Prof Aske Plaat
Aske Plaat is professor of Data Science at the Leiden Centre of Data Science of the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science of Leiden University, The Netherlands. His main fields of research are data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Many of the questions that he has worked on include large scale algorithms, combinatorial search, affective computing, complexity, strategy, and computer chess, for which he received the Novag Award for the best computer chess publication. Previously, he has worked at the University of Alberta, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Tilburg University and NHTV Breda.