The following people make up the User Centric Data Science group

Jacco van Ossenbruggen

Jacco leads the User-centric Data Science research group. His research interests include assessment of data quality in large, heterogeneous research datasets in the digital humanities, large scale web data integration and linking in cultural heritage and other data rich domains.

Emma Beauxis-Aussalet

I am assistant professor at UCDS researching Data Science - AI - Error and Bias - Uncertainty - Social Impacts - Ethics - System Design - Interface Design - Visualization

Victor de Boer

I am assistant professor (UD) UCDS and senior research fellow at Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. I am interested in user-centric approaches to Knowledge Representation to tackle research challenges in Cultural Heritage, Digital Humanities and ICT for Development (ICT4D).

Cristina Bucur

I am working on the LinkFlows project, a collaboration between Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, IOS Press and Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. My research interests lie in the area of semantic web and artificial intelligence.

Tobias Kuhn

I am an assistant professor at VU University Amsterdam working on the semantic web, social systems, controlled natural languages, artificial intelligence, computational linguistics, and bioinformatics.

Elena Beretta

I am a post-doc researcher interested in ethics of AI.

Margherita Martorana

I am a PhD student at the VU working in the ODISSEI project on the Portal and Distributed Learning team.

Ronald Siebes

Ronald is a Post-doc researcher at the VU Amsterdam and TU Delft on various projects. I am currently spending most of my time within the Interconnect and ODISSEI projects.

Go Sugimoto

Researcher at UCDS, interested in Semantic Web and Linked Data for Cultural Heritage.

Roderick van der Weerdt

I am a PhD candidate, working on Machine Learning for IOT knowledge graphs in the Interconnect project.

Sarah Binta Alam Shoilee

I am a PhD candidate, investigating polyvocal knowledge representation for colonial cultural heritage.

Xueli Pan

I am a PhD candidate, interested in scientific recommender systems.

Dayana Spagnuelo

Dayana is a lecturer and collaborator at the UCDS group. She currently researches socio-technical aspects of the transparency principle. Along with topics related to data protection, Dayana is also interested in Applied Cryptography and Public-Key Infrastructure.

Mirthe Dankloff

I am a PhD Candidate at the Civic AI Lab, interested in Ethical AI

Johan Oomen

Johan Oomen works at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision as manager of the department Research and Heritage. He is also a researcher at the “User Centric Data Science” research group at VU University.

Associated people and guests include

  • Jan Wielemaker
  • Niels Ockeloen
  • Roberto Reda
  • Bart van Leeuwen
  • Barry Nouwt
  • Laura Daniele
  • Antoine Isaac
  • Oana Inel