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  • Radically new approach of self-care for Alzheimer's patients

    27-03-2018

    ICT4Life is an EU-funded project. Its objective consists in implementing an innovative platform that connects patients, families, health professionals and care-givers through user friendly tools.

  • Keuzegids Master's - Top Rated Programme

    Data Science for Decision Making best Master's programme in it's category

    07-03-2018

    The ‘Keuzegids Masters 2018’, released today, ranks DKE's Master programme in Data Science for Decision Making 1st place in the country for the category for Theoretical Master for Computer Science. Due to its high score, it has also received the "topopleiding" seal, which means that it belongs to the best Masters programmes in the Netherlands.

  • Innovative Data Science research project wins award

    25-01-2018

    A research project titled 'Intelligent games for assessing cognitive, social and physical capacities of elderly and children' was awarded a prize at the Pre-Dies Natalis symposium 'The Future of a Data-Driven Society'.

  • DKE - Ancient games and Artificial Intelligence

    Ancient games and Artificial Intelligence

    12-12-2017

    Dr Cameron Browne comes from a game-playing family: ‘My mother valued the developmental potential of games, and my grandmother was the meanest Scrabble player I’ve ever encountered’. It is therefore not a coincidence that Browne has spent a large portion of his academic life researching games and has been awarded an ERC consolidator grant of €2 million to start up a five-year research project called the ‘Digital Ludeme Project’.

  • DKErankingSquare

    Maastricht University ranked 201-250 for Computer Science

    20-10-2017

    Maastricht University placed #201-250 out of 1000 universities worldwide in the 2018 Times Higher Education Computer Science subject ranking

  • DKE - Swarmlab

    Department of Data Science & Knowledge Engineering co-operates in shaping the factory of the future!

    03-10-2017

    In the past months DKE has joined forces with several companies from Limburg in the area of industrial robotics with the goal of founding a new Fieldlab in Roermond, filled with state-of-the-art robotic equipment.

  • Research heart rhythm failures

    Nearly one million euros to cardiac arrhythmia research

    11-09-2017

    A major subsidy from the Netherlands Heart Foundation will enable Prof. dr. Paul Volders and Dr. Matthijs Cluitmans to expand their research into ventricular fibrillation.

  • Eminem

    Rappers more educated than pop artists?

    16-08-2017

    DKE student Thomas Vrancken uses text-mining to prove that the vocabulary of rappers is significantly richer than that pop music artists.

  • Harry Potter

    Extracting spells in Harry Potter

    19-07-2017

    How many spells are cast by the characters in the seven Harry Potter books? That’s what master’s students of Data Science for Decision Making Moritz Haine and Markus Dienstknecht wanted to find out in celebration of Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary. To answer their question, they used text mining, an information retrieval technique common in computer science.

  • DKE - Robotics

    Research at DKE: an important and permanent transfer of knowledge to a broader audience

    05-07-2017

    Research conducted by the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE) has been positively evaluated by an independent review committee, carried out by the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU).

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