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CWI publishes on a regular basis news item about our research, education and the social impact of this research. In addition to news items, we publish more extensive stories about high-profile research or about CWI tackling social issues.

IT systems pollute and discriminate, but we can build responsible IT

Digital systems have grown and scaled tremendously in a relatively short period of time. This was accompanied by quick fixes - things we would do differently today. Yet we can create responsible …

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Uncovering hidden features inside art objects in an interactive environment

In the past years, X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) has been used to visualise the interior of objects in 3D. For example within the NICAS and NWO funded Impact4Art project by CWI and …

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Viewing computer science through the lens of cryptography

On Friday 30 September 2022 Christian Schaffner gives his inaugural lecture as professor in theoretical computer science at UvA. Besides his work as a group leader at UvA, he will remain working …

Viewing computer science through the lens of cryptography

Futureproofing computer security

Computer systems need advanced mathematical tools to disguise or encrypt our information and keep it safe from prying eyes.

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CWI involved in two primary Post-Quantum Cryptography standards

Cryptographic standards to protect sensitive electronic data against the threat of quantum computers have finally been selected by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Léo Ducas from CWI's Cryptology …

CWI involved in two Post-Quantum Cryptography standards

Diving into cultural data

Interview with Laura Hollink, group leader of CWI's Human-Centered Data Analytics group, for I/O magazine.

Laura Hollink in I/O Magazine: Diving into cultural data

Remote, but still together

After two years of COVID-19 we all know that communicating through a flat screen is exhausting. Since long before that, Pablo Cesar, group leader of CWI's DIS group and professor at TU …

Human-Centered Multimedia: making remote togetherness possible

Metaprogramming for maintenance at Philips

Jurgen Vinju leads the research group Software Analysis and Transformation (SWAT) at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica and is a part-time full professor of automated software analysis at Eindhoven University of Technology.

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