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Three GECCO Awards for AI in healthcare

CWI researchers and partners won three awards for AI in healthcare at the ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation COnference (GECCO) 2021: the Best Paper Award in the Genetic Algorithms track, the SIGEVO …

Three GECCO Awards for AI in healthcare

Funding for Explainable Artificial Intelligence for medical professionals

LUMC, Amsterdam UMC, and CWI have received funding from the Gieskes-Strijbis Fund to enhance the understanding of AI by doctors.

Funding for Explainable Artificial Intelligence for medical professionals

NETWORKS consortium awarded €1M from EU COFUND for postdoc programme

After receiving the COFUND grant from the Horizon 2020 programme for 14 PhD positions, NETWORKS has been granted a COFUND grant of €1.0 million to appoint 14 postdoctoral researchers for 2 years.

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Best Paper Award for LSH researchers at EMO 2021

Researchers from CWI's Life Sciences & Health group were awarded a Best Paper Award at EMO 2021 for their paper “Local search is a remarkably strong baseline for neural architecture search”.

Best Paper Award for LSH researchers at EMO 2021

Evolutionary Algorithms for high-quality solutions

It is not uncommon that the solution obtained by an algorithm is not as desired. To overcome this, Stef Maree's PhD research focuses on optimization algorithms for finding not just one solution, …

Evolutionary Algorithms for high-quality solutions

AI Calculates Best Treatment Plan

A computer that calculates an entire series of optimized treatment plans for prostate cancer in 30 seconds – that took some getting used to for medical specialists. Using artificial intelligence, the computer …

AI Calculates Best Treatment Plan

Marie Curie ITN grant awarded to ALPACA network

Recently, CWI and others were awarded an EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN) consortium grant for ALPACA –'Algorithms for PAngenome Computational Analysis'. The research project involves a total funding of 3.67 …

Marie Curie ITN grant awarded to ALPACA network

CWI designs algorithms for the improvement of Genetic Programming

Marco Virgolin of CWI’s Life Sciences & Health group has researched ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Genetic Programming (GP). He defends his thesis ‘Design and Application of Gene-Pool Optimal …

CWI designs algorithms for the improvement of Genetic Programming