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CWI sponsors Best Thesis in Applied Math Award
The annual Best Thesis in Applied Math Award from the Dutch Platform for Mathematics (Platform Wiskunde Nederland) will be sponsored by CWI for at least the next 5 years, starting this year. …
DIS Group of CWI at Immersive Tech Week 2023: facilitating the convergence of NLP and XR
On November 29th, the Distributed & Interactive Systems (DIS) group was invited to participate at the Immersive Tech Week 2023.
Daniel Dadush appointed Professor of Geometry of Optimization
Daniel Dadush is appointed Professor of Geometry of Optimization at Utrecht University. This part-time position at UU is in close partnership with CWI, where Daniel is the group leader of the Networks …
Valentin Robu appointed 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 …