The CrowdTruth research group hosts several courses. You can visit the individual pages of each course through the main menu.

Watson Innovation Course

The Watson Innovation course is a collaboration between the Vrije Universiteit, University of Amsterdam and IBM. It offers a unique opportunity to learn about IBM Watson, cognitive computing and the meaning of such artificial intelligence systems in a real world and big data context. Students from Computer Science and Economics faculties will join their complimentary efforts and creativity in cross-disciplinary teams to explore the business and innovation potential of such technologies.

Watson Masterclass for Professionals

The Masterclass aims to provide participants from various companies with an overview of Cognitive Computing (day 1) and the current possibilities of IBM Watson (day 2). At the end of the Masterclass, there will be an open panel discussion between experts and participants.

Big Data Summerschool

In collaboration with IBM NL and IBM US, this module focuses on Big Data and cognitive computing systems. These systems will forever change the way people interact with computing systems, by extending and magnifying their expertise and cognition across any domain of knowledge and make complex decisions involving extraordinary volumes of fast moving Big Data.