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  • 2017-05-18T11:00:00+02:00
  • 2017-05-18T17:30:00+02:00
May 18 Thursday

18-05-2017 from 11:00 to 17:30
CWI kantoor | Science Park 123 | 1098 XG Amsterdam

Donderdag 18 mei organiseert het Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica het zakelijk netwerkevent CWI in Bedrijf. Sprekers uit het bedrijfsleven en onderzoekers van het CWI belichten vanuit meerdere vakgebieden ‘Technology for Tomorrow’. Welke wetenschappelijke kennis heeft u nodig om uw bedrijf voor te bereiden op de toekomst?

  • 2017-05-08T11:00:00+02:00
  • 2017-05-12T13:00:00+02:00
May 8 Monday

08-05-2017 11:00 to 12-05-2017 13:00
Madrid, Spain

The goal of this initiative is to bring together scholars and practitioners to work on open financial problems, trying to find out a viable solution.

  • 2017-04-13T13:45:00+02:00
  • 2017-04-13T15:00:00+02:00
April 13 Thursday

13-04-2017 from 13:45 to 15:00
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

  • 2017-04-04T15:00:00+02:00
  • 2017-04-04T16:00:00+02:00
April 4 Tuesday

04-04-2017 from 15:00 to 16:00
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

  • 2017-03-30T11:45:00+02:00
  • 2017-03-30T14:00:00+02:00
March 30 Thursday

30-03-2017 from 11:45 to 14:00
Auditorium VU, Boelelaan 1105 in Amsterdam

Everyone is welcome to attend the public defense of Dirk Sierag of his thesis 'Revenue Management in the Hospitality Industry - from practise to theory'. Promotor: prof.dr. Rob van der Mei (CWI/VU)

  • 2017-03-28T07:00:00+02:00
  • 2017-03-31T15:00:00+02:00
March 28 Tuesday

28-03-2017 07:00 to 31-03-2017 15:00
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.

  • 2017-03-27T00:00:00+02:00
  • 2017-03-28T23:59:59+02:00
March 27 Monday

27-03-2017 to 28-03-2017
Amsterdam Science Park congress center: Turing room

The CryptoAction Symposium is a workshop of the COST Action IC1306 “Cryptography for Secure Digital Interaction”, and its focus is on cryptography. This international meeting brings together researchers from various countries in Europe.

  • 2017-03-15T09:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-03-15T16:00:00+01:00
March 15 Wednesday

15-03-2017 from 09:00 to 16:00
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.

  • 2017-02-28T13:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-28T15:30:00+01:00
February 28 Tuesday

28-02-2017 from 13:00 to 15:30
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

  • 2017-02-28T12:45:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-28T15:30:00+01:00
February 28 Tuesday

28-02-2017 from 12:45 to 15:30
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

  • 2017-02-15T10:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-15T12:00:00+01:00
February 15 Wednesday

15-02-2017 from 10:00 to 12:00
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)

  • 2017-02-08T10:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-08T11:00:00+01:00
February 8 Wednesday

08-02-2017 from 10:00 to 11:00
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.

  • 2017-02-06T14:30:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-06T15:30:00+01:00
February 6 Monday

06-02-2017 from 14:30 to 15:30
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.

  • 2017-02-01T14:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-01T15:00:00+01:00
February 1 Wednesday

01-02-2017 from 14:00 to 15:00
Room M390 - CWI (third floor)

Everyone is welcome to attend the CWI lecture of Tim Baarslag. Abstract: In this talk, I will introduce a problem from search theory called Pandora's Problem. The problem deals with optimizing reward while searching through boxes with uncertain prizes, which can be uncovered against certain costs.

  • 2017-02-01T10:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-02-01T11:00:00+01:00
February 1 Wednesday

01-02-2017 from 10:00 to 11:00
Room L016, ground floor CWI

Everyone is welcome to attend the N&O lecture of Ross Kang at CWI. Abstract: Graph powers arise naturally in the study of, for example, efficientnetwork communication. Some basic problems have long been studied andremain stubbornly open.

  • 2017-01-25T10:45:00+01:00
  • 2017-01-25T14:00:00+01:00
January 25 Wednesday

25-01-2017 from 10:45 to 14:00
Vrije Universiteit, de Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam

Everyone is invited to attend the public defence of Thije van Barneveld, of his thesis 'Relocation Algorithms for Emergency Medical Services'. Promotor: Prof.dr. Rob van der Mei (CWI/VU) and Prof.dr. Sandjai Bhulai (VU)

  • 2017-01-23T12:45:00+01:00
  • 2017-01-23T15:00:00+01:00
January 23 Monday

23-01-2017 from 12:45 to 15:00
Aula van de Vrije Universiteit, de Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam

Everyone is invited to attend the public defence of Rufael Mekuria, of his thesis 'Network Streaming and Compression for Mixed Reality Tele-Immersion'. Promotor: Prof.dr. Dick Bulterman (CWI/VU)

  • 2017-01-23T09:00:00+01:00
  • 2017-01-27T13:00:00+01:00
January 23 Monday

23-01-2017 09:00 to 27-01-2017 13:00
Amsterdam Science Park
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January 20 Friday

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.

  • 2016-12-16T14:30:00+01:00
  • 2016-12-16T16:00:00+01:00
December 16 Friday

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.

  • 2016-12-09T08:15:00+01:00
  • 2016-12-09T15:30:00+01:00
December 9 Friday

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

  • 2016-12-02T09:00:00+01:00
  • 2016-12-02T11:30:00+01:00
December 2 Friday

02-12-2016 from 09:00 to 11:30
De Aula van Universiteit Tilburg

Everyone is invited to attend the defence of Matteo Seminaroti of his thesis "Combinatorial Algorithms for the Seriation Problem" Promotor: Prof.dr. Monique Laurent. Copromotor: Prof.dir.ir. Renata Sotirov

  • 2016-11-30T10:00:00+01:00
  • 2016-11-30T11:00:00+01:00
November 30 Wednesday

30-11-2016 from 10:00 to 11:00
Room L120, first floor CWI, Science Park 123 Amsterdam

We would like to announce the following lecture from Matthias Mnich (Bonn) at the N&O seminar: Abstract:We study the classical NP-hard problems of finding maximum-size subsets from given sets of k terminal pairs that can be routed via edge-disjoint paths (MaxEDP) or node-disjoint paths (MaxNDP) in a given graph.

  • 2016-11-30T07:30:00+01:00
  • 2016-12-01T16:30:00+01:00
November 30 Wednesday

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?

  • 2016-11-25T08:45:00+01:00
  • 2016-11-25T16:00:00+01:00
November 25 Friday

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.

  • 2016-11-22T14:00:00+01:00
  • 2016-11-22T15:00:00+01:00
November 22 Tuesday

22-11-2016 from 14:00 to 15:00
L120

Date: Tuesday 22nd November 2016Time: 15.00 - 16.00hrsRoom: L120, CWIName: Fred Wubs, University of Groningen, http://www.math.rug.nl/~wubs/Title: HYMLS: A robust multilevel solver for 3D steady flow problems

  • 2016-11-21T15:00:00+01:00
  • 2016-11-21T16:00:00+01:00
November 21 Monday

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

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