Machine Learning group news
Bayesian learning from data: challenges, limitations and pragmatics
How do humans and computers learn from data? PhD student Rianne de Heide of CWI’s Machine Learning group explored Bayesian learning in specific.
Keeping it local: interview with AI researcher Sander Bohte
Bennie Mols interviewed Sander Bohte for ACM Communications about his breakthrough in energy efficient AI.
NWA grant for Sander Bohté
New AI research project focuses on brain-like systems for safer smart vehicles.
Breakthrough in energy efficient artificial intelligence
Thanks to a mathematical breakthrough, AI applications can become a hundred to a thousand times more energy efficient. This will make it possible to put much more elaborate AI in chips, enabling …
CWI and INRIA use AI to better predict harmful solar storms
Extreme solar storms can have destructive effects on communications and electrical power grids. To improve space weather forecasting systems Mandar Chandorkar combined AI and data from space missions. He defends his thesis …
The brain as a computer
On Wednesday 6 November 2019 Sander Bohte (CWI and UvA) will hold his inaugural lecture “the Brain as a computer” as a professor by special appointment of Cognitive Neurobiology.
Sander Bohté and Kees Oosterlee awarded with NWO Indo-Dutch funding
Sander Bohté (Machine Learning) and Kees Oosterlee (Scientific Computing) have been awarded with funding from NWO’s Indo-Dutch joint research programme for ICT.
Sander Bohté, professor by special appointment of Cognitive Neurobiology at UvA
Sander Bohté (1974) has been named professor by special appointment of Cognitive Neurobiology, specialising in Computational Neuroscience, at the University of Amsterdam (UvA)'s Faculty of Science. The chair was designated on behalf …