The makers from Google DeepMind challenged Lee Sedol, the World Champion Go, to a match. This match will be eagerly anticipated by Go players and machine learning researchers. Discussion event on the outcome ...
17 Feb 2016
Floating bicycle platforms and canalside closed from 16:00 on Friday, 19 February
From 16:00 on Friday, 19 February to Saturday, 20 February, access to the floating bicycle platforms will be closed due to building works. The route alongside Building L will also be closed.
4 Feb 2016
Parking facility below Building E reopened as of 8 February
From 8 February, you can once again park your bicycle in the bicycle parking facility under Building E. In order to reach it, you must take the route via Nieuwe Achtergracht. The route from Roetersstraat via Nieuwe ...
1 Feb 2016
Route along Nieuwe Achtergracht briefly closed several times this week.
From Tuesday, 2 February until Friday, 5 February, the route from the Roetersstraat along the Nieuwe Achtergracht and Building H (see photograph) will be closed for a few minutes at a time on several occasions ...
21 Jan 2016
Science Park 904 accessible on 20 and 21 February
Contrary to previous notifications, Science Park 904 will be accessible on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 February. UvA systems will also be fully functioning. This means that Blackboard, My UvA, student email, Google ...
18 Jan 2016
Games for behavioural change symposium, 28 January 2016
The Game Studies master programme of the University of Amsterdam is proud to announce its first Games for Behavioural Change Symposium.
12 Jan 2016
New courses on Deep Learning and on Probabilistic Robotics
Next academic year there will be two new courses within the Master AI: Deep Learning, taught by Efstratios Gavves and Max Welling,
and Probabilistic Robotics, taught by Arnoud Visser.
7 Jan 2016
Ready to meet the Amsterdam TECH community?
On 4 February 2016 (13:45 – 19:00) TECH020 brings together the community of designers, developers, gamers, nerds, hackers, scientists, startups and other fans of Internet and technology.
5 Jan 2016
New numbers for rooms in the basement of building G, Roeterseiland campus
Following the renovation of building G (Roeterseiland campus), the lecture rooms in the basement have been renumbered with effect from 4 January.
14 Dec 2015
Science Park 904 closed during holidays
Science Park 904 is closed between Friday 25 December 2015 until Monday 4 January 2016. The restaurant and coffee corner (Academisch Kwartier) will have different opening hours in the days before Christmas.
17 Nov 2015
Game Studies Symposium
It will be held on Friday, December 4, from 13:00 till 17:00h in Science Park 904, room C0.05.
17 Nov 2015
GAMEON'2015 conference - free for AI students
The conference focuses on Simulation and Artificial Intelligence in Games, and as such may be interesting to AI students. Students of the master AI may attend the conference sessions free of charge. The programme ...
12 Nov 2015
The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life when Robots Rule the Earth
Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled earth like?
10 Nov 2015
The Infosys InStep Programme
The Instep programme is a summer internship programme that offers 100 to 150 participants from all over the world a completely financed internship on the Infosys campus in Bangalore India. Selected students will have ...
10 Nov 2015
Green Code Lab Challenge
EPITA is invested in issues of sustainable development and environment, and wishes to educate future engineers on the questions of green technologies. This is with this objective that we participate to the Green Code ...
3 Nov 2015
Evacuation of labs Science Park 904
On Monday, 2 November a short power outage occurred around 10:00, caused by a malfunction outside Science Park 904. Because the outage interfered with the air refreshment systems, the practicum rooms and labs in the ...
20 Oct 2015
The course ‘Semantics and Pragmatics in Bayesian Interpretation’ will not be given in 2016
The course ‘Semantics and Pragmatics in Bayesian Interpretation’ is a ‘constrained choice’ course in the Master Artificial Intelligence. This course will not be taught any more, but a ‘coordinated project’ on this ...
20 Oct 2015
Testing of evacuation system on 27 and 29 October
The evacuation system at Science Park 904 is scheduled for testing on Tuesday, 27 and Thursday, 29 October. The fire alarms will be tested between 05:00 and 07:00. This will involve a certain amount of noise. Further ...
20 Oct 2015
Watson Innovation Course
The Watson Innovation course is collaboration between VU Amsterdam and IBM. You will learn about all the basics and challenges of Cognitive Computing systems. You will have the unique opportunity to work with ...
19 Oct 2015
UvA Bachelor’s Day at the Faculty of Science
On Saturday, 31 October, the UvA Bachelor’s Day will take place. Science Park 904 will be home to all activities regarding the Faculty of Science programmes.