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Andres Marenco graduates on federated search

Federated Aggregated Search by Andrés Marenco Zúñiga The traditional search engine paradigm has changed from retrieving simple text documents, to selecting a broader combination of diverse document types (i.e. images, videos, maps…) that could satisfy the user’s information need. Each type of document, stored in specialized databases known as ‘verticals’, and found in either local or federated locations, is [...]
Friday, December 12th, 2014. Posted in Distributed Search

Niek Tax graduates on scaling learning to rank to big data

Scaling Learning to Rank to Big Data: Using MapReduce to Parallelise Learning to Rank by Niek Tax Learning to rank is an increasingly important task within the scientific fields of machine learning and information retrieval, that comprises the use of machine learning for the ranking task. New learning to rank methods are generally evaluated in terms of ranking accuracy [...]
Tuesday, November 25th, 2014. Posted in Photos, Course Big Data, Machine Learning

Roeland Kegel graduates on developing a personal information security assistant

Development and Validation of a Personal Information Security Assistant Architecture by Roeland Kegel This thesis presents and validates the first iteration of the design process of a Personal Information Security Assistant (PISA). The PISA aims to protect the information and devices of an end-user, offering advice and education in order to improve the security and awareness of its users. [...]
Thursday, August 21st, 2014. Posted in Uncategorized

Tesfay Aregay graduates on Ranking Factors for Web Search

Ranking Factors for Web Search : Case Study In The Netherlands by Tesfay Aregay It is essential for search engines to constantly adjust ranking function to satisfy their users, at the same time SEO companies and SEO specialists are observed trying to keep track of the factors prioritized by these ranking functions. In this thesis, the problem of identifying highly [...]
Thursday, July 31st, 2014. Posted in Photos, Deep Web, Machine Learning

Yoran Heling graduates on peer selection in Direct Connect

by Yoran Heling In a distributed Peer-to-peer (P2P) system such as Direct Connect, files are often distributed over multiple source peers. It is up to the downloading peer to decide from how many and from which source peers to download the particular file of interest. Biased Random Period Switching (BRPS) is an algorithm, implemented at the downloading [...]
Thursday, June 19th, 2014. Posted in Distributed Search

Marije de Heus graduates on Recommender Systems for High School Courses

Design and Evaluation of a Recommender System for High School Courses in The Netherlands by Marije de Heus This thesis presents a newly developed recommender system for recommending high school courses in The Netherlands. The recommender system recommends a complete set of courses to a student, based on the choices of similar students that have already completed [...]
Wednesday, December 18th, 2013. Posted in IR for children

Mattijs Ugen graduates on scalable performance for digital forensics

Scalable performance for a forensic database application by Mattijs Ugen As digital forensic investigations deal with more and more data, the Netherlands Forensic Institute, NFI, foresees scalability issues with the current solution in the near future. Following the global trend towards distributed solutions for ‘Big data’ problems, the NFI wants to find a suitable architecture to replace the [...]
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013. Posted in Course Big Data

Jop Hofste graduates on identity ranking in digital evidence data

Scalable identity extraction and ranking in Tracks Inspector by Jop Hofste The digital forensic world deals with a growing amount of data which should be processed. In general, investigators do not have the time to manually analyze all the digital evidence to get a good picture of the suspect. Most of the time investigations contain multiple evidence units per [...]
Thursday, November 1st, 2012. Posted in Uncategorized

Mark Kazemier graduates on social networks for primary education teachers

Integrating a social network into an administration system for primary education by Mark Kazemier Research of the Dutch educational inspectorate shows that there are still many problems within Dutch primary education (Inspectie van het onderwijs, 2010). Topicus creates a pupil administration system ParnasSys that tries to solve these problems for the primary education. Two of these problems are not solved [...]
Friday, October 26th, 2012. Posted in Uncategorized

Joost Wolfswinkel graduates on enriching ontologies

Semi-Automatically Enriching Ontologies: A Case Study in the e-Recruiting Domain by Joost Wolfswinkel The thesis is inspired by a practical problem that was identified by Epiqo. Epiqo is an Austrian company that wants to expand to other countries within Europe and to other domains within Austria with their e-Recruiter system. For the e-Recruiter system to work, it needs domain specific ontologies. [...]
Friday, August 31st, 2012. Posted in Paper abstracts