Past events

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February 28 Tuesday

28-02-2017 from 12:45 to 15:30
Aula of the VU University, Boelelaan 1105 in Amsterdam

Everyone is invited to atttend the public defense of Caroline of her PhD thesis: Efficiency and Fairness in Ambulance Planning. Promotoren: prof.dr. R.D. van der Mei, prof.dr. S. Bhulai

  • 2017-02-15T10:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-15T12:00:00+01:00
February 15 Wednesday

15-02-2017 from 10:00 to 12:00
Aula, Spui 111 Amsterdam

Everyone is invited to attend the public defence of Mrunal Gawade, of his thesis 'Multi-core parallellism in a column-store'. Promotor: Prof.dr. Martin Kersten (CWI)

  • 2017-02-08T10:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-08T11:00:00+01:00
February 8 Wednesday

08-02-2017 from 10:00 to 11:00
Room L016 - CWI

Everyone is welcome to attend the public lecture of Jesper Nederlof. Abstract: Faster Space Efficient Algorithms for Subset Sum and KnapsackWe present a randomized Monte Carlo algorithm that solves a given instance of Subset Sum on n integers using O*(2^{0.86n}) time and O*(1) space, where O*() suppresses factors polynomial in the input size.

  • 2017-02-06T14:30:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-06T15:30:00+01:00
February 6 Monday

06-02-2017 from 14:30 to 15:30
Room M390 - CWI (third floor)

Everyone is welcome to attend the public lecture of Mihail "Mike" Mihaylov. Abstract: The emergence of Blockchain technology in 2009 has been compared to the rise of the Internet in the 90's. The Blockchain technology first disrupted the FinTech sector and is now making its way to the relatively new IoT and Smart Grid sectors.

  • 2017-02-01T14:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-01T15:00:00+01:00
February 1 Wednesday

01-02-2017 from 14:00 to 15:00
Room M390 - CWI (third floor)

Everyone is welcome to attend the CWI lecture of Tim Baarslag. Abstract: In this talk, I will introduce a problem from search theory called Pandora's Problem. The problem deals with optimizing reward while searching through boxes with uncertain prizes, which can be uncovered against certain costs.

  • 2017-02-01T10:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-01T11:00:00+01:00
February 1 Wednesday

01-02-2017 from 10:00 to 11:00
Room L016, ground floor CWI

Everyone is welcome to attend the N&O lecture of Ross Kang at CWI. Abstract: Graph powers arise naturally in the study of, for example, efficientnetwork communication. Some basic problems have long been studied andremain stubbornly open.

  • 2017-01-25T10:45:00+01:00
  • 2017-01-25T14:00:00+01:00
January 25 Wednesday

25-01-2017 from 10:45 to 14:00
Vrije Universiteit, de Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam

Everyone is invited to attend the public defence of Thije van Barneveld, of his thesis 'Relocation Algorithms for Emergency Medical Services'. Promotor: Prof.dr. Rob van der Mei (CWI/VU) and Prof.dr. Sandjai Bhulai (VU)

  • 2017-01-23T12:45:00+01:00
  • 2017-01-23T15:00:00+01:00
January 23 Monday

23-01-2017 from 12:45 to 15:00
Aula van de Vrije Universiteit, de Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam

Everyone is invited to attend the public defence of Rufael Mekuria, of his thesis 'Network Streaming and Compression for Mixed Reality Tele-Immersion'. Promotor: Prof.dr. Dick Bulterman (CWI/VU)