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  • 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

  • impact

    Rico Möckel wins IMPACT COURSE competition

    06-10-2017

    UM researcher Rico Möckel (DKE) won with his intelligent robotic game devices.

  • 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.

  • FHS Ben Feringa

    “You don’t need to be in Harvard or MIT to win a Nobel Prize”

    20-09-2017

    Nobel Prize winner prof. Ben Feringa was the guest of honour yesterday at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus during the Collegetour. During this event it became very apparent that Ben Feringa is a man with a passion for science, who loves his students but still has his feet firmly planted on the ground.

  • 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.

  • Systems Biology - Graduates

    First students graduated at UM in Systems Biology

    21-07-2017

    Last week, the first graduation ceremony ever for the master’s programme Systems Biology took place. After two years of hard work, the first batch of students received their well-deserved master diplomas.

  • Biobased Materials - Graduates

    First graduates of UM's Biobased Materials MSc

    21-07-2017

    After two years of hard work, the first graduates received their well-deserved diplomas for the master’s programme Biobased Materials.

  • 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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