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CWI Fellow co-edits book about Edsger Wybe Dijkstra

In July 2022, the book 'Edsger Wybe Dijkstra: His Life, Work, and Legacy', edited by CWI Fellow Krzysztof Apt and Tony Hoare, was published. From '52-'62, Turing Award winner Dijkstra worked at CWI (then MC), where he designed a.o. the shortest path algorithm used in all navigation systems.

In Memoriam Martin Kersten

Sadly, Prof. Dr. M.L. (Martin) Kersten (1953-2022), fellow of CWI and emeritus professor of computer science at the University of Amsterdam, passed away on 6 July 2022

Dutch Post-CHI 2022 at CWI

As part of the yearly Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) activities of CHI Nederland (CHI NL), this year CWI will host the Dutch Post-CHI 2022 as an in-person event on Wednesday, 22 June.

New mathematical insights on popular optimization methods

The widely used simplex algorithm (1947) is one of the algorithms that work well in practice, while according to the theory, this should not always be possible. Sophie Huiberts (CWI) and her colleagues provided new theoretical solutions for long-standing problems in this area.


Research carried out by the Distributed and Interactive Systems (DIS) group from Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) has resulted in contributions to this year's ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2022).

Veni grant for Alexander Ly

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) awarded a Veni grant to Alexander Ly, who will start working at CWI in the run of 2022. Ly received the grant for his proposal “Increasing Scientific Efficiency with Sequential Methods”.

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