RISK seminar (PNA5)
11-11-2011 from 10:45 to 15:45 Room L120 - first floor CWI,

It's our pleasure to invite you to a RISC seminar dedicated to Randomness Extractors & Privacy. The seminar is organized in collaboration with the Intercity Number Theory Seminar.

PhD Defence Bas Basten (SEN1)
15-12-2011 from 13:00 to 15:00 Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, Amsterdam,

Hierbij nodigen wij u uit voor de openbare verdediging van Bas Basten (SEN1) van zijn proefschrift met de titel: Ambiguity Detection for Programming Language Grammars Promotor    : Prof.dr. Paul Klint (CWI en UvA) Copromotor: Dr. Jurgen Vinju (CWI)

RISC Seminar (PNA5)
25-11-2011 from 15:00 to 16:00 Room L017, ground floor CWI,

RISC seminar talk on 'Bridging Shannon and Hamming: Codes for computationally simple channels' by Prof Venkatesan Guruswami (Carnegie Mellon U) Ronald Cramer and Serge Fehr (also on behalf of Monique Laurent (PNA1) and Harry Buhrman (PNA6))

COIN - Coalgebra in the Netherlands
21-11-2011 from 13:30 to 15:30 Room L120, first floor,

A newly organized seminar planned to take place alternating at the Radboud University Nijmegen and the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam. The aim of COIN is to bring together coalgebra researchers from various locations in the Netherlands, and share current results and questions in the world of coalgebra. We welcome presentations on any subject related to coalgebra.

Interdisciplinary Seminar on Biological Networks
06-02-2012 23:00 to 29-06-2012 22:00 Utrecht University,

Networks are becoming increasingly important in core areas of biology and their study has important applications, for example, in personalized medicine and biotechnology. Mathematical and computational techniques play a key role in understanding these networks. This seminar covers some of the most relevant topics in this area.

Stochastics and Applied Research (STAR)
09-12-2011 from 09:00 to 16:00 Room L017 CWI,

We kindly invite you to attend the STAR workshop (PNA2). Please register on-line (free of charge) Key-note speaker: Mark Girolami (University College, London) Invited speakers: Johan van Leeuwaarden (TUE and Eurandom) Wouter Kager (VU Amsterdam) Martijn Pistorius (University of Amsterdam)

Third Workshop on Graphs and Matroids
28-07-2012 22:00 to 04-08-2012 21:59 The Maastricht University School of Business and Economics,

An international meeting of 70 researchers, including postdocs and students, working on structural aspects of minor-closed properties of graphs and matroids. The program consists of talks by participants and offers plenty of opportunities for discussion. For more information see the workshop website.

Open Dag Science Park Amsterdam 2011
08-10-2011 from 10:00 to 15:00 Science Park 123-125, Amsterdam,

Op zaterdagmiddag 8 oktober wordt de jaarlijkse Open Dag van het Science Park Amsterdam georganiseerd. Welkom! Ontdek actie en reactie in wiskunde en informatica bij het CWI.

Soiree 65 jaar Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica

In 2011 bestaat het Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica 65 jaar. Ter markering van dit jubileum organiseert het CWI een feestelijke avond op donderdag 10 februari.Bij deze gelegenheid wordt de Van Wijngaarden Award uitgereikt aan twee onderzoekers die een bijzondere betekenis hebben voor de wiskunde en de informatica:

Soiree 65 year Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (2011)
10-02-2011 from 20:00 to 22:30 Oude Lutherse Kerk, Singel 411, Amsterdam,

In 2011 Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica CWI is celebrating its 65th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone CWI hosts a festive evening on Thursday 10 February.At this occasion two researchers will be awarded the 'Van Wijngaarden Award' for their exceptional contribution to mathematics and computer science: