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PhD Thesis Abstract: Frank Takes – Algorithms for Analyzing and Mining Real-World Graphs

By | 2017-04-28T13:40:51+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

Promotor: prof.dr. J.N. Kok (UL) Co-promotor: dr. W.A. Kosters (UL) Universiteit Leiden Date: 19 November 2014, 16:15 Thesis: PDF Summary This thesis focuses on algorithms for analyzing large graphs (also referred to as networks). As opposed to synthetic graphs that are usually the result of applying some mathematical model, real-world graphs are based on data [...]

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PhD Thesis Abstract: Marijn Schraagen – Aspects of Record Linkage

By | 2017-04-28T13:40:57+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

Promotor: prof.dr. J.N. Kok (UL) and prof.dr. C.A. Mandemakers (UL) Co-promotor: dr. ir. G. Bloothooft (UL) Universiteit Leiden Date: 11 November 2014, 13:45 Thesis: PDF This thesis is an exploration of the subject of historical record linkage. The general goal of historical record linkage is to discover relations between historical entities in a database, for [...]

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PhD Thesis Abstract: Martijn Lappenschaar (RUN) – New network models for the analysis of disease interaction

By | 2017-04-28T13:41:16+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

Promotor: Prof. dr. P.J.F. Lucas Copromotor: Dr. A.J. Hommersom Manuscriptcommission: Prof. dr. T. Heskes – Radboud University Prof. dr. S. Andreassen – Aalborg University Prof. dr. M.G.M. Olde Rikkert – Radboud University Medical Center Abstract The epidemiology of multiple chronic diseases present at the same time is referred to as comorbidity or multimorbidity. With the [...]

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PhD Thesis Abstract: Tim Baarslag (TUD) – What to Bid and When to Stop

By | 2017-04-28T13:41:25+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

"What to Bid and When to Stop" | Promotor 1: Prof.dr. C.M. Jonker (EWI), copromotor: Dr. K.V. Hindriks (UD-EWI) Abstract Negotiation is an important activity in human society, and is studied by various disciplines, ranging from economics and game theory, to electronic commerce, social psychology, and artificial intelligence. Traditionally, negotiation is a necessary, but also [...]

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PhD Thesis Abstract: Tjitze Rienstra – Argumentation in Flux

By | 2017-04-28T13:41:33+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

Argumentation in Flux - Modelling change in the theory of argumentation Members of the defense committee: Chairman : Prof. Dr. Lluis Godo, Institut d'Investigacio en Intelligencia Artificial, Bellaterra, Spain Vice-chairman : Prof. Dr. Pietro Baroni, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy Co-Supervisor : Prof. Dr. Leon van der Torre, Université du Luxembourg Co-Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Souhila Kaci, Université [...]

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PhD Thesis Abstract – Laura Mocanu-Antanas: Relational Visual Recognition

By | 2017-04-28T16:32:30+00:00 October 8th, 2014|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

Title: Relational Visual Recognition (Relationele visuele herkenning) Author: Mocanu-Antanas, Laura Issue Date: 11-Jun-2014 Abstract In contrast to statistical visual recognition, relational visual recognition aims at employing relational representations for solving visual recognition problems. For high-level tasks involving complex objects and scenes, low- and mid-level visual features do not always suffice. In these cases it is the component objects, [...]

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PhD Thesis Abstract: Tommy Messelis

By | 2017-04-28T16:33:08+00:00 July 8th, 2014|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

Algorithm performance prediction for practical combinatorial optimisation problems Promotor: dr. P. De Causmaecker , CODeS KULeuven, campus Kortrijk This dissertation investigates algorithm performance predictions in the context of combinatorial optimisation problems. The project is inspired by existing studies on running time predictions for complete search methods solving classical decision and optimisation problems. It considers more [...]

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PhD Thesis Abstract: Joris Maervoet

By | 2017-04-28T16:34:16+00:00 June 28th, 2014|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

Joris Maervoet - Quality Maintenance in Geographical Data and Services for Spatial Networks Promotor: Prof.dr. Patrick De Causmaecker Copromotor: dr. ir. Greet Vanden Berghe Promotion Date: 13 January 2014 The present thesis describes various applications based on concrete questions originating from GIS practice. It aims at the design and validation of (1) methods to maintain [...]

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PhD Thesis Abstract: Arlette van Wissen

By | 2017-04-28T16:34:27+00:00 June 27th, 2014|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

  Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Treur (VU) Copromotor: Dr. M.C.A. Klein (VU)Promotion: 25 March 2014 How can we change our behavior when change is hard? And how can we make sure our change is actually a change for the better? Human behavior and decision making is notoriously complex, as it involves many different facets, such as uncertainty, [...]

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PhD Thesis Abstract Romulo Gonçalves

By | 2017-04-28T16:39:19+00:00 October 16th, 2013|Phd Abstracts, Uncategorised|

The Data Cyclotron: Juggling data and queries for a data warehouse audience Ph.D. thesis abstract Rómulo Gonçalves   Promotor: Prof.dr. M.L. Kersten Date of defense: March 22, 2013 The grand challenge for distributed query processing is to come up with a self-organizing architecture which exploits all hardware resources for the current workload, defines an accurate [...]