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IRENE VIOLA AWARDED NWO WISE GRANT

Distributed and Interactive System (DIS) tenure-track researcher Irene Viola has been awarded a NWO Women In Science Excel (WISE) grant. It will be used to fund a PhD position on the topic of User-centered optimization for immersive multimedia systems.

DIS AT CHI 2020

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

XML Prague Demo Prize for Steven Pemberton

In February Steven Pemberton won the Demo Prize at the XML Prague conference for his XForms demonstration "It's Conference Time!". XForms is a web technology and W3C standard, co-designed by Pemberton, for the declarative description of applications.

Inspiring Web Pioneer Steven Pemberton - an interview

CWI celebrates the career of Web pioneer and CWI researcher Steven Pemberton on 4 October with the symposium ‘Declarative Amsterdam’. Steven is well-known for his work on (X)HTML, CSS and XForms, a Web language that can possibly speed up programming 10 times. A good reason for an interview.

DIS at CHI 2019

The Distributed and Interactive Systems group from Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) will be present at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2019, presenting three full papers.

Steven Pemberton in Nieuwsuur TV on Web@30

To celebrate 30 years since Tim Berners-Lee's proposal for the World Wide Web, an anniversary event is webcast on 12 March. In the Netherlands, CWI Web pioneer Steven Pemberton was interviewed by Nieuwsuur. It was broadcast on national TV on 8 March.

Demo prize for Steven Pemberton at XML Prague

Steven Pemberton (CWI) won the Demo Prize at XML Prague for his demonstration ‘A Clock in XForms’. XForms is a web technology and W3C standard, co-designed by Pemberton, originally intended for handling forms on the web. XForms reduces the time needed to design an application by a factor of ten.