Biases in Crowdsourcing

On October 21st & 22nd, I attended the First symposium on Biases in Human Computation and Crowdsourcing in Sheffield, UK organized by my colleagues and friends Alessandro Checco (Uni of Sheffield) and Eddy Maddalena (Uni Southampton). There were 30 participants, majority from UK, Netherlands and US. The program consisted of 2 invited talks - 1 of them mine... Continue Reading →

University Teaching Qualification (BKO)

On June 28, 2019 I passed my University Education Qualification (BKO) assessment! 🎉 BKO is a program to support teaching staff as they develop and improve with regard to the competences needed for teaching at university, and to guide them in obtaining a certificate. The competences are directly related to the core tasks of teachers, namely... Continue Reading →

Workshop on Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing

What do a lawyer, materials scientist, funding advisor, historian, computer engineer, librarian and sociologist have in common? Their curiosity for crowdsourcing ! 15 participants attending the Workshop on Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing that I (co-)conducted on May 17th, 2019 for which we (my colleagues Deniz Iren and Arthur Jochems) won an award from Universiteitsfonds Limburg.... Continue Reading →

Data Quality and Reproducibility

In 2016, our paper "Quality Assessment of Linked Data: A Survey" was published in the Semantic Web Journal. This paper was a systematic review (see this blog I wrote on how to conduct such reviews) where we analyze 30 core articles that focus on Linked Data quality assessment and provide a comprehensive list of 18... Continue Reading →

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