Faculty of Science UvA


Verkenningscommissie Informatiewetenschappen VC2


I am member of Werkgroep 2 of the Verkenningscommissie Informatiewetenschappen VC2, which concentrates on the Life Science Informatics programmes.

The workforce consist of the following other members:

The workforce is responsible for the following programmes: The following explicit questions apply for this portfolio:
  • What is the consequence for Life Science Informatics if Informatics goes to the Network Institute while Life Sciences are concentrated at Watergraafsmeer?
    AVI: a disaster: make a list of courses which will need a biology lab.
  • Is there any problem left to make Software Engineering a joint degree?
    AVI: no
  • What is the impact of merging Informatiekunde with Lifestyle informatics?
    AVI: program resembles Bsc Articifial Intelligence closely. Only Life Science course is Het geneeskundig proces
  • Is Data Analytics a master programme:
    AVI: yes
  • Which aspects of classic computer science still apply to these programs?
    AVI: none in the Bsc, in SE Software Architecture, in Computational Science Numerical Algorithms, BioInformatics none, none in Life Sciences, none in Data Analytics
  • AVI: What is the portfolio of a modern computer science program?