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Previous winners of the Dutch Data Prize

Previous winners of the Dutch Data Prize

2016

Category humanities & social sciences

       BoschDoc Rolf Hage, Jos Koldeweij, Radboud University
BoschDoc is a database containing all known written resources about the painter Jheronimus Bosch up till 1800, providing researchers and other interested parties with easy access to them.

Category medical & life sciences

       AHCODA-DB Bastijn Koopmans, Sylics
AHCODA-DB collects and publishes data from behavioural tests conducted on genetic mouse strains which makes it a shining example in the provision of animal-testing data. 

Category exact & technical sciences

       OpenML Joaquin Vanschoren, Eindhoven University of Technology
OpenML collects experimental data in the field of machine-learning algorithms from various disciplines and scientific domains, making the data available for answering new research questions.

2014

Category humanities & social sciences

       The Dutch Song Database Louis Grijp, Meertens Institute
The Dutch Song Database contains more than 170,000 songs in the Dutch and Flemish language, from the Middle Ages through the twentieth century, and is widely used in the digital humanities for literary, musical, religious, historical and ethnological research.

 Category exact & technical sciences

       DINED Johan Molenbroek, TU Delft
DINED is a database which provides an overview on how anthropometric data can be used when facing design challenges. Additionally, it provides a free available set of anthropometric data in a format that is optimized for use in product design.

2012

Category humanities & social sciences

       Political Mashup Maarten Marx, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Political Mashup is a search engine project focused on making it easy to search and analyse large quantities of political data. The award-winning dataset covers the complete ‘Handelingen der Staten Generaal’ (Proceedings of the States General) from 1814 till the end of 2011.

Category exact & technical sciences

        OpenEarth Thijs Damsma, Gerben de Boer, Mark van Koningsveld, Deltares
OpenEarth is an open source instrument that stores and shares data, models and tools for marine and coastal projects. By providing access to the data of finished projects OpenEarth helps users to work more efficiently in terms of both time and money.

2010

(No categories)

       The Historical Sample of the Netherlands Kees Mandemakers, International Institute of Social History
The Historical Sample of the Netherlands offers a representative sample of about 78.000 people born in the Netherlands during the period 1812-1922. The HSN-database facilitates research in Dutch history and demography.