CWI and NWO present the book 'Omringd door informatica'

CWI and NWO present 'Omringd door informatica'. This is a book about recent IT-research. The book shows us how IT-research helps find solutions for instance in breast cancer research, games and digital security. The book is a result of the research programme BRICKS (Basic Research in Informatics for Creating the Knowledge Society).

CWI and NWO present 'Omringd door informatica'. This is a book about recent IT-research. The book shows us how IT-research helps find solutions for instance in breast cancer research, games and digital security. The book is a result of the research programme BRICKS (Basic Research in Informatics for Creating the Knowledge Society).

The book takes the reader by the hand through recent fundamental research and it's use to society.
The initiative to start BRICKS was taken by het Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI, Amsterdam) and the Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO).

The main issues covered in the book are the importance and integration of computer science in today's society. It is easily readable.