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Hundreds of researchers in algorithms gather at CWI

About 300 researchers in algorithms gather together from 4-9 September at the ALGO 2023 conference, which is hosted at CWI.

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Evolutionary Algorithms for optimization and medical image segmentation

Arkadiy Dushatskiy investigated the application of Evolutionary Algorithms (EAs) in optimization problems and proposes a novel approach to medical image segmentation. He focused on the Gene-pool Optimal Mixing Evolutionary Algorithm (GOMEA) and …

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Three CWI researchers awarded with Veni grant from NWO

Three talented CWI researchers received a Veni grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to develop their own research over the next three years. They focus on topics varying from quantum-safe cryptography …

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CWI partner in logistics projects related to health and safety

CWI is involved in two research projects in the field of safety, health & care, receiving funding from TKI Dinalog. These projects focus on the optimal deployment of volunteers in emergency situations …

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Early Career Scientist Prize on Plasma Physics awarded to Jannis Teunissen

Jannis Teunissen (CWI) has been awarded the 2023 Early Career Scientist Prize on Plasma Physics by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.

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CWI researchers involved in 2 consortia receiving millions in funding

Several CWI researchers are involved in projects that have received substantial funding under the Dutch Research Agenda (NWA). The Human-Centered Data Analytics group is represented in a project, led by Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, …


Google award for discovering bug in Java library

CWI researchers received a prize from Google for discovering an overflow bug in Java’s standard software library, the LinkedList bug. They prevented a possibility for hackers to make unsafe connections via Java.

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Dissertation on data science receives Cum Laude

Joris Pries (Stochastics group) received a Cum Laude for his dissertation on the fundamentals of data science at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In his research he strived to tackle general problems that are …