Solving societal problems through data science and artificial intelligence.
Utrecht Data School as ethical guide for the digital government
The Data School presented the Fundamental Righs & Algorithms Impact Assessment (FRAIA) they developed at the European Parliament.
Computer simulations visualize how stem cell protein opens wrapped DNA
Vlad Cojocaru (UU) was one of the leaders of an international team of researchers that was able - by combining experiments and computer simulations - to visualize in unprecedented detail a key protein for converting adult stem cells into cells that resemble embryonic stem cells.
Quantum algorithms help computers understand language
PhD candidate Adriana Duarte Correia showed that the application of quantum algorithms might allow computers to understand language better and faster.
Benefits of discriminatory algorithms unproven, drawbacks are clear
For his PhD research, Gerwin van Schie (UU) delved into the data systems of Dutch government bodies to look at the algorithms used there.
The Age of Revolution through the lens of historical newspapers
Through the case study 'Revolutions in Europe', the University Library shows how to search various text corpora step by step with the text and data mining application I-Analyzer.
"I now work with machine learning models and the data experts work with monkey sounds"
Ecologist Joeri Zwerts discusses how he uses machine learning to take his research to a higher level.
Based on a multidisciplinary approach, Utrecht University uses data science and AI in a responsible manner to solve societal problems.
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at Utrecht University
This website provides an overview of the research, education, news, backgrounds, events and collaborations in the field of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at Utrecht University. This website is an initiative of the Taskforce Data Science & AI.