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  • 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.

  • ehealth

    E-health application for chronic bowel disease a success

    15-07-2017

    The e-health application MyIBDcoach has resulted in a 50% reduction in the number of hospital admissions, fewer out-patient visits and better medication compliance in patients with chronic inflammatory bowel conditions such as Crohn’s disease (MUMC+ news).

  • 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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