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  • 2015-12-17T08:45:00+01:00
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December 17 Thursday

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)

  • 2015-12-16T08:00:00+01:00
  • 2015-12-16T16:00:00+01:00
December 16 Wednesday

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

  • 2015-12-03T15:00:00+01:00
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December 3 Thursday

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.

  • 2015-11-27T09:00:00+01:00
  • 2015-11-27T17:00:00+01:00
November 27 Friday

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?

  • 2015-11-12T15:00:00+01:00
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November 12 Thursday

12-11-2015 from 15:00 to 16:00
TU Eindhoven

We herewith invite you to attend the public defence of Jannis Teunissen of his thesis entitled "3D Simulations and Analysis of Pulsed Discharges". Promotor: prof.dr. U.M. Ebert (CWI, TU/e)Copromotor: dr.ir. S. Nijdam (TU/e)

  • 2015-11-10T14:00:00+01:00
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November 10 Tuesday

10-11-2015 from 14:00 to 15:00
Academiegebouw Leiden, Rapenburg 73

Everybody is welcome to attend the defence of Folkert Bleichrodt. The dissertation is entitled "Improving Robustness of Tomographic Reconstruction Methods". Promotor:     Prof.dr. K.J. Batenburg (CWI, Universiteit Leiden)

  • 2015-11-09T09:30:00+01:00
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November 9 Monday

09-11-2015 09:30 to 11-11-2015 13:00
Conference centre `De Werelt', Westhofflaan 2, Lunteren

The 44th annual Meeting of Dutch Statisticians and Probabilists (Bijeenkomst Stochastici) is now open for registration, for anyone who is interested. Six invited speakers will give two lectures of one hour each on topics in statistics or probability. Please visit the website for more information and on-line registration.

  • 2015-11-05T09:00:00+01:00
  • 2015-11-06T16:00:00+01:00
November 5 Thursday

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.

  • 2015-10-28T14:45:00+01:00
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October 28 Wednesday

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)

  • 2015-10-27T12:45:00+01:00
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October 27 Tuesday

27-10-2015 from 12:45 to 13:45
Aula, VU Amsterdam

Everybody is welcome to attend the defence of Mohammed El-Kebir of his dissertation entitled Applications of Combinatorial Optimization to Computational Biology. Promotoren: prof.dr. J. Heringa (VU)                      prof.dr. G.W. Klau (CWI, VU)

  • 2015-10-15T13:45:00+02:00
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October 15 Thursday

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

  • 2015-10-07T08:30:00+02:00
  • 2015-10-09T11:45:00+02:00
October 7 Wednesday

07-10-2015 08:30 to 09-10-2015 11:45
Woudschoten conferentieoord, Zeist

Van 7-9 oktober 2015 wordt de veertigste Woudschotenconferentie gehouden in het Conferentiecentrum Woudschoten in Zeist. De Woudschotenconferentie wordt jaarlijks georganiseerd door de Nederlands/Vlaamse Werkgemeenschap Scientific Computing (WSC).

  • 2015-10-03T10:00:00+02:00
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October 3 Saturday

03-10-2015 from 10:00 to 15:00

CWI is onderdeel van de Amsterdam Science Park Open Dag tijdens het Weekend van de Wetenschap. Op zaterdag 3 oktober 2015 is het gebouw geopend van 12.00 - 17.00 voor alle belangstellenden.

  • 2015-09-04T09:45:00+02:00
  • 2015-09-04T11:00:00+02:00
September 4 Friday

04-09-2015 from 09:45 to 11:00
VU, Amsterdam

Everybody is invited to attend the PhD Defence of Jaldert Rombouts of his dissertation entitled Biologically Plausible Reinforcement Learning. Promotor: Prof.dr. Pieter Roelfsema (VU/NIN/UvA)

  • 2015-08-24T14:15:00+02:00
  • 2015-08-24T15:15:00+02:00
August 24 Monday

24-08-2015 from 14:15 to 15:15
Academiegebouw van de Universiteit Utrecht

Everybody is invited to attend the PhD Defence of Keith Myerscough of his dissertation entitled Correcting Numerical Simulations for Known Expectations. Promotor: prof.dr.ir. J.E. Frank, Universiteit Utrecht.

  • 2015-06-18T08:00:00+02:00
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June 18 Thursday

18-06-2015 from 08:00 to 09:30
Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229-231, Amsterdam

Everybody is invited to attend the PhD Defence of Wander Wadman. The dissertation is entitled 'Assessing power grid reliability using rare event simulation'.   Promotor: Prof. Dr. D.T. Crommelin (CWI, UvA) Copromotor: Prof. Dr. J.E. Frank (UU)

  • 2015-06-10T13:15:00+02:00
  • 2015-06-10T16:00:00+02:00
June 10 Wednesday

10-06-2015 from 13:15 to 16:00
Academiegebouw of Leiden University, Rapenburg 73, Leiden

Everybody is invited to attend the PhD Defence of Thijs van Ommen. The dissertation is entitled 'Better Predictions when Models are Wrong or Underspecified'. The informal talk about the thesis will start at 15:15. De defense itself starts at 16:15.  Promotor: Prof. Dr. Peter Grunwald (CWI, A&C/Universiteit Leiden).

  • 2015-06-04T11:00:00+02:00
  • 2015-06-04T15:30:00+02:00
June 4 Thursday

04-06-2015 from 11:00 to 15:30
Science Park 125, Amsterdam

Inschrijving geopend! CWI in Bedrijf 2015: Everything SmartDatum en tijd: 4 juni 2015: 13.00-17.30Locatie: Amsterdam Science Park

  • 2015-05-08T07:00:00+02:00
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May 8 Friday

08-05-2015 from 07:00 to 14:00
Antwerpen

Voorjaarsbijeenkomst WSC in AntwerpenOp vrijdag 8 mei 2015 organiseert de Werkgemeenschap Scientific Computing haar jaarlijkse voorjaarsbijeenkomst. Dit jaar is de Universiteit van Antwerpen de gastvrouw. Aansluitend op deze bijeenkomst kunnen PhD studenten doorreizen naar de PhDays in België, die gehouden worden van 8 t/m 10 mei.

  • 2015-05-01T10:00:00+02:00
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May 1 Friday

01-05-2015 from 10:00 to 12:00
Agnieten kapel, Oudezijdsvoorburgwal 229-231 Amsterdam

Everybody is welcome to attend the defence of Holger Pirk, Title: "Waste Not, Want Not! - Managing Relational Data in Asymmetric Memories".   Promotor: Prof. dr. M.L. Kersten (CWI)

  • 2015-04-30T12:00:00+02:00
  • 2015-04-30T15:00:00+02:00
April 30 Thursday

30-04-2015 from 12:00 to 15:00
L017

For the occasion of the PhD defence of Holger Pirk (MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA) on Friday May 1, 2015, at 12:00 noon in the Agnietenkapel, we are pleased to organize a "Pre-Labour Day Database Afternoon"

  • 2015-04-22T14:00:00+02:00
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April 22 Wednesday

22-04-2015 from 14:00 to 16:00
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

Everybody is welcome to attend the defence of Bram van Es of his dissertation entitled "Numerical methods for anisotropic diffusion". Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. Barry Koren (TU Eindhoven)Co-promotor: dr. H.J. de Blank (FOM-DIFFER)

  • 2015-04-08T12:00:00+02:00
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April 8 Wednesday

08-04-2015 from 12:00 to 14:30
Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229-231, 1012 EZ Amsterdam

Everybody is welcome to attend the public defence of Atze Johannes van der Ploeg of his thesis 'Efficient Abstractions for Visualization and Interaction' Promotor: Prof.dr. Paul Klint (CWI) Copromotor: Dr. Tijs van der Storm (CWI)

  • 2015-04-02T12:00:00+02:00
  • 2015-04-02T15:00:00+02:00
April 2 Thursday

02-04-2015 from 12:00 to 15:00
CWI, Science Park 123, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

French Web expert Dominique Hazaël-Massieux presents a masterclass on the current state of WebRTC at the Science Park Amsterdam on Thursday, 2 April 2015.

  • 2015-02-27T15:00:00+01:00
  • 2015-02-27T17:00:00+01:00
February 27 Friday

27-02-2015 from 15:00 to 17:00
Universiteit Leiden, Academiegebouw, Rapenburg 73, Leiden

Titel: Het molecuul, de cellen en het weefsel: de wiskunde van groei en vorm in tijden van Big Data   See also: https://www.cwi.nl/brief/2015/inaugural-lecture-roeland-merks-at-ul

  • 2015-02-06T09:30:00+01:00
  • 2015-02-06T15:30:00+01:00
February 6 Friday

06-02-2015 from 09:30 to 15:30
Euler room, CWI Amsterdam

We cordially invite you to a special RISC seminar on the occasion of the visit of Prof. Arjen Lenstra and (former-) members of his research group LACAL at EPFL in Switzerland: Dr. Anja Becker, Dr. Joppe Bos (NXP), Alina Dudeanu, Dr. Rob Granger, Benjamin Wesolowski. The theme of this LACAL@RISC seminar is Computational Number Theory and Cryptography.

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