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Big Data

Big Data

Our society is profiting ever more from the opportunities that large data sets provide to develop new products and services. But how do we treat those data? What about privacy and intellectual property issues? What’s the economic value? Tilburg University addresses these and other questions concerning Big Data in society.



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  • Research grant for project on data-driven innovation in infrastructure 04 Oct 2017News Research grant for project on data-driven innovation in infrastructure
    What factors impede the implementation of data-driven innovation in infrastructure sectors and how can these impediments can be overcome? NWO has awarded a research grant of 500,000 euros to Prof. Saskia Lavrijssen (Tilburg Law School, TILEC) and Prof. Martijn Groenleer (Tilburg Law School, Tilburg School of Governance) for a project to investigate this as part of the Next Generation Infrastructures program.

  • € 250,000 for research into Data Science solutions for retirement 29 Sep 2017News € 250,000 for research into Data Science solutions for retirement
    The board of scientific institute and knowledge network Netspar has awarded € 250,000 for a three-year research project from Tilburg University researchers Peter de Goeij and Eric Postma. The project is called Data Science Solutions to Enhance Pension Communication. The project is expected to start in January 2018.

  • How streaming benefits consumers: quantity, variety and discovery 11 Apr 2017Press release How streaming benefits consumers: quantity, variety and discovery
    PRESS RELEASE 11/04/2017 - Streaming services like Spotify, where consumers get access to large music libraries on subscriptions, have gained popularity in a relatively short period of time. They have done so at the expense of services like iTunes, where consumers become the owners of music they have bought. What are the consequences for consumers? How does listening change when consumers subscribe to a streaming service?

  • Jens Prüfer and Christoph Schottmüller on competing with big data 05 Apr 2017News Jens Prüfer and Christoph Schottmüller on competing with big data
    Recent technological developments have led to large increases in both the availability of data and firms' ability to analyze them. Big data holds the promise that it may allow firms to learn about user preferences and thus design products that more closely match a consumer's personal needs.

  • Opening JADS: The Aftermovie 23 Feb 2017Video Opening JADS: The Aftermovie
    On December 1st, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands performed the festive official opening of the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS), located in the former Mariënburg convent in ’s-Hertogenbosch.


  • Institute for data collection and research
    Theme: Research questions, data collection, and data analysis
  • Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication
    Theme: Artificial intelligence, cognitive modelling, human-computer interaction, serious gaming
  • Tilburg Institute Optimization
    Theme: Optimization
  • Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society
    Theme: Technology Regulation

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Leenes, R.E.
Name prof. dr. R.E. Leenes
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
Position Hoogleraar
Room M 708
Phone +31 13 466 3655
E-mail r.e.leenes@tilburguniversity.edu
Purtova, N.N.
Name dr. N.N. Purtova LLM MSc
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
Position Associate Professor
Room M 732
Phone +31 13 466 8196
E-mail n.n.purtova@tilburguniversity.edu
Postma, E.O.
Name prof. dr. E.O. (Eric) Postma
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Communication and Information Sciences
Position Full Professor
Room D 343
Phone +31 13 466 2655
E-mail e.o.postma@tilburguniversity.edu
Dalla Corte, L.
Name L. (Lorenzo) Dalla Corte LLM
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
Position PhD-student
Room M 704
Phone +31 13 466 3385
E-mail l.dallacorte@tilburguniversity.edu

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