Lora Aroyo
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Lora Aroyo is a Full Professor at the Web & Media group, Department of Computer Science, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Within the framework of the Network Institute she is involved in several research projects focussing on semantic search, recommendation systems and event-driven access to multimedia collections online. Typical application domains of digital humanities, cultural heritage, interactive TV :rnrnDIVE: Event-centric Exploration of Linked HeritagernCLARIAH: Common Lab Research Infrastructure for the Arts and HumanitiesrnVISTA-TV: Combining LOD and behavioral information for TV analysesrnSealincMedia: Socially-enriched Access to Linked Cultural MediarnPrestoPrime: WAISDA? Crowdsourcing Game for Video AnnotationrnNoTube: integration of Web and TV data with the help of semanticsrnCHIP: Cultural Heritage Information PersonalizationrnI am collaborating with the IBM Watson team in NY on crowdsourcing ground truth data for the adaptation of the Watson system in medical domain [slides]:rnrnDr. Watson: Gamification of Ground Truth Collection for Medical TextsrnCrowd-Watson: Framework for Crowdsourcing Ground Truth DatarnCrowd Truth: Metrics to Evaluate Crowdsourced Ground Truth DatarnIf you are looking for a bachelor, master or PhD project in the context of the projects above send Lora Aroyo an email or request an appointment. Check out also the current student projects.rnrn