2017

IACR International Conference on Practice and Theory of Public-Key Cryptography (PKC)
Mar 28, 2017 07:00 AM to Mar 31, 2017 03:00 PM De Balie, Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10, 1077 RR Amsterdam,

The IACR International Conference on Practice and Theory of Public-Key Cryptography (PKC) is the main annual conference focusing on all aspects of public-key cryptography, attracting cutting-edge results from world-renowned researchers in the area. You'll find more information and registration on our website.

PhD defence Mrunal Gawade (DA)
Feb 15, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 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)

PhD Defence Caroline Jagtenberg (Stochastics)
Feb 28, 2017 from 12:45 PM to 03:30 PM 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

N&O Lecture Jesper Nederlof (TU/e): Faster Space Efficient Algorithms for Subset Sum and Knapsack
Feb 08, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 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.

IAS Lecture Mihail Mihaylov: Smart Contracts for Smart Grids. A case study on NRGcoin
Feb 06, 2017 from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM 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.

PhD Defense Qian Feng (Scientific Computing)
Apr 04, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Senaatszaal of the Auditorium, Mekelweg 5, Delft,

Everyone is invited to atttend the public defense of Qian Feng of her PhD thesis: Advanced Estimation of Credit Valuation Adjustment Promotor: prof.dr. Kees Oosterlee

Tutorial: Scalable and reproducible data analysis with Snakemake
Mar 15, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM CWI, room L016,

Data analyses usually entail the application of many command line tools or scripts to transform, filter, aggregate or plot data and results. With ever increasing amounts of data being collected in science, reproducible and scalable automatic workflow management becomes increasingly important.

PhD Defense Linda Plantagie (Computational Imaging)
Apr 13, 2017 from 01:45 PM to 03:00 PM Leiden (Academiegebouw, Rapenburg 73),

Everyone is invited to atttend the public defense of Linda Plantagie of her PhD thesis:Algebraic filters for Filtered BackprojectionPromotor: Prof. dr. K. J. Batenburg

PhD Defence Michael Steindorfer (SWAT)
Feb 28, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 03:30 PM Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, Amsterdam,

Everybody is welcome to attend he public defense of Michael of his thesis 'Efficient Immutable Collections'. Promotor: Prof.dr. Paul Klint en Prof.dr. Jurgen Vinju