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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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1st Green Lab Cluster Meeting

The Green Lab initiative of the Software and Services group of the VU aims at investigating software energy efficiency. For this purpose, the group closely collaborates with companies that provide case studies and industry-relevant problems: the Green Lab Advisory Board. On Tuesday,

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Oratie prof. dr. Patricia Lago on VU-DARE

The inaugural lecture (“oratie“) of Patricia Lago is now available online on the VU-DARE repository. You can find it here: http://dare.ubvu.vu.nl/handle/1871/53978 Source: Data2Semantics

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SIGCHI award for Gerrit van der Veer

Our emeritus colleague Gerrit van der Veer will receive the SIGCHI Lifetime Service award at the upcoming CHI 2016 in San Jose, CA. http://www.sigchi.org/about/awards/2016-sigchi-awards Congratulations from all the Software and Services group! Source: Data2Semantics

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Oratie Prof. dr. Patricia Lago

On Friday, January 15th, Patricia Lago held her inaugural lecture as Full Professor. This was also a nice occasion for the S2 Group (past and present) to reunite, as documented by the pic below! On this page, you can find the

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ICT4S 2016 @Amsterdam!

The 4th International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S) will be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands! The ICT4S conferences bring together leading researchers in ICT for Sustainability with government and industry representatives, including decision-makers with an interest in using ICT for

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Talk by Philipp Leitner (University of Zurich)

DATE: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 TIME:  11:00-12:00 ROOM: WN-M623 (Science Building, VU Campus) Title:Software Development for the Cloud – Challenges and Opportunities Abstract:  Cloud computing is more than cheaply and quickly spinning up virtualized hardware. Rather, the cloud computing hype has proven to

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Talk by Ivano Malavolta (GSSI)

DATE: Monday, November 23rd, 2015 TIME:  15:30-16:30 ROOM: WN-M639 (Science Building, VU Campus) Title: Enabling Non-Expert Users to Model and Execute Self-Adaptable Missions of Autonomous Drones Abstract:  Flying drones are increasingly popular since they promise to simplify a myriad of everyday tasks. Currently, vendors

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Talk by C. Bockisch, B. van Gastel (Open University Nijmegen)

DATE: Friday, October 30th 2015 TIME:  14:30-15:30 ROOM: WN-P4.23 (Science Building, VU Campus) TITLE: Energy-Aware Software Engineering ABSTRACT: ICT systems play an increasingly important role in the global energy balance. On one hand they contribute significantly to the energy consumption, on the

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Talk by Maria Salama (University of Birmingham)

DATE: Tuesday, 27 October 2015 TIME:  13:00-14:00 ROOM: WN-S655 (Science Building, VU Campus) TITLE: Quality-driven Architectural Patterns for Self-aware Cloud-based Software ABSTRACT: Self-awareness and self-expression are promising architectural concepts recently emerging in the field of self-adaptive software. Inspired from psychology and cognitive science, the

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