May 16, 2022 CITRIS: Causal Identifiability from Temporal Intervened Sequences was accepted at ICML 2022! The paper is co-authored by Sara and a team from around the UvA and Qualcomm.
May 11, 2022 Paul gave an invited talk at the 2022 VOGIN-IP-lezing on data reuse.
May 9, 2022 We are happy to be participating at ICDE’22. Paul is giving a keynote at the Databases and ML workshop. Also at the workshop is a paper on GitSchemas led by Till Döhmen and co-authored with Madelon and Sebastian. Sebastian is also on a panel for the PhD Symposium.
Apr 30, 2022 New paper out in ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methdology on the Knowledge Graph development process. Co-authored by Paul.
Apr 20, 2022 New special issue out of the IEEE Data Engineeering Bulletin on GDPR-Compliant Data Systems edited by Sebastian.
Apr 14, 2022 We are hiring! A PhD position in Causality-Inspired ML/RL. Applications due June 15.
Apr 12, 2022 Our project on assisting public values and standards with knowledge graphs is hosting its kick-off event at our collaborators NEN.
Apr 7, 2022 We were happy to be at ICT.OPEN 2022 presenting our work in the Discovery Lab.
Apr 2, 2022 This semester Sara is visiting the Simons Institute as a long term particpant in their program on causality.
Mar 30, 2022 We are happy to be a co-organizer of the First International Workshop on Knowledge Science with TU/e and
Mar 9, 2022 Madelon was a contributor to SemTab 2021 with GitTables. The paper documenting the results has now been published.
Mar 4, 2022 We are hiring! PhD Position in Responsible NLP and Data Management for Mental Health
Mar 1, 2022 Sara gave a talk at the The University of Edinburgh Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation seminar series.
Feb 28, 2022 We are hiring! Postdoc in Causal Knowlege Extraction & Fusion
Feb 22, 2022 Sebastian is talking at Algorithm Watch’s Sustainable AI event.
Feb 8, 2022 We’re pleased to welcome Anca Serbanescu who is visiting us from Politecnico di Milano. She’s working on human-ai collaboration.
Feb 5, 2022 Congratulations to Sara and Fan on their new paper in ICLR 2022 with colleagues from CMU & Cambridge: “AdaRL: What, Where, and How to Adapt in Transfer Reinforcement Learning.” This is a spotlight paper!
Jan 31, 2022 Massive paper on mlinspect out in the VLDB Journal led by Stefan with colleagues from NYU: Data distribution debugging in machine learning pipelines
Jan 31, 2022 New paper out in the Journal of Biomedical Semantics with colleagues from Rostok on capturing research data provenance from electron lab notebooks.
Jan 11, 2022 We are hiring! Check out our opening for an Assistant Prof. in Data Management Methodologies. Due date: Feb 13.
Jan 10, 2022 New paper out in the Data Science Journal: “Packaging research artefacts with RO-Crate” led by Stian with a large number of collaborators
Nov 30, 2021 Sara is giving a keynote on causality-inspried ML at The First International AXxIA Workshop on Causality (Causal-Italy 2021)
Nov 18, 2021 The paper “The non-linear impact of data handling on network diffusion models” led by James has been published in Cell Patterns. Collaboration with our friends in the IvI’s Computational Science Lab.
Nov 18, 2021 Sebastian gave a keynote at the Data Centric AI workshop hosted by Stanford HAI and ETH AI Center.
Nov 15, 2021 Sara gave a keynote at the 2021 Causal Science meeting. The other keynote was recent Nobel prize winner Guido Imbens.
Nov 3, 2021 Check out Sebastian on the Techlab podcast taking about the AIRlab and recommendations.
Nov 1, 2021 Were pleased to welcome Alexander Reisach to the group. He’ll be working with Sara and Paul on causality inspired machine learning.
Oct 27, 2021 Madelon was an orgazier for SemTab 2021 which featured GitTables as one of the datasets.
Oct 25, 2021 We presented two papers at Deep Learning for Knowledge Graphs at ISWC 2021: Quality Assessment of Knowledge Graph Hierarchies using KG-BERT led by Kinga Szarkowska in a colloboration with Elsevier & GraphPOPE: Retaining Structural Graph Information Using Position-aware Node Embeddings led by Jeroen Den Boef in a colloboration with Socialdatabase.
Oct 22, 2021 Sebastian together with Iacer Calixto was awarded funding for aninterdisciplinary PhD position at the intersection of mental health research, responsible data management and NLP as part of the UvA Data Science Centre.
Oct 21, 2021 Two abstracts were accepted for short presentations at CIDR’22. Screening Native Machine Learning Pipelines with ArgusEyes) led by Sebastian joint with ETH Zürich. & Making Table Understanding Work in Practice led by Madelon with Sigma Computing and University of Texas.
Oct 20, 2021 Congrats to Effy who had her paper The Challenges of Cross-Document Coreference Resolution for Email accepted at K-Cap 2021.
Oct 18, 2021 Manolis Stamatogiannakis who was co-supervised by Paul and Herbert Bos from the VU security group received his PhD for his thesis High-Fidelity Provenance: Exploring the Intersection of Provenance and Security.
Sep 14, 2021 We’re pleased to welcome Valentina Carriero who is visiting us this fall from the University of Bologna.
Sep 13, 2021 Paul was co-organizer of the workshop Combination of Symbolic and Sub-Symbolic Methods and Their Applications co-located at ECML/PKDD2022.
Sep 10, 2021 Daniel gave a talk at Transformers at Work hosted by our friends over at ZetaAlpha.
Aug 17, 2021 Sebastian was on a round table at VLDB 2021 on systems for ML.
Aug 14, 2021 Corey & team won the best task paper award at SemEval 2021 for MeasEval! Congrats! Excellent collaboration between Elsevier Labs and INDE Lab.
Jul 23, 2021 Sebastian had two papers at the ICML workshop on Challenges in Deploying and Monitoring ML Systems. One in collaboration with CWI.
Jun 21, 2021 Congrats to Sebastian and the AIR Lab team who built a new recommendation system that is in production on!
Jun 17, 2021 We were at SIGMOD 2021 with a demo of mlinspect, a keynote at the DEEM workshop, and a paper on machine unlearning.
Jun 16, 2021 Check out our new dataset GitTables - a large scale corpus of relational tables extracted from Github. Cooperation with Sigma Computing.
Jun 15, 2021 Paul spoke at ConTech Forum on Data Communities and making data reusable.
Jun 9, 2021 Check out Sebastian’s ICAI interview on tackling data management questions and ML.
Jun 7, 2021 Paul gave an invited talk at the ESWC 2021 PhD Symposium.
Jun 1, 2021 We’re hiring for an assistant professor in data managment methdologies. Application date July 31.
May 27, 2021 Congrats to Sara and co-authors with their paper on verifiably safe RL which won the best paper award at the ACM Conf on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC 2021).
May 9, 2021 Consider submitting to the Special Issue on Causal Discovery and Causality-Inspired Machine Learning for IEEE TNNLS co-edited by Sara. Due date Oct 22.
May 4, 2021 Sara gave a talk at the Online Causal Inference Seminar on causality and domain adaption. Video.
Apr 30, 2021 Daniel gave a talk at Search Engines Amsterdam.
Apr 15, 2021 Fan Feng joined as a guest from the City University of Hong Kong.
Mar 31, 2021 Congrats to Daniel and co-authors for winning one of the 8 outstanding paper awards at ICLR for their paper Complex Query Answering with Neural Link Predictors. 🎉
Mar 25, 2021 Sebastian edited the March special issue of the IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin on Data Validation for Machine Learning Models and Applications.
Mar 24, 2021 INDElab at EDBT 2021. Sebastian and colleagues presented their work on automated data quality validation and the study of data errors. Paul served as vice-chair for the databases in data science track.
Mar 23, 2021 Sara gave a talk on Causality Inspried ML at CNR IAC seminar series on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics. Note the talk is in Italian.
Mar 2, 2021 Congratulations Dr. Kathleen Gregory! She graduated with her PhD cum laude from Maastricht University on data discovery practices in research. Paul was one of Kathleen’s promotors.
Feb 23, 2021 Sebastian together with Barrie Kersbergen have had their paper about learnings from a real world recommender system at one of Europe’s largest e-commerce platforms accepted at ICDE 2021.
Feb 22, 2021 Sebastian, Stefan together with Shubha Guha and Julia Stoyanovich (NYU) have a demo of mlinspect accepted at SIGMOD 2021. Congrats!
Feb 18, 2021 Daniel gave a talk at the Lunch at ICAI: Discovery & Perception meetup on his recent work on inductive entity representations.
Feb 10, 2021 Paul chaired the Big Data / Data Sharing track at ICT Open 2021.
Feb 3, 2021 Sebastian has two papers at EDBT 2021 on data quality validation for dynamic data and tools to study the impact of data errors on machine learning.
Feb 1, 2021 We’re pleased to welcome Stefan Grafberger to the lab as a new PhD student. He’ll be working on data mangement for ML in the context of ICAI AI for Retail (AIR) Lab.
Jan 28, 2021 Come work with us! We have an opening for a PhD student in causality-inspried machine learning. Closing date April 15.
Jan 22, 2021 Paul gave a talk at NEC Labs on Knowledge Graph Maintenace.
Jan 18, 2021 Our paper led by Daniel on Inductive Entity Representations from Text via Link Predication was accepted in 2021 Web Conference. The tweet length summary.
Jan 15, 2021 Sebastian was at CIDR 2021 presenting his co-authored paper Lightweight Inspection of Data Preprocessing in Native Machine Learning Pipelines. Collaboration with NYU and TU Munich. Video here.
Jan 13, 2021 Congratulations to Daniel whose co-authored work on Complex Query Answering with Neural Link Predictors was accepted to ICLR as an oral presentation. Joint work with VU and UCL.
Nov 19, 2020 New paper - Effective distributed representations for academic expert search in the Workshop on Scholarly Document Processing at EMNLP 2020. Collaboration with Zeta Alpha Vector.
Nov 4, 2020 New paper out in Cell Patterns - Data Reuse: Toward Translating Principles to Practice in collaboration with King’s College London. Tweet summary.
Nov 3, 2020 Dr. Sara Magliacane has joined the lab as an assistant professor. Her research is focused on causality and machine learning. Welcome!
Nov 2, 2020 Frank Nack and Hartmut Koenitz are at ICIDS 2020 this week. Amongst other things, they will be on a panel discussing the discipline of interactive digital narrative.
Oct 27, 2020 New paper out: Talking datasets – understanding data sensemaking behaviours in the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies in Collaboration with King’s College London and DANS.
Oct 26, 2020 The UvA announced a new Data Science Center, which will be led by Paul. Blog post about it at Amsterdam Data Science.
Oct 26, 2020 Hartmut is a member of the recently funded CIVIC Project about the characterizing the veracity of information online related to COVID-19.
Oct 20, 2020 We helped organize the Workshop on Combining Symbolic and Sub-Symbolic Methods and Their Applications at CIKM this year. It was excellent including a keynote from Maximilian Nickel at Facebook AI research on geometric representation learning.
Oct 14, 2020 We’re pleased to welcome Effy Xue Li to the lab. She’ll be doing her PhD on knowledge graph construction in the context of an NWO funded project on co-designing for public values in standards-making.
Oct 6, 2020 New report out on the state of altmetrics on its 10 year anniversary with contributions from Paul.
Oct 6, 2020 Melika Ayoughi has joined as a PhD student in the group working on knowledge graphs and video. Her work will be in collaboration with Pascal Mettes.
Sep 25, 2020 Sebastian gave the keynote at the RecSys 2020 Workshop on Online Recommender Systems and User Modeling (ORSUM).
Sep 23, 2020 James Nevin has joined the lab as a new PhD student and is part of a joint collaboration with the IvI’s Computational Science Lab.
Sep 1, 2020 We’re pleased to be welcome Madelon Hulsebos to the lab as a new PhD student.
Aug 3, 2020 We’re pleased to be part of the organization of the SemEval2021 task - MeasEval. Check it out and participate.
Jul 20, 2020 Paper on Apache Mahout co-authored by Sebastian has been published in JMLR.
Jul 16, 2020 We’re pleased to welcome Ji Zhang as a guest researcher in the group working with us on AI for data management topics.
Jul 12, 2020 Daniel presented his work on message passing query embedding at the ICML Workshop on Graph Representation Learning.
Jul 1, 2020 Trip Report - Automated Knowledge Base Construction (AKBC 2020) by Daniel.
Jun 26, 2020 Sebastian gave a talk at CWI on unit testing for data with Deequ.
Jun 5, 2020 Interview (in German) with Sebastian by the Goethe Institute on online algorithms.
Jun 4, 2020 Paul spoke on the ESWC panel on Knowledge Graphs: Past, Present and Future. Slides.
May 28, 2020 We are hiring together with AIRLab, a Research Engineer for supporting our research work. Deadline June 30.
May 16, 2020 With colleagues at NYU, Sebastian’s paper on instrumenting data pre-processing pipelines to mitigate bias has been published at the HILDA workshop @ SIGMOD 2020.
May 16, 2020 New paper published in LREC 2020 on entity spaces.
May 15, 2020 We are hiring! Assistant Professor Data Engineering and AI. Come join the team. Deadline June 24. Interviews are scheduled for July 6th.
May 6, 2020 Paul is giving a talk on Knowledge Graph Maintenance at The Knowledge Graph Conference. Virtual Trip Report.
May 1, 2020 Our paper on how researchers search for data has been published in Harvard Data Science Review. Analyzing data from a survey of over 1600 researchers. Led by Kathleen Gregory.
Apr 23, 2020 New paper published on PANDACap with colleagues from VUSec. PANDACap makes it easier to capture execution traces.
Apr 21, 2020 Paul gave an invited talk for Elsevier Labs lecture series on PROV and the importance of provenance.
Apr 21, 2020 Are you a Knowledge Scientist? New pre-print and initiative with Juan Sequeda ( and George Fletcher (TU/e) identifying a crucial member of data teams. The tweet.
Mar 24, 2020 We’re please to welcome Corey Harper to the lab. He’ll be doing his PhD with us.
Mar 15, 2020 We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Sebastian Schelter as a new Assistant Professor in the lab together with ILPS. He manages the AI for Retail Lab.
Mar 9, 2020 Stian and Paul attended the Automated Workflow Composition in the Life Sciences workshop at the Lorentz Center.
Mar 4, 2020 New paper by Frank Nack and collaborators from Nagoya University mining the imageability of works from crawled image data.
Mar 1, 2020 We’re hiring. Two fully funded PhD positions: Knowledge Graphs & Video and Data Integration & Multi-Scale Models. Apply by April 1.
Feb 13, 2020 We’re hiring: Fully funded PhD Position in Knowledge Graphs & Complex Conversations. Apply by March 20. (closed)
Jan 29, 2020 Paul spoke at the University of Zurich’s Dynamic and Distributed Information Systems Group.
Jan 27, 2020 Paul is speaking at eXascale Infolab at University of Fribourg.
Jan 27, 2020 Daniel Daza has joined the lab furthering our cooperation with the VU’s Knowledge Representation & Reasoning group.
Jan 20, 2020 We’re happy to welcome Valentin Vogelmann to INDElab. He’ll be working on knowledge graph construction from dialogue.
Dec 5, 2019 Paul gave a talk at the Deloitte NL Analytics Meetup on data integration and reuse.
Nov 26, 2019 Excite to announce our project “Making the hidden visible: Co-designing for public values in standards-making and governance” was funded by the NWO. Collaboration with NEN, Groningen Law and UvA Humanities.
Nov 22, 2019 Lobke Kolhoff and Frank Nack were at ICIDS 2019 presenting their paper on user engagement and perceived agency in interactive digital narratives.
Nov 18, 2019 Paul gave a keynote at the Standards Technology and Business Forum discussing the impact of AI on standards and standards organizations.
Oct 29, 2019 Paul gave a talk on knowledge graphs and provenance at the Universidad de La Rioja - Data Provenance Staff Week.
Oct 23, 2019 New paper out P. Groth, H. Cousijn, T. Clark & C. Goble. FAIR data reuse – the path through data citation. Data Intelligence 2(2020)
Oct 16, 2019 Happy to be co-hosting a visit by Chris Gorgolewski from the Google Dataset Search team.
Oct 10, 2019 Inaugural lecture of Paul. Fantastic turnout. Video here
Oct 1, 2019 Paul spoke at the kick-off of the GO FAIR Inter network on data search.
Sep 27, 2019 Paul gave a talk at’s ML Speaker Series talking about knowledge graph construction and data search.
Sep 25, 2019 On October 10th, in conjunction with, Paul’s inaugural lecture, we will be hosting an exciting seminar, The work behind data. Both events are open. Do come. These are co-hosted with Amsterdam Data Science.
Sep 25, 2019 Do university rankings measure anything at all? Blog post by Cameron Neylon covering our joint work led by Friso Selten on analyzing university rankings preprint.
Sep 10, 2019 Anthi Symeonidou (one of our masters students) won best poster paper at SEMANTICS 2019 for her paper “Transfer Learning for Biomedical Named Entity Recognition with BioBERT”
Sep 1, 2019 Massive new study led by Kathleen Gregory surveying over 1600 researchers on their approach to searching for data.
Aug 24, 2019 Our paper surveying Data Search technology with the University of Southampton and the Open Data Institute has been published in VLDB.
Aug 19, 2019 Thiviyan Thanapalasingam joins the lab as a PhD student.
Aug 18, 2019 New blog post explaining transformers from scratch by Peter Bloem.
Aug 12, 2019 Peter Bloem joins us. Continuing our cooperation with the Knowledge Representation & Reasoning group at the VU.
Jul 17, 2019 Welcome Stian Soiland-Reyes a new PhD student in the lab.
Jul 15, 2019 We’re hiring! Applications due next week - tenure track assistant professor at the intersection of AI and data engineering.
Jul 15, 2019 Trip Reports: ESWC 2019 and SIGMOD 2019
Jul 3, 2019 Our project mapping interventions for ethical data use in squads with Prof. Van Noord in the UvA’s Research Priority Area Human(e) AI has been funded.
Jun 12, 2019 Paul is giving an invited talk at the Institute for Information Business at WU Wien
Jun 2, 2019 AKBC 2019 Trip Report
Jun 2, 2019 Paul is presenting at Deep Learning for Knowledge Graphs workshop about learning to perform structured queries over text (paper).
May 29, 2019 We’re hiring! Come help build the lab as a tenure track assistant professor at the intersection of AI and data engineering.
May 9, 2019 Paul is presenting at the University of Bologna’s DH/ARC Data Science Seminar.
Apr 9, 2019 Dr. Hannes Mühleisen joins INDELab for 1 day a week. Welcome Hannes!
Apr 3, 2019 Paul will give a talk on Flexible & Transparent Data Reuse at the University of Manchester’s School of Computer Science seminar.
Mar 25, 2019 The Dagstuhl Report from Seminar 18371 on Knowledge Graphs has been published. We contributed to a number of sections in the report.
Mar 12, 2019 Our paper reviewing the literature on how researchers search for data has been published in JASIST.
Feb 6, 2019 We’re hiring! Fully-funded PhD position on adaptive knowledge graph construction. Apply by March 5.
Jan 4, 2019 New preprint surveying data search with collaborators from the University of Southampton and the Open Data Institute.
Jan 2, 2019 The UvA Faculty of Science is offering six tenure track positions for women through its MacGillavry Fellowship. Data Science is one of the ares. Apply by Feb 4.
Dec 6, 2018 We’re presenting at Amsterdam Data Science’s end of the year Drinks & Data highlights event.
Nov 20, 2018 We’re hiring! Come help build the lab as a tenure track assistant professor at the intersection of AI and data engineering. (closed)
Nov 18, 2018 New preprint on answering structured queries over text.
Nov 7, 2018 Paul is moderating a panel on knowledge graphs at Connected Data London
Nov 5, 2018 Hello world! - INDE Lab is live