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Marten van Dijk appointed as endowed professor in Secure and Intelligent Computing at VU Amsterdam
The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Executive Board has appointed Marten van Dijk (CWI) as endowed professor in Secure and Intelligent Computing, effective from 8 November 2022. The chair is part of the Computer …
DIS group contributes to book on Immersive Video Technologies
The book Immersive Video Technologies offers a comprehensive overview of the leading technologies enabling visual immersion, including omnidirectional (360 degrees) video, light fields, and volumetric video.
Launch of EQSI-European Quantum Software Institute in Paris
On 8 November 2022, the EQSI–European Quantum Software Institute was launched with a stakeholder event in Paris. One of the founding members is QuSoft director Harry Buhrman (QuSOft, CWI & UvA).
Four quantum information pioneers speaking at QuSoft event at CWI
On 11 November, celebrated quantum information scientists Charlie Bennett and Gilles Brassard gave a lecture at QuSoft at CWI, being awarded the 2023 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. As a surprise, other …
CWI spin-off DuckDB Labs partners with MotherDuck, who raises $47.5 million
CWI spin-off company DuckDB Labs helped create startup MotherDuck, which aims to connect DuckDB to the cloud. MotherDuck managed to raise $47.5 million, they announced this week.
CWI researchers win Best Paper Award at SPIRE 2022
Wiktor Zuba, Solon Pissis and 4 co-authors were awarded the Best Paper Award of SPIRE 2022 for their paper ‘Subsequence Covers of Words’. Their research has potential applications in bioinformatics and data …
Over 1 million euros for CWI and Sound & Vison for XR research
Centrum Wiskunde &Informatica (CWI) and Sound & Vision are partners in the recently launched European research project TransMIXR. TransMIXR develops technologies that enable professionals in the cultural and creative industries to create …
Cultural AI team wins special award at heritage hackathon
A team with two PhD students from CWI won the Polyvocality Award (Meerstemmigheidsprijs) at the annual hackathon organized by Netwerk Digitaal Erfgoed.