cwi today


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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.

news & events


09-12-2016

CWI fellow Martin Kersten has been appointed as one of the 2016 fellows of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).

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Highlight

 

In 2016, CWI celebrates the 100thanniversary of Adriaan van Wijngaarden (1916-1987) with the publication of a book (Geheugentrommels) and an exhibition (now closed) about Van Wijngaarden and the first years of Dutch computer history.

 

The book ‘Geheugentrommels’ by Erik Verhagen is now for sale for €19.95.