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Johannes Wassenaar graduates on automatic video hyperlinking

by Johannes Wassenaar Linking segments of video using text-based methods and a flexible form of segmentation In order to let user’s explore, and use large archives, video hyperlinking tries to aid the user in linking segments of video to other segments of videos, similar to the way hyperlinks on the web are used – instead of using a regular [...]
Monday, April 16th, 2018. Posted in Multimedia Search

Elnaz Pazhouhi graduates on Product Name Recognition

Automatic Product Name Recognition from Short Product Descriptions by Elnaz Pazhouhi This thesis studies the problem of product name recognition from short product descriptions. This is an important problem especially with the increasing use of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software at the core of modern business management systems, where the information of business transactions is stored in unstructured [...]
Tuesday, March 27th, 2018. Posted in Machine Learning

Christel Geurts graduates on Cross-Domain Authorship Attribution

Cross-Domain Authorship Attribution as a Tool for Digital Investigations by Christel Geurts On the darkweb sites promoting illegal content are abundant and new sites are constantly created. At the same time Law Enforcement is working hard to take these sites down and track down the persons involved. Often, after taking down a site, users change their name [...]
Friday, January 12th, 2018. Posted in Social Data, Data Science

Alexandru Serban graduates on Personalized Ranking in Academic Search

Context Based Personalized Ranking in Academic Search by Alexandru Serban A criticism of search engines is that queries return the same results for users who send exactly the same query, with distinct information needs. Personalized search is considered a solution as search results are re-evaluated based on user preferences or activity. Instead of relying on the unrealistic assumption [...]
Friday, August 18th, 2017. Posted in Scientific Literature Search

Bas Niesink graduates on biomedical information retrieval

Improving biomedical information retrieval with pseudo and explicit relevance feedback by Bas Niesink The HERO project aims to increase the quality of supervised exercise during cancer treatment by making use of a clinical decision support system. In this research, concept-based information retrieval techniques to find relevant medical publications for such a system were developed and tested. These techniques were designed to search [...]
Friday, August 18th, 2017. Posted in Scientific Literature Search

Slavica Zivanovic graduates on capturing and mapping QOL using Twitter data

by Slavica Zivanovic There is an ongoing discussion about the applicability of social media data in scientific research. Moreover, little is known about the feasibility to use these data to capture the Quality of Life (QoL). This study explores the use of social media in QoL research by capturing and analysing people’s perceptions about their QoL using Twitter messages. [...]
Monday, February 27th, 2017. Posted in Social Data

Wim van der Zijden graduates on Multi-Tenant Customizable Databases

by Wim van der Zijden A good practice in business is to focus on key activities. For some companies this may be branding, while other businesses may focus on areas such as consultancy, production or distribution. Focusing on key activities means to outsource as much other activities as possible. These other activities merely distract from the main goals of [...]
Thursday, February 16th, 2017. Posted in Data Science

Fieke Hillerström graduates on Deep Verification Learning

by Fieke Hillerström Deep learning for biometrics has increasingly gained attention over the last years. Due to the expansion of computational power and the increasing sizes of the available datasets, the performance has surpassed that of humans on certain verification tasks. However, large datasets are not available for every application. Therefore we introduce Deep Verification Learning, to reduce network complexity [...]
Tuesday, December 13th, 2016. Posted in Machine Learning

Rutger Varkevisser graduates on Large Scale Online Readability Assessment

by Rutger Varkevisser The internet is an incredible resource for information and learning. By using search engines like Google, information is usually just a click away. Unless you are a child, in which case most of the information on the web is either (way) too difficult to read and/or understand, or impossible to find. This research aims to successfully [...]
Wednesday, November 30th, 2016. Posted in IR for children

Jeroen Vonk graduates on Bisimulation reduction with MapReduce

by Jeroen Vonk Within the field of Computer Science a lot of previous and current research is done on model checking. Model checking allows researchers to simulate a process or system, and exhaustively test for wanted or non-wanted properties. Logically, the result of these test are as dependable as your model represents the actual system. The best model then, would [...]
Monday, August 29th, 2016. Posted in Course Big Data