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Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) is the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the Netherlands. We conduct pioneering research in these fields and transfer our results to society.


To give focus to our efforts, we concentrate on five broad, societally-relevant themes:

Mathematics and computer science research are the invisible driving forces behind innovation. CWI contributes by:

The institute also plays a central role in several (inter)national programs and organizations.

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Daan Crommelin

Daan Crommelin has been appointed as professor by special appointment of Numerical Analysis and Dynamical Systems at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science. The chair was established on behalf of the Stichting voor Hoger Onderwijs in de Toegepaste Wiskunde.

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This year´s CWI Lectures will celebrate on 22 May 2014 the areas of Multimedia Systems, Content Analysis, Human-Computer Interaction and Hypermedia. The lectures are organized in recognition of Dick Bulterman's tenure at CWI.


Eight internationally-recognised speakers will highlight past achievements and reflect on future possibilities for new research challenges.