Posts Tagged ‘CWI’

A Look Inside CWI’s Online Fire Monitoring Service


A new article out of the organization reports, “In cooperation with European research partners, researchers of the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam have developed the technical infrastructure of an online fire monitoring service. The application is developed for the detection of forest fires and is available now for expert users. The European research project called TELEIOS, was funded by the European Union and lasted from 2010 to 2013.” Read more

CWI & OpenLink Software Partner to Improve Semantic Databases

CWI reports, “Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica has cooperated with OpenLink Software, to help apply advanced database methods developed at CWI in the Virtuoso database product of OpenLink. The cooperation between CWI and OpenLink Software, was established in the European research project LOD2 (, that aims at strengthening the tools and technology for semantic data management. As a result of this cooperation, techniques pioneered at CWI like vector execution and column compression have now been included into the Virtuoso product by OpenLink, leading to breakthrough improvements in database performance.” Read more