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The Newsletter has changed!

By | 2017-04-28T18:17:00+00:00 March 16th, 2015|Announcements, Blog, Editorials, Uncategorised|

We are happy to announce that we have changed the name, the layout and the content of our newsletter. The newsletter is renamed from "BNVKI Newsletter" to "Benelux A.I. Newsletter". It will from now on be published in PDF format, and will be published quarterly. We have added a new item to our newsletter as [...]

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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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Event Report: Dutch-Belgian Reinforcement Learning workshop

By | 2017-04-28T13:41:08+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Event reports, Uncategorised|

On Friday November 28, 2014 the Brussels AI-lab organized the Dutch-Belgian Reinforcement Learning workshop. This was the 3rd edition of the workshop, which was previously held in Delft and Maastricht. The event was hosted by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and cosponsored by the BNVKI. In total, 8 researchers gave talks about their research on various aspects [...]

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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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BNAIC 2014: The 2014 SKBS Prize

By | 2017-04-28T13:41:44+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Event reports, Uncategorised|

The Foundation for Knowledge Based Systems (SKBS) continued their policy of awarding the SKBS prize to the best demonstration of the Demo-session of the BNAIC 2014. The 2014 referee committee consisted of Jaap van den Herik (chair), Simon Colton, Tom Heskes, Virginia Dignum, Patrick de Causemaecker, and Josca Snippe. The referee committee had to consider [...]

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