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  • 08 Nov 2018Press release

    Traditional accountant must move with the times, or it is the end of the road
    PRESS RELEASE 8-11-2018 – In 2020 we will have 40 zettabytes of stored data at our disposal, and it is predicted that after the launch of the ‘Internet of things’ in 2020 over 30 billion devices will be connected wirelessly and continuously exchanging data. In addition, the quantum computer and the latest developments in artificial intelligence point to data processing making great strides. The obvious outcome is a paradigm shift from exchanging documents to exchanging data and this will inevitably have a major impact on accounting information systems and, specifically, accountancy as a profession. This in a nutshell is the theme of the farewell address Professor Verkruijsse will deliver at Tilburg University on November 9. Read more

  • 27 Feb 2018News

    Grant ANITA project awarded to Willem-Jan van den Heuvel on criminal activity on alternative internet locations
    Willem-Jan van den Heuvel (TiSEM/JADS) has received a € 365,400 grant from the European Commission for participation in the ANITA project: Advanced Tools for fighting oNline Illegal TrAfficking. Read more

  • 26 Feb 2018News

    Can blockchain contribute to combating electoral fraud?
    Gijs van de Water’s Master’s Thesis

    Gijs van de Water, 24, recently got his Master’s degree in Information Management. The Information Management program prepares students for a career at the interface of information technology, business and management. Before Gijs started on the Master’s program in Information Management, he studied computer science at a university of applied sciences. Read more

  • 09 Jan 2018News

    Smart Calling thanks to Data
    You’re in the middle of dinner, hard at work, just taking your kids to bed, or working up a sweat in the gym, and then your phone rings. It’s somebody calling you about your health insurance, an internet provider or energy supplier trying to get you to switch over to them. You’re thinking ‘Not now!’, and you try to end the conversation as quickly as possible. Recognize it? Tilburg University alumnus Olcay Yucekaya has come up with a solution. Read more

  • 05 Oct 2015Press release

    Presentation of Mixed Reality Lab
    Press release, October 5, 2015--On October 2, the DAF Technology Lab was officially presented by the Tilburg University Executive Board in the presence of DAF Trucks president Harrie Schippers. The lab offers special opportunities for immersive education, innovative research, and corporate partnerships. Read more

  • 04 Sep 2015Press release

    Partners from Brabant sign cooperation agreement concerning big data
    On 4 September 2015 in Berkel-Enschot, Tilburg University, the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Municipality of ’s-Hertogenbosch and the Provincial Government of Noord-Brabant signed a cooperation agreement in the field of big data. The intentions outlined included the founding of a new university study programme for master’s and post-master’s-level data scientists. Read more

  • 04 Sep 2015Press release

    Data Challenge: tracking ship movements and detecting illness in children
    September 4th, 2015 - Tilburg University data science researchers help non-profit organizations to address Big Data challenges. At a symposium on September 11th, they will present cases of Greenpeace and Jeroen Bosch Hospital to illustrate both solutions and challenges offered by Big Data. Read more

  • 30 Jun 2015Press release

    Research center TiCC receives third grant for robo-journalism research in six months
    Researchers Martijn Goudbeek and Emiel Krahmer from the Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication (TiCC) were awarded an NWO Open Competition grant for their project on the influence of emotion on language production.

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