How biased information on the internet can influence research
The internet is a good place to rapidly collect large amounts of data. But if you don’t watch out you’ll collect very biased, one-sided data. These we...
Arie-Willem de Leeuw in Mare on using big data to run marathons
Arie-Willem de Leeuw, Postdoc at LIACS, analysed the running data of the Boston Marathon. In Mare he explains how to optimise your long distance runs.
Algorithm Data Science student designs best ship in less time
Partly thanks to Roy de Winter, ship design and engineering company C-Job Naval Architects now develops optimal ships in a short time. The master's st...
Explore the universe in VR
Navigating through the universe with VR glasses? It is possible, with the help of the new computer application built by Marc Driessen, a Computer Scie...
Wessel Kraaij jointly wins the Mark Everingham prize for TRECVid
The 2018 IEEE Computer Society PAMI Mark Everingham Prize has been awarded jointly to Wessel Kraaij, Alan Smeaton, Paul Over and George Awad for the “...
Lecture Rens Meerhoff in series Kracht van Sportdata
In the series 'Kracht van Sportdata' (Power of Sport data) Rens Meerhoff, postdoc at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS), held a...
Young Talent Meeting 2017 about Big Data at LCDS
French and Dutch MA/PhD students discuss the applications and challenges of big data in their specific fields of expertise