National PhD level

University of Amsterdam


  • Basic Qualification Education, 2013

Master Artificical Intelligence

  • Information Visualization (2014->)

Master Information Science

  • Fundamentals of Data Science (2016->)
  • Information Visualization (2008->2010)
  • Personalized Information Delivery (2006->2009)
  • Multimedia Information Systems (2003-2005)
  • Image Information Systems (1994-2002)

Master Econometrics

  • Machine Learning for Econometrics (2014->2018)

MBA Big Data and Business Analytics

  • Data Visualization (2016->2019)
  • Machine Learning (2016->2020)

Master Information Science / System Network Engineering

  • Visual Analytics (2011->2013)

Master Forensic Science

  • Forensic Information Systems (2006->2009)

Amsterdam University College

  • Information Visualization (2010-2013)

Management activities

  • Exam committee Information Science (2013-2016)

Former management activities

  • Coordinator of the master track Digital Forensics (2010->2013)(part of System and Network Engineering)
  • Director of the Bachelor program Information Studies: Information, Multimedia and Management (2011)
  • Coordinator of the master track Forensic Intelligence (part of Artificial Intelligence)
  • Coordinator of the master track Human Centered Multimedia (part of Information Studies)
  • Information Studies Curriculum Commitee: defining the Information Science resulting from merging the SWI (Social Science Informatics) and BIS (Business Information Systems).
  • OC-BIS: (till 1997) education commitee which closely follows the activities within the BIS. Most important is the continuous monitoring of the quality of the education. However, in practice many other activities are started in the OC.
  • O3: (till 1997) a commitee in which delegates from each OC discuss activities which go beyond the individual education commitees.
  • Chairman: graduation commitee BIS: (till 2001), setting the standards for the final exams, participate in the graduation sessions.


Summer school organization

Multimedia Analytics

Video Indexing and Retrieval

Concept-based Video Indexing and Retrieval (with Cees Snoek)

  • IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Tampa, USA, December 2008
  • IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo, Hannover, Germany, June 2008.
  • Swiss School of the 3eme cycle romand in Informatics, September 2007.
  • 2nd International Summer School on Multimedia Semantics Analysis, Annotation, Retrieval and Applications, Glasgow, UK, July 2007.
  • 1st International Conference on Semantic and Digital Media Technologies, Athens, Greece, December 2006.
  • ACM Multimedia, Santa Barbara, USA, October 2006.