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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

Birdwatching Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum – Naturalis Biodiversity Center – Wikimedia Nederland & COMMIT SealincMedia present a unique birdwatching event Birds are everywhere. In your own garden, in nature, and also in art. Among the Rijksmuseum’s 1,2 million collection objects are many prints, paintings

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Creative Camp The Hague

The third and final Creative Camp will be organised from 26 – 30 October 2015 at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek/National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. We will be joined by almost twenty European researchers from various academic disciplines such

Posted in Events, Projects, Talk of Europe

A new paper on extending SKOS

The Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) is a core data model to publish vocabularies (thesauri, classification systems, terminologies, subject heading lists) on the web, as Linked Data. This can be especially useful for domains with a strong tradition in information

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Msc Project: The search for credibility in news articles and tweets

[This post was written by Marc Jacobs and describes his MSc Thesis research] Nowadays the world does not just rely on traditional news sources like newspapers, television and radio anymore. Social Media, such as Twitter, are claiming their key position

Posted in Events, Masters Projects, Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Jorge Morato visits the Web and Media Group

From Jorge Morato: I received a short Erasmus stay last September 2014 at the Web & Media group. The goal of these stays is to create links and shared research projects between institutions, to acquire knowledge and good practices, and

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Werkcollege matchdag IMM

Beste aankomende IMM- student, Hieronder vind je de link naar het werkcollege, dat mijn collega Victor de Boer n.a.v. de proefstudeerdag heeft samengesteld. Practical Lees eerst even de volgende opmerkingen door. 1. Als alternatief voor de vermelde Facebook- tools kan

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Crowds & Niches Teaching Machines to Diagnose

Today at the NLeSc, during the “De Geest Uit De Fles” event six new projects kick off their research in the area of eHumanities. As part of this, the Crowd-Watson project team will collaborate with NleSC researchers in the coming

Posted in CrowdTruth, Events

Future Challenges for Knowledge Representation

  For today’s Semantic Web meeting, people from the KRR and Web and Media groups were asked to think about current research challenges in Knowledge Representation, related to the Web (of Documents, of Data, of Agents…). Paul Groth asked us

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