PhD Thesis defense

My PhD thesis defense is set to be held on September 29th, at 14:30 in the Aula room of the main Academic Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen. The defense is public, so everyone is welcome. You can also download a copy of the thesis here: [thesis].

Best Student Paper Award on ICTAI-2013

I am very happy to say that the paper “Dynamic Constraint Reasoning in Smart Environments” by myself and Alexander Lazovik received Best Student Paper Award on the IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI-2013)! The paper describes a reasoning tool I worked on during the last implementation phase of the GreenerBuildings project. It […]

Damsel in Distress

Recently I came across two wonderful videos, which discuss arguably the most often (ab)used cliche in modern videogames: the damsel in distress. The cliche is used so often that it raises a set of serious concerns about the culture of women representation in videogames. While the first video establishes definitions, shows the first glimpse of […]