Student Assistant Summer Meetup

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in News | No Comments

The DSRC sponsors 6 seed projects that allow students to work on a variety of data science research projects ranging from machine learning in the browser to data next generation graph processing. On June 27, 2014, we had a summer meet-up where our students presented what they’ve been working on since February and also to get […]

Successful Data Science Meets Business

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in News | No Comments

Yesterday (June 26, 2014), the DSRC co-hosted with the Amsterdam Economic Board and the Kamer van Koophandel an event to connect DSRC researchers with various businesses interested data science. In particular, the event focused on speed-dating sessions on the themes of recommender systems, visual analytics and distributed processing. The event had over 40 attendees with […]

DSRC focal point for collaboration with AMS

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in News | No Comments

The DSRC is pleased to be a central part of the collaboration between the Amsterdam Academic Alliance (VU, UvA, HvA) and the newly started Institute of Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS). The collaboration aims to help foster data science with respect to large city data. Full press release (in Dutch)

AMS Data: Coffee and Data Science

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in News | No Comments

The DSRC is pleased to announce a morning event in September 25 bringing together the Amsterdam data science community to exchange information about what’s going on both in industry and research. See the event page for more information and to register.

Talk at PIRE Workshop

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in News | No Comments

Marcel Worring (Associate Director of the DSRC) will give a talk ( June 17th) at the upcoming PIRE workshop here in Amsterdam. The workshop brings together  young researchers and experts to address today’s challenges and to develop understanding in how best to exploit our growing wealth of data.

ICML Tutorial on Posterior Inference in Big Data

Posted by on May 12, 2014 in News | No Comments

Max Welling will be co-presenting a tutorial at the International Conference on Machine Learning on Bayesian Posterior Inference in the Big Data Arena. ICML is the leading conference on machine learning. Abstract: Traditional algorithms for Bayesian posterior inference require processing the entire dataset in each iteration and are quickly getting obsoleted by the data deluge in […]

Bayes in the Age of Big Data

Posted by on May 12, 2014 in News | No Comments

DSRC member Max Welling will give a talk at the University of Edinburgh’s hosted Bayes Lecture workshop.  The workshop is being held May 28 and 29, 2014

Newsletter Quarter 1 2014

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in News, Newsletter | No Comments

(PDF version) Welcome to the first of the DSRC’s quarterly newsletters. In these newsletters, we’ll give you an update on the DSRC’s activities as well as highlight some of the activities going on in the Amsterdam data science community.  Obviously, you can find the latest on our website and by following us on Twitter – […]