INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Conference 2017
29-06-2017 07:00 to 30-06-2017 16:00 Turing room CWI,

Early announcement. We cordially invite you to register for the 2017 INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Conference; the premier forum for both academics and practitioners who are active in research in the fields of pricing analytics and revenue management. Registration and abstract submission (also for the practical talks) opens in January 2017, please look at&n

Lecture Utz Haus (Cray)
21-11-2016 from 15:00 to 16:00 Room L120, first floor CWI, Science Park 123 Amsterdam,

The N&O group would like to invite anyone who is interested to attend the lecture of Utz Haus, entiteld: Challenges at the Interface of Optimization and High Performance Computing and Analytics Abstract:For decades we have been able to rely on Moore’s law and Denard scaling to offer faster computing resources transparently with each new

Inaugurele rede dr. Sandjai Bhulai (Stochastics)
16-12-2016 from 14:30 to 16:00 Aula van de Vrije Universiteit, de Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam,

Namens de rector magnificus van de Vrije Universiteit en de decaan van de Faculteit der Exacte Wetenschappen nodigen we geinteresseerden van harte uit tot het bijwonen van de openbare zitting van het College van Decanen, waarin de heer dr. S.

Smart Descriptions & Smarter Vocabularies (SDSVoc)
30-11-2016 07:30 to 01-12-2016 16:30 CWI, Science Park 123 Amsterdam; TURING ROOM,

The need to describe data with metadata is well understood: the problem is how best to do it. There are many answers to that question which in itself creates a further problem: with so many standards to choose from, which one should I use to describe my data? With so many is use, which one(s) should I build my application to look for?

L.E.J. Brouwer, 50 years later
09-12-2016 from 08:15 to 15:30 Science Park Congress Centre,

One-day symposium organized by KWG with an interesting programme and highly renowned speakers, viz. Dirk van Dalen, Mark van Atten, Sergei Artemov, Alexander Dranishnikov, Saul Kripke, Yiannis Moschovakis, Michael Rathjen, and Raf Bocklandt. You can register for the symposium by filling out this online webform

National Symposium Software Engineering (SEN)
20-01-2017 from 08:00 to 16:30 WCW zalen, Science Park 123 in Amsterdam,

Herewith we announce the third Dutch national symposium on software engineering (SEN). After the success of the SEN Symposium of 2014 and 2016 we cordially invite you to the third edition. At this conference we bring together the research community for software engineering. The program for 2017 is currently being formed and the website will be up-to-date soon.

Oratie Jason Frank (UU)
09-11-2016 from 15:00 to 16:00 Aula van het Academiegebouw, Domplein 29, Utrecht,

Alle belangstellenden worden uitgenodigd tot het bijwonen van de openbare rede van Jason Frank: More on the nature of prediction: geometric integration Na afloop volgt de receptie in de Senaatszaal.

Symposium Quantum Software in the Netherlands
25-11-2016 from 08:45 to 16:00 WCW Colloquiumzalen, Science Park 125, Amsterdam,

It is our pleasure to invite you to the symposium ‘Quantum Software in the Netherlands’. This event is hosted and organized by QuSoft, a joint research institute for quantum software, founded by CWI, UvA and VU. With the recent breakthroughs in hardware development, for many it is no longer a question of if but when the quantum computer will come.

Luis Ortiz-Gracia: course on Risk Management (I)
11-10-2016 from 11:30 to 13:30 L120,

Speaker:    Luis Ortiz-Gracia, Department of Econometrics University of BarcelonaTitle:      Computational Aspects of Risk Management (Part I)Abstract:

Luis Ortiz-Gracia: course on Risk Management (II)
13-10-2016 from 11:30 to 13:30 lecture room L016,

Speaker:    Luis Ortiz-Gracia, Department of Econometrics University of BarcelonaTitle:      Computational Aspects of Risk Management (Part II)Abstract:

Luis Ortiz-Gracia: course on Risk Management (III)
18-10-2016 from 11:00 to 13:00 lecture room L017,

Speaker:    Luis Ortiz-Gracia, Department of Econometrics University of BarcelonaTitle:      Computational Aspects of Risk Management (Part III)Abstract:

Vossius Seminar: Jos Baeten on Adriaan van Wijngaarden
12-09-2016 from 13:00 to 15:00 UvA Library, Singel 425, Amsterdam,

CWI director Jos Baeten will speak at the Vossius Seminar on Adriaan van Wijngaarden and the history of the first computers in the Netherlands. Van Wijngaarden (1916 - 1987), former director of CWI, is considered the founding father of computer science in the Netherlands and was responsible for developing the first computer in the Netherlands in 1952.

Reception Margreet & Joke Friday October 14th, 2016
14-10-2016 from 14:30 to 16:30 CWI ground floor,

[Dutch follows English]RECEPTIONTo celebrate the retirement of Margreet Nool and 40 years of service of Joke Blom we kindly invite (ex-)colleagues and friends to come to the reception.This will take place on a date in between both occasions on Friday October 14th,at 16:30 hrs, CWI ground floor.

5th SDP Day: Workshop Day on Applications of Semidefinite Optimization
30-06-2016 from 08:00 to 16:00 Room L120, first floor CWI, Science Park 123 Amsterdam,

Everyone is welcome to attend this workshop day on Applications of Semidefinite Optimization. The speakers are:  Etienne de Klerk (Tilburg University),  Frank Permenter (MIT), Bart Litjens and Sven Polak (University of Amsterdam), Roy Schwartz ( Technion) and Shashwat Garg (Technical University Eindhoven. Please visit our website for all abstracts

Amsterdam Science Park Open Dag
01-10-2016 from 10:00 to 15:00

CWI doet mee aan de Amsterdam Science Park Open Dag tijdens het Weekend van de Wetenschap. Op zaterdag 1 oktober 2016 is het gebouw geopend van 12.00 - 17.00 voor alle belangstellenden. Wat is er allemaal te doen op het CWI?

Talk by Darius Blasband, CEO of Raincode
27-05-2016 from 13:00 to 14:00 Room L017, CWI, Science Park 123, Amsterdam,

Everybody is invited to attend the PEM talk by Darius Blasband, CEO of Raincode(www.raincode.com) where he will present his book "The Rise and Fallof Software Recipes". Abstract:Software recipes are meant to implement transitive intellig

ACG Talk
31-05-2016 from 11:30 to 11:30 L202,

Speaker: Kasper Dokter (CWI) Title: Scheduling of Parallel Applications

Combinatorics and Optimization seminar: Bernd Sturmfels (Berkeley)
18-05-2016 from 12:00 to 13:00 Room L016 - CWI,

Open seminar for anyone who is interested, speaker: Bernd Sturmfels (Berkeley)Title: Tensors and Their EigenvectorsAbstract:  Eigenvectors of square matrices are central to linear algebra. Eigenvectors of tensors are a natural generalization. The spectral theory of tensors was pioneered by Lim and Qi a decade ago, and it has found numerous applications.