The 2011 Paul Bernays Award is delivered by the Swiss Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science and sponsored by the Swiss Academy of Sciences. It awards a young researcher for an outstanding contribution in the area of logic and philosophy of science. Alessandro won the price with his dissertation: “A study on the expressive power of some fragments of the modal ?-calculus”. More information can be found here: http://www.sslps.unibe.ch/Bernays.htmlContinue reading
Anne Schuth joins the ILPS group as a PhD student to work within the LiMoSINe project. Anne will be supervised by Maarten de Rijke.Continue reading
Alessandro Facchini joins ILPS to work as a postdoc on the FOX project with Maarten Marx.Continue reading
ILPS-member Anne Schuth is the 2010-2011 winner of the KION Thesis Award. The award is a national prize awarded annually by the joint Artificial Intelligence degree programmes in the Netherlands (KION: Kunstmatige Intelligentie-Opleidingen in Nederland) for the best thesis in the field of artificial intelligence.
Anne’s award-winning thesis is entitled “Tuning Methods in Statistical Machine Translation”. His thesis work was supervised by Christof Monz. Anne will present his work at BNAIC 2011, on November 4. See http://allserv.kahosl.be/bnaic2011/kionContinue reading
NWO has decided to fund the SEED project: Semantic Search in E-Discovery. This is a four year project funded within the Forensic Science program. Besides the ILPS group it involves HvA, Fox-IT Forensics, FIOD and NFI. The project will fund two PhD students at ILPS.Continue reading