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  • 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

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

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: S. Nijdam (TU/e)

  • 2016-06-30T08:00:00+02:00
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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
  • 2016-06-14T14:00:00+02:00
June 14 Tuesday

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

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

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

  • 2016-05-27T13:00:00+02:00
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May 27 Friday

27-05-2016 from 13:00 to 14:00
Room L017, CWI, Science Park 123, Amsterdam

Everybody is invited to attend the PEM talk by Darius Blasband, CEO of Raincode( where he will present his book "The Rise and Fallof Software Recipes". Abstract:Software recipes are meant to implement transitive intellig

  • 2016-05-27T10:30:00+02:00
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May 27 Friday

27-05-2016 from 10:30 to 13:30
Aula van de Technische Universiteit, Mekelweg 5, Delft

Everyone is welcome to attend the defence of Nicolas Höning of his thesis 'Markets and Prices for Flexible Planning'. Promotor: Prof.dr. J.A. La Poutré

  • 2016-05-25T11:45:00+02:00
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May 25 Wednesday

25-05-2016 from 11:45 to 14:00
Aula Vrije Universiteit, de Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam

We cordially invite you to attend the public defence of Sihan Ding of his dissertation: 'Workflow Management in Call Centers: Forecasting, Staffing and Empirical Studies.'  Promoters: prof.dr. Rob van der Mei and prof.dr. Ger Koole

  • 2016-05-24T13:00:00+02:00
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May 24 Tuesday

24-05-2016 from 13:00 to 14:00

Speaker: Chris Stolk (UvA) Title: Recent results on the discretization and solution of time harmonic wave equations

  • 2016-05-18T12:00:00+02:00
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May 18 Wednesday

18-05-2016 from 12:00 to 13:00
Room L016 - CWI

Open seminar for anyone who is interested, speaker: Bernd Sturmfels (Berkeley)Title: Tensors and Their EigenvectorsAbstract:  Eigenvectors of square matrices are central to linear algebra. Eigenvectors of tensors are a natural generalization. The spectral theory of tensors was pioneered by Lim and Qi a decade ago, and it has found numerous applications.

  • 2016-05-13T12:00:00+02:00
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May 13 Friday

13-05-2016 from 12:00 to 13:00

Everybody is invited to attend the public defence of Halldora Thorsdottir of her dissertation entitled: Limit theorems for Markov-modulated queues. The location is UvA's Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229-231, in the heart of Amsterdam. Promotor: prof.dr. Michel Mandjes, UvA

  • 2016-05-13T11:00:00+02:00
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May 13 Friday

13-05-2016 from 11:00 to 12:00
Turing room (Z011)

This scientific meeting is a PhD meeting with 5 talks delivered by PhD students. Program Kasper Dokter (Formal Methods)Scheduling of Parallel Applications

  • 2016-05-13T07:00:00+02:00
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May 13 Friday

13-05-2016 from 07:00 to 16:00
Uithof Utrecht

Friday May 13, 2016, the Werkgemeenschap Scientific Computing is organizing, together with the Mathematical Institute of the Utrecht University its yearly spring meeting in Utrecht. A mixture of ten young and senior researchers have been selected to give a presentation on their research.

  • 2016-05-11T09:00:00+02:00
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May 11 Wednesday

11-05-2016 from 09:00 to 10:00
Room L016 - CWI

If you are interested you are most welcome to attend this N&O lecture.

  • 2016-05-03T14:15:00+02:00
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May 3 Tuesday

03-05-2016 from 14:15 to 15:15
Senate Room of the Academy Building of the Leiden University, Rapenburg 73

Everybody is cordially invited to attend the public defence of the PhD thesis of Daniël Pelt. The dissertation title is: "Filter-based reconstruction methods for tomography". Promotor: Prof. dr. Joost Batenburg (CWI, CI / Leiden University).

  • 2016-05-03T13:00:00+02:00
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May 3 Tuesday

03-05-2016 from 13:00 to 14:00

Speaker: Martina Chirilus-Bruckner, Leiden UniversityTitle: Dynamics and inverse spectral theory

  • 2016-04-29T18:00:00+02:00
  • 2016-04-29T18:00:00+02:00
April 29 Friday

29-04-2016 from 18:00 to 18:00
Goethe-Institut Amsterdam, Herengracht 470, Amsterdam

What does the audience feel? What? Researchers at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) are running an experiment with wearable sensors at the Goethe-Institut Amsterdam. The goal is to understand if sensor technology can be used to measure audience engagement during a jazz concert.

  • 2016-04-26T12:00:00+02:00
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April 26 Tuesday

26-04-2016 from 12:00 to 13:00
CWI, L120

Speaker: Valerio Lucarini (Universität Hamburg, Meteorological Institute / University of Reading, UK) Title: Response and Fluctuations in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

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