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DIS group showcases XR results in ERCIM News magazine

CWI's Distributed and Interactive Systems group showcases several of its research results in eXtended Reality (XR) in the May 2024 issue of the European ERCIM News magazine.

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DIS organizes the 2nd Edition of the Spring School on Social XR

As part of the research semester program of CWI, the Distributed and Interactive Systems group (DIS) organized for the second time the Spring School on Social XR. The event took place in …

Spring School SocialXR hosted at CWI (4-8 March 2024). Group picture of 6 March (high res)

The ‘do-it-yourself’ CT scanner

Researchers developed a method to use existing X-ray imaging facilities for CT scanning.

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Inaugural lecture Stacey Jeffery: 'Quantum algorithms are a (random) walk in the park'

On 17 May, Stacey Jeffery (CWI, QuSoft, UvA) holds her inaugural lecture as a professor by special appointment of Quantum Information at the University of Amsterdam on ‘Quantum algorithms are a (random) …


DIS Researchers organize succesful Immersive Mixed and Virtual Environment Systems workshop

The workshop IMmersive Mixed and Virtual Environment Systems (MMVE) - co-located with ACM MMSys 2024, a premier conference on multimedia systems - was successfully organized by two CWI researchers of the Distributed …

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CWI's DIS group AT CHI 2024

Research carried out by the Distributed and Interactive Systems (DIS) group from Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) has resulted in contributions to this year's ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing …

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Meet new Face of Science Tamara Florijn

KNAW recently appointed twelve new Faces of Science to expand the network of PhD students who promote science through blogs, vlogs and presentations. One of them is Tamara Florijn,a PhD student in …

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ERCIM researchers and EC discuss GenAI: tools or threat?

ERCIM organized a visionary event on Generative AI. The outcome will be used as input for a vision document for research institutes and the European Commission. CWI and Inria were co-sponsor of …

ERCIM Visionary Event, 16 April 2024, with Abdallah al Ali (CWI) as a speaker and Han La Poutré (CWI & ERCIM Vice President)