Yearly Archives: 2016

ArchiMediaL proposal granted by Volkswagen Stiftung

I received a good news letter from Volkswagen Stiftung who decided to award us a research grant for a 3-year Digital Humanities project named “ArchiMediaL” around architectural history. This project will be a collaboration between  architecture historians from TU Delft,

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

A Look Back at the 2nd BDE Workshop on Big Data in Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing

[reblogged from Big-Data-Europe.eu] On 9 December 2016, the second workshop for the Big Data Europe Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing societal challenge was held in Brussels. The aim of this workshop was to highlight progress from the BigDataEurope project in

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Web of Voices and W4RA video at the Webscience@10 TV Channel

  For its 10th anniversary, the Web Science Trust organized an event Webscience@10. For this event, a Webscience@10 TV channel was launched to showcase different research and education initatives around the world. On behalf of the VU Network Institute and

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

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

Posted in Projects, Talk of Europe

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