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FARI
07
Oct

King Philippe visits FARI

On Monday October 3 2022, His Majesty King Philippe visited FARI during the 5th year anniversary celebration of the BeCentral Digital Campus. Professors Ann Nowé and Tom Lenaerts of the AI Lab and Professor Bram Vanderborght of BruBotics presented projects on Health and Well-being, Climate and Energy, Future of work, and Fairness. They explained him...
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29
Aug

Offshore Wind Turbine project featured in Formlabs’ webinar on September 6 2022

Recently, the AI lab, VUB’s Acoustics & Vibration research group (AVRG), INDIWORKS and PrintPlace set up a collaboration to design and build a fully functional scale model of the Vestas V164 Offshore Wind Turbine. The main goal of this collaboration is to build a scale model of a windfarm which shows its real-time condition like speed...
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24
Mar

Paper Highlight: Distillation of RL Policies with Formal Guarantees via Variational Abstraction of Markov Decision Processes (AAAI-2022)

Last month, AI Lab PhD student Florent Delgrange presented his paper entitled “Distillation of RL Policies with Formal Guarantees via Variational Abstraction of Markov Decision Processes”, co-authored by Prof. Ann Nowé and Prof. Guillermo Perez (University of Antwerp – Flanders Make), at the AAAI-22 conference.  Paper summary: While (deep) reinforcement learning (RL) has been applied to...
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08
Mar

Join the webinar ‘The Digital Process – Focus on Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things’ on March 10

icity.brussels launches a series of free webinars, the ‘icity Lab Talks’, dedicated to the ULB and VUB research units active in the digital domains, to highlight the value they can bring to you through their knowledge, services, technology and skills. Subscribe here. Schedule 09:20 Conference Introduction 09:30 Artificial Intelligence: From the lab to the real...
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31
Jan

VUB AI Lab launches its Bachelor in AI

Next academic year (2022-2023), the VUB AI Lab will welcome the first students in the brand new Bachelor in AI. Last week the programme received a positive recommendation after the so called “Toets nieuwe opleiding”, a thorough external approval procedure. The Flemish government – who invested a lot in AI during the last couple of...
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02
Dec

We are hiring: PhD position in reinforcement learning

We are hiring! PhD position to use machine learning for real-time decision making There is currently an open PhD position in machine learning applied to real-time decision making, under the supervision of prof. Pieter Libin.We are looking for a PhD candidate to conduct research in the context of decision-making using a combination of reinforcement learning...
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02
Dec

AI Lab wins two awards at BNAIC 2021

AI Lab was well represented at BNAIC 2021, the reference AI and ML conference for Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg which was held from 10 to 12 November 2021. The best demo award was won by Isel Grau, and the team of the Innoviris project Driving collective data governance through smart engagement platforms which was...
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01
Dec

Research highlight by Prof. Pieter Libin: Weekly tests can keep children in school

Joint research by VUB AI Lab professor Pieter Libin and his colleagues from UHasselt, UAntwerpen, KU Leuven, ULiège and other international universities shows that alternative testing strategies in schools can squash the spread of coronavirus, while keeping as many children as possible in school. ‘Als we de leerlingen twee keer testen per week, kan je...
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30
Nov

We are hiring: PhD and postdoc position in machine learning for computational biology

We are hiring! PhD and postdoc position to use machine learning to investigate Brugada syndrome There are currently two open positions in machine learning applied to computational biology, under the supervision of prof. Pieter Libin and prof. Bart Bogaerts.We search a PhD candidate or postdoctoral researcher to conduct machine learning research in the context of computational...
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