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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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  • New website research program Digital Society 16 May 2018News New website research program Digital Society
    This week the new website about the research program Digital Society has been launched. In the research programme thirty professors of the fourteen Dutch universities join forces and are working together to secure the Netherlands leading international position in the field of human-centred information technology and to find solutions to global challenges.

  • Grant ANITA project awarded to Willem-Jan van den Heuvel on criminal activity on alternative internet locations 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.

  • Can blockchain contribute to combating electoral fraud? 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.

  • Smart Calling thanks to Data 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.

  • Secret surveillance methods in the Digital Age: How to ensure human rights protection 12 Dec 2017Press release Secret surveillance methods in the Digital Age: How to ensure human rights protection
    PRESS RELEASE 12 December 2017 - Secret surveillance powers of authorities are reaching unprecedented levels in the Digital Age, raising challenges for the protection of human rights such as the right to privacy. In her inaugural address at Tilburg University on Friday, December 15th 2017. Prof. Eleni Kosta analyzes the right to privacy and its justified limitations as stipulated in the European Convention on Human Rights in relation to secret surveillance. What is the capacity of the existing framework to mitigate the challenges?


  • Institute for data collection and research
    Theme: Research questions, data collection, and data analysis
  • Data Science Center Tilburg
    Theme: Bringing together Tilburg University’s scientific big data expertise
  • Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication
    Theme: Artificial intelligence, cognitive modelling, human-computer interaction, serious gaming
  • Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society
    Theme: Technology Regulation

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Zaanen, M.M. van
Name dr. M.M. (Menno) van Zaanen
Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Departement Cognitieve Wetenschappen en Kunstmatige Intelligentie
Position Assistant Professor
Room D 339
Phone +31 13 466 3578
E-mail m.m.vanzaanen@tilburguniversity.edu
Kamara, I.
Name I. Kamara LLM
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
Position PhD Researcher
Room M 737
Phone +31 13 466 3150
E-mail i.kamara@tilburguniversity.edu
Weigand, H.
Name dr. H. Weigand
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Management
Position Associate Professor
Room P 1.110
Phone +31 13 466 2806
E-mail h.weigand@tilburguniversity.edu
Postma, E.O.
Name prof. dr. E.O. (Eric) Postma
Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Departement Cognitieve Wetenschappen en Kunstmatige Intelligentie
Position Full Professor
Room D 343
Phone +31 13 466 2655
E-mail e.o.postma@tilburguniversity.edu

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