Explainability in Machine Learning

Students: Marcel Böhnen, Maxime Jakubowski, Christian Heil, Zhi Kin Mok, Annika Selbach; Supervisors: Pieter Collins, Nico Roos; Semester: 2018-2019. Fig 1. – What is explainability? Problem statement and motivation: What is Machine Learning? Machine Learning is a subfield of Artificial Intelligence. Unlike normal algorithms where a model is manually programmed…

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Context-Free Celtic Knotwork

Students: Quinton Denman, Maxine Hanrieder, Sebas Higler, Lianne Hufkens, Steffen Schneider; Supervisor: Cameron Browne; Semester: 2018-2019.   Fig 1. – General image that illustrates overall project. Left: Image of a flower. Center: Mesh rendering of the flower. Right: Celtic knotwork of the flower (this image shows an interpretation of the…

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Prediction of Protein Levels in Cells

Student(s): Marco Kemmerling; Supervisor(s): Dr. Rachel Cavill; Year: 2016; Fig 1. – Prediction performances with linear regression and support vector regression. Problem statement and motivation: The relationship between protein levels and other biological measures like gene or microRNA expression is not very well understood. To further the understanding of this…

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DKE Scheduling Project

Students: Anton Bulat, Fatimah Mulan Ahmed, Fred Shen, Maxime Laschet Supervisor: Dr. Matúš Mihalák Semester 2015-2016 Problem statement and motivation: The aim of this work is to compute an optimal schedule for the students and teachers of the Department Data Science of Knowledge Engineering at Maastricht University. The research and…

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Criticality of Tasks within Project Management

Student: Ashley Peternella Supervisor: Dr. Jean Derks Semester: 2015-2016 Problem statement and motivation: Project managers are charged with the responsibility of managing all the tasks within a project to ensure that the project is completed within an agreed deadline, with a certain quality, and for an agreed price. To know…

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Topic detection and tracking system

Student(s): Daniel Brüggemann, Yannik Hermey, Carsten Orth, Darius Schneider, Stefan Selzer; Supervisor(s): Dr. Gerasimos (Jerry) Spanakis; Semester: 2015-2016; Fig 1. – Dynamic Topic model with emerging topics on the documents of August and September 1996 from RCV1 Corpus Fig 2. – NMF topics over time on the documents of Reuters archive 2015 Fig…

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OR@Heart: Torso and heart segmentation for ECG imaging

Student(s): Oskar Person, Yanik Dreiling, Justus Schwann, Ullaskrishnan Poikavila; Supervisor(s): Dr. Pietro Bonizzi, Dr. Joel Karel, Matthijs Cluitmans; Semester: 2015-2016; Fig 1. – CT scans. Problem statement and motivation: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), or irregularities in heart and related blood vessels, have led to nearly 17.5 million deaths in 2011 alone,…

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And the Winner is… Solving Triomineering using Combinatorial Game Theory

Student(s): Daniel Brüggemann, Mantas Gagelas, Maarten Weber, Bas Willemse; Supervisor(s): Dr. Jos Uiterwijk; Semester: 2015-2016; Fig 1. – Triomineering 6×6 board. Horizontal starts and wins. Problem statement and motivation: Games without randomness and with perfect information normally can only be solved for a specific game environment. Small changes like changing…

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Research and Development of a New Robot Soccer Platform

Student(s): Jeroen Boonen, Mara Houbraken, Oliver Lehmacher, Jonas Robers, Guy Theunissen; Supervisor(s): Dr. Nico Roos; Semester: 2015-2016; Fig 1. – A NAO robot. Problem statement and motivation: The RoboCup Soccer League is an international initiative that aims to promote the fields of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence and to improve already…

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