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TT-Medal Project wins ITEA Achievement Award 2005

The Board of ITEA - Information Technology for European Advancement - selected the TT-Medal project as the winner of the ITEA 2005 Achievement Award. This was announced at the 6th ITEA Symposium …

E-Quality expertise centre for quality of ICT services

With the fast-growing number of new ICT services and applications, it is becoming more and more difficult to guarantee the required quality levels. To strengthen research in the field of Quality of …

Royal honour for Lex Schrijver

Mathematician prof.dr. A. Schrijver has been appointed 'Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw'. On Monday, 19 September 2005 Lex Schrijver received the honour from dr. S.J. Noorda, President of the …

Joost N. Kok new Board Member Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research( NWO) approved the appointment of prof.dr. J.N. Kok as member of the board of the Stichting Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica. Joost Kok (1961) is appointed …

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. …

GLANCE, VIEW and FOCUS subsidy for CWI researchers

NWO, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, has awarded subsidies to 17 computer science projects in four research programmes - CATCH, FOCUS, GLANCE and VIEW. CWI researchers participate in several projects and …

New research line life sciences for Science Park Amsterdam

The Science Park Amsterdam starts a new research line on systems biology in the life sciences. This frontier research - in which biologists, physicists, mathematicians and computer scientists collaborate - is interesting …

Eric Pauwels receives ERCIM Working Group Award

The ERCIM Working Group on Image and Video Understanding, lead by CWI researcher Eric Pauwels, received the ERCIM Working Group Award 2005 in Helsinki on May 30. "The Working Group on Video …