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September 18 Monday

18-09-2017 from 15:45 to 17:00
Vrije Universiteit (Aula). De Boelelaan 1105 in Amsterdam

Everyone is invited to attend the public defense of Petra Vis.

  • 2017-09-18T09:00:00+02:00
  • 2017-09-22T16:00:00+02:00
September 18 Monday

18-09-2017 09:00 to 22-09-2017 16:00
Lorentz Center, Niels Bohrweg 2, Leiden

The world is witnessing a tremendous change in its energy supply mix, demand behavior and market dynamics. Changes in market mechanisms and products demand novel mathematical models, stochastic and deterministic, microscopic and macroscopic models, and changing pricing techniques, defining new research areas within the field of applied mathematics.

  • 2017-09-14T16:00:00+02:00
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September 14 Thursday

14-09-2017 from 16:00 to 18:00

On September 14, the kick-off of a new series of events at the Amsterdam health & technology center (AHTC) takes place. Theme of the first event is ‘Smart logistics in healthcare’. CWI's Rob van der Mei will be one of the speakers, as well as Jaap Frank Ponstein, director of Ambulance Amsterdam.

  • 2017-08-19T15:00:00+02:00
  • 2017-08-19T16:00:00+02:00
August 19 Saturday

19-08-2017 from 15:00 to 16:00
Lowlands, Mind of the Universe Tent

This year at Lowlands, quantum experts Harry Buhrman and Ronald Hanson will discuss the quantum revolution: what effects will quantum computing and quantum networks have on science and on our society?

  • 2017-07-07T06:30:00+02:00
  • 2017-07-10T15:00:00+02:00
July 7 Friday

07-07-2017 06:30 to 10-07-2017 15:00

The 2017 edition of the Conference On Learning Theory will take place in Amsterdam. Details will soon follow.

  • 2017-06-29T07:00:00+02:00
  • 2017-06-30T16:00:00+02:00
June 29 Thursday

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

  • 2017-06-27T12:30:00+02:00
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June 27 Tuesday

27-06-2017 from 12:30 to 14:00
Senaatszaal of the Auditorium, Mekelweg 5, Delft

You are all cordially invited to the public defense of Alvaro Leitao on his PhD thesis entitled: Hybrid Monte Carlo methods in computational finance. Promotor: Prof.dr. Kees Oosterlee

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June 18 Sunday

18-06-2017 from 11:00 to 13:00
Paradiso, Weteringschans 6, 1017 SG Amsterdam

On 18 June, Harry Buhrman and Yfke Dulek will give a ‘Paradiso lecture’. These lectures, which take place in music venue and cultural centre Paradiso in Amsterdam, are intended for a broad audience. Harry Buhrman is leader of the Algorithms and Complexity group, director of QuSoft and professor at the University of Amsterdam. Yfke Dulek is a PhD student in the A&C research group. Their lecture is about artificial intelligence and quantum computers. Buhrman and Dulek will address the question: will computers take over in the future?

  • 2017-06-15T14:00:00+02:00
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June 15 Thursday

15-06-2017 from 14:00 to 17:00
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam

CSS pioneers Dr. Bert Bos, from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) from France, and Dr. Håkon Wium Lie from YesLogic from Norway, will give a unique lecture and a masterclass at CWI on Thursday 15 June 2017. They will talk about 'A walk-through of CSS Grid' and 'CSS in print'. Everybody interested in the current state and future of the CSS web standard for web design and print is cordially invited. The lecture and the masterclass will be given in English. There is an admission fee. As there is limited space available, please register soon. We hope to see you on 15 June!

  • 2017-06-09T11:00:00+02:00
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June 9 Friday

09-06-2017 from 11:00 to 12:00
Room L120 at CWI, Science Park 123 in Amsterdam

We cordially invite you to attend the CWI lecture given by Professor Marta Kwiatkowska (Fellow of Trinity College Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford) entitled 'Safety Verification of Deep Neural Networks'.

  • 2017-06-07T09:30:00+02:00
  • 2017-06-09T17:00:00+02:00
June 7 Wednesday

07-06-2017 09:30 to 09-06-2017 17:00
Congress Centre Amsterdam Science Park

On 7-9 June 2017 NETWORKS organizes the first large conference in the framework of the NETWORKS programme. On 7 and 9 June a scientific conference with 4 parallel tracks, each focussing on a specific aspect of networks. On 8 June a public event is organized. You'll find more information about the program and registration on the website.

  • 2017-06-02T00:00:00+02:00
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June 2 Friday

Turing zaal, CWI gebouw, Science Park 123, Amsterdam

We cordially invite you to attend this workshop on the occasion of Jan van Eijck's retirement as researcher at CWI and as professor at ILLC. The topics are reflections on the possibilities and the limitations of applications of logic to the analysis of human behaviour . More information can be found on the website.

  • 2017-05-22T10:00:00+02:00
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May 22 Monday

22-05-2017 from 10:00 to 18:00
Turing room, Science Park Congress Centre, Amsterdam

The goal of this outreach day is to show a variety of particular problems in this emerging field of research to the Dutch Stochastics community. The workshop is open to other participants as well. Please visit the website for registration.

  • 2017-05-18T11:00:00+02:00
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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