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18
Mar

Launch of FARI: the Artificial Intelligence Institute for the Common Good in Brussels

VUB, ULB and the Brussels Capital Region government announce the launch of a new Artificial Intelligence for the Common Good Institute during the Belgian AI Week of AI4Belgium. FARI Launch – Formal Announcement from VUB AI Xperience Centre on Vimeo. Today, Annemie Schaus and Caroline Pauwels, respectively rectors of ULB and VUB, were proud to...
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09
Feb

Artificial Intelligence Lab on KanaalZ

KanaalZ made a short documentary about the AI Lab. It is part of the Z-into AI series. Watch the video on their website.
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17
Dec

Two PhD positions in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

We are hiring! There are currently two open positions for PhD students in knowledge representation and reasoning, under the supervision of Prof. Bart Bogaerts. The start date is flexible, but preferably at the latest October 1st 2021. In the first vacancy, we search a researcher in the domain of combinatorial search and optimization methods. More ...
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16
Dec

AI Lab PhD students win 3rd prize in Smart Shipping Hackathon

On Nov 29th, AI Lab PhD students Florent Delgrange, Raphael Avaros, Mathieu Reymond and Eugenio Bargiacchi won the third prize at the Smart Shipping Hackathon organized by De Vlaamse Waterweg, Antwerp Management School and EY. They proposed an AI-based solution to solve the challenge of corridor management in waterways. This challenge involves multiple actors or...
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09
Dec

VUB AI Webinar Series: Game theory and why it is important in AI

In the framework of the Flanders AI Research Program, VUB organizes a webinar series on AI. The second webinar will focus on game theory, one of the core expertises of the VUB AI Lab. It aims to engage with Flemish companies to stimulate the adoption of AI in Flanders. When? Wednesday December 16h, 15h30-16h30Where? If...
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07
Dec

PhD student Axel Abels wins best paper award at ICCCI2020

With great pride we can announce that Axel Abel (Joint PhD student VUB-ULB) has won the best regular paper award at ICCCI2020, the International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence, for the paper “How Expert Confidence Can Improve Collective Decision-Making in Contextual Multi-Armed Bandit Problems”. Abstract: In collective decision-making (CDM) a group of experts with a...
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02
Dec

EU Innovation Program Sri Lanka

In the context of the SLISE project, we are working with the EU to support innovation in Sri-Lanka and the Maldives, by giving training and performing joint R&D.   More info on Colombo Page.
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16
Nov

VUB AI Webinar Series: Reinforcement Learning

Reinforcement Learning: from the lab to the real world UPDATE: The webinar has ended. Follow the links to download the slides or watch the recording. In the framework of the Flanders AI Research Program, VUB organizes a webinar series on AI. The first webinar (a tutorial-style presentation organized digitally through Zoom) will focus on reinforcement...
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13
Nov

Following COVID-19 measures: a social dilemma?

Article by PhD Researcher Eladio Montero. Revised by Tom Lenaerts, Jelena Grujic. A recent investigation by the University of Ghent in Belgium revealed that today, only 33% of Flemish people are willing to comply with the COVID-19 health measures, compared with 81% in March. This lack of motivation is a big issue, suppose that everyone...
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