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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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  • 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?

  • TEDx talk Lokke Moerel: How to remain human in a world governed by data 20 Nov 2017Opinion TEDx talk Lokke Moerel: How to remain human in a world governed by data
    When Artificial Intelligence knows us better than we know ourselves, the very premise that we can make valid choices is undermined. In this TEDxAmsterdamWomen talk, Prof. Lokke Moerel discusses why AI is only as good as the data fed to the algorithms, and why we need a paradigm shift in thinking about how to remain human in a world governed by data.

  • 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?


  • 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
Brighton, H.J.
Name dr. H.J. (Henry) Brighton
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Communication and Information Sciences
Position Assistant Professor
Room D 342
Phone +31 13 466 4718
E-mail h.j.brighton@tilburguniversity.edu
Cuijpers, C.M.K.C.
Name mr.dr. C.M.K.C. Cuijpers
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
Position Associate Professor
Room M 714
Phone +31 13 466 8143
E-mail c.m.k.c.cuijpers@tilburguniversity.edu

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