Categories Artificial Intelligence Diversity Logic Quantum Computing Five years with Sonja Smets Post author By admin Post date June 29, 2021 The logician Sonja Smets has been the first female director of the ILLC. Now, she is handing over the directorship to Robert van Rooij. Time to look back on five eventful years. Categories Artificial Intelligence A little history of AI at the UvA Post author By admin Post date September 15, 2020 In 1992, the AI teaching programme at the UvA was launched. Nobody had heard of deep learning and AI revolved around logical reasoning. For a look back at the beginnings we talked to Frank Veltman, emeritus professor at the ILLC.