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Monitoring the Engagement of Groups with Sensors

The PhD thesis of CWI PhD student Chen Wang of the Distributed and Interactive (DIS) group reports on research to design a GSR system that can support and enhance actors’ awareness of remote audiences in a distributed theatrical environment.

Readers can increase retrievability of documents in the National Library collection

Crowdsourcing can help decrease the bias of the search engine of the ‘Koninklijke Bibliotheek’, the National Library of the Netherlands. CWI researchers will present that finding at the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in Texas, which takes place on 4 June 2018.

Bart Kamphorst finds best possible scheduling policy for servers in information-scarce settings

Nobody fancies a long wait between requesting some kind of online service and actually receiving that service. Therefore, in many situations, ICT-specialists aim to design their servers in such a way that their customers are served in an efficient manner. Research of CWI PhD-student Bart Kamphorst contributes a number of performance analyses of blind algorithms and moreover identifies a blind algorithm that is in some sense optimal.