Author Sieuwert van Otterloo
Dr. Sieuwert van Otterloo is a court-certified IT expert with interests in agile, security, software research and IT-contracts.
AI, Machine Learning and neural networks explained
This summer, we were invited by the Utrecht University of Applied Sciences to explain artificial intelligence, machine learning and neural networks.In a one hour webinar, we used python to train an actual neural network, showed the audience what can go wrong and how to fix it, with time left for discussing the ethical implications of…Sieuwert van Otterloo
FAIR data: what is it and why is it important
FAIR data is a set of principles to make sure that any data that has been collected is stored properly. FAIR data was introduced for scientific data, but the principles are also useful for government data or company data. Any valuable data that is used by multiple organisations should be made FAIR.Sieuwert van Otterloo
History of Artificial Intelligence: The Turing test
Now that most events and meetings are cancelled due to the Covid19 quarantine measures, I thought it would be interesting to share some reading material. My first recommended pick is the article that started the field of Artificial Intelligence: Alan Turing’s paper ‘Computing Machinery and Intelligence’, published in Mind in 1950.Sieuwert van Otterloo
What is Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and what are the benefits?
Many software development companies that are transitioning to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or considering to do so. In this post we explain what SaaS is and what the potential benefits are. In later posts we will dive further into the technical changes needed to make SaaS work.Sieuwert van Otterloo
2020 information science research agenda
At ICT Institute we aim to combine academic research and practical applications. One way we do this, is by selecting topics for information research. Below is the list of topics that we identified as relevant in 2020. For each topic, one or more students from the Amsterdam Vrije Universiteit will write a thesis. A total…Sieuwert van Otterloo