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Our members have produced a range of scientific outputs such as journal publications, conference papers, posters, and media interviews.
Journal publications
  • 2024
    • Dijkman, J., Dijkstra, M., van Roij, R., Welling, M., van de Meent, J. & Ensing, B. (2024). Learning Neural Free-Energy Functionals with Pair-Correlation Matching. Preprint.
    • Helm, P., Bella, G., Koch, G., & Giunchiglia, F. (2024). Diversity and Language Technology: How Techno-Linguistic Bias Can Cause Epistemic Injustice. Ethics and Information Technology, 26(8). doi:
    • Helm, P., Lipp, B., & Pujadas, R. (2024). Generating reality and silencing debate: Synthetic data as discursive device. Big Data & Society, 11(2). doi:
  • 2023
    • Abegaz, F., Abedini, D., White, F., Guerrieri, A., Zancarini, A., Dong, L., Westerhuis, J. A., van Eeuwijk, F., Bouwmeester, H., & Smilde, A. K. (2023). A strategy for differential abundance analysis of sparse microbiome data with group-wise structured zeros. bioRxiv preprint. doi:
    • Angelakis, A., Soulioti, I., & Filippakis, M. (2023). Diagnosis of acute myeloid leukaemia on microarray gene expression data using categorical gradient boosted trees. Heliyon, 9 (10). doi:
    • Bella, G., Helm, P. Koch, G., & Giunchiglia, F. (2023). Towards Bridging the Digital Language Divide. arXiv preprint. doi:
    • Boelrijk, J., van Herwerden, D., Ensing, B., Forré, P., & Samanipour, S. (2023). Predicting RP-LC retention indices of structurally unknown chemicals from mass spectrometry data. Journal of Cheminformatics, 15 (28). doi:
    • Feraud, M., O'Brien, J. W., Samanipour, S., Dewapriya, P., van Herwerden, D., Kaserzon, S., Wood, I., Rauert, C., & Thomas, K. V. InSpectra – A platform for identifying emerging chemical threats (2023). Journal of Hazardous Materials, 455. doi:
    • Helm, P., De Götzen, A., Cernuzzi, L., Ruiz Correa, S., Diwakar, S., & Gatica-Perez, D (2023). Diversity and Neocolonialism in Big Data Research. Big Data & Society, 10(2). doi:

    • Helm, P. & Matzner, T. (2023). Co-addictive human–machine configurations: Relating design and algorithm studies to medical-psychiatric research on “problematic Internet use”. New Media & Society,

    • Guha, S., Khan, F. A., Stoyanovich, J., Schelter, S. (2023). Automated data cleaning can hurt fairness in machine learning-based decision making. 2023 IEEE 39th International Conference on Data Engineering. doi:
    • Liu, X., Karimi Nejadasl, F., van Gemert, J. C., Booij, O., & Pintea, S. L. (2023). Objects do not disappear: Video object detection by single-frame object location anticipation. Presented at the International Conference on Computer Vision. doi:
    • Lunansky, G., Hoekstra, R. H., & Blanken, T. (2023). Disentangling the role of affect in the evolution of depressive compalints using complex dynamical networks. Collabra:Psychology, 9 (1). doi:
    • Möller, M., Vermeer, S.A.M., & Baumgartner, S. (2023). Cutting through the comment chaos: A supervised machine learning approach to identifying relevant YouTube comments. Social Science Computer Review. doi:
    • Müller, N., Groen, I., & Scholte, S. (2023). Pre-training on high-quality natural image data reduces DCNN texture bias. 2023 Conference on Cognitive Comutational Neuroscience. doi:

    • Rieder, B., Borra, E. K., Coromina, Ò., & Matamoros-Fernández, A. (2023). Making a living in the creator economy: A large-scale study of linking on YouTube. Social Media + Society, 9 (2).

    • van Spengler, M., Berkhout, E., & Mettes, P. (2023). Poincaré ResNet. Presented at International Conference on Computer Vision. doi: 
    • van Spengler, M., Wirth, P., & Mettes, P. (2023). HypLL: The Hyperbolic Learning Library. ACM MM 2023 Open-Source Software Competition. doi: 
    • Wei, W., Oswald, M. R., Karimi Nejadasl, F., & Gevers, T. (2023). APNet: Urban-level scene segmentation of aerial images and point clouds. Presented at the International Conference on Computer Vision. doi:
    • Haider, I., Yunmeng, Z., White, F., Li, C., Incitti, R., Alam, I., Gojobori, T., Ruyter-Spira, C., Al-Babili, S., & Bouwmeester, H. J. (2023). Transcriptome analysis of the phosphate starvation response sheds light on strigolactone biosynthesis in rice. The Plant Journal, 114. doi:
  • 2022
    • Baas, J., van Wissen, L., Reinders, J., Dastani, M., & Feelders, A. (2022). Adding Domain Knowledge to Improve Entity Resolution in 17th and 18th Century Amsterdam Archival Records. In Towards a Knowledge-Aware AI (pp. 90-104). IOS Press.

    • Bracks, C., & Moss, F. C. (2022). Totoli’s art of lelegesan: Analyzing sociocultural context and musical content. OSF Preprints.

    • Burger, J., Isvoranu, A.M., Lunansky, G., Haslbeck, J., Epskamp, S., Hoekstra, R.H., Fried, E.I., Borsboom, D. and Blanken, T.F., (2022). Reporting standards for psychological network analyses in cross-sectional data. Psychological Methods. doi:

    • Harasim, D., Affatato, G., & Moss, F. C. (2022). midiVERTO: A Web Application to Visualize Tonality in Real Time. In M. Montiel, O. A. Agustín-Aquino, F. Gómez, J. Kastine, E. Lluis-Puebla, & B. Milam (Eds.), Mathematics and Computation in Music (pp. 363–368). Springer International Publishing. doi:

    • Kuiper, M.E., Chambon, M., de Bruijn, A.L., Reinders Folmer, C., Olthuis, E.H., Brownlee, M., Kooistra, E.B., Fine, A., van Harreveld, F., Lunansky, G. and van Rooij, B. (2022). A Network Approach to Compliance: A Complexity Science Understanding of How Rules Shape Behavior. Journal of Business Ethics, 1 - 26. doi:

    • Moss, F. C., Affatato, G., & Harasim, D. (2022). Phantom Curves: Scientific Discovery through Interactive Music Visualization. In L. Pugin (Ed.), DLfM '22: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Digital Libraries for Musicology, Association for Computing Machinery (pp..

    • Renai, L., Del Bubba, M., Samanipour, S., Stafford, R., & Gargano, A.F.G. (2022). Development of a comprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatographic mass spectrometric method for the non-targeted identification of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances in aqueous film-forming foams. Analytica Chimica Acta, 1232. doi:

    • Rieder, B., Peeters, S. C. J., & Borra, E. K. (2022). From tool to tool-making: Reflections on authorship in social media research software. Convergence : The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies

    • Samanipour, S., O'Brien, J., Reid, M., Thomas, K., & Praetorius, A. (2022). From molecular descriptors to intrinsic fish toxicity of chemicals: An alternative approach to chemical prioritization. Envrironmental Science & Technology. doi:

    • Sano N., Lounifi I., Cueff G., Collet B., Clément G., Balzergue S., Huguet S., Valot B., Galland M., & Rajjou, L. (2022). Multi-Omics approaches unravel specific features of embryo and endosperm in rice seed germination. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13. doi:

    • Yang, F., van Herwerden, D., Preud’homme, H., & Samanipour, S. (2022). Collision Cross Section Prediction with Molecular Fingerprint Using Machine Learning. Molecules27(19), 6424.

In the media


Schadelijke stoffen zoals PFAS zijn topje van de ijsberg: ‘Slechts 2% van chemicaliën is bekend’
[English translation: Harmful substances such as PFAS are the tip of the iceberg: 'Only 2% of chemicals are known']

Saer Samanipour (Assistant Professor at the Van't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences) was interviewed in this article about the dangers posed by unknown synthetic substances. 
17 October 2023 - Folia [Dutch]

Lost in AI translation: Growing reliance on language apps jeopardizes some asylum applications.
Paula Helm (Assistant Professor in Data Science and Ethics) was interviewed in this article about the real-life implications of AI translation tools.
7 September 2023 - The Guardian

Data-gedreven reclame: is big brother watching me? 
Joanna Strycharz (Assistant Professor in Persuasive Communication) discusses 'dataveillance' in advertising.
7 March 2023 - SWOCC [Dutch]

Should computers be in charge? 
Shuai Yuan (Assistant Professor in People Analytics) was interviewed in this article about the application of AI to employment practices. 
5 January 2023 - Science Business

Blog articles

Decomposing big goals into manageable tasks with ChatGPT
Authors: Viktoriya Degeler, Paul Groth, Boy Menist, Fina Yilmaz Polat, ChatGPT
25 May 2023 - DSC Away Day 2023

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The DSC supports open education and is committed to continuously updating the DSC GitHub.