Belgium-Netherlands Reinforcement Learning Workshop
27-11-2015 from 09:00 to 17:00 L120,

The BeNeRL workshop will discuss novel research, work in progress, and more general 'open problems' in Reinforcement Learning (RL) in Belgium and The Netherlands. For example, what are the current bottlenecks, why does not everybody use RL, what are the main practical and theoretical obstacles?

PhD Defence Sándor Héman (DA)
28-10-2015 from 14:45 to 16:00 VU Auditorium,

You are invited to the public defense of Sándor Héman on his PhD thesis entitled: Updating Compressed Column-Stores   Location is at VU Auditorium, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam   Promotor: Prof.dr. P.A. Boncz (CWI, VU)

CWI Lectures on Quantum Computing (2015)
03-12-2015 from 08:45 to 17:00 CWI,

We cordially invite you to attend the 'CWI Lectures on Quantum Computing' on 3 December 2015 at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica in Amsterdam. This day is dedicated to the launch of the QuSoft research centre for quantum software. Several internationally renowned speakers will bring you up to date on the exciting topic of quantum computing. The symposium is aimed towards a general academic public.

PhD Defence René Conijn (Stochastics)
15-10-2015 from 13:45 to 15:15 Vrije Universiteit, de Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam,

We herewith invite you to attend the public defence of René Conijn, of his thesis: "Planar critical percolation: large clusters and scaling limits" Promotor: Prof.dr. Rob van den Berg

Intreerede Daan Crommelin (UvA)
21-04-2016 from 14:00 to 15:00 in de Aula der Universiteit, ingang Singel 411, hoek Spui,

Alle belangstellenden worden uitgenodigd tot het bijwonen van de openbare rede van Daan Crommelin. Omgaan met onzekerheden bij het maken van simulaties Dhr. prof. dr. D.T. Crommelin, bijzonder hoogleraar Numerieke analyse en dynamische systemen

XML Amsterdam and XForms Day hosted by CWI and W3C
05-11-2015 09:00 to 06-11-2015 16:00 CWI, Science Park 123, 1098 XG Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

XML Amsterdam is a conference for XML Developers worldwide, looking for the latest and best on developing based on XML and related standards. The conference, which is held on 6 November, will be hosting sessions by renowned speakers in the international XML developing community, such as Norm Walsh and Steven Pemberton. On 5 November there is a pre-conference on XForms. CWI and W3C Benelux are hosting the meetings.

PhD Defence Timo Maarleveld
17-12-2015 from 08:45 to 09:45 Aula, VU Amsterdam,

Everybody is invited to attend the PhD Defence of Timo Maarleveld. The dissertation is entitled 'Fluxes and Fluctuations in Biochemical Models'. Promotors:Prof. dr. B. Teusink  (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)Prof. dr. F.J. Bruggeman  (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) Co-promotor: dr. Brett. G. Olivier (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Dutch Belgian Database Day 2015 (DBDBD 2015)
16-12-2015 from 08:00 to 16:00 CWI, Ground Floor, Room Z009 (Euler),

Dutch Belgian Database Day 2015 (DBDBD 2015) [0]                       on Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Inaugural Lecture Marie-Colette van Lieshout
03-12-2015 from 15:00 to 17:00 Universiteit Twente, Breedveld-zaal van gebouw Waaier,

Marie-Colette van Lieshout is benoemd tot hoogleraar Ruimtelijke Stochastiek aan de faculteit Elektrotechniek, Wiskunde en Informatica van de Universiteit Twente.

PhD Defence Sonja Boas (LS)
22-12-2015 from 15:15 to 16:15 Academiegebouw Leiden, Rapenburg 73,

You are all cordially invited to the public defense of Sonja Boas on her PhD thesis defence entitled: "Computational modeling of angiogenesis, from matrix invasion to lumen formation". Promotor: Prof.dr. Roeland Merks