Spin-off projects NewsReader in Spinoza-project Vossen


NWO Spinoza laureate 2013 – Piek Vossen – announced his plans for the 2.5 million euros NWO Spinoza Prize he has received.

“Understanding of Language by Machines – an escape from the world of language” – Spinoza prize project Vossen: SPI 30-673 (2014–2019)


The goal of the Spinoza project “Understanding of language […]

NWR Presence at ISWC 2013

Next week NWR will be represented at ISWC 2013 by Luciano Serafini, Willem Robert van Hage, Thomas Ploeger and Marieke van Erp.

Your greatest chances of running into these NWR team members will be at the following sessions:

On Monday: Marieke is co-organising the Linked Science workshop, which this year has a special focus on […]

Interview Piek Vossen @Dutch Radio “Oba Live” (October 11, 2013)



Vossen invited guest on Spinoza Price and NewsReader @ “OBA Live”, a radio-talkshow with Theodor Holman, 4th floor Openbare Bibliotheek (OBA),

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 11, 2013 (19.00-20.00 p.m.): CLICK HERE TO LISTEN (in Dutch).

NWR Project Meeting

Last week the NewsReader team got together in Trento for a face-to-face meeting. During this meeting, we discussed the current state of the project and made detailed plans for the coming months. While a lot of things can be done through discussions via email and Skype, getting together every now and then and being able […]

User Workflow Mapping at Dutch House of Representatives

Image 1: Workflow mapping session

Image 1: Workflow mapping session

NewsReader is about helping information professionals make sense of the huge amounts of daily news streams. To find out how to help professionals the most, it is important to know what types of information they need, how they search for it and what the bottlenecks in current technology are.


NWR @the Dutch House of Representatives