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About the KR&R Group

The KR&R group investigates modelling and representation of different forms of knowledge and reasoning, as found in a large variety of AI systems. We have an interest in both applications and theory. We study theoretical properties of knowledge representation and reasoning formalisms, but are also involved in developing practical knowledge-based systems. We have been very active in developments around […]

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Michael Cochez will be joining our group

We’re very happy and proud that Michael Cochez will join our group on a tenure track position. He’ll start on September 1. We’re looking forward to the collaborations!

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A boxology for systems that learn and reason

Annette and Frank have been teaching a seminar on “Combining Symbolic and Statistical approaches to AI” for three years now. The indefatigable reading of papers by our students and their insightful discussions lead to our paper that gives an overview of the recent literature in the form of a boxology (yes, it’s an existing word, […]

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Paper on LOD cloud analysis got accepted at ISWC

Our work on analysing the LOD cloud “Observing the LOD Cloud using Equivalent Set Graphs: the LOD Cloud is mostly flat and sparsely linked” got accepted for ISWC 2019. A great example how a visit to our group lead to a really nice piece of work and a publication.

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New post on Rich Sutton’s “Bitter Lesson”

Frank wrote a comment on his blog about Rich Sutton’s provocative “Bitter Lesson”

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New post on Jerome Euzenat’s “a map without a legend”

Frank wrote an entry in his blog on a recent paper by Jerome Euzenat

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Science Research UvA-VU: Logic and Language

Two totally different disciplines meet. Professor and philosopher Arianna Betti and scientist Stefan Schlobach conduct joint research. Want to know more about this particular collaboration? Read more here

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KR&R pie

Eva’s KRR Pie (Click to see the image)

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Lauren’s lekenpraatje on Youtube

To watch Lauren’s ‘lekenpraatje’ on youtube click here.

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Laurens Rietveld graduated on 9th of March 2016

Laurens Rietveld graduated on 9th of March 2016. Find out more about his PhD project here.

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Seminar on Wednesday 9th of March 2016

On Wednesday March 9th, the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning group of the VU University organises a seminar preceding the PhD Defence of Laurens Rietveld. You are cordially invited to attend both the seminar and the defence of Laurens. The seminar takes place at 13.00-14.30 in the VU University Amsterdam, main building, EZ – HG-03A10 Agora […]

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