Humane ConversationsWhat's happening in AI research and what does it mean for Humane AI?

On 13 October we launched our first of a series of webinars called "Humane Conversations". The initiative seeks to connect researchers across humanities, social sciences and computer scientists to discuss…

16 October
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Amsterdam coalition publishes special AI-edition of New Scientist

To highlight the importance of AI to a broader public, the Amsterdam coalition ‘AI technology for people’ has published a special AI edition in the October issue of the popular…

15 October
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Tobias Blanke on AI and HumanitiesNew intelligence with eye for small details

  Algorithms are playing a growing role in our life. How should we deal with that? According to Tobias Blanke (University Professor in Humanities and AI), it is essential for…

12 October
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UvA Inclusive AI invites Shakir Mohamed (GoogleDeepMind) for a virtual talk and discussion

  The UvA Inclusive AI invites everybody that is studying, teaching, and researching AI at the University of Amsterdam to join a virtual talk and discussion with Shakir Mohamed (Google…

12 October
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Radboud AI

Radboud AI is a campus-wide initiative connecting all activities on Artificial Intelligence and Data Science within Radboud University and Radboud UMC. Radboud AI strives for the development of human-centered AI…

5 October
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LAB 42 Live Kick-off

  After a long period of planning, the time has finally come: the construction of Lab42 has started at Science Park. Lab42 will become a unique science building where education,…

5 October
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History of AI at the UvA – ILLC Blog

A new post published on the ILLC Blog by Iris Proff recounts the origins of AI research at the University of Amsterdam.  Since its very beginning, AI has been a…

30 September
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Humane Conversations – Max Welling

We are very pleased to invite you to this launch event of Human(e) Conversations. Homeworking and the zoomification of research is making chance encounters and discovering new colleagues with shared research interests much more…

29 September
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Amsterdam Time Machine

The Amsterdam Time Machine (ATM) is a public research resource on the history of Amsterdam. It is currently coordinated by the CREATE research program at the University of Amsterdam and…

22 September
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4D Research LAB

The 4D Research Lab (4DRL) serves scholars who conduct research into the material past1 in the faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam. It provides a wide range of…

22 September
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CREATECreative Amsterdam: An E-Humanities Perspective

CREATE is short for Creative Amsterdam: An E-Humanities Perspective, a research programme established in 2014. We are based at the department of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. Our project integrates…

22 September
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Music Cognition Group

The Music Cognition Group (MCG) is part of the Department of Musicology, the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), and Amsterdam Brain and Cognition (ABC) Center of the University…

22 September
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Dialogue Modelling Group

  The Dialogue Modelling Group carries out research at the interface of computational linguistics, cognitive modelling and artificial intelligence. Its aim is to understand how we use language to communicate…

22 September
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Amsterdam Dynamics Group

  We live in a world of facts and truth, and traditionally, logic has helped us steer a course attuned to that grand independent reality. But logic is also about…

22 September
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Statistical Language Processing and Learning Lab

Research at the Statistical Language Processing and Learning Lab concentrates on statistical models for structured language processing with application to machine translation, paraphrasing, semantic and morpho-syntactic parsing, and statistical learning…

22 September
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Causal Inference Lab

    Causality plays a major role in cognition. Combining empirical and formal methods, the members of the Causal Inference Lab study the role causality plays in the interpretation of…

22 September
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Cognition, Language and Computation Lab

Language is extremely complex, extremely useful, found in all human populations and fundamentally different from any system of communication in other animals. Although there is a recognizable language processing network…

22 September
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DigicomlabDigital Communication Lab

    The Digital Communication Methods Lab is an initiative of the RPA Communication, focusing on innovative research and bringing together existing and new projects with digital communication methods as…

22 September
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Free Masterclass: Responsible AIInfoSupport

Building good AI models that are fair to all demographics can be a challenge. But there are ways to make it easier. In this session, InfoSupport will show you what…

17 September
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Launch ELLIS LabEuropean Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems

Today, 15 September, the several units of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) will be (virtually) launched throughout Europe - including at the Dutch Amsterdam Science park.…

15 September
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NL AI Coalitie

The Dutch AI Coalition is a public-private partnership through which authorities, businesses, educational and research institutes, and civil organisations cooperate to accelerate AI developments in the Netherlands and to connect…

14 September
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Utrecht University – SIGsSpecial Interest Groups on AI

The Utrecht University's special interest groups (SIGs) are interdisciplinary groups of three or more researchers from at least two faculties, that work on subthemes relevant to the focus area Human-centered…

14 September
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ICAIInnovation Center for Artificial Intelligence

The National Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) has the mission to keep the Netherlands at the forefront of knowledge and talent development in AI. Creating and nurturing a national…

14 September
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AMLabAmsterdam Machine Learning Lab

The Amsterdam Machine Learning Lab (AMLab) conducts research in the area of large scale modelling of complex data sources. This includes the development of new methods for probabilistic graphical models…

13 September
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The misuse of Artificial Intelligence can be a threat to democracyLisanne Fridsma, Bob Lijnse, Mira Bandsom and Domiziana Scarfagna

Picture by Mantra AI The 2020 United States presidential election will have one of the most digitized campaigns ever. Due to the corona virus political parties won't try to gain…

13 September
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Artificial Intelligence in Health Care: Why AI Applications are not Trustworthy….YetLilli Mannsdörfer, Amber van Eekeren, Bruno Sotic, and Alessandro Tellone

Doctors in our health system are increasingly relying on making decisions guided by AI systems. In 2018, the first-ever autonomous Artificial Intelligence (AI) diagnostic system has been introduced to the…

13 September
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Why the Development of Artificial Intelligence Should Be DemocratisedXuanyue Guo, Marieke Knorz, Chaitanya Pandey, Aleksandra Warkocka

  Is AI representative of the whole population? The development of artificial intelligence has changed the world fundamentally. It is deeply integrated into our daily lives in various forms such…

13 September
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Predictive policing is not the answer to the racist policeCasper Metselaar, Eelke Vlieger, Linde Reus, and Savina van Rielova

Image by Patrick Behn from Pixabay[/caption] Predictive policing, a relatively new technique to simplify the work of policemen, should not be put into practice yet. Current protests against racially biased…

13 September
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Humane AI.eu

  The Humane AI community seeks to create the foundations for AI systems that empower people and society. Its goal is to provide enabling technologies for systems that seamlessly fit…

13 September
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ILPSInformation and Language Processing Systems

The Information and Language Processing Systems (ILPS) group is part of the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam. Its research is aimed at intelligent information access, especially in the…

13 September
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ICDSInformation, Communication & the Data Society

  Information, Communication & the Data Society is an interdisciplinary research initiative into the way AI and algorithms affect the role, impact and regulation of information and communication in the…

11 September
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CAILCivic AI Lab

  The Civic Artificial Intelligence Lab (CAIL) is a collaboration between City of Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and University of Amsterdam (UvA). Civic AI Lab focuses on the application…

11 September
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Claes De Vreese was one of the Keynote speakers during the Mediernes Årsdag

Claes de Vreese, Chair of the RPA Human(e) Steering Board, was one the invited Keynote Speakers at the annual Day of the Media conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.  the role AI…

11 September
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TU Delft – AI Labs

  Over the course of 2020-2021 TU Delft will be establishing a total of 24 TU Delft AI-labs where experts in AI foundations work together with experts in AI challenges.…

2 September
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AI4SCIENCE Lab

The AI4SCIENCE Lab is fashioned after the successful Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) labs, which connect research institutes with industry or government in the area of artificial intelligence. The…

2 September
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Kick-off Meeting of the Working Group “Cultuur” within the Dutch AI Coalition

The Dutch AI Coalition Working Group on Culture and Media, led by Eppo van Nispen will be hosting a kick-off meeting online with all its participants on 7 September .…

2 September
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Tom Dobber and UvA team on deepfakes

Tom Dobber and a UvA team of researchers created a deepfake video of a Dutch politician, putting potentially controversial words that he never actually said into his mouth. They then…

2 September
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Prof. Natali Helberger on News Recommendation SystemsMedia Apocalypse, Ep. 8 - Yale Law School

Prof. Natali Helberger was invited by the Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School to contribute in a series of discussions with experts about the current crisis roiling journalism…

2 September
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ADS & AMDS WebinarCovid-19 and the Media

Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) and Amsterdam Medical Data Science (AMDS) are co-hosting a new lecture series in collaboration with Elsevier and Google to explore The Power and Weakness of Data Modelling…

31 August
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Humane Sci-Fi Book Club

The RPA Humane AI is planning on launching a new book club for sci-fi aficionados! The idea is to gather a small group of 10-12 minds to discuss the issues…

27 August
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Human(e) AI Course – Spring 2020

In this section we have selected some of the best scientific blog posts and pitches produced by the first generation of Human(e) AI students as part of their final assessment.…

27 June
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Humane AI Projects 2020/2021

The RPA Human(e) AI is pleased to announce the new research projects that have been granted seed funding following the 2020 Call for Applications. After a successful year with the…

28 May
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Human(e) AI Projects 2019-2020

The RPA Human(e) AI has awarded seed funding for seven interdisciplinary, innovative proposals aimed at investigating the different societal implications of AI. Highlighting the breadth and the depth of AI…

3 July
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UvA launches RPA Human(e) AI

The University of Amsterdam launched the Research Priority Area (RPA) Human(e) AI on May 15, in an event attended by over 150 researchers, staff members and students. The RPA is…

15 May
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