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  • 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'.

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    The risks of convenience

    18-01-2018

    The EU-wide General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will oblige companies to have a data protection officer, to inform authorities and affected individuals of security breaches, and to invest in data encryption and intrusion prevention and detection systems. This should improve the security of sensitive personal data – but it is important to remember that there’s no such thing as a perfectly secure system, according to Apostolis Zarras, cybersecurity expert.

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    Computer game researches compositions and harmony in the arts

    08-01-2018

    Maastricht researchers are bridging the gap between art, data and computer science

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    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’.

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    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

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    Rico Möckel wins IMPACT COURSE competition

    06-10-2017

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

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    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.

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    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.

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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.

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    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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