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November 16 Wednesday

16-11-2016 from 11:00 to 13:30
Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, Amsterdam

Everyone is invited to attend the public defence of Florian of his thesis "Position-based Quantum Cryptography and Catalytic Computation". Promotor: Prof.dr. Harry Buhrman

  • 2016-11-09T15:00:00+01:00
  • 2016-11-09T16:00:00+01:00
November 9 Wednesday

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.

  • 2016-11-03T09:00:00+01:00
  • 2016-11-03T10:00:00+01:00
November 3 Thursday

03-11-2016 from 09:00 to 10:00
Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, Amsterdam

Everyone is welcome to attend the public defence of Thibault Sellam, for his thesis « Automatic Assistants for Database Exploration » Promotor: Prof. M.L. Kersten (UvA & CWI)

  • 2016-11-03T08:30:00+01:00
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November 3 Thursday

03-11-2016 from 08:30 to 16:00
Amsterdam Science Park Congress Centre

CWI will organize the 'CWI Lectures in honour of Adriaan van Wijngaarden' on Thursday 3 November 2016 at the Amsterdam Science Park Congress Centre. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Adriaan van Wijngaarden (1916-1987), founder of computer science in the Netherlands and former director of CWI. 2016 is also the 70th founding anniversary of CWI.

  • 2016-11-02T18:00:00+01:00
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November 2 Wednesday

02-11-2016 from 18:00 to 21:30
Nemo Science Museum (Amsterdam)

Picture: Aad van Wijngaarden behind his desk at the Mathematisch Centrum.

  • 2016-11-01T14:00:00+01:00
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November 1 Tuesday

01-11-2016 from 14:00 to 15:00
L120

Date: Tuesday 1 November 2016Time: 15.00 - 16.00hrsRoom: L120, CWISpeaker:  Richard Dwight (TU Delft)Title:   Uncertainty quantification of model inadequacy in Reynolds-average Navier-StokesAbstract: An introduction and overview of recent work in estimating model

  • 2016-10-27T08:00:00+02:00
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October 27 Thursday

27-10-2016 from 08:00 to 11:00
Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, Amsterdam

Everyone is welcome to attend the public defence of Teresa Piovesan, of her thesis "Quantum entanglement: insights via graph parameters and conic optimization" Promotors:  Prof.dr. Harry Buhrman and Prof.dr. Monique Laurent

  • 2016-10-18T11:00:00+02:00
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October 18 Tuesday

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:

  • 2016-10-14T14:30:00+02:00
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October 14 Friday

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.

  • 2016-10-13T11:30:00+02:00
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October 13 Thursday

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:

  • 2016-10-11T11:30:00+02:00
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October 11 Tuesday

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:

  • 2016-10-04T22:00:00+02:00
  • 2016-10-06T22:00:00+02:00
October 4 Tuesday

04-10-2016 22:00 to 06-10-2016 22:00
Woudschoten conferentie centrum Zeist

The forty-first Woudschoten Conference The Conferences of the Dutch-Flemish Numerical Analysis Communities are held yearly, organized by the Werkgemeenschap Scientific Computing (WSC).

  • 2016-10-01T10:00:00+02:00
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October 1 Saturday

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?

  • 2016-09-27T13:00:00+02:00
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September 27 Tuesday

27-09-2016 from 13:00 to 14:00
L120

Speaker: Luis Ortiz Gracia (Department of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Economics, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain) Title: A dimension reduction method for option pricing (in collaboration with Duy-Minh Dang)

  • 2016-09-12T13:00:00+02:00
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September 12 Monday

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.

  • 2016-09-08T12:30:00+02:00
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September 8 Thursday

08-09-2016 from 12:30 to 13:30
TUD, Senaatszaal, Mekelweg 5, Delft

Everyone is welcome to attend the public defense of Jesse Dorrestijn of his thesis                 'Stochastic Convection Parameterization' Promotors: prof.dr. A.P. Siebesma en prof.dr. D.T. Crommelin

  • 2016-09-01T14:00:00+02:00
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September 1 Thursday

01-09-2016 from 14:00 to 15:00
TU/e

Everyone is cordially invited to attend the public defence of Anna Dubinova. Dissertation title: "Modeling of streamer discharges near dielectrics". Promotor: prof.dr. U.M. Ebert (CWI / TU/e)copromotor: dr.ir. S. Nijdam (TU/e)

  • 2016-06-30T08:00:00+02:00
  • 2016-06-30T16:00:00+02:00
June 30 Thursday

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

  • 2016-06-28T09:00:00+02:00
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June 28 Tuesday

28-06-2016 from 09:00 to 10:00
Room L016, ground floor CWI

Everyone is very welcome to attend the CWI lecture of Frank Permenter (MIT) with the title: Dimension Reduction For SDPs Via Jordan Algebras.Abstract:We propose a new method for simplifying semidefinite programs inspired by symmetry reduction.

  • 2016-06-17T13:00:00+02:00
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June 17 Friday

17-06-2016 from 13:00 to 14:00
Room L016, ground floor CWI

Everyone who is interested is welcome to attend the CWI Lecture of Joe Halpern, Cornell University.   The title of his lecture is:  Decision theory with resource-bounded agents. Abstract:There have been two major lines of research aimed at capturingresource-bounded players in game theory.

  • 2016-06-14T13:00:00+02:00
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June 14 Tuesday

14-06-2016 from 13:00 to 14:00
L120

Speaker: Dirk Roose (KU Leuven) Title: Multi-scale simulation of forming processes with polycrystalline materials

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June 14 Tuesday

14-06-2016 from 12:00 to 13:00
Room L016, ground floor CWI

Everyone is invited to attend the CWI Lecture from Bodo Manthey with the title: Smoothed Analysis of the 2-Opt Heuristic for the TSPAbstract:  The 2-opt heuristic is a very simple local search heuristic for the traveling salesman problem.

  • 2016-06-09T11:00:00+02:00
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June 9 Thursday

09-06-2016 from 11:00 to 12:00
Room L016 CWI Amsterdam

Everyons who is interested is welcome to attend the lecture of Dion Gijswijt, with the title 'Asymptotic upper bounds on progression-free sets in Z_p^n'.

  • 2016-06-08T09:00:00+02:00
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June 8 Wednesday

08-06-2016 from 09:00 to 10:00
Room L016 CWI Amsterdam

Everyone who is interested is welcome to attend the lecture of Gustavo Angulo,                     entitled 'On a class of Stochastic Programs with Exponentially many Scenarios'.

  • 2016-06-06T12:30:00+02:00
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June 6 Monday

06-06-2016 from 12:30 to 14:00
Senaatszaal of the Auditorium of the TU Delft, Mekelweg 5, Delft

Everyone is welcome to attend the public defense of Pieter van de Berg of his thesis                 'Logistics of emergency response vehicles: facility location, routing, and shift scheduling' Promotors: Prof. dr. ir. K.I. Aardal en prof. dr. R.D. van der Mei

  • 2016-06-06T08:00:00+02:00
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June 6 Monday

06-06-2016 from 08:00 to 16:00
Turing room, WCW Conference Halls, Science Park 123 Amsterdam

Dear colleagues and friends, Please consider to participate in a workshop on the mathematics of future energy systems. We found 6 excellent speakers who will show us some beautiful research problems inspired by energy systems.

  • 2016-05-31T11:30:00+02:00
  • 2016-05-31T11:30:00+02:00
May 31 Tuesday

31-05-2016 from 11:30 to 11:30
L202

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

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