Data Science with Humans in the Loop HComp-NL Symposium

14-15 September 2017, VU Amsterdam

On 14-15 September 2017, the Human Computation Community in the Netherlands (HComp-NL), supported by 4TU-NIRICT,  is organising a series of events at the VU University Amsterdam, in conjunction with the inaugural lecture of prof. dr. Lora Aroyo entitled “Data Science with Humans in the Loop”. You are cordially invited to participate in all of them. Below you can find the detailed program and locations.

Inaugural lecture, prof. dr. Lora Aroyo

Location: Aula, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105

Day: Friday 15 September Time: 15:45

The inaugural lecture will be preceeded by a two-part symposium, also held at the VU University Amsterdam

Registration for the symposium can be done via this form.

Part I: Tutorial session in the field of Human Computation

This session is specifically aimed at PhD students and postdocs and will provide practical experiences on how various forms of crowdsourcing, nichesourcing, human computation and citizen science can help gather, harness and capture human knowledge at scale and thus ultimately improve machine-based systems.

Location: IntertainLab, FEW Building, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1081

Day: Thursday 14 September Time: 14:30 – 17:30

Part II: Symposium with invited talks

This session of the symposium will present a number of international researchers from academia and industry all working in different fields of human computation and user-generated content

Location: C659, FEW Building, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1081

Day: Friday 15 September Time: 11:30 – 13:30

  • 11:30 – 12:00 Elena Simperl, University of Southampton
  • 12:00 – 12:30 Alessandro Bozzon, TU Delft
  • 12:30 – 13:00 Zoltán Szlávik, IBM Benelux
  • 13:00 – 13:30 Chris Welty, Google Research