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Industry benefits from modelling

On Thursday 13 November Joost Jacob received his PhD for his research on models to describe software systems.

Industry benefits from modelling

Best Paper Award for Intelligent Interfaces

On 30 October Michiel Hildebrand (CWI) received the Best Student Paper Award for research proposals at the International Semantic Web Conference 2008 in Karlsruhe.

Best Paper Award for Intelligent Interfaces

CWI research in popular NWO book

On 28 October the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) published a book about science in the Netherlands.

CWI research in popular NWO book

CWI mathematician Bert Zwart receives Erlang Prize

The Erlang Prize is to honour the best researcher under the age of 36 who has contributed significantly to applied probability. Zwart is the first person outside the United States to win …

CWI mathematician Bert Zwart receives Erlang Prize

Safe cracked during open door day

On Saturday 18 October 2008 Science Park Amsterdam was open to the public. CWI also participated and challenged the visitors to crack the code of a safe.

Safe cracked during open door day

PhD defence Jarek Byrka

How could two banks be merged efficiently? Which offices should close and which not? Where should people build new energy plants? To answer these kinds of questions Jarek Byrka (CWI) studied mathematical …

PhD defence Jarek Byrka

Best Paper Award for SMIL State research

At the ACM DocEngineering Symposium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Jack Jansen and Dick Bulterman received the Best Paper Award.

Best Paper Award for SMIL State research

Higher quality of web services appreciated

The research project Service Optimization and Quality (SEQUAL) that starts in October, came first in the IOP Generic Communication funding programme of Senternovem.