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2014

2014-01
Nicola Barile (UU)
Studies in Learning Monotone Models from Data
Promotor: Prof.dr.A.P.J.M. Siebes (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. A.J. Feelders (UU)
Promotie: 10 February 2014

2014-02
Fiona Tuliyano (RUN)
Combining System Dynamics with a Domain Modeling Method
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. H.A. Proper (RUN), Prof.dr. ir. Th.P. van der Weide (RUN)
Copromotor: Dr. P. Van Bommel
Promotie: 27 January 2014

2014-03
Sergio Raul Duarte Torres (UT)
Information Retrieval for Children: Search Behavior and Solutions
Promotor: Prof.dr.P.M.G. Apers (UT), Prof.dr. T.W.C. Huibers (UT)
Copromotor: Dr.ir. D. Hiemstra (UT)
Promotie: 14 February 2014

2014-04
Hanna Jochmann-Mannak (UT)
Websites for children: search strategies and interface design - Three studies on children's search performance and evaluation
Promotor: Prof. dr. T.W.C Huibers (UT), Prof.dr. L.R. Lentz (UU)
Copromotor: Prof.dr. T.J.M. Sanders (UU)
Promotie: 09 January 2014

2014-05
Jurriaan van Reijsen (UU)
Knowledge Perspectives on Advancing Dynamic Capability
Promotor: Prof.dr.S. Brinkkemper (UU)
Copromotor: Prof.dr. R. Helms (UU)
Promotie: 19 March 2014

2014-06
Damian Tamburri (VU)
Supporting Networked Software Development
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. P. Lago (VU)
Promotie: 19 March 2014

2014-07
Arya Adriansyah (TUE)
Aligning Observed and Modeled Behavior
Promotor: Prof.dr.W.M.P. van der Aalst (TUE)
Copromotor: Dr.B.F. van Dongen (TUE)
Promotie: 03 April 2014

2014-08
Samur Araujo (TUD)
Data Integration over Distributed and Heterogeneous Data Endpoints
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. H. Reinders (TUD), Prof.dr. ir.A.P. de Vries (TUD/CWI)
Promotie: 04 February 2014

2014-09
Philip Jackson (UvT)
Toward Human-Level Artificial Intelligence: Representation and Computation of Meaning in Natural Language
Promotor: Prof.dr. H. Bunt (UvT), Prof.dr. W. Daelemans (University of Antwerp)
Promotie: 22 April 2014

2014-10
Ivan Salvador Razo Zapata (VU)
Service Value Networks
Promotor: Prof.dr.J.M.Akkermans (VU)
Copromotores: Dr.P.De Leenheer (VU),Dr. J. Gordijn (VU)
Promotie: 20 May 2014

2014-11
Janneke van der Zwaan (TUD)
An Empathic Virtual Buddy for Social Support
Promotor: Prof.dr. C. Jonker (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr.V. Dignum (TUD)
Promotie: 10 March 2014

2014-12
Willem van Willigen (VU)
Look Ma, No Hands: Aspects of Autonomous Vehicle Control
Promotor: Prof.dr.A.E. Eiben (VU)
Copromotores: Dr.E. Haasdijk (VU),Dr.ir.L. Kester (TNO)
Promotie: 28 May 2014

2014-13
Arlette van Wissen (VU)
Agent-Based Support for Behavior Change: Models and Applications in Health and Safety Domains
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Treur (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. M.C.A. Klein (VU)
Promotie: 25 March 2014

2014-14
Yangyang Shi (TUD)
Language Models With Meta-information
Promotor: Prof.dr.C. Jonker (TUD)
Copromotores: Dr.M. Larson (TUD)
Promotie: 11 March 2014

2014-15
Natalya Mogles (VU)
Agent-Based Analysis and Support of Human Functioning in Complex Socio-Technical Systems: Applications in Safety and Healthcare
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Treur (VU)
Copromotor:Dr. T. Bosse (VU), Dr. M.C.A. Klein (VU)
Promotie: 08 April 2014

2014-16
Krystyna Milian (VU)
Supporting trial recruitment and design by automatically interpreting eligibility criteria
Promotor: Prof.dr.F.A.H. van Harmelen (VU)
Copromotores: Dr.A. Ten Teije (VU)
Promotie: 07 April 2014

2014-17
Kathrin Dentler (VU)
Computing healthcare quality indicators automatically: Secondary Use of Patient Data and Semantic Interoperability
Promotor: Prof.dr. F.A.H. van Harmelen (VU)
Copromotores:dr.ir. R. Cornet (UVA), dr. N.F. de Keizer (UVA), dr. A. ten Teije (VU)
Promotie: 19 May 2014

2014-18
Mattijs Ghijsen (VU)
Methods and Models for the Design and Study of Dynamic Agent Organizations
Promotor: Prof.dr.B.J. Wielinga (UVA)
Copromotor: Dr.W.N.H Jansweijer (UVA)
Promotie: 09 April 2014

2014-19
Vincius Ramos (TUE)
Adaptive Hypermedia Courses: Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation and Tool Support
Promotores:Prof. dr. P.M.E. De Bra (TU/e) and Prof. dr. G. B. Xexeo (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
Copromotor:Mykola Pechenizkiy (TU/e)
Promotie: 29 April 2014

2014-20
Mena Habib (UT)
Named Entity Extraction and Disambiguation for Informal Text: The Missing Link
Promotor: Prof.dr.P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Copromotor: Dr.M. van Keulen (UT)
Promotie: 09 May 2014

2014-21
Kassidy Clark (TUD)
Negotiation and Monitoring in Open Environments
Promotor:Prof. dr. F.M.T. Brazier (TUD)
Promotie: 14 May 2014

2014-22
Marieke Peeters (UU)
Personalized Educational Games - Developing agent-supported scenario-based training
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU), Prof. dr. M.A. Neerincx (TNO, TUD)
Copromotor: Dr. K. van den Bosch (TNO))
Promotie: 05 June 2014

2014-23
Eleftherios Sidirourgos (UvA/CWI)
Space Efficient Indexes for the Big Data Era
Promotor:Prof. dr. M. Kersten (CWI/UVA), Prof.dr. P. Boncz (CWI/VU)
Promotie: 14 May 2014

2014-24
Davide Ceolin (VU)
Trusting Semi-structured Web Data
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.Th. Schreiber (VU), Prof.dr. W.J. Fokkink (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. W.R. van Hage (VU)
Promotie: 02 July 2014

2014-25
Martijn Lappenschaar (RUN)
New network models for the analysis of disease interaction
Promotor:Prof. dr.P. Lucas (RUN)
Copromotor: Dr. A. Hommersom (RUN)
Promotie: 02 June 2014

2014-26
Tim Baarslag (TUD)
What to Bid and When to Stop
Promotor: Prof.dr. C.M. Jonker (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr. K.V. Hindriks (TUD)
Promotie: 18 September 2014

2013

2013-01
Viorel Milea (EUR)
News Analytics for Financial Decision Support
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. U. Kaymak (EUR)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. F. Francincar (TUD)
Promotie: 07 February 2013

2013-02
Erietta Liarou (CWI)
MonetDB/DataCell: Leveraging the Column-store Database Technology for Efficient and Scalable Stream Processing
Promotor: Prof. dr. M. Kersten (CWI)
Copromotor: Dr. S. Manegold (CWI)
Promotie: 22 January 2013

2013-03
Szymon Klarman (VU)
Reasoning with Contexts in Description Logics
Promotor: Prof.dr. F. van Harmelen (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. S. Schlobach (VU)
Promotie: 27 February 2013

2013-04
Chetan Yadati(TUD)
Coordinating autonomous planning and scheduling
Promotor: Prof. dr. C. Witteveen (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr. Y. Zhang (TUD)
Promotie: 28 January 2013

2013-05
Dulce Pumareja (UT)
Groupware Requirements Evolutions Patterns
Promotor: Prof.dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT)
Promotie: 17 January 2013

2013-06
Romulo Goncalves(CWI)
The Data Cyclotron: Juggling Data and Queries for a Data Warehouse Audience
Promotor: Prof. dr. M. Kersten (CWI)
Promotie: 22 March 2013

2013-07
Giel van Lankveld (UvT)
Quantifying Individual Player Differences
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT), Prof. dr. A. Arntz (UM)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. P. Spronck (UvT)
Promotie: 27 February 2013

2013-08
Robbert-Jan Merk(VU)
Making enemies: cognitive modeling for opponent agents in fighter pilot simulators
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.Treur (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. J. Roessingh (NRL), Dr.M. Hoogendoorn (VU), Dr. T. Bosse (VU)
Promotie: 06 February 2013

2013-09
Fabio Gori (RUN)
Metagenomic Data Analysis: Computational Methods and Applications
Promotor: Prof.dr. T.M. Heskes (RUN,)Prof. dr. ir. M.S.M. Jetten (RUN)
Copromotor: Dr. E. Marchiori (RUN)
Promotie: 09 April 2013

2013-10
Jeewanie Jayasinghe Arachchige(UvT)
A Unified Modeling Framework for Service Design.
Promotor: Prof. dr. P. Ribbers (UvT)
Copromotor: Dr. H. Weigand (UvT), Dr.M. Jeusveld (UvT)
Promotie: 15 March 2013

2013-11
Evangelos Pournaras(TUD)
Multi-level Reconfigurable Self-organization in Overlay Services
Promotor: Prof.dr. F. Brazier (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Warnier (TUD)
Promotie: 26 March 2013

2013-12
Marian Razavian(VU)
Knowledge-driven Migration to Services
Promotor: Prof. dr. H. van Vliet(VU)
Copromotor: Dr. P. Lago (VU)
Promotie: 15 April 2013

2013-13
Mohammad Safiri(UT)
Service Tailoring: User-centric creation of integrated IT-based homecare services to support independent living of elderly
Promotor: Prof.dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. M. van Sinderen (UT)
Promotie: 07 June 2013

2013-14
Jafar Tanha (UVA)
Ensemble Approaches to Semi-Supervised Learning Learning
Promotor:Prof.dr. H. Afsramanesh (UVA)
Copromotor: Dr. M. van Someren (UVA)
Promotie: 18 April 2013

2013-15
Daniel Hennes (UM)
Multiagent Learning - Dynamic Games and Applications
Promotor: Prof.dr. G. Weiss (UM)
Copromotor: Dr. K. Tuyls (UM), Prof. dr. Kagan Tumer (Oregon State University)
Promotie: 16 May 2013

2013-16
Eric Kok (UU)
Exploring the practical benefits of argumentation in multi-agent deliberation
Promotores: Prof. dr. J-J.Ch. Meyer (UU), Prof. dr. mr. H. Prakken (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. G.A.W. Vreeswijk (UU)
Promotie: 08 May 2013

2013-17
Koen Kok (VU)
The PowerMatcher: Smart Coordination for the Smart Electricity Grid
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.M. Akkermans (VU)
Promotie: 04 July 2013

2013-18
Jeroen Janssens (UvT)
"Outlier Selection and One-Class Classification"
Promotores: Prof. dr. H.J. Van den Herik (UvT), Prof. dr. E.O. Postma (UvT)
Promotie: 11 June 2013

2013-19
Renze Steenhuizen (TUD)
Coordinated Multi-Agent Planning and Scheduling
Promotor: Prof.dr. C. Witteveen (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr. T.B. Klos (TUD)
Promotie: 17 May 2013

2013-20
Katja Hofmann (UvA)
Fast and Reliable Online Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval
Promotores: Prof. dr. M. De Rijke (UVA)
Copromotor: Dr. S.A. Whiteson (UVA)
Promotie: 28 May 2013

2013-21
Sander Wubben (UvT)
Text-to-text generation by monolingual machine translation
Promotor: Prof. dr. E.J. Krahmer (UvT), Prof. dr. A.J.P. van den Bosch (RUN), Prof. dr. H.C. Bunt (UvT)
Promotie: 05 June 2013

2013-22
Tom Claassen (RUN)
Causal Discovery and Logic
Promotores: Prof. dr. T.M. Heskes (RUN)
Promotie: 14 June 2013

2013-23
Patricio de Alencar Silva(UvT)
Value Activity Monitoring
Promotor: Prof.dr. W.-J.van den Heuvel (UvT)
Copromotor: Dr. H. Weigand (UvT)
Promotie: 25 June 2013

2013-24
Haitham Bou Ammar (UM)
Automated Transfer in Reinforcement Learning
Promotores: Prof. dr. G. Weiss (UM)
Copromotor: Dr. K. Tuyls (UM), Dr. M. Taylor (Washington State University)
Promotie: 13 June 2013

2013-25
Agnieszka Anna Latoszek-Berendsen (UM)
Intention-based Decision Support. A new way of representing and implementing clinical guidelines in a Decision Support System
Promotor: prof. dr. A. Hasman (UVA); prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UL); prof. dr. A.P.M. Gorgels (UM)
Promotie: 26 September 2013

2013-26
Alireza Zarghami (UT)
Architectural Support for Dynamic Homecare Service Provisioning
Promotores: Prof. dr. R. J. Wieringa (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. M.J. van Sinderen (UT)
Promotie: 19 September 2013

2013-27
Mohammad Huq (UT)
Inference-based Framework Managing Data Provenance
Promotor: Prof.dr. P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Wombacher (UT)
Promotie: 01 November 2013

2013-28
Frans van der Sluis (UT)
When Complexity becomes Interesting: An Inquiry into the Information eXperience
Promotores: Prof. dr. F.M.G. de Jong (UT), Prof.dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. E. L. van den Broek (UT)
Promotie: 29 August 2013

2013-29
Iwan de Kok (UT)
Listening Heads
Promotores: Prof.dr. D.K.J. Heylen (UT), Prof.dr.ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Promotie: 12 September 2013

2013-30
Joyce Nakatumba (TUE)
Resource-Aware Business Process Management: Analysis and Support
Promotor: Prof. dr.W.M.P. van der Aalst (TUE)
Copromotores: Dr.M. Westergaard(TUE), Dr.J.A. Quinn (Makerere University)
Promotie:7 November 2013

2013-31
Dinh Khoa Nguyen (UvT)
Blueprint Model and Language for Engineering Cloud Applications
Promotores: Prof. dr. W.-J. van den Heuvel (UvT), Prof . dr. ir. M. Papazoglou (UvT)
Promotie: 01 November 2013

2013-32
Kamakshi Rajagopal (OUN)
Networking For Learning; The role of Networking in a Lifelong Learner's Professional Development
Promotor: Prof. dr.P.B. Sloep (OUN)
Copromotores: Dr.J.M. van Bruggen (OUN)
Promotie:22 November 2013

2013-33
Qi Gao (TUD)
User Modeling and Personalization in the Microblogging Sphere
Promotor: Prof. dr. G-J. Houben (TUD)
Promotie: 28 October 2013

2013-34
Kien Tjin-Kam-Jet (UT)
Distributed Deep Web Search
Promotores: Prof. dr.P.M.G. Apers (UT), Prof.dr. F. de Jong (UT)
Promotie:19 December 2013

2013-35
Abdallah El Ali (UvA)
Minimal Mobile Human Computer Interaction
Promotor: Prof. dr. L. Hardman (CWI/UVA)
Copromotor:Dr. F. Nack (UVA)
Promotie: 15 November 2013

2013-36
Than Lam Hoang (TUe)
Pattern Mining in Data Streams
Promotores: Prof. dr.P.M.E. De Bra (TUe), Prof.dr. T. Calders (VUB Brussel)
Promotie:02 December 2013

2013-37
Dirk Börner (OUN)
Ambient Learning Displays
Promotor: Prof. dr. M. Specht (OUN)
Copromotor:Dr. M. Kalz (OUN)
Promotie: 15 November 2013

2013-38
Eelco den Heijer (VU)
Autonomous Evolutionary Art
Promotor: Prof. dr.A.E. Eiben (VU)
Promotie:12 December 2013

2013-39
Joop de Jong (TUD)
A Method for Enterprise Ontology based Design of Enterprise Information Systems
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. J.L.G. Dietz (TUD)
Promotie: 25 November 2013

2013-40
Pim Nijssen (UM)
Monte-Carlo Tree Search for Multi-Player Games
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. R.L.M. Peeters (UM)
Copromotor:Dr. M.H.M. Winands (UM)
Promotie: 02 December 2013

2013-41
Jochem Liem (UVA)
Supporting the Conceptual Modelling of Dynamic Systems: A Knowledge Engineering Perspective on Qualitative Reasoning
Promotor: prof. dr. J. A. P. J. Breuker (UvA)
Copromotor:Dr. B. Bredeweg (UVA)
Promotie: 19 December 2013

2013-42
Léon Planken (TUD)
Algorithms for Simple Temporal Reasoning
Promotor: Prof. dr. C. Witteveen (TUD)
Copromotor:Dr. M.M. de Weerdt (TUD)
Promotie: 09 December 2013

2013-43
Marc Bron (UVA)
Exploration and Contextualization through Interaction and Concepts
Promotor: prof. dr. M. de Rijke (UvA)
Copromotor: Dr. F. Nack, Dr. K. Balog (University of Stavanger)
Promotie: 28 November 2013

2012

2012-01
Terry Kakeeto (UvT)
Relationship Marketing for SMEs in Uganda
Promotor: Prof.dr.J. Chr. van Dalen (UvT), Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT)
Copromotor: Dr.B van de Walle (UvT)
Promotie: 01 February 2012

2012-02
Muhammad Umair(VU)
Adaptivity, emotion, and Rationality in Human and Ambient Agent Models
Promotor: Prof. dr. J. Treur (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. T. Bosse (VU), Dr. M. Hoogendoorn (VU) Promotie: 6 February 2012

2012-03
Adam Vanya (VU)
Supporting Architecture Evolution by Mining Software Repositories
Promotor: : Prof.dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. A.S. Klusener (VU), Dr. R. Premraj (VU)
Promotie: 02 March 2012

2012-04
Jurriaan Souer (UU)
Development of Content Management System-based Web Applications
Promotor: Prof. dr. S Brinkkemper (UU)
Copromotor: dr.ir. R.W. Helms (UU)
Promotie: 28 February 2012

2012-05
Marijn Plomp (UU)
Maturing Interorganisational Information Systems
Promotor: Prof. dr. S Brinkkemper (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. R. Batenburg (UU)
Promotie: 05 March 2012

2012-06
Wolfgang Reinhardt (OU)
Awareness Support for Knowledge Workers in Research Networks
Promotor: Prof. dr. P.B. Sloep (OU)
Copromotor: Dr. H. Drachsler ()U)
Promotie: 05 April 2012

2012-07
Rianne van Lambalgen (VU)
When the Going Gets Tough: Exploring Agent-based Models of Human Performance under Demanding Conditions
Promotor: Prof. dr. J. Treur (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Hoogendoorn (VU)
Promotie: 03 April 2012

2012-08
Gerben de Vries (UVA)
Kernel Methods for Vessel Trajectories
Promotor: Prof. dr. P.W. Adriaans (UVA)
Copromotor: Dr. M.W. van Someren (UVA)
Promotie: 04 April 2012

2012-09
Ricardo Neisse (UT)
Trust and Privacy Management Support for Context-Aware Service Platforms
Promotor: Prof. dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. M. J. van Sinderen (UT)
Promotie: 30 March 2012

2012-10
David Smits (TUE)
Towards a Generic Distributed Adaptive Hypermedia Environment
Promotor: Prof. dr. P.M.E. De Bra (TUE)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Pechenizkiy (TUE)
Promotie: 02 April 2012

2012-11
J.C.B. Rantham Prabhakara (TUE)
Process Mining in the Large: Preprocessing, Discovery, and Diagnostics
Promotor: Prof. dr. W.M.P. van der Aalst (TUE)
Copromotor: Dr. B.J. van Dongen (TUE)
Promotie: 14 May 2012

2012-12
Kees van der Sluijs (TUE)
Model Driven Design and Data Integration in Semantic Web Information Systems
Promotor: Prof.dr. G.-J. Houben (TUD), Prof. dr. P.M.E. De Bra (TUE)
Promotie: 15 May 2012

2012-13
Suleman Shahid (UvT)
Fun and Face: Exploring non-verbal expressions of emotion during playful interactions
Promotor: Prof. Dr. E. Krahmer (UvT), Prof. Dr. M. Swerts (UvT)
Promotie: 25 May 2012

2012-14
Evgeny Knutov(TUE)
Generic Adaptation Framework for Unifying Adaptive Web-based Systems
Promotor: Prof. dr. P.M.E. De Bra (TUE)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Pechenizkiy (TUE)
Promotie: 09 May 2012

2012-15
Natalie van der Wal (VU)
Social Agents. Agent-Based Modelling of Integrated Internal and Social Dynamics of Cognitive and Affective Processes.
Promotor: Prof.dr.J. Treur (VU), Prof.dr. W.J.M.J. Cijpers (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. T. Bosse (VU)
Promotie: 07 May 2012

2012-16
Fiemke Both (VU)
Helping people by understanding them - Ambient Agents supporting task execution and depression treatment
Promotor: Prof.dr.J. Treur (VU), Prof.dr. W.J.M.J. Cijpers (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Hoogendoorn (VU)
Promotie:05 June 2012

2012-17
Amal Elgammal (UvT)
Towards a Comprehensive Framework for Business Process Compliance
Promotor: Prof.dr.M. Papazoglou (UvT), Prof.dr. W.-J. van Heuvel (UvT)
Promotie: 27 April 2012

2012-18
Eltjo Poort (VU)
Improving Solution Architecting Practices
Promotor: Prof.dr.J.C. van Vliet(VU), Prof.dr. P de With (TUE)
Promotie:18 June 2012

2012-19
Helen Schonenberg (TUE)
What's Next? Operational Support for Business Process Execution
Promotor: Prof.dr.W.M.P. van der Aalst (TUE)
Copromotor:Dr. N Sidorova (TUE)
Promotie: 10 May 2012

2012-20
Ali Bahramisharif (RUN)
Covert Visual Spatial Attention, a Robust Paradigm for Brain-Computer Interfacing
Promotor: Prof. dr. T.M. Heskes (RUN)
Copromotor:Dr. M.A.J. van Gerven (RUN), Dr. O. Jensen (RUN)
Promotie:05 July 2012

2012-21
Roberto Cornacchia (TUD)
Querying Sparse Matrices for Information Retrieval
Promotor: Prof.dr.A.P. de Vries (CWI/TUD)
Promotie: 29 May 2012

2012-22
Thijs Vis (UvT)
Intelligence, politie en veiligheidsdienst: verenigbare grootheden?
Promotor: Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT), Prof. mr. T.A. de Roos (UvT), Prof. dr. A.C.M. Spapens (UvT)
Promotie:06 June 2012

2012-23
Christian Muehl (UT)
Toward Affective Brain-Computer Interfaces: Exploring the Neurophysiology of Affect during Human Media Interaction
Promotor: prof.dr.ir. A. Nijholt (UT) prof.dr. D.K.J. Heylen - (UT)
Promotie: 01 June 2012

2012-24
Laurens van der Werff (UT)
Evaluation of Noisy Transcripts for Spoken Document Retrieval
Promotor: Prof. dr. F.M.G. de Jong (UT)
Promotie:05 July 2012

2012-25
Silja Eckartz (UT)
Managing the Business Case Development in Inter-Organizational IT Projects: A Methodology and its Application
Promotor: prof.dr.R.J. Wieringa (UT), prof.dr. J. van Hillegersberg (UT)
Promotie: 31 August 2012

2012-26
Emile de Maat (UVA)
Making Sense of Legal Text
Promotor: Prof. dr. T.M. van Engers (UVA)
Copromotor: Dr. R. Winkels (UVA)
Promotie:12 September 2012

2012-27
Hayrettin GŁrkŲk (UT
Mind the Sheep! User Experience Evaluation & Brain-Computer Interface Games
Promotor: prof.dr.A.Nijholt (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. M.Poel (UT)
Promotie: 21 September 2012

2012-28
Nancy Pascall (UvT)
Engendering Technology Empowering Women
Promotores: Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT), Prof.dr. M. Diocaretz (UvT)
Promotie:19 November 2012

2012-29
Almer Tigelaar (UT)
Peer-to-Peer Information Retrieval
Promotor: prof.dr.P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. D. Hiemstra (UT)
Promotie: 26 September 2012

2012-30
Alina Pommeranz (TUD)
Designing Human-Centered Systems for Reflective Decision Making
Promotores: Prof. dr. C.M. Jonker (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr. P. Wiggers (TUD)
Promotie:07 September 2012

2012-31
Emily Bagarukayo (RUN)
A Learning by Construction Approach for Higher Order Cognitive Skills Improvement, Building Capacity and Infrastructure
Promotor: prof.dr.ir. Th. P. van der Weide (RUN)
Promotie: 02 October 2012

2012-32
Wietske Visser (TUD)
Qualitative multi-criteria preference representation and reasoning
Promotores: Prof. dr. C.M. Jonker (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr. K. Hindriks (TUD)
Promotie:12 December 2012

2012-33
Rory Sie (OUN)
Coalitions in Cooperation Networks (COCOON)
Promotor: Prof.dr.P.B. Sloep (OUN)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Bitter-Rypkema (OUN)
Promotie: 28 September 2012

2012-34
Pavol Jancura (RUN)
Evolutionary analysis in PPI networks and applications
Promotores: Prof. dr. T. Heskes (RUN)
Copromotor: Dr. H. Marchiori (RUN)
Promotie:15 October 2012

2012-35
Evert Haasdijk (VU)
Never Too Old To Learn -- On-line Evolution of Controllers in Swarm- and Modular Robotics
Promotor: Prof.dr.A. E. Eiben (VU)
Promotie: 01 November 2012

2012-36
Denis Ssebugwawo (RUN)
Analysis and Evaluation of Collaborative Modeling Processes
Promotor: Prof.dr.E. Proper (RUN)
Copromotor: Dr. S.J.B.A. Hoppenbrouwers (RUN)
Promotie: 21 November 2012

2012-37
Agnes Nakakawa (RUN)
A Collaboration Process for Enterprise Architecture Creation
Promotor: Prof.dr.E. Proper (RUN), Prof.dr.J.B.F.H. Mulder (Universiteit van Antwerpen)
Copromotor: Dr. P. van Bommel (RUN)
Promotie: 21 November 2012

2012-38
Selmar Smit (VU)
Parameter Tuning and Scientific Testing in Evolutionary Algorithms
Promotor: Prof.dr.A.E. Eiben (VU)
Promotie: 17 Oktober 2012

2012-39
Hassan Fatemi (UT)
Risk-aware design of value and coordination networks
Promotor: Prof.dr.R.J. Wieringa (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. M. van Sinderen (UT)
Promotie: 10 October 2012

2012-40
Agus Gunawan (UvT)
Information Access for SMEs in Indonesia
Promotor: Prof.dr. H. J. van den Herik (UvT)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Wahdan (UvT), Dr. B. van de Walle (UvT)
Promotie: 19 December 2012

2012-41
Sebastian Kelle (OU)
Game Design Patterns for Learning
Promotor: Prof.dr.M. Specht (OU)
Copromotor: Dr. R. Klemke (OU)
Promotie: 09 November 2012

2012-42
Dominique Verpoorten (OU)
Reflection Amplifiers in self-regulated Learning
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. Specht(OU), Prof. dr. W. Westera (OU)
Promotie: 09 November 2012

2012-43
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2012-44
Anna Tordai (VU)
On Combining Alignment Techniques
Promotor: Prof.dr. A. Th. Schreiber (VU), prof.dr. B. Wielinga (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. J.R. van Ossenbruggen (CWI/VU)
Promotie: 19 December 2012

2012-45
Benedikt Kratz (UvT)
A Model and Language for Business-aware Transactions
Promotores: Prof.dr. M.P. Papazoglou (TiU), Prof.dr. P.W.P.J. Grefen (TU/e), Prof.dr. W.J.A.M. van den Heuvel (TiU)
Promotie: 26 November 2012

2012-46
Simon Carter (UVA)
Exploration and Exploitation of Multilingual Data for Statistical Machine Translation
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. de Rijke (UVA)
Copromotor: Dr. C. Monz (UVA)
Promotie: 20 December 2012

2012-47
Manos Tsagkias (UVA)
Mining Social Media: Tracking Content and Predicting Behavior
Promotores: Prof.dr. M. de Rijke (UVA)
Promotie: 05 December 2012

2012-48
Jorn Bakker (TUE)
Handling Abrupt Changes in Evolving Time-series Data
Promotor: Prof.dr. P. De Bra (TUE)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Pechenizkiy (TUE)
Promotie: 10 December 2012

2012-49
Michael Kaisers (UM)
Learning against Learning - Evolutionary dynamics of reinforcement learning algorithms in strategic interactions
Promotores: Prof.dr. G. Weiss (UM)
Copromotores: Dr. K.P. Tuyls (UM), Prof. dr.S. Parsons (CUNY)
Promotie: 17 December 2012

2012-50
Steven van Kervel (TUD)
Ontologogy driven Enterprise Information Systems Engineering
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.L.G. Dietz (TUD)
Promotie: 03 December 2012

2012-51
Jeroen de Jong (TUD)
Heuristics in Dynamic Sceduling; a practical framework with a case study in elevator dispatching
Promotores: Prof.dr. C. Witteveen (TUD)
Promotie: 28 November 2012

2011

2011-01
Botond Cseke (RUN)
Variational Algorithms for Bayesian Inference in Latent Gaussian Models
Promotor: Prof.dr. T.M. Heskes (RUN)
Promotie: 24 Januari 2011

2011-02
Nick Tinnemeier(UU)
Organizing Agent Organizations. Syntax and Operational Semantics of an Organization-Oriented Programming Language
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. M.M. Dastani (UU), Dr. F. M. de Boer (CWI)
Promotie: 7 February 2011

2011-03
Jan Martijn van der Werf (TUE)
Compositional Design and Verification of Component-Based Information Systems
Promotor: : Prof.dr. K.M. van Hee (TU/e), Prof. Dr. W. Reisig (Humboldt-Universitšt zu Berlin) Copromotores: Copromotores : prof.dr. W. Scheper (UU), dr. N. Sidorova (TU/e)
Promotie: 15 February 2011

2011-04
Hado Philip van Hasselt (UU)
Insights in Reinforcement Learning; Formal analysis and empirical evaluation of temporal-difference learning algorithms
Promotores: Prof.dr. J.-J.Ch. Meyer (UU), Prof.dr. L.R.B. Schomaker (RUG)
Copromotor: Dr. M.A. Wiering (RUG)
Promotie: 17 January 2011

2011-05
Bas van de Raadt (VU)
Enterprise Architecture Coming of Age - Increasing the Performance of an Emerging Discipline
Promotor: : Prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Promotie: 25 February 2011

2011-06
Yiwen Wang(TUE)
Semantically-Enhanced Recommendations in Cultural Heritage
Promotores: Prof.dr. P.M.E. De Bra (TUE), Prof.dr. A.Th. Schreiber (VU)
Copromotor: dr. L.M. Aroyo (VU)
Promotie: 08 Februay 2011

2011-07
Yujia Cao (UT
Multimodal Information Presentation for High Load Human Computer Interaction
Promotor: : Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Copromotor: dr. M. Theune (UT)
Promotie: 03 February 2011

2011-08
Nieske Vergunst (UU)
BDI-based Generation of Robust Task-Oriented Dialogues
Promotores: Prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Copromotor:Dr. ir. R.-J. Beun (UU), Dr. R van Eijk (UU)
Promotie: 09 March 2011

2011-09
Tim de Jong (OU)
Contextualised Mobile Media for Learning
Promotor: Prof.dr. E.J.R. Koper (OU), Prof. Dr. M. Specht (OU)
Promotie: 10 June 2011

2011-10
Bart Bogaert (UvT)
Cloud Content Contention
Promotores: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT), Prof.dr. E.O. Postma (UvT)
Promotie: 30 March 2011

2011-11
Dhaval Vyas (UT)
Designing for Awareness: An Experience-focused HCI Perspective
Promotores: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT), Prof. dr. G. van der Veer (OU)
Copromotor:Dr. D. Heylen (UT)
Promotie: 18 February 2011

2011-12
Carmen Bratosin (TUE)
Grid Architecture for Distributed Process Mining
Promotores: Prof.dr. W.M.P. van der Aalst (TUE)
Copromotor:Dr. N. Sidirova (TUE)
Promotie: 29 March 2011

2011-13
Xiaoyu Mao (UvT)
Airport under Control; Multiagent Scheduling for Airport Ground Handling
Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT), Prof. dr. E.O. Postma (UvT)
Copromotor:Dr. ir. N. Roos (UM), Dr. A.H. Salden (Almende B.V.)
Promotie: 25 May 2011

2011-14
Milan Lovric(EUR)
Behavioral Finance and Agent-Based Artificial Markets
Promotores: Prof. Dr. J. Spronk (EUR), Prof. Dr. Ir. U. Kaymak (EUR, TU/e)
Promotie: 25 March 2011


2011-15
Marijn Koolen (UVA)
The Meaning of Structure: the Value of Link Evidence for Information Retrieval
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.S. MacKenzie-Owen (UvA)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. J. Kamps (UvA)
Promotie: 15 April 2011

2011-16
Maarten Schadd (UM)
Selective Search in Games of Different Complexity
Promotores: Prof.dr. G. Weiss (UM)
Copromotor: Dr. M.H.M. Winands (UM), Dr. ir. J.W.H.M. Uiterwijk (UM)
Promotie: 25 May 2011

2011-17
Jiyin He (UVA)
Exploring Topic Structure: Coherence, Diversity and Relatedness
Promotor: Prof. dr. M. de Rijke (UvA)
Promotie: 18 May 2011

2011-18
Mark Ponsen (UM)
Strategic Decision-Making in complex games
Promotores: Prof.dr. G. Weiss (UM)
Copromotor: Dr. K. Tuyls (UM), Dr. J. Ramon (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Promotie: 15 June 2011

2011-19
Ellen Rusman (OU)
The Mind ' s Eye on Personal Profiles
Promotor: Prof. dr. E.J.R. Koper (OU) en Prof. dr. P.B. Sloep (OU)
Copromotor: Dr. J.M. van Bruggen (OU)
Promotie: 17 June 2011

2011-20
Qing Gu (VU)
Guiding service-oriented software engineering - A view-based approach
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Copromotor: Dr.P.Lago (VU)
Promotie: 06 October 2011

2011-21
Linda Terlouw (TUD)
Modularization and Specification of Service-Oriented Systems
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.L.G. Dietz (TUD)
Promotie: 05 July 2011

2011-22
Junte Zhang (UVA)
System Evaluation of Archival Description and Access
Promotor: Prof. dr. T. Thomassen (UVA)
Copromotor: Dr.J. Kamps (UVA)
Promotie: 30 September 2011

2011-23
Wouter Weerkamp (UVA)
Finding People and their Utterances in Social Media
Promotor: Prof. dr. M. de Rijke (UVA)
Promotie: 18 October 2011

2011-24
Herwin van Welbergen (UT)
Behavior Generation for Interpersonal Coordination with Virtual Humans On Specifying, Scheduling and Realizing Multimodal Virtual Human Behavior
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir . A. Nijholt (UT)
Promotie: 09 September 2011

2011-25
Syed Waqar ul Qounain Jaffry (VU)
Analysis and Validation of Models for Trust Dynamics
Promotor: Prof. dr. J. Treur (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Hooegndoorn (VU)
Promotie: 09 September 2011

2011-26
Matthijs Aart Pontier (VU)
Virtual Agents for Human Communication - Emotion Regulation and Involvement-Distance Trade-Offs in Embodied Conversational Agents and Robots
Promotor: Prof. dr. J. Treur (VU), Prof. dr. E. Konijn (VU)
Copromotores: Dr. T. Bosse (VU), Dr. J. Hoorn (VU)
Promotie: 19 September 2011

2011-27
Aniel Bhulai (VU)
Dynamic website optimization through autonomous management of design patterns
Promotor: Prof. dr. G. van der Veer (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. S. Bhulai (VU)
Promotie: 25 November 2011

2011-28
Rianne Kaptein (UVA)
Effective Focused Retrieval by Exploiting Query Context and Document Structure
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.S. Mackenzie Owen (UvA)
Copromotor: Dr.J. Kamps (UVA)
Promotie: 07 October 2011

2011-29
Faisal Kamiran (TUE)
Discrimination-aware Classification
Promotor: Prof. dr. Paul De Bra (TUE)
Copromotor: Dr. T. Calders (TUE)
Promotie: 11 October 2011

2011-30
Egon van den Broek (UT)
Affective Signal Processing (ASP): Unraveling the mystery of emotions
Promotores: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT), Prof. dr. T. Dijkstra (RUN)
Copromotor: Dr. J.H.D.M. Westerink (Philips Research)
Promotie: 16 September 2011

2011-31
Ludo Waltman (EUR)
Computational and Game-Theoretic Approaches for Modeling Bounded Rationality
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. R. Dekker (EUR), Prof.dr.ir. U.Kaymak (EUR, TUE)
Promotie: 13 October 2011

2011-32
Nees-Jan van Eck (EUR)
Methodological Advances in Bibliometric Mapping of Science
Promotores: Prof. dr. ir. R. Dekker (EUR)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. J. van den Berg (TUD)
Promotie: 13 October 2011

2011-33
Tom van der Weide (UU)
Arguing to Motivate Decisions
Promotores: Prof. dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU), Prof.dr. U. H. Prakken (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. F. Dignum (UU), Dr. G.A.W. Vreeswijk (UU)
Promotie: 10 October 2011

2011-34
Paolo Turrini (UU)
Strategic Reasoning in Interdependence: Logical and Game-theoretical Investigations
Promotores: Prof. dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer(UU), Prof.dr. A. Visser (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. J. Broersen (UU), Dr. R. Mastop (UU)
Promotie: 17 October 2011

2011-35
Maaike Harbers (UU)
Explaining Agent Behavior in Virtual Training
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. K. van den Bosch (TNO)
Promotie: 02 November 2011

2011-36
Erik van der Spek (UU)
Experiments in serious game design: a cognitive approach
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. H. van Oostendorp (UU)
Promotie: 26 October 2011

2011-37
Adriana Burlutiu (RUN)
Machine Learning for Pairwise Data, Applications for Preference Learning and Supervised Network Inference
Promotor: Prof. dr. T.M. Heskes (RUN)
Promotie: 18 October 2011

2011-38
Nyree Lemmens (UM)
Bee-inspired Distributed Optimization
Promotor: Prof. dr. G. Weiss (UM)
Copromotor: Dr. K.P. Tuyls (UM)
Promotie: 10 November 2011

2011-39
Joost Westra (UU)
Organizing Adaptation using Agents in Serious Games
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Copromotores: Dr. F. Dignum (UU), Dr. V. Dignum (TUD)
Promotie: 19 October 2011

2011-40
Viktor Clerc (VU)
Architectural Knowledge Management in Global Software Development
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. P. Lago (VU)
Promotie: 13 December 2011

2011-41
Luan Ibraimi (UT)
Cryptographically Enforced Distributed Data Access Control
Promotores: Prof. dr. P. Hartel (UT), Prof.dr. W. Jonker (UT)
Promotie: 21 October 2011

2011-42
Michal Sindlar (UU)
Explaining Behavior through Mental State Attribution
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. M.M. Dastani (UU)
Promotie: 07 November 2011

2011-43
Henk van der Schuur (UU)
Process Improvement through Software Operation Knowledge
Promotor: Prof. Dr. S. Brinkkemper (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. S. Jansen (UU)
Promotie: 17 November 2011

2011-44
Boris Reuderink (UT)
Robust Brain-Computer Interfaces
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Poel (UT)
Promotie: 21 October 2011

2011-45
Herman Stehouwer (UvT)
Statistical Language Models for Alternative Sequence Selection
Promotores: Prof. dr. A.P.J. van den Bosch (RUN), Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT)
Copromotor: Dr. M.M. van Zaanen (UvT)
Promotie: 7 December 2011

2011-46
Beibei Hu (TUD)
Towards Contextualized Information Delivery: A Rule-based Architecture for the Domain of Mobile Police Work
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. G.J.P.M. Houben (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr.ir. A.J.H. Hidders(TUD)
Promotie: 11 October 2011

2011-47
Azizi Bin Ab Aziz(VU)
Exploring Computational Models for Intelligent Support of Persons with Depression
Promotores: Prof. dr. J. Treur(VU)
Copromotor: Dr. M.C.A. Klein (VU) (UvT)
Promotie: 6 December 2011

2011-48
Mark Ter Maat (UT)
Response Selection and Turn-taking for a Sensitive Artificial Listening Agent
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT),Prof. Dr. D.K.J. Heylen (UT)
Promotie: 30 November 2011

2011-49
Andreea Niculescu (UT)
Conversational interfaces for task-oriented spoken dialogues: design aspects influencing interaction quality
Promotores: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Copromotor: Dr.ir. B. van Dijk (UT)
Promotie:22 November 2011

2010

2010-01
Matthijs van Leeuwen (UU)
Patterns that Matter
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.P.J.M. Siebes (UU)
Promotie: 09 February 2010

2010-02
Ingo Wassink (UT)
Work flows in Life Science
Promotor: Prof.dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT), Prof.dr. G.C. van der Veer (OU)
Copromotor: Dr. P. van der Vet (UT)
Promotie: 14 January 2010

2010-03
Joost Geurts (CWI)
A Document Engineering Model and Processing Framework for Multimedia documents
Promotor: Prof.dr. L. Hardman (CWI/TUE)
Copromotor: Dr. J. van Ossenbruggen (CWI)
Promotie: 03 February 2010

2010-04
Olga Kulyk (UT)
Do You Know What I Know? Situational Awareness of Co-located Teams in Multidisplay Environments
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. A. Nijholt (UT), Prof.dr. G.C. van der Veer (OU)
Copromotor: Dr. E. M. A. G. van Dijk (UT)
Promotie: 14 January 2010

2010-05
Claudia Hauff (UT)
Predicting the Effectiveness of Queries and Retrieval Systems
Promotor: Prof.dr. F.M.G. de Jong (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. D. Hiemstra (UT)
Promotie: 29 January 2010

2010-06
Sander Bakkes (UvT)
Rapid Adaptation of Video Game AI
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT)
Copromotor:Dr. ir. H. M. Spronck (UvT)
Promotie: 03 March 2010

2010-07
Wim Fikkert (UT )
Gesture interaction at a Distance
Promotor: Prof.dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT), Prof.dr. G.C. van der Veer (OU)
Copromotor: Dr. P. van der Vet (UT)
Promotie: 11 March 2010

2010-08
Krzysztof Siewicz (UL)
Towards an Improved Regulatory Framework of Free Software. Protecting user freedoms in a world of software communities and eGovernments
Promotores: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT/UL), Prof. mr. A.H.J. Schmidt (UL)
Promotie: 20 April 2010

2010-09
Hugo Kielman (UL)
Politi√ęle gegevensverwerking en Privacy, Naar een effectieve waarborging
Promotores: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT/UL), Prof. mr. A.H.J. Schmidt (UL)
Copromotor: Mr. dr. L. Mommers (UL)
Promotie: 14 April 2010

2010-10
Rebecca Ong (UL)
Mobile Communication and Protection of Children
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT/UL)
Copromotor: Mr. dr. B. Schermer
Promotie: 22 April 2010

2010-11
Adriaan Ter Mors (TUD)
The world according to MARP: Multi-Agent Route Planning
Promotor: Prof. dr. C. Witteveen (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. F. A. Kuipers (TUD)
Promotie: 15 March 2010

2010-12
Susan van den Braak (UU)
Sensemaking software for crime analysis
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.-J.Ch. Meyer (UU), Prof. dr. mr. H. Prakken (UU / RUG)
Copromotor: Dr. H. van Oostendorp (UU), Dr. G.A.W. Vreeswijk (UU)
Promotie: 15 March 2010

2010-13
Gianluigi Folino (RUN)
High Performance Data Mining using Bio-inspired techniques
Promotor: Prof. dr. T.M. Heskes (RUN)
Copromotor: Dr. E. Marchiori (RUN)
Promotie: 22 March 2010

2010-14
Sander van Splunter (VU)
Automated Web Service Reconfiguration
Promotor: Prof .dr. F. M.T. Brazier (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr. P.H.G. van Langen (TUD)
Promotie: 29 March 2010

2010-15
Lianne Bodenstaff (UT)
Managing Dependency Relations in Inter-Organizational Models
Promotor: Prof. dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT), Prof. dr. M. Reichert (University of Ulm)
Promotie: 17 June 2010

2010-16
Sicco Verwer (TUD)
Efficient Identification of Timed Automata, theory and practice
Promotor: Prof. dr. C. Witteveen (TUD)
Copromotor:Dr. M. de Weerdt (TUD)
Promotie: 02 March 2010

2010-17
Spyros Kotoulas (VU)
Scalable Discovery of Networked Resources: Algorithms, Infrastructure, Applications
Promotor: Prof.dr. F. van Harmelen (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. R. Siebes (VU)
Promotie: 24 March 2010

2010-18
Charlotte Gerritsen (VU)
Caught in the Act: Investigating Crime by Agent-Based Simulation
Promotor: Prof. dr. J. Treur (VU)
Copromotor:Dr. M.C.A. Klein (VU)
Promotie: 12 April 2010

2010-19
Henriette Cramer (UvA)
People's Responses to Autonomous and Adaptive Systems
Promotor: Prof. dr. B.J. Wielinga (UvA)
Copromotor: Dr. V. Evers (UvA)
Promotie: 23 April 2010

2010-20
Ivo Swartjes (UT)
Whose Story Is It Anyway? How Improv Informs Agency and Authorship of Emergent Narrative
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Copromotor:Dr. M. Theune (UT)
Promotie: 19 May 2010

2010-21
Harold van Heerde (UT)
Privacy-aware data management by means of data degradation
Promotor: Prof. dr. P.G.M. Apers (UT), Prof. dr. P. Pucheral (University of Versailles Saint-Quentin)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Fokkinga (UT)
Promotie: 04 June 2010

2010-22
Michiel Hildebrand (CWI)
End-user Support for Access to\\ Heterogeneous Linked Data
Promotores: Prof. dr. L. Hardman (CWI) and Prof. dr. A.Th. Schreiber (VU)
Copromotor:dr. J.R. van Ossenbruggen (CWI)
Promotie: 20 April 2010

2010-23
Bas Steunebrink (UU)
The Logical Structure of Emotions
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.-J.Ch. Meyer (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. M.M. Dastani (UU)
Promotie: 27 April 2010

2010-24
Dmytro Tykhonov (TUD)
Designing Generic and Efficient Negotiation Strategies
Promotores: Prof. dr. C. M. Jonker (TUD)
Copromotor: Dr. K. Hindriks (TUD)
Promotie: 7 June 2010

2010-25
Zulfiqar Ali Memon (VU)
Modelling Human-Awareness for Ambient Agents: A Human Mindreading Perspective
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Treur (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. T. Bosse (VU)
Promotie: 25 May 2010

2010-26
Ying Zhang (CWI)
XRPC: Efficient Distributed Query Processing on Heterogeneous XQuery Engines
Promotores: Prof. dr. M. L. Kersten (CWI/UvA)
Copromotor: Dr. P. Boncz (CWI)
Promotie: 8 July 2010

2010-27
Marten Voulon (UL)
Automatisch contracteren
Promotores: Prof. mr. H. Franken (UL), Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT/UL)
Promotie: 03 June 2010

2010-28
Arne Koopman (UU)
Characteristic Relational Patterns
Promotor: Prof. dr. A.P.J.M. Siebes (UU)
Promotie: 31 May 2010

2010-29
Stratos Idreos (CWI)
Database Cracking: Towards Auto-tuning Database Kernels
Promotores: Prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI/UvA))
Copromotor: Dr. S. Manegold (CWI)
Promotie: 24 June 2010

2010-30
Marieke van Erp (UvT)
Accessing Natural History - Discoveries in data cleaning, structuring, and retrieval
Promotor: Prof. dr. A.P.J. van den Bosch (UvT)
Copromotor: Dr. P. K. Lendvai (UvT)
Promotie: 30 June 2010

2010-31
Victor de Boer (UVA)
Ontology Enrichment from Heterogeneous Sources on the Web
Promotores: Prof. dr. B.J. Wielinga (UvA)
Copromotor: Dr. M. van Someren (UVA)
Promotie: 30 September 2010

2010-32
Marcel Hiel (UvT)
An Adaptive Service Oriented Architecture: Automatically solving Interoperability Problems
Promotor: Prof. dr. W.J.A.M van den Heuvel (UvT)
Copromotor: Dr. H.Weigand (UvT)
Promotie: 07 September 2010

2010-33
Robin Aly (UT)
Modeling Representation Uncertainty in Concept-Based Multimedia Retrieval
Promotores: Prof.dr. P.G.M. Apers (UT), Prof.dr. F.M.G. de Jong (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. D. Hiemstra (UT)
Promotie: 02 July 2010

2010-34
Teduh Dirgahayu (UT)
Interaction Design in Service Compositions
Promotor: prof.dr.ir. C.A. Vissers (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. M. van Sinderen (UT)
Promotie: 10 September 2010

2010-35
Dolf Trieschnigg (UT)
Proof of Concept: Concept-based Biomedical Information Retrieval
Promotores: Prof.dr. F.M.G. de Jong (UT), Prof. dr. ir. W. Kraaij (RUN)
Promotie: 01 September 2010

2010-36
Jose Janssen (OU)
Paving the Way for Lifelong Learning; Facilitating competence development through a learning path specification
Promotor:Prof. dr. E.J.R. Koper (OU)
Copromotor: Dr. A. Berlanga (OU))
Promotie: 17 September 2010

2010-37
Niels Lohmann (TUE)
Correctness of services and their composition
Promotores: Prof.dr. W.M.P. van der Aalst (TUE), Prof.dr. K. Wolf (University of Rostock)
Copromotor: Dr. N. Sidorova (TUE)
Promotie: 27 September 2010

2010-38
Dirk Fahland (TUE)
From Scenarios to components
Promotores: Prof.dr. W.M.P. van der Aalst (TUE), Prof.dr. W. Reisig (Humboldt University Berlin)
Copromotor: Prof.dr. K. Wolf (University of Rostock)
Promotie: 27 September 2010

2010-39
Ghazanfar Farooq Siddiqui (VU)
Integrative modeling of emotions in virtual agents
Promotores: Prof.dr. J. Treur (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. T. Bosse (VU), Dr. J.F. Hoorn (VU)
Promotie: 28 September 2010

2010-40
Mark van Assem (VU)
Converting and Integrating Vocabularies for the Semantic Web
Promotores: prof.dr. A. Th. Schreiber (VU)
Copromotor: dr. J.R. van Ossenbruggen (CWI/VU)
Promotie: 01 Oktober 2010

2010-41
Guillaume Chaslot (UM)
Monte-Carlo Tree Search
Promotores: Prof. Dr. G. Weiss (UM)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. J.W.H.M. Uiterwijk (UM), Dr. M.H.M. Winands (UM), Dr. B. Bouzy (Univ Paris Descartes)
Promotie: 30 September 2010

2010-42
Sybren de Kinderen (VU)
Needs-driven service bundling in a multi-supplier setting - the computational e3-service approach
Promotores: Prof. dr. J.M Akkermans (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. J. Gordijn (VU)
Promotie: 25 Oktober 2010

2010-43
Peter van Kranenburg (UU)
A Computational Approach to Content-Based Retrieval of Folk Song Melodies
Promotores: Prof.dr. R.C. Veltkamp (UU), Prof.dr. L.P. Grijp (UU, Meertens Instituut)
Copromotor: Dr. F.Wiering (UU)
Promotie: 04 Oktober 2010

2010-44
Pieter Bellekens (TUE)
An Approach towards Context-sensitive and User-adapted Access to Heterogeneous Data Sources, Illustrated in the Television Domain
Promotores:Prof.dr. P.M.E. De Bra (TUE), Prof.dr.ir. G.J.P.M Houben (TUD)
Copromotor:Dr. L.M. Aroyo (VU)
Promotie: 7 Oktober 2010

2010-45
Vasilios Andrikopoulos (UvT)
A theory and model for the evolution of software services
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. Papazoglou (UvT)
Promotie: 01 Oktober 2010

2010-46
Vincent Pijpers (VU)
e3alignment: Exploring Inter-Organizational Business-ICT Alignment
Promotores:Prof.dr. J.M. Akkermans (VU)
Co-promotor:Dr. J. Gordijn (VU)
Promotie: 17 December 2010

2010-47
Chen Li (UT)
Mining Process Model Variants: Challenges, Techniques, Examples
Promotor: Prof. dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT)
Co-promotor:Dr. A. Wombacher (UT)
Promotie: 11 November 2010

2010-48
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2010-49
Jahn-Takeshi Saito (UM)
Solving difficult game positions
Promotor: Prof. Dr. G. Weiss (UM)
Co-promotor:Dr. ir. J.W.H.M. Uiterwijk (UM), Dr. M.H.M. Winands (UM)
Promotie: 15 December 2010

2010-50
Bouke Huurnink (UVA)
Search in Audiovisual Broadcast Archives
Promotores:Prof.dr. M. de Rijke (UvA), Prof.dr.ir A.W.M. Smeulders (UvA)
Promotie: 26 November 2010

2010-51
Alia Khairia Amin (CWI)
Understanding and supporting information seeking tasks in multiple sources
Promotor: Prof.dr. L. Hardman (CWI/TUE)
Copromotor: Dr. J. van Ossenbruggen (VU/CWI) Promotie: 08 December 2010

2010-52
Peter-Paul van Maanen (VU)
Adaptive Support for Human-Computer Teams: Exploring the Use of Cognitive Models of Trust and Attention
Promotores: Prof.dr. J. Treur (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. T. Bosse (VU) Promotie: 09 December 2010

2010-53
Edgar Meij (UVA)
Combining Concepts and Language Models for Information Access
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. de Rijke (UvA)
Promotie: 10 December 2010

2009

2009-01
Rasa Jurgelenaite (RUN)
Symmetric Causal Independence Models
Promotor: Prof.dr. T.M. Heskes (RUN)
Promotie: 19 January 2009

2009-02
Willem Robert van Hage (VU)
Evaluating Ontology-Alignment Techniques
Promotor: Prof.dr. G. Schreiber (VU)
Promotie: 19 January 2009

2009-03
Hans Stol (UvT)
A Framework for Evidence-based Policy Making Using IT
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.J. Van den Herik (UvT)
Promotie: 21 January 2009

2009-04
Josephine Nabukenya (RUN)
Improving the Quality of Organisational Policy Making using Collaboration Engineering
Promotores: Prof. dr. E. Proper (RUN), Prof. dr. ir. G.- J. de Vreede, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Copromotor: Dr. P. van Bommel (RUN)
Promotie: 03 March 2009

2009-05
Sietse Overbeek (RUN)
Bridging Supply and Demand for Knowledge Intensive Tasks - Based on Knowledge, Cognition, and Quality
Promotor: Prof. dr. E. Proper (RUN)
Promotie: 24 April 2009

2009-06
Muhammad Subianto (UU)
Understanding Classification
Promotor: Prof.dr.A.P.J.M. Siebes (UU)
Promotie: 14 January 2009

2009-07
Ronald Poppe (UT)
Discriminative Vision-Based Recovery and Recognition of Human Motion
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. M. Poel (UT)
Promotie: 02 April 2009

2009-08
Volker Nannen (VU)
Evolutionary Agent-Based Policy Analysis in Dynamic Environments
Promotores: Prof.dr. J. van den Bergh (VU), Prof.dr. A.E. Eiben (VU)
Promotie: 16 April 2009

2009-09
Benjamin Kanagwa (RUN)
Design, Discovery and Construction of Service-oriented Systems
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. Th. van der Weide (RUN)
Promotie: 21 April 2009

2009-10
Jan Wielemaker (UVA)
Logic programming for knowledge-intensive interactive applications
Promotores: Prof. dr. B.J. Wielinga (UvA), Prof. dr. A.Th. Schreiber (VU)
Promotie: 12 June 2009

2009-11
Alexander Boer (UVA)
Legal Theory, Sources of Law & the Semantic Web
Promotor: Prof. dr. T. M. van Engers (UVA)
Copromotores: Prof. dr. J. A. P. J. Breuker (UVA), Dr. R. G. F. Winkels (UVA)
Promotie: 25 June 2009

2009-12
Peter Massuthe (TUE, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin)
Operating Guidelines for Services
Promotores:Prof.dr. Kees van Hee (TUE), prof.dr. Wolfgang Reisig (Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin)
Copromotor: Prof.dr. Karsten Wolf (Universitaet Rostock)
Promotie: 21 April 2009

2009-13
Steven de Jong (UM)
Fairness in Multi-Agent Systems
Promotor: Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT), Prof.dr. E.O. Postma (UvT)
Copromotor: Dr. K. Tuyls (TUE)
Promotie: 04 June 2009

2009-14
Maksym Korotkiy (VU)
From ontology-enabled services to service-enabled ontologies (making ontologies work in e-science with ONTO-SOA)
Promotores: Prof.dr. J. Top (VU)
Promotie: 18 June 2009

2009-15
Rinke Hoekstra (UVA)
Ontology Representation - Design Patterns and Ontologies that Make Sense
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.A.P.J. Breuker (UVA)
Copromotores: Prof.dr. T.M. van Engers (UVA), Dr. R.G.F. Winkels (UVA)
Promotie: 18 September 2009

2009-16
Fritz Reul (UvT)
New Architectures in Computer Chess
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT)
Copromotor: Dr. J.W.H.M. Uiterwijk (UM)
Promotie: 17 June 2009

2009-17
Laurens van der Maaten (UvT)
Feature Extraction from Visual Data
Promotores: Prof.dr. E.O.Postma (UvT), Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT)
Copromotor: Dr. A.G. Lange (RACM)
Promotie: 23 June 2009

2009-18
Fabian Groffen (CWI)
Armada, An Evolving Database System
Promotor: Prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI/UvA)
Copromotor: Dr. S. Manegold (CWI)
Promotie: 10 June 2009

2009-19
Valentin Robu (CWI)
Modeling Preferences, Strategic Reasoning and Collaboration in Agent-Mediated Electronic Markets
Promotor: Prof.dr. H. La Poutre (CWI/TUE)
Promotie: 02 July 2009

2009-20
Bob van der Vecht (UU)
Adjustable Autonomy: Controling Influences on Decision Making
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. F.Dignum (UU)
Promotie: 06 July 2009

2009-21
Stijn Vanderlooy(UM)
Ranking and Reliable Classification
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT), Prof.dr. Th.A. de Roos (UM), Prof.dr.rer.nat. E. Hüllermeier, Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany
Promotie: 01 July 2009

2009-22
Pavel Serdyukov (UT)
Search For Expertise: Going beyond direct evidence
Promotor: Prof.dr. P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. D. Hiemstra (UT)
Promotie: 24 June 2009

2009-23
Peter Hofgesang (VU)
Modelling Web Usage in a Changing Environment
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.E. Eiben (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. W. Kowalczyk (VU)
Promotie: 08 October 2009

2009-24
Annerieke Heuvelink (VU)
Cognitive Models for Training Simulations
Promotor: Prof. dr. J. Treur (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. K. van den Bosch (TNO), Dr. M. C. A. Klein (VU)
Promotie: 11 September 2009

2009-25
Alex van Ballegooij (CWI)
"RAM: Array Database Management through Relational Mapping"
Promotor: Prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI/UvA) )
Copromotor: Prof. dr. A.P. de Vries (TUD)
Promotie: 17 September 2009

2009-26
Fernando Koch (UU)
An Agent-Based Model for the Development of Intelligent Mobile Services
Promotores: Prof. Dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU), Prof. Dr. E. Sonenberg (University of Melbourne)
Copromotor: Dr. F. Dignum (UU)
Promotie: 05 October 2009

2009-27
Christian Glahn (OU)
Contextual Support of social Engagement and Reflection on the Web
Promotores: Prof. dr. E.J.R. Koper (OU), Prof.dr. M. Specht (OU)
Promotie: 18 September 2009

2009-28
Sander Evers (UT)
Sensor Data Management with Probabilistic Models
Promotores:Prof.dr.ir. P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Copromotor:Prof.dr. L. Feng, Tsinghua University (China).
Promotie: 25 September 2009

2009-29
Stanislav Pokraev (UT)
Model-Driven Semantic Integration of Service-Oriented Applications
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. R. J. Wieringa (UT)
Co-promotor: Prof. dr. M. Reichert (University of Ulm)
Assistent promotor: Dr. ir. M. W. A. Steen (Novay) Promotie: 22 Oktober 2009

2009-30
Marcin Zukowski (CWI)
Balancing vectorized query execution with bandwidth-optimized storage
Promotor: Prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI/UvA)
Copromotor: Dr. P.A. Boncz (CWI)
Promotie: 11 September 2009

2009-31
Sofiya Katrenko (UVA)
A Closer Look at Learning Relations from Text
Promotor: Prof. dr. P.W. Adriaans (UVA)
Promotie: 10 September 2009

2009-32
Rik Farenhorst (VU) and Remco de Boer (VU)
Architectural Knowledge Management: Supporting Architects and Auditors
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Copromotor: Dr. P. Lago (VU)
Promotie: 05 October 2009

2009-33
Khiet Truong (UT)
How Does Real Affect Affect Affect Recognition In Speech?
Promotor:Prof. dr. F.M.G. de Jong (UT), Prof. dr. ir. D.A. van Leeuwen (RU)
Promotie: 27 August 2009

2009-34
Inge van de Weerd (UU)
Advancing in Software Product Management: An Incremental Method Engineering Approach
Promotor: Prof.dr. S. Brinkkemper (UU)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. J. Versendaal (UU)
Promotie: 09 September 2009

2009-35
Wouter Koelewijn (UL)
Privacy en Politiegegevens; Over geautomatiseerde normatieve informatie-uitwisseling
Promotores: Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT/UL), Prof. mr. A.H.J. Schmidt (UL)
Co-promotor: dr. L. Mommers (UL)
Promotie: 04 November 2009

2009-36
Marco Kalz (OU)
Placement Support for Learners in Learning Networks
Promotor: Prof.dr. E.J.R. Koper (OU)
Copromotor: Dr. J.M. van Bruggen (OU)
Promotie: 16 October 2009

2009-37
Hendrik Drachsler (OU)
Navigation Support for Learners in Informal Learning Networks
Promotores: Prof.dr. E.J.R. Koper (OU)
Co-promotor: Dr. H.G.K. Hummel (OU)
Promotie: 16 October 2009

2009-38
Riina Vuorikari (OU)
Tags and self-organisation: a metadata ecology for learning resources in a multilingual context
Promotor: Prof.dr. E.J.R. Koper (OU)
Promotie: 13 November 2009

2009-39
Christian Stahl (TUE, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin)
Service Substitution -- A Behavioral Approach Based on Petri Nets
Promotores: Prof.dr. K. van Hee (TUE), Prof.dr. W. Reisig (Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin)
Co-promotor: Prof.dr. Karsten Wolf (Universitaet Rostock)
Promotie: 1 December 2009

2009-40
Stephan Raaijmakers (UvT)
Multinomial Language Learning: Investigations into the Geometry of Language
Promotores: Prof. dr. W. Daelemans (UvT), Prof.dr. A.P.J. van den Bosch (UvT)
Promotie: 1 December 2009

2009-41
Igor Berezhnyy (UvT)
Digital Analysis of Paintings
Promotores: Prof. dr. E.O. Postma (UvT), Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UvT)
Promotie: 7 December 2009

2009-42
Toine Bogers (UvT)
Recommender Systems for Social Bookmarking
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.P.J. van den Bosch (UvT)
Promotie: 8 December 2009

2009-43
Virginia Nunes Leal Franqueira (UT)
Finding Multi-step Attacks in Computer Networks using Heuristic Search and Mobile Ambients
Promotor: Prof. dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT)
Co-promotor: Dr. P. van Eck (UT)
Promotie:13 November 2009

2009-44
Roberto Santana Tapia (UT)
Assessing Business-IT Alignment in Networked Organizations
Promotor: Prof. dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT)
Promotie: 4 December 2009

2009-45
Jilles Vreeken (UU)
Making Pattern Mining Useful
Promotor: Prof. dr.A.P.J.M. Siebes (UU)
Promotie:15 December 2009

2009-46
Loredana Afanasiev (UvA)
Querying XML: Benchmarks and Recursion
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. de Rijke (UvA)
Co-promotor: Dr. M.J. Marx (UvA)
Promotie: 18 December 2009

2008

2008-01
Katalin Boer-Sorb√°n (EUR)
Agent-Based Simulation of Financial Markets: A modular, continuous-time approach
Promotor: Prof. dr. A. de Bruin (EUR)
Copromotor: Dr. ir. U. Kaymak (EUR)
Promotie: 25 January 2008

2008-02
Alexei Sharpanskykh (VU)
On Computer-Aided Methods for Modeling and Analysis of Organizations
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Treur (VU)
Promotie: 10 January 2008

2008-03
Vera Hollink (UVA)
Optimizing hierarchical menus: a usage-based approach
Promotor: Prof.dr. B.J. Wielinga (UvA)
Copromotor:Dr. M.W. van Someren (UvA)
Promotie: 31 January 2008

2008-04
Ander de Keijzer (UT)
Management of Uncertain Data - towards unattended integration
Promotor: Prof. dr. P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Copromotor:Dr. ir. M. van Keulen (UT)
Promotie: 01 februari 2008

2008-05
Bela Mutschler (UT)
Modeling and simulating causal dependencies on process-aware information systems from a cost perspective
Promotor: Prof. Dr. R. J. Wieringa (UT)
Copromotor:Dr. M. U. Reichert (UT)
Promotie: 17 January 2008

2008-06
Arjen Hommersom (RUN)
On the Application of Formal Methods to Clinical Guidelines, an Artificial Intelligence Perspective
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. Th.P. van der Weide (RUN)
Co-promotor: dr. P.J.F. Lucas (RUN)
Promotie: 18 April 2008

2008-07
Peter van Rosmalen (OU)
Supporting the tutor in the design and support of adaptive e-learning
Promotor: Prof. dr. E.J.R. Koper (OU)
Co-promotor: Prof. dr. P.B. Sloep (OU)
Promotie: 18 April 2008

2008-08
Janneke Bolt (UU)
Bayesian Networks: Aspects of Approximate Inference
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir L.C. van der Gaag (UU)
Promotie: 21 April 2008

2008-09
Christof van Nimwegen (UU)
The paradox of the guided user: assistance can be counter-effective
Promotor: Prof.dr. L. van den Berg (UU)
Co-promotor: Dr. H. van Oostendorp (UU)
Promotie: 31 March 2008

2008-10
Wauter Bosma (UT)
Discourse oriented summarization
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Co-promotor: Dr. M. Theune (UT)
Promotie: 27 March 2008

2008-11
Vera Kartseva (VU)
Designing Controls for Network Organizations: A Value-Based Approach
P Promotores: Prof. dr. Y.H. Tan (VU), Prof.dr.ir R. Paans (VU)
Co-promotor: Dr. J. Gordijn (VU)
Promotie: 28 May 2008

2008-12
Jozsef Farkas (RUN)
A Semiotically Oriented Cognitive Model of Knowledge Representation
Promotor: Prof. dr.ir. Th.P. van der Weide (RUN)
Co-promotor: Dr. J.J. Sarbo (RUN)
Promotie: 23 April 2008

2008-13
Caterina Carraciolo (UVA)
Topic Driven Access to Scientific Handbooks
Promotor: Prof. dr.M. de Rijke (UVA)
Co-promotor: Dr. J. Kircz (HvA)
Promotie: 25 April 2008

2008-14
Arthur van Bunningen (UT)
Context-Aware Querying; Better Answers with Less Effort
Promotores: Prof. dr.P.M.G. Apers (UT), Prof.dr. L. Feng (Tsinghua University, China)
Co-promotor: Dr. M. Fokkinga (UT)
Promotie: 13 June 2008

2008-15
Martijn van Otterlo (UT)
The Logic of Adaptive Behavior: Knowledge Representation and Algorithms for the Markov Decision Process Framework in First-Order Domains.
Promotores: Prof. dr.ir A. Nijholt (UT), Prof.dr. J.-J.Ch. Meyer (UU)
Co-promotor: Dr. M. Poel (UT)
Referent: Dr. M. Wiering (RUG)
Promotie: 30 May 2008

2008-16
Henriette van Vugt (VU)
Embodied agents from a user's perspective
Promotores: Prof.dr. J. Kleinnijenhuis (VU) Prof.dr. G.C. van der Veer (VU)
Co-promotores: Dr. J. Hoorn (VU), Dr. E.A. Konijn (VU)
Promotie: 25 June 2008

2008-17
Martin Op 't Land (TUD)
Applying Architecture and Ontology to the Splitting and Allying of Enterprises
Promotor: Prof.dr. ir. J.L.G. Dietz (TUD)
Promotie: 13 June 2008

2008-18
Guido de Croon (UM)
Adaptive Active Vision
Promotores: Prof. dr. E.O. Postma (UM), Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM)
Promotie: 26 June 2008

2008-19
Henning Rode (UT)
From Document to Entity Retrieval: Improving Precision and Performance of Focused Text Search
Promotor: Prof.dr. P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Co-promotor: Dr. D. Hiemstra (UT)
Promotie: 27 June 2008

2008-20
Rex Arendsen (UVA)
Geen bericht, goed bericht. Een onderzoek naar de effecten van de introductie van elektronisch berichtenverkeer met de overheid op de administratieve lasten van bedrijven.
Promotor: prof. dr. T.M. van Engers (UvA)
Promotie: 07 October 2008

2008-21
Krisztian Balog (UVA)
People Search in the Enterprise
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. de Rijke (UVA)
Promotie: 30 September 2008

2008-22
Henk Koning (UU)
Communication of IT-Architecture
Promotores: Prof. dr. S. Brinkkemper (UU), Prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU),
Co-promotor: Dr. R. Bos (UU)
Promotie: 24 September 2008

2008-23
Stefan Visscher (UU)
Bayesian network models for the management of ventilator-associated pneumonia
Promotor:Prof.dr. M.J.M Bonten (UU/ UMCU)
Co-promotores: Dr. P. Lucas (RUN), Dr. C.A.M. Schurink (EUR)
Promotie: 30 September 2008

2008-24
Zharko Aleksovski (VU)
Using background knowledge in ontology matching
Promotor: Prof. dr. F. van Harmelen (VU)
Co-promotor: Dr. W. ten Kate (VU)
Promotie: 05 September 2008

2008-25
Geert Jonker (UU)
Efficient and Equitable Exchange in Air Traffic Management Plan Repair using Spender-signed Currency
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.- J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Co-promotor: Dr. F. Dignum (UU)
Promotie: 06 October 2008

2008-26
Marijn Huijbregts (UT)
Segmentation, Diarization and Speech Transcription: Surprise Data Unraveled
Promotor: Prof. dr. F.M.G. de Jong (UT)
Co-promotor: dr. R.J.F. Ordelman (UT)
Promotie: 21 November 2008

2008-27
Hubert Vogten (OU)
Design and Implementation Strategies for IMS Learning Design
Promotor: Prof.dr. E.J.R. Koper (OU)
Co-promotor: Dr. J.M. van Bruggen (OU)
Promotie: 07 November 2008

2008-28
Ildiko Flesch (RUN)
On the Use of Independence Relations in Bayesian Networks
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. Th.P. van der Weide (RUN)
Co-promotor: Dr. P.J.F. Lucas (RUN))
Promotie: 27 November 2008

2008-29
Dennis Reidsma (UT)
Annotations and Subjective Machines - Of Annotators, Embodied Agents, Users, and Other Humans
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Co-promotor: Dr. ir. H. J. A. op den Akker (UT)
Promotie: 09 October 2008

2008-30
Wouter van Atteveldt (VU)
Semantic Network Analysis: Techniques for Extracting, Representing and Querying Media Content
Promotor: Prof.dr. F. van Harmelen (VU), Prof.dr. J. Kleinnijenhuis (VU)
Co-promotor: Dr. S. Schlobach (VU)
Promotie: 11 November 2008

2008-31
Loes Braun (UM)
Pro-Active Medical Information Retrieval
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM), Prof.dr.ir. A. Hasman (UvA)
Co-promotor: Dr. F. Wiesman (UVA)
Promotie: 29 October 2008

2008-32
Trung H. Bui (UT)
Toward Affective Dialogue Management using Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Co-promotor: Dr. J. Zwiers (UT)
Promotie: 09 October 2008

2008-33
Frank Terpstra (UVA)
Scientific Workflow Design; theoretical and practical issues
Promotor: Prof.dr. P.W.Adriaans (UVA)
Co-promotor: Dr. G.R. Meijer (UVA)
Promotie: 06 November 2008

2008-34
Jeroen de Knijf (UU)
Studies in Frequent Tree Mining
Promotor: Prof. dr. A.P.J.M. Siebes (UU)
Co-promotor: Dr. A.J. Feelders (UU)
Promotie: 19 November 2008

2008-35
Ben Torben Nielsen (UvT)
Dendritic morphologies: function shapes structure
Promotor: Prof. dr H.J. van den Herik (UvT), Prof.dr. E.O. Postma (UvT)
Co-promotor: Dr. K.P. Tuyls (TUE)
Promotie: 03 December 2008

2007

2007-01
Kees Leune (UvT)
Access Control and Service-Oriented Architectures
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. M.P. Papazoglou (UvT)
Co-promotor: Dr. W-J. van den Heuvel (UvT)
Promotie: 28 February 2007

2007-02
Wouter Teepe (RUG)
Reconciling Information Exchange and Confidentiality: A Formal Approach
Promotor:Prof. dr. L.R.B. Schomaker (RUG)
Co-promotor: Dr. L.C. Verbrugge (RUG)
Promotie: 18 January 2007

2007-03
Peter Mika (VU)
Social Networks and the Semantic Web
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.M. Akkermans (VU), prof.dr. T. Elfring (VU)
Co-promotor: Dr. P. Groenewegen (VU)
Promotie: 05 February 2007

2007-04
Jurriaan van Diggelen (UU)
Achieving Semantic Interoperability in Multi-agent Systems: a dialogue-based approach
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Co-promotores: Dr. ir. R.-J. Beun (UU), dr. F. P.M. Dignum (UU), dr. R. M. van Eijk (UU)
Promotie: 21 March 2007

2007-05
Bart Schermer (UL)
Software Agents, Surveillance, and the Right to Privacy: a Legislative Framework for Agent-enabled Surveillance
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM/UL)
Promotie: 09 May 2007

2007-06
Gilad Mishne (UVA)
Applied Text Analytics for Blogs
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. de Rijke (UVA)
Promotie: 27 April 2007

2007-07
Natasa Jovanovic' (UT)
To Whom It May Concern - Addressee Identification in Face-to-Face Meetings
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Co-promotor: Dr. ir. H.J.A. op den Akker (UT)
Promotie: 14 March 2007

2007-08
Mark Hoogendoorn (VU)
Modeling of Change in Multi-Agent Organizations
Promotores: Prof. dr. J. Treur (VU) , Prof. dr. C.M. Jonker (TUD)
Promotie: 18 June 2007

2007-09
David Mobach (VU)
Agent-Based Mediated Service Negotiation
Promotor: Prof.dr. F.M.T. Brazier (VU)
Co-promotor: Dr. B.J. Overeinder (VU)
Promotie: 21 May 2007

2007-10
Huib Aldewereld (UU)
Autonomy vs. Conformity: an Institutional Perspective on Norms and Protocols
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Co-promotor: Dr. F.Dignum (UU)
Promotie: 04 Juni 2007

2007-11
Natalia Stash (TUE)
Incorporating Cognitive/Learning Styles in a General-Purpose Adaptive Hypermedia System
Promotores: Prof.dr. P.M.E. De Bra (TUE), Prof.dr. L. Hardman (CWI / TUE)
Co-promotor: Dr. A.I. Cristea (University of Warwick, UK)
Promotie: 02 July 2007

2007-12
Marcel van Gerven (RUN)
Bayesian Networks for Clinical Decision Support: A Rational Approach to Dynamic Decision-Making under Uncertainty
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. Th.P. van der Weide (RUN)
Co-promotor: dr. P.J.F. Lucas (RUN)
Promotie: 05 September 2007

2007-13
Rutger Rienks (UT)
Meetings in Smart Environments; Implications of Progressing Technology
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Co-promotor: dr. D. Heylen (UT)
Promotie: 11 July 2007

2007-14
Niek Bergboer (UM)
Context-Based Image Analysis
Promotores:Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM), Prof. dr. E.O. Postma (UM)
Promotie: 10 Oktober 2007

2007-15
Joyca Lacroix (UM)
NIM: a Situated Computational Memory Model
Promotores:Prof. dr. J.M.J. Murre (UM/UvA), Prof. dr. E.O. Postma (UM), Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM)
Promotie: 20 September 2007

2007-16
Davide Grossi (UU)
Designing Invisible Handcuffs. Formal investigations in Institutions and Organizations for Multi-agent Systems
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Co-promotor: Dr. F.Dignum (UU)
Promotie: 17 September 2007

2007-17
Theodore Charitos (UU)
Reasoning with Dynamic Networks in Practice
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir L.C. van der Gaag (UU)
Promotie: 17 September 2007

2007-18
Bart Orriens (UvT)
On the development an management of adaptive business collaborations
promotor: Prof. Dr. Ir. M.P. Papazoglou (UvT)
Co-promotor: Dr. J. Yang (UvT)
Promotie: 12 September 2007

2007-19
David Levy (UM)
Intimate relationships with artificial partners
Promotores: Prof. dr. M.J.H. Meijer (UM), Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM)
Promotie: 11 Oktober 2007

2007-20
Slinger Jansen (UU)
Customer Configuration Updating in a Software Supply Network
Promotores: Prof. dr. S. Brinkkemper (UU), Prof.dr. P. Klint (CWI)
Promotie: 08 Oktober 2007

2007-21
Karianne Vermaas (UU)
Fast diffusion and broadening use: A research on residential adoption and usage of broadband internet in the Netherlands between 2001 and 2005
Promotor: Prof. dr. S. Brinkkemper (UU)
Co-promotor: Dr. L. van de Wijngaert (UU)
Promotie: 26 November 2007

2007-22
Zlatko Zlatev (UT)
Goal-oriented design of value and process models from patterns
Promotor: Prof. dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT)
Promotie: 04 Oktober 2007

2007-23
Peter Barna (TUE)
Specification of Application Logic in Web Information Systems
Promotores: prof. dr. P. De Bra (TUE), prof.dr G.-J. Houben (VUB/TUE)
Promotie: 30 Oktober 2007

2007-24
Georgina Ramírez Camps (CWI)
Structural Features in XML Retrieval
Promotor: Prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI / UVA)
Co-promotor: Dr. A.P. de Vries (CWI/ TUD)
Promotie: 02 November 2007

2007-25
Joost Schalken (VU)
Empirical Investigations in Software Process Improvement
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU), Prof. dr. S. Brinkkemper (UU)
Promotie: 17 December 2007

2006

2006-01
Samuil Angelov (TUE)
Foundations of B2B Electronic Contracting
Promotores: Prof.dr.ir. P. W.P.J. Grefen (TUE), Prof. dr. ir. J.A. La Poutré (TUE/CWI)
Promotie: 02 February 2006

2006-02
Cristina Chisalita (VU)
Contextual issues in the design and use of information technology in organizations
Promotores: Prof.dr.G. van der Veer (VU), prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Promotie: 14 March 2006

2006-03
Noor Christoph (UVA)
The role of metacognitive skills in learning to solve problems
Promotor: Prof.dr.B.J. Wielinga (UVA)
Co-promotor: Dr. J. Sandberg (UVA)
Promotie: 21 April 2006

2006-04
Marta Sabou (VU)
Building Web Service Ontologies
Promotores: prof.dr. F.A.H. van Harmelen (VU), prof.dr. H. Stuckenschmidt (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Promotie: 27 April 2006

2006-05
Cees Pierik (UU)
Validation Techniques for Object-Oriented Proof Outlines
Promotor: prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Co-promotor: dr. F.S. de Boer (UU/CWI)
Promotie: 03 May 2006

2006-06
Ziv Baida (VU)
Software-aided Service Bundling - Intelligent Methods & Tools for Graphical Service Modeling
Promotor: prof.dr. J.M. Akkermans (VU)
Co-promotor: dr. J. Gordijn (VU)
Promotie: 29 May 2006

2006-07
Marko Smiljanic (UT)
XML schema matching -- balancing efficiency and effectiveness by means of clustering
Promotor: Prof.dr. W. Jonker (UT and Philips Research)
Co-promotor: dr. M. van Keulen (UT)
Promotie: 21 April 2006

2006-08
Eelco Herder (UT)
Forward, Back and Home Again - Analyzing User Behavior on the Web
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Assistent-Promotor: Dr. E.M.A.G. van Dijk (UT)
Promotie: 13 April 2006

2006-09
Mohamed Wahdan (UM)
Automatic Formulation of the Auditor's Opinion
Promotores: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM), Prof. E.H.J. Vaassen (UM)
Co-promotores: Prof. H.F. Ali(Rutherford University), Dr. P. Spronck (UM)
Promotie: 29 June 2006

2006-10
Ronny Siebes (VU)
Semantic Routing in Peer-to-Peer Systems
Promotor: Prof.dr. F.A.H. van Harmelen (VU)
Promotie: 09 June 2006

2006-11
Joeri van Ruth (UT)
Flattening Queries over Nested Data Types
Promotor: Prof.dr. P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Promotie: 02 June 2006

2006-12
Bert Bongers (VU)
Interactivation - Towards an e-cology of people, our technological environment, and the arts
Promotores: Prof. dr. G. C. van der Veer (VU), Prof. dr. J. C. van Vliet (VU)
Promotie: 04 July 2006

2006-13
Henk-Jan Lebbink (UU)
Dialogue and Decision Games for Information Exchanging Agents
Promotores: Prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU), Prof.dr. C.L.M. Witteman (RUN)
Promotie: 18 September 2006

2006-14
Johan Hoorn (VU)
Software Requirements: Update, Upgrade, Redesign - towards a Theory of Requirements Change
Promotores: Prof. dr. G. C. van der Veer (VU), Prof. dr. J. C. van Vliet (VU)
Promotie: 09 October 2006

2006-15
Rainer Malik (UU)
CONAN: Text Mining in the Biomedical Domain
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.P.J.M. Siebes (UU)
Promotie: 11 October 2006

2006-16
Carsten Riggelsen (UU)
Approximation Methods for Efficient Learning of Bayesian Networks
Promotor: Prof.dr. A.P.J.M. Siebes (UU)
Co-promotor: dr. A.J. Feelders (UU)
Promotie: 23 October 2006

2006-17
Stacey Nagata (UU)
User Assistance for Multitasking with Interruptions on a Mobile Device
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. van den Berg (UU), Prof.dr. M. Neerincx (TUD)
Co-promotor: dr. H. van Oostendorp (UU)
Promotie: 12 October 2006

2006-18
Valentin Zhizhkun (UVA)
Graph transformation for Natural Language Processing
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. de Rijke (UVA)
Promotie: 28 November 2006

2006-19
Birna van Riemsdijk (UU)
Cognitive Agent Programming: A Semantic Approach
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Co-promotores: dr. F.S. de Boer (CWI / LIACS / UU), dr. M. Dastani (UU)
Promotie: 25 October 2006

2006-20
Marina Velikova (UvT)
Monotone models for prediction in data mining
Promotores: Prof. dr. ir. H.A.M. Daniels (UvT / EUR), Prof. dr. J.P.C. Kleijnen (UvT)
Co-promotores: dr. A.J. Feelders (UU)
Promotie: 13 November 2006

2006-21
Bas van Gils (RUN)
Aptness on the Web
Promotores: Prof. dr. H.A. Proper (RUN), Prof. dr. ir. Th.P. van der Weide (RUN)
Promotie: 08 December 2006

2006-22
Paul de Vrieze (RUN)
Fundaments of Adaptive Personalisation
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. Th.P. van der Weide (RUN)
Co-promotores: dr. P. van Bommel (RUN)
Promotie: 13 December 2006

2006-23
Ion Juvina (UU)
Development of Cognitive Model for Navigating on the Web
Promotor: Prof. Dr. J. van den Berg (UU)
Co-promotores: dr. H. van Oostendorp (UU)
Promotie: 19 October 2006


2006-24
Laura Hollink (VU)
Semantic Annotation for Retrieval of Visual Resources
Promotores: prof dr. A.Th. Schreiber (VU), prof dr. B.J. Wielinga (UVA)
Co-promotor: dr. M. Worring (UVA)
Promotie: 16 November 2006

2006-25
Madalina Drugan (UU)
Conditional log-likelihood MDL and Evolutionary MCMC
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. L. C. van der Gaag (UU)
Co-promotor: dr.ir. D. Thierens (UU)
Promotie:27 November 2006

2006-26
Vojkan Mihajlovic (UT)
Score Region Algebra: A Flexible Framework for Structured Information Retrieval
Promotor: Prof.dr. P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Co-promotor: Dr. D. Hiemstra (UT)
Promotie: 07 December 2006

2006-27
Stefano Bocconi (CWI)
Vox Populi: generating video documentaries from semantically annotated media repositories
Promotor: Prof. dr. L. Hardman (CWI/TUE)
Co-promotor: dr. F. Nack (CWI)
Promotie: 30 November 2006

2006-28
Borkur Sigurbjornsson (UVA)
Focused Information Access using XML Element Retrieval
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. de Rijke (UVA)
Co-promotor: dr. ir. J. Kamps (UVA)
Promotie: 14 December 2006

2005

2005-01
Floor Verdenius (UVA)
Methodological Aspects of Designing Induction-Based Applications
Promotor: Prof. dr. B.J. Wielinga (UVA)
Copromotor: dr. M.W. van Someren (UVA)
Promotie: 28 January 2005

2005-02
Erik van der Werf (UM)
AI techniques for the game of Go
Promotor: prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM)
Co-promotor: dr. J.W.H.M. Uiterwijk (UM)
Promotie: 27 January 2005

2005-03
Franc Grootjen (RUN)
A Pragmatic Approach to the Conceptualisation of Language
Promotores: prof. dr. ir. Th. P. van der Weide (RUN), prof. C.H.A. Koster (RUN)
Promotie: 26 January 2005

2005-04
>Nirvana Meratnia (UT)
Towards Database Support for Moving Object data
Promotores: prof. dr. P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Copromotor: Dr. Ir. R. A. de By (ITC)
Promotie: 23 February 2005

2005-05
Gabriel Infante-Lopez (UVA)
Two-Level Probabilistic Grammars for Natural Language Parsing
Promotores: prof. dr. M. de Rijke (UVA), prof. dr. R. Scha (UVA)
Promotie: 06 April 2005

2005-06
Pieter Spronck (UM)
Adaptive Game AI
Promotores: prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM), prof.dr. E.O. Postma (UM)
Promotie: 20 May 2005

2005-07
Flavius Frasincar (TUE)
Hypermedia Presentation Generation for Semantic Web Information Systems
Promotores: Prof.dr. P. De Bra (TUE) Prof.dr.ir. G-J. Houben (VUB/TUE)
Co-promotor: Prof.dr. J. Paredaens (TUE/UA)
Promotie: 20 June 2005

2005-08
Richard Vdovjak (TUE)
A Model-driven Approach for Building Distributed Ontology-based Web Applications
Promotores: Prof.dr. P. De Bra (TUE) Prof.dr.ir. G-J. Houben (VUB/TUE)
Co-promotor: Prof.dr. J. Paredaens (TUE/UA)
Promotie: 20 June 2005

2005-09
Jeen Broekstra (VU)
Storage, Querying and Inferencing for Semantic Web Languages
Promotor: Prof.dr. F. van Harmelen (VU)
Promotie: 04 July 2005

2005-10
Anders Bouwer (UVA)
Explaining Behaviour: Using Qualitative Simulation in Interactive Learning Environments
Promotores: Prof. dr. B. J. Wielinga (UVA), Prof. dr. J. A. P. J. Breuker (UVA)
Co-promotor: Dr. B. Bredeweg (UvA)
Promotie: 06 July 2005

2005-11
Elth Ogston (VU)
Agent Based Matchmaking and Clustering - A Decentralized Approach to Search
Promotores: prof.dr. F.M.T. Brazier (VU), prof.dr.ir. M.R. van Steen (VU)
Promotie: 05 April 2005

2005-12
Csaba Boer (EUR)
Distributed Simulation in Industry
Promotor: prof.dr. A. de Bruin (EUR)
Prof.dr.ir. A. Verbraeck (Delft University/University of Maryland)
Promotie: 21 Oktober 2005

2005-13
Fred Hamburg (UL)
Een Computermodel voor het Ondersteunen van Euthanasiebeslissingen
Promotores: prof.dr. H.J.van den Herik (UM/UL), prof.dr.H.M.Dupuis (UL), prof.Dr.E.O.Postma (UM)
Promotie: 24 November 2005

2005-14
Borys Omelayenko (VU)
Web-Service configuration on the Semantic Web; Exploring how semantics meets pragmatics
Promotores: prof dr. A.Th. Schreiber (VU), prof dr. J.M. Akkermans (VU)
Promotie: 12 October 2005

2005-15
Tibor Bosse (VU)
Analysis of the Dynamics of Cognitive Processes
Promotores: Prof. dr. J. Treur (VU) , Prof. dr. C.M. Jonker (RUN)
Promotie: 23 November 2005

2005-16
Joris Graaumans (UU)
Usability of XML Query Languages
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. G.J. van der Steen (UU)
Co-promotor: dr. H. van Oostendorp (UU)
Promotie:17 October 2005

2005-17
Boris Shishkov (TUD)
Software Specification Based on Re-usable Business Components
Promotor: prof.dr.ir. J.L.G. Dietz (TUD)
Promotie: 26 September 2005

2005-18
Danielle Sent (UU)
Test-selection strategies for probabilistic networks
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir L. C. van der Gaag (UU)
Promotie:17 October 2005

2005-19
Michel van Dartel (UM)
Situated Representation
Promotores:prof.dr. E.O. Postma (UM), prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM)
Promotie: 1 December 2005

2005-20
Cristina Coteanu (UL)
Cyber Consumer Law, State of the Art and Perspectives
Promotores:prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM), prof.dr. G. Howells (Sheffield)
Promotie: 20 December 2005

2005-21
Wijnand Derks (UT)
Improving Concurrency and Recovery in Database Systems by Exploiting Application Semantics
Promotor: Prof.dr. W. Jonker (UT)
Promotie:16 November 2005

2004

2004-01
Virginia Dignum (UU)
A Model for Organizational Interaction: Based on Agents, Founded in Logic
Promoteres: prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU)
Co-promotor: dr. F. Dignum (UU), dr. H.Weigand (UvT)
Promotie: 12 January 2004

2004-02
Lai Xu (UvT)
Monitoring Multi-party Contracts for E-business
Promotor:Prof.dr.ir. M.P. Papazoglou (UvT)
Co-promotor: dr.rer.nat. M.A. Jeusfeld (UvT)
Promotie: 20 February 2004

2004-03
Perry Groot (VU)
A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Approximation in Symbolic Problem Solving
Promotor: prof. dr. F.A.H. van Harmelen (VU)
Co-promotor: dr. A.C.M. ten Teije (VU)
Promotie: 23 March 2004

2004-04
Chris van Aart (UVA)
Organizational Principles for Multi-Agent Architectures
Promotores: prof.dr. B.J. Wielinga (UvA), prof.dr.A.Th.Schreiber (VU)
Promotie: 06 April 2004

2004-05
Viara Popova (EUR)
Knowledge discovery and monotonicity
Promotor: prof.dr. A. de Bruin (EUR)
Co-promotor: dr. J.C. Bioch (EUR)
Promotie: 01 April 2004

2004-06
Bart-Jan Hommes (TUD)
The Evaluation of Business Process Modeling Techniques
Promotor: prof.dr.ir. J.L.G. Dietz (TUD)
Promotie: 26 January 2004

2004-07
Elise Boltjes (UM)
Voorbeeldig onderwijs; voorbeeldgestuurd onderwijs, een opstap naar abstract denken, vooral voor meisjes
Promotores: Prof. dr. M.J.H. Meijer (UM), Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM)
Promotie: 13 May 2004

2004-08
Joop Verbeek (UM)
Politie en de Nieuwe Internationale Informatiemarkt, Grensregionale politi√ęle gegevensuitwisseling en digitale expertise
Promotores: Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM), Prof.mr. Th.A. de Roos (UL)
Promotie: 14 Oktober 2004

2004-09
Martin Caminada (VU)
For the Sake of the Argument; explorations into argument-based reasoning
Promotor: Prof. dr. R.P. van de Riet (VU)
Co-promotor: dr. mr. H. Prakken (UU)
Promotie: 22 June 2004

2004-10
Suzanne Kabel (UVA)
Knowledge-rich indexing of learning-objects
Promotores: Prof. dr. R. de Hoog (UVA) Prof. dr. B.J Wielinga (UVA)
Promotie: 20 October 2004

2004-11
Michel Klein (VU)
Change Management for Distributed Ontologies
Promotores: prof dr. A.Th. Schreiber (VU), prof dr. J.M. Akkermans (VU)
Promotie: 14 September 2004

2004-12
The Duy Bui (UT)
Creating emotions and facial expressions for embodied agents
Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT)
Co-promotor: dr. D.K.J. Heylen (UT)
Promotie: 1 July 2004

2004-13
Wojciech Jamroga (UT)
Using Multiple Models of Reality: On Agents who Know how to Play
Promotores: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt (UT), Prof.dr. W. van der Hoek (University of Liverpool)
Co-promotor: dr. J. Zwiers (UT)
Promotie: 1 July 2004

2004-14
Paul Harrenstein (UU)
Logic in Conflict. Logical Explorations in Strategic Equilibrium
Promotores: Prof. dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU), Prof.dr. W. van der Hoek (University of Liverpool)
Co-promotor: dr. C. Witteveen (TUD)
Promotie: 6 September 2004

2004-15
Arno Knobbe (UU)
Multi-Relational Data Mining
Promotor: Prof. dr. A.P.J.M. Siebes (UU)
Promotie: 22 November 2004

2004-16
Federico Divina (VU)
Hybrid Genetic Relational Search for Inductive Learning
Promotor: Prof. dr. A.E. Eiben (VU)
Co-promotor: dr. E. Marchiori (VU)
Promotie: 26 October 2004

2004-17
Mark Winands (UM)
Informed Search in Complex Games
Promotor: prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM)
Co-promotor: dr. J.W.H.M. Uiterwijk (UM)
Promotie: 1 December 2004

2004-18
Vania Bessa Machado (UvA)
Supporting the Construction of Qualitative Knowledge Models
Promotor: Prof. Dr. B.J. Wielinga (UvA)
Co-promotor: Dr. B. Bredeweg (UvA)
Promotie: 29 November 2004

2004-19
Thijs Westerveld (UT)
Using generative probabilistic models for multimedia retrieval
Promotor: Prof. dr. F.M.G. de Jong (UT)
Co-promotor: Dr. A.P. de Vries (CWI)
Promotie: 25 November 2004

2004-20
Madelon Evers (Nyenrode)
Learning from Design: facilitating multidisciplinary design teams
Promotores: Prof dr W. Baets (Nyenrode), Prof. dr. G. van der Veer (VU)
Co-promotor: dr. Th. Homan (Nyenrode)
Promotie: 10 December 2004

2003

2003-01
Heiner Stuckenschmidt (VU)
Ontology-Based Information Sharing in Weakly Structured Environments
Promoteres: prof. dr. F.A.H. van Harmelen (VU)
Co-Promotor: prof. dr. O. Herzog, (Universitaet Bremen)
Promotie: 23 January 2003

2003-02
Jan Broersen (VU)
Modal Action Logics for Reasoning About Reactive Systems
Promotores: prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer (UU), prof.dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT), prof. dr. R.P. van de Riet (VU)
Promotie: 25 February 2003

2003-03
Martijn Schuemie (TUD)
Human-Computer Interaction and Presence in Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir.F.W.Jansen
Co-promotor: Dr.ir.C.A.P.G.van der Mast (TUD)
Promotie: 3 maart 2003

2003-04
Milan Petkovic (UT)
Content-Based Video Retrieval Supported by Database Technology
Promotor: Prof.Dr. Willem Jonker (UT)
Promotie: 28 February 2003

2003-05
Jos Lehmann (UVA)
Causation in Artificial Intelligence and Law - A modelling approach
Promotores: Prof. dr. J.A.P.G. Breuker (UvA), Prof. mr. P.W. Brouwer (UvA)
Promotie: 11 March 2003

2003-06
Boris van Schooten (UT)
Development and specification of virtual environments
Promotores: Prof. dr. ir. A. Nijholt
Co-promotor: Dr. E.M.A.G. van Dijk
Promotie: 17 April 2003

2003-07
Machiel Jansen (UvA)
Formal Explorations of Knowledge Intensive Tasks
Promotores: Prof. dr. B.J. Wielinga (UVA)
Co-promotor: Dr. A. Th. Schreiber (UvA).
Promotie: 5 June 2003

2003-08
Yongping Ran (UM)
Repair Based Scheduling
Promotores: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM)
Co-promotor:Dr.ir. N. Roos (UM)
Promotie: 18 June 2003

2003-09
Rens Kortmann (UM)
The resolution of visually guided behaviour
Promotores: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM), Prof.dr. E.O.Postma (UM)
Promotie: 4 July 2003

2003-10
Andreas Lincke (UvT)
Electronic Business Negotiation: Some experimental studies on the interaction between medium, innovation context and culture
Promotores: Prof. Dr. P. Ribbers (UvT), Prof. Dr. J. Ulijn (TUE)
Co-promotor:Dr.H.Weigand (UvT)
Promotie: 17 September 2003

2003-11
Simon Keizer (UT)
Reasoning under Uncertainty in Natural Language Dialogue using Bayesian Networks
Promotor: Prof. dr.ir A. Nijholt (UT)
Promotie: 03 September 2003

2003-12
Roeland Ordelman (UT)
Dutch speech recognition in multimedia information retrieval
Promotor: Prof. Dr. F.M.G. de Jong (UT)
Promotie: 10 October 2003

2003-13
Jeroen Donkers (UM)
Nosce Hostem - Searching with Opponent Models
Promotor: prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM)
Copromotor: dr. J.W.H.M. Uiterwijk (UM)
Promotie: 05 December 2003

2003-14
Stijn Hoppenbrouwers (KUN)
Freezing Language: Conceptualisation Processes across ICT-Supported Organisations
Promotores: prof. dr. H.A. Proper (KUN), prof. dr. M.P. Papazoglou (UvT)
Copromotor: dr. H. Weigand (UvT)
Promotie: 10 December 2003

2003-15
Mathijs de Weerdt (TUD)
Plan Merging in Multi-Agent Systems
Promotores: Prof.dr.ir. H.J. Sips (TUD), Prof.dr. J-J.Ch. Meyer, (UU)
Co-promotor: Dr. C. Witteveen (TUD)
Promotie: 15 December 2003

2003-16
Menzo Windhouwer (CWI)
Feature Grammar Systems - Incremental Maintenance of Indexes to Digital Media Warehouses
Promotor: Prof.dr. M.Kersten (UVA/CWI)
Promotie: 06 November 2003

2003-17
David Jansen (UT)
Extensions of Statecharts with Probability, Time, and Stochastic Timing
Promotor: Prof.dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT)
Assistent-promotor: dr. J-P Katoen (UT)
Promotie: 29 Oktober 2003

2003-18
Levente Kocsis (UM)
Learning Search Decisions
Promotor: prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM)
Copromotor: dr. J.W.H.M. Uiterwijk (UM)
Promotie: 11 December 2003

2002

2002-01
Nico Lassing (VU)
Architecture-Level Modifiability Analysis
Promotores: prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU) prof. dr. D.B.B. Rijsenbrij (VU)
Promotie: 12 februari 2002

2002-02
Roelof van Zwol (UT)
Modelling and searching web-based document collections
Promotor: Prof.dr. P.M.G. Apers (UT)
Promotie: 26 april 2002

2002-03
Henk Ernst Blok (UT)
Database Optimization Aspects for Information Retrieval
promotor: Prof.dr. P.M.G. Apers (UT)
co-promotor: Dr. H.M. Blanken (UT)
Promotie: 12 april 2002

2002-04
Juan Roberto Castelo Valdueza (UU)
The Discrete Acyclic Digraph Markov Model in Data Mining
promotor: Prof.dr. A Siebes (UU)
Promotie: 3 june 2002

2002-05
Radu Serban (VU)
The Private Cyberspace Modeling Electronic Environments inhabited by Privacy-concerned Agents
promotor: Prof.dr. R.P.van de Riet
Promotie: 5 november 2002

2002-06
Laurens Mommers (UL)
Applied legal epistemology; Building a knowledge-based ontology of the legal domain
promotor: Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UL / UM)
Promotie: 20 June 2002

2002-07
Peter Boncz (CWI)
Monet: A Next-Generation DBMS Kernel For Query-Intensive Applications
promotor: prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI/UVA))
Promotie: 31 May 2002

2002-08
Jaap Gordijn (VU)
Value Based Requirements Engineering: Exploring Innovative E-Commerce Ideas
promotor: prof. dr. J.M.Akkermans(VU))
Promotie: 25 June 2002

2002-09
Willem-Jan van den Heuvel( KUB)
Integrating Modern Business Applications with Objectified Legacy Systems
promotores: Prof. dr. ir. M.P. Papazoglou (KUB), Prof. dr. P. Ribbers (KUB)
Promotie: 14 juni 2002

2002-10
Brian Sheppard (UM)
Towards Perfect Play of Scrabble
promotores: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM), Prof.dr. J. Schaeffer (University of Alberta)
Promotie: 5 July 2002

2002-11
Wouter C.A. Wijngaards (VU)
Agent Based Modelling of Dynamics:
Biological and Organisational Applications
promotor Prof.dr. J. Treur
co-promotor Dr. C.M. Jonker
Promotie: 14 oktober 2002

2002-12
Albrecht Schmidt (Uva)
Processing XML in Database Systems
promotor: prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (Uva/CWI)
Promotie: 7 november 2002

2002-13
Hongjing Wu (TUE)
A Reference Architecture for Adaptive Hypermedia Applications
promotores: Prof. dr. ir. P. De Bra (TUE), Prof. d.r. ir. L. Hardman (CWI/TUE)
Promotie: 8 november 2002

2002-14
Wieke de Vries (UU)
Agent Interaction: Abstract Approaches to Modelling, Programming and Verifying Multi-Agent Systems
promotores: Prof. dr. J.-J. Meyer (UU), Prof.dr. J. Treur ((VU)
co-promotores: dr.F.S. de Boer, dr. W. van der Hoek (UU), dr. C.M. Jonker (VU)
Promotie: 11 November 2002

2002-15
Rik Eshuis (UT)
Semantics and Verification of UML Activity Diagrams for Workflow Modelling
promotor: Prof. dr. R.J. Wieringa (UT)
Promotie: 25 October 2002

2002-16
Pieter van Langen (VU)
The Anatomy of Design: Foundations, Models and Applications
promotores: prof.dr. F.M.T. Brazier, prof.dr. J. Treur
Promotie: 22 November 2002

2002-17
Stefan Manegold (UVA)
Understanding, Modeling, and Improving Main-Memory Database Performance
promotor: prof.dr. M. Kersten (UVA/CWI)
Promotie: 17 December 2002

2001

2001-1
Silja Renooij (UU)
Qualitative Approaches to Quantifying Probabilistic Networks
Promotores: prof.dr. J.-J.Ch. Meyer (UU) prof.dr.ir. L.C. van der Gaag (UU)
Co-promotor: dr. C.L.M Witteman (UU)
Promotie: 12 maart 2001

2001-2
Koen Hindriks (UU)
Agent Programming Languages: Programming with Mental Models
Promotor: prof. dr. J.-J.Ch. Meyer (UU)
Co-Promotoren: dr. W. van der Hoek (UU) dr. F.S. de Boer (UU)
Promotie: 5 februari 2001

2001-3
Maarten van Someren (UvA)
Learning as problem solving
Promotor: prof. dr. B.J. Wielinga (UvA)
Promotie: 1 maart 2001

2001-4
Evgueni Smirnov (UM)
Conjunctive and Disjunctive Version Spaces with Instance-Based Boundary Sets
Promotor: Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM/RUL)
Promotie: 22 februari 2001

2001-5
Jacco van Ossenbruggen (VU)
Processing Structured Hypermedia: A Matter of Style
Promotor: prof.dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Promotie: 10 april 2001

2001-6
Martijn van Welie (VU)
Task-based User Interface Design
Promotor: prof.dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Co-promotores: dr. G.C. van der Veer (VU) dr. A. Eliens (VU)
Promotie: 17 april 2001

2001-7
Bastiaan Schonhage (VU)
Diva: Architectural Perspectives on Information Visualization
Promotor: prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Co-promotor: dr. A. Eli√ęns (VU)
Promotie: 8 mei 2001

2001-8
Pascal van Eck (VU)
A Compositional Semantic Structure for Multi-Agent Systems Dynamics.
Promotores: prof.dr. F.M.T. Brazier (VU) prof.dr. J. Treur (VU)
Promotie: 12 juni 2001

2001-9
Pieter Jan 't Hoen (RUL)
Towards Distributed Development of Large Object-Oriented Models, Views of Packages as Classes
Promoter: prof. dr. G. G. Engels
Co-promotoren: dr. L.P.J. Groenewegen dr. P.W.M. Koopman
Promotie: 25 oktober 2001

2001-10
Maarten Sierhuis (UvA)
Modeling and Simulating Work Practice BRAHMS: a multiagent modeling and simulation language for work practice analysis and design
Promotores: Prof. Dr. R. de Hoog (UvA) Prof. Dr. B. Wielinga (UvA)
Co-promotor: Dr. W.J. Clancey (IHMC/NASA Ames Research Center)
Promotie: 28 september 2001

2001-11
Tom M. van Engers (VUA)
Knowledge Management: The Role of Mental Models in Business Systems Design
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.M. Akkermans (VUA)
Co-promotor: Dr. G.C. van der Veer (VUA)
Promotie: 11 december 2001

2000

2000-1
Frank Niessink (VU)
Perspectives on Improving Software Maintenance
Promotor: prof.dr. J.C. van Vliet (VU)
Promotie: 28 maart 2000

2000-2
Koen Holtman (TUE)
Prototyping of CMS Storage Management
Promotores: prof. dr. P.M.E. De Bra prof. dr. R.H. McClatchey
Co-promotor: dr. P.D.V. van der Stok
Promotie: 29 mei 2000

2000-3
Carolien M.T. Metselaar (UVA)
Sociaal-organisatorische gevolgen van kennistechnologie; een procesbenadering en actorperspectief.
Promotor: Prof. dr. B.J. Wielinga
Co-promotor: Dr. P.A.A. van den Besselaar
Promotie: 20 juni 2000

2000-4
Geert de Haan (VU)
ETAG, A Formal Model of Competence Knowledge for User Interface Design
Promotor: Prof. dr. J.C. van Vliet
Co-promotores: Dr. G.C. van der Veer Dr. M.J. Tauber
Promotie: 10 oktober 2000

2000-5
Ruud van der Pol (UM)
Knowledge-based Query Formulation in Information Retrieval.
Promotores: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM/RUL) Prof.dr.ir. J.L.G. Dietz (TUD) Prof.dr.ir. A. Hasman (UM)
Promotie: 14 september 2000

2000-6
Rogier van Eijk (UU)
Programming Languages for Agent Communication
Promotor: prof. dr. John-Jules Ch. Meyer
Co-promotoren: Dr. Frank S. de Boer Dr. Wiebe van der Hoek
Promotie: 18 oktober 2000

2000-7
Niels Peek (UU)
Decision-theoretic Planning of Clinical Patient Management
Promotor: prof.dr. J.-J. Ch. Meyer
Co-promotor: Dr.P.J.F.Lucas
Promotie: 30 oktober 2000

2000-8
Veerle Coupé (EUR)
Sensitivity Analyis of Decision-Theoretic Networks
Promotores: prof.dr.J.D.F. Habbema prof.dr.ir.L.C van der Gaag
Promotie: 27 september 2000

2000-9
Florian Waas (CWI)
Principles of Probabilistic Query Optimization
Promotor: prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI/UvA)
Promotie: 03 november 2000

2000-10
Niels Nes (CWI)
Image Database Management System Design Considerations, Algorithms and Architecture
Promotor: prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI/UvA)
Promotie: 14 december 2000

2000-11
Jonas Karlsson (CWI)
Scalable Distributed Data Structures for Database Management
Promotor: prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI/UvA)
Promotie: 14 december 2000

1999

99-1
Mark Sloof (VU)
Physiology of Quality Change Modelling; Automated modelling of Quality Change of Agricultural Products
Promotor: prof.dr. J. Treur
Co-promotor: Dr.ir. M. Willems
Promotie: 11 mei 1999

99-2
Rob Potharst (EUR)
Classification using decision trees and neural nets
Promotor: prof. dr. A. de Bruin
Co-promotor: Dr. J.C. Bioch
Promotie: 4 juni 1999

99-3
Don Beal (UM)
The Nature of Minimax Search
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.J.van den Herik
Promotie: 11 juni 1999

99-4
Jacques Penders (UM)
The practical Art of Moving Physical Objects
Promotor: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik
Co-promotor: Dr. P.J. Braspenning
Promotie: 11 juni 1999

99-5
Aldo de Moor (KUB)
Empowering Communities: A Method for the Legitimate User-Driven Specification of Network Information Systems
Promotor: Prof.Dr. R.A. Meersman
Co-promotor: Dr. H. Weigand
Promotie: 1 oktober 1999

99-6
Niek J.E. Wijngaards (VU)
Re-design of compositional systems
Promotor: prof.dr. J. Treur
Co-promotor: Dr. F.M.T. Brazier
Promotie: 30 september 1999

99-7
David Spelt (UT)
Verification support for object database design
Promotor: Prof. Dr. P.M.G. Apers
Assistent promotor: Dr. H. Balsters
Promotie: 10 september 1999

99-8
Jacques H.J. Lenting (UM)
Informed Gambling: Conception and Analysis of a Multi-Agent Mechanism for Discrete Reallocation.
Promotor: Prof. dr. H.J. van den Herik
Co-promotor: Dr. P.J. Braspenning
Promotie: 3 december 1999

1998

98-1
Johan van den Akker (CWI)
DEGAS - An Active, Temporal Database of Autonomous Objects
promotor: Prof.dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI/UvA)
co-promotor: dr. A.P.J.M. Siebes (CWI)
Promotie: 30 maart 1998

98-2
Floris Wiesman (UM)
Information Retrieval by Graphically Browsing Meta-Information
promotores: Prof.dr.ir. A. Hasman (UM)
Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM/RUL)
Prof.dr.ir. J.L.G. Dietz (TUD)
Promotie: 7 mei 1998

98-3
Ans Steuten (TUD)
A Contribution to the Linguistic Analysis of Business Conversations within the Language/Action Perspective
promotores: Prof.dr.ir. J.L.G. Dietz (TUD) prof.dr. P.C. Hengeveld (UvA)
Promotie: 22 juni 1998

98-4
Dennis Breuker (UM)
Memory versus Search in Games
promotor: Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik (UM/RUL)
Promotie: 16 oktober 1998

98-5
E.W.Oskamp (RUL)
Computerondersteuning bij Straftoemeting
Promotores: Prof.mr. H. Franken Prof.dr. H.J. van den Herik
Promotie: 13 mei 1998