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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


23-02-2015

Java logoResearchers from CWI fixed a bug in the widely used object-oriented programming language Java in February 2015. They found an error in a broadly applied sorting algorithm, TimSort, which could crash programs.

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The switch to renewable energy has major consequences for our future energy system. Researchers from the Intelligent Systems group of Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica address the technological requirements for the transition to a sustainable European energy market.