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Valentin Robu appointed as professor in AI for Smart, Decentralised Energy Systems
TU Eindhoven announced the appointment of Valentin Robu as professor in Artificial Intelligence for Smart, Decentralised Energy Systems. He is Senior Researcher in the Intelligent and Autonomous Systems (IAS) group of Centrum …
Quantum Application Lab Secures SESA Grant for Quantum Computing Application Development
The Quantum Application Lab (QAL) - a consortium that CWI takes part in - announced receiving a SESA grant of 1.2 million euros, awarded by the Amsterdam municipality.
Best ACM SIGMM 2023 PhD Thesis Award for Silvia Rossi
Researcher Silvia Rossi (DIS group) has been awarded the SIGMM 2023 award for outstanding PhD thesis during the ACM International conference on Multimedia (ACM MM 2023) in Ottawa, Canada.
CWI’s lectures on Digital Cultural Heritage
Where mathematics, computer science and humanities meet.
Combination of linguistic features accurately detects fake news
Text analysis tools can detect potential fake news. They 'flag' suspicious texts that need further investigation. CWI researcher Davide Ceolin and Sandro Barres-Hamers of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam wrote a conference paper on …
One year of AI, Media and Democracy Lab
A report of the first annual Community Meeting
The Netherlands first in Europe to connect to the public internet 35 years ago
On 17 November, it will be exactly 35 years since the Netherlands became the first in Europe to connect to the public internet. This happened at research institute CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & …
Cum laude for Luis Felipe Vargas for research in optimization
Mathematician Luis Felipe Vargas (CWI) received a 'cum laude' degree for his thesis on optimization. His PhD research resulted in a new mathematical insight on approximation bounds for graph parameters.