Intelligent Systems group news

Valentin Robu appointed as professor in AI for Smart, Decentralised Energy Systems

TU Eindhoven announced the appointment of Valentin Robu as professor in Artificial Intelligence for Smart, Decentralised Energy Systems. He is Senior Researcher in the Intelligent and Autonomous Systems (IAS) group of Centrum …


One year of AI, Media and Democracy Lab

A report of the first annual Community Meeting

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CWI researcher Tim Baarslag selected as Heidelberg Laureate Forum alumnus

CWI researcher Tim Baarslag has been selected to attend the Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) for the second time. This annual scientific event brings together some of the brightest minds in mathematics and …

Tim Baarslag wins NWO-Vidi grant to study AI for better procurement negotiations

Negotiating with a robot

The American supermarket chain Walmart recently announced that it is using an AI chatbot to negotiate with suppliers. "This is just the beginning. Negotiation AI will become very big”, says CWI researcher …

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Streamlining the energy transition with mathematics and informatics

The energy transition requires new solutions for the power grid. And that’s where math and computer science come in. CWI researchers are using mathematics to make sense of power outages, to automatically …

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Fair solutions to power grid capacity problems

Our power grid is running into capacity problems. Brinn Hekkelman recently obtained a PhD on ways to fairly distribute the available capacity of the power grid among users.

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IT systems pollute and discriminate, but we can build responsible IT

Digital systems have grown and scaled tremendously in a relatively short period of time. This was accompanied by quick fixes - things we would do differently today. Yet we can create responsible …

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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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