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Dr. Miguel Barreda-Ángeles (Fundacio Eurecat Barcelona, Department Data Science & Big Data Analytics, see Google scholarprofile) and Tilo Hartmann from the VU Department of Communication Science (as supervisor) worked out a EU Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship proposal that was just accepted. … Continue reading

Science Research UvA-VU: Logic and Language

Two totally different disciplines meet. Philisopher Arianna Betti and Computer Scientist Stefan Slobach are collaborating in scientific research. But how does such a collaboration work? Stefan Slobach gives a behind-the-scenes interview [more… (in Dutch)] Stefan Slobach Arianna Betti

Kunstmatige intelligentie: Kans of toch risico?

The Network Institute helping to organise a debate on the opportunites and risks of Artificial Intelligence, in De Balie (Leidseplein) on 21 April, 20h. See the poster for more information, or http://www.deingenieur.nl/agenda/agenda-item/kunstmatige-intelligentie-kans-of-risico also to sign-up.

George Lakoff lecture now available online

On March 13, 2015, George Lakoff held a guest lecture at the VU entitled: “Why linguists are needed: The severe limitations big data analysis of linguistic corpora.” His lecture is now available online here: http://av-media.vu.nl/VUMedia/Play/81ed312e243a4cd4aa1101bb3dab80a41d

       In the spring of 2015 the Network Institute will organize a networking session between researchers and the Tech Labs of the university and companies and CSOs from outside the academic world. The aim is to facilitate and … Continue reading

Prof. Jane Hunter visiting VU

Prof. Jane Hunter (Director of the eResearch Lab at the University of Queensland, Australia) is visiting VU for 6 months till early Dec 2014. Contact: j.hunter@uq.edu.au Room: U356 Background: http://staff.itee.uq.edu.au/jane/         Current/recent projects include the following: e-Social … Continue reading