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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.

PhD defence of CWI's Luis Felipe Vargas at Tilburg University, 3 November 2023 (group picture 3). With focal area.

Conference on disinformation via social media

Misinformation and disinformation spread via social media is an issue of growing importance. On 21 and 22 November CWI will host the Multidisciplinary International Symposium on Disinformation in Open Online Media (MISDOOM).


Pablo Cesar (CWI) Keynotes “Towards Volumetric Video Conferencing" Around the World

Prof. Pablo Cesar from the Distributed and Interactive Systems (DIS) group from CWI and TU Delft keynoted the talk “Towards Volumetric Video Conferencing” in different venues in Europe and Latin America.

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CWI in Het Klokhuis TV episode on Internet

On 2 November, Steven Pemberton told on Dutch national TV in 'Het Klokhuis' about the early days of open Internet in Europe, which started at CWI.

Steven Pemberton on Het Klokhuis TV, 2-11-2023 (picture 27-9-2023).

Netherlands Academy of Engineering appoints Tim Baarslag as Fellow

The recently established Netherlands Academy of Engineering (NAE) has appointed 62 top experts as Fellow, including CWI researcher Tim Baarslag of the Intelligent and Autonomous Systems group. With this, NAE emphasizes the …


CWI Fellow Paul Klint receives Computable Lifetime Achievement Award

The editors of ICT website and magazine Computable elected CWI Fellow Paul Klint for the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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DIS group at ACM Multimedia Conference 2023

Research carried out by the Distributed and Interactive Systems (DIS) group from Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) has resulted in contributions to this year's ACM Multimedia Conference.

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