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    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.

  • People with a job learn most during their work

    19-07-2017

    People with a job tend to learn more when carrying out their daily tasks and collaborating with experienced colleagues.

  • 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.

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    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).

  • Learning at the workplace for auditors

    Learning at the workplace for auditors

    18-05-2017

    Therese Grohnert, PhD candidate at Maastricht University, wanted to know why audit firms sometimes form insufficiently supported judgements on their clients’ financial statements.

  • SBE AACSB re-accreditated

    School of Business and Economics receives re-accreditation from AACSB

    25-04-2017

    On 19 April 2017 AACSB International announced that it will be extending the business accreditation of Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics (SBE). Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. By obtaining this re-accreditation, SBE retains the prestigious ‘Triple Crown’ which consists of accreditations awarded by the American AASCB, the British AMBA and the European-wide EQUIS. Only 1% of business schools worldwide have been able to achieve this.

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    DKE student wins Student StarCraft AI Tournament

    28-03-2017

    Martin Rooijackers (Master student Artificial Intelligence at the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering – Maastricht University) and his LetaBot took part in the annual Student StarCraft AI Tournament and won in both the student-division as well as the mixed division!

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