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The power of metadata analysis in understanding online search behavior

Computer scientist Tessel Bogaard has demonstrated how metadata can improve our understanding of online search behavior in vertical search engines that grant access to curated collections. She defended her thesis on 10 …


Poster award for research on bias

Savvina Daniil won the first prize at the poster prize awards at ICT.OPEN 2023. Her poster on the source of bias in recommender systems was chosen out of 20 abstract submissions.

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Award for thesis on biased book recommendation systems

Julia Sudnik won the Amsterdam Data Science thesis award. She did an internship at CWI on ‘The effect of feedback loops on fairness in rankings from recommendation systems’.

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Cultural AI team wins special award at heritage hackathon

A team with two PhD students from CWI won the Polyvocality Award (Meerstemmigheidsprijs) at the annual hackathon organized by Netwerk Digitaal Erfgoed.

Cultural AI team wins special award at heritage hackathon

Shaping the technologies that impact our democracy

Misinformation is just one of many problems we face with the rise of artificial intelligence. Technology is impacting our democracy in an unprecedented way. That is why CWI, the university of Amsterdam …

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Diving into cultural data

Interview with Laura Hollink, group leader of CWI's Human-Centered Data Analytics group, for I/O magazine.

Laura Hollink in I/O Magazine: Diving into cultural data

Davide Ceolin selected as first IAS and DSC joint fellow

Davide Ceolin, researcher in CWI's HCDA group, will start his fellowship at UvA's Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) on June 17.

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Podcast: How will AI affect democracy and media?

In this podcast Laura Hollink of CWI talks to Thijs Doorenbosch of AG Connect about interesting projects in which she participates together with partners from culture and media, but also with scientists …

Podcast: How will AI affect democracy and media?