We were welcomed by Rens

Posted in INVENiT

Agora at NODEM 2013

Chiel will presenting the Agora-project at NODEM 2013 in Stockholm. Given the conference schedule, NODEM 2013 promises to be an exciting event! The abstract of the talk “The Online Museum and Its Contribution to e-Humanities” reads thus: Museums and other cultural

Posted in Agora, Projects

ViSTA-TV meets LDBC

ViSTA-TV will be connect with the EU FP7 project LDBC at the Third TUC Meeting, November 19 2013. This event is co-located with GraphConnect at London. Prof Abraham Bernstein (UZH) will talk about “Streams and Advanced Processing” whereas Thomas Scharrenbach

Posted in Projects, ViSTA-TV

ViSTA-TV at EBU DevCon 2013

ViSTA-TV will be present at the EBU DevCon2013. Thomas Scharrenbach from UZH will give a talk about the technical components of the ViSTA-TV engine. “[The] EBU Developer Conference provide an opportunity to learn about best practices in software engineering and

Posted in Projects, ViSTA-TV

Agora & User Committee @Sound & Vision

Agora User Committee Meeting 2013 Source:

Posted in Agora, Projects

SealincMedia Symposium 2013 @Rijksmuseum

Source: SEALINCMedia

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia

Hello World

As I am starting the work my PhD this month, I have decided to give blogging another try, this time with a focus on my research in the Crowd-Watson team. I hope to update this space as my PhD goes

Posted in Anca Dumitrache, Staff Blogs

Work in progress paper at HCOMP 2013

On 7 and 8 November 2013, Mieke Leyssen presented a work in progress paper titled “Manipulating Social Roles in a Tagging Environment” at the First Conference on Human Computation & Crowdsourcing in Palm Springs, California. In the paper she introduces

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia

ViSTA-TV Coding Camp Successfully Accomplished

The ViSTA-TV Coding Camp at the BBC Media House, London, UK has been successfully accomplished. We finalized much of the work needed for continously giving recommendations. In particular for the BBC‘s Apps which they are going to evaluate in early

Posted in Projects, ViSTA-TV

Piek Vossen + team win EYR4 Challenge

Piek Vossen and his team are among the winners of the Enlighten Your Research Challenge 2013. The winning proposal is called: “Recording History in Large News Streams”. A Summary of the proposal: “Every day thousands of news articles are published,

Posted in BiographyNet, Projects