Use of bandwidth more effective with queueing models

Bandwidth for internet traffic can be utilized more effectively with queueing models. Pascal Lieshout researched this at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica in Amsterdam. He took his PhD on Friday 5 September …

Use of bandwidth more effective with queueing models

Kick-off expertise centre E-Quality on September 30

CWI, TNO Information and Communication Technology and the University of Twente have recently agreed to found the E-Quality Expertise Centre, aiming at performance and Quality of Service of ICT services and networks. …

Van Dantzig Prize for Borst and Van der Laan

Sem Borst was awarded the Van Dantzig Prize on April 11, for his pioneering work in statistics and operational research. Borst, working at CWI, the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven and Bell Labs in …

Onno Boxma scientific director EURANDOM

Onno Boxma is the new scientific director of EURANDOM, the European research institute for stochastics. He is appointed for five years, starting October 1, 2005. Boxma will combine this function with his …

CWI identifies causes of congestion in communication networks

CWI's Ph.D. student Miranda van Uitert has identified a number of causes of congestion in Generalized Processor Sharing (GPS) communication networks. GPS is a technique to schedule incoming network traffic at switches. …

Appointment Rob van den Berg

Rob van den Berg has been appointed professor of spatial stochastics at the Faculty of Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam since July 1, 2003. Van de Berg leads CWI's Stochastics …