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3 PhD Students System-Oriented Database Research, Netherlands

first_img3 PhD Students System-Oriented Database Research, Netherlands Similar Stories Pocket Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Tweet June 9, 2011 Published by Site Default LinkedIn 0 Share 0 Deadline: not statedOpen to: holders of at least a master degree in computer science, mathematics, or related fieldsStudentship: € 2,037/month during the first year, € 2,610 during the fourth yearCWI is an internationally renowned research institute in mathematics and computer science, located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The focus is on fundamental research problems, derived from societal needs. Research is carried out in 18 research themes. More information about these themes can be found on the website where you can also find the Annual Reports of the institute. A substantial part of this research is carried out in the framework of national or international programs.CWI maintains excellent relations with industry and the academic world, both in the Netherlands as well as abroad. After their research careers at CWI, an increasing number of young staff members find employment in these sectors, for example in spin-off companies that are based on research results from CWI. Of course, library and computing facilities are first-rate. CWI’s non-scientific services to its personnel include career planning, training and courses, assistance in finding housing, and tailor-made solutions to problems that may occasionally arise.· run-time query optimization,· pay-as-you-go indexing (cracking),· multi-query optimization,· architecture-conscious algorithms,· managing large graph-structured data sets,· large scale (array-based) scientific data management.CWI has vacancies for three talented PhD candidates at the DB Architecture Group.The Database Architectures group is one of the world-wide leading groups in system-oriented database research. A year ago, it received the 10-year best paper award at VLDB 2009 for their pioneering research on hardware-aware database technology and the column-store model. The group has a unique methodology that combines fundamental database research with active participation of all group members in database engineering, centered around the open-source analytical database system MonetDB (). You will be expected to write both papers and code.The focus of the group and of this position is on data management and specifically on database architectures. Within that focus, the topic portfolio of the group is broad and for the PhD positions there is a large degree of freedom.EligibilityThe PhD candidates must have at least a master degree in computer science, mathematics, or related fields. Preferable qualifications for candidates include proven research talent, system programming skills (C/C++), practical experience with systems, and software development in a team.One should have good academic writing and presentation skills. Candidates are expected to have an excellent command of English.StudentshipsThe terms of employment are in accordance with the Dutch “CAO-onderzoeksinstellingen”. Moreover CWI offers attractive working conditions, including flexibility and help with housing for foreigners.The gross monthly salary (on a full time basis) will be € 2,037 during the first year and will reach € 2,610 during the fourth year. Application ProcessApply here. Additional information can be obtained from dr. Peter Boncz, email [email protected], telephone +31(0)20 592 4309, or dr. Stefan Manegold, email [email protected], telephone +31(0)20 592 4212.The official webpage. ← Post-Doctoral Researcher @ “Macroeconomics and Labor Markets”, University of Zurich Reddit +1 Enter! Youth Meeting, Strasbourg →last_img read more

DuoTrack cuts cabling costs

first_img‘THIS IS a cost-efficient solution, not a cheap solution’, notes Harald Büthe, Nexans’ Product Development Engineer, of the DuoTrack cabling application that Nexans is introducing on the Odenwaldbahn in Hesse, Germany. DuoTrack is a trunk cabling installation process that incorporates not only a cable, but also all the related cable-laying, securing and branching equipment. The pilot will see cable installed on around 100 km of line between Darmstadt, Wiebelsbach and Eberbach.The project began in September 2006 and cable-laying is scheduled for completion at the end of the month. DuoTrack gained EBA type approval in December 2006, and the Odenwald trial is designed to assess its suitability for deployment on DB’s non-electrified regional lines. Further research for DuoTrack application on a main line is being undertaken between Hamburg and Lübeck.Central to the concept is the shift away from laying cables in lineside troughs. Instead, DuoTrack has a single cable clamped to the running rail. Both copper and optic-fibre lines are integrated in a ‘figure of eight’ cable protected by a high-density polyethylene sheath, aluminium screen and corrugated stainless steel tape for rodent protection.Advances in copper cable and optic-fibre technology allow the combined cable to carry a range of communications links. The optic-fibre core will connect the electronic interlockings currently being installed by DB Netz as part of its wider refurbishment of the Odenwaldbahn, and the copper cable will carry low-voltage power supplies, signalling and level crossing controls. Development of increasingly-secure optic-fibre links raises the possibility of renting out capacity to third parties, such as broadband internet providers, offering an additional source of revenue for regional lines in the future.The evolution of DuoTrack has partly been driven by the need to cater for GSM-R communications which underpin Ertms. DB Netz has been closely involved in the three-year development programme that has culminated in the Odenwald project. Ertms roll-out will necessitate the replacement of vast quantities of outdated or incompatible communications equipment.Rapid installationNexans has worked with partner Contec to develop a tailor-made installation method that is up to 10 times quicker than conventional cable-laying. Contec’s laying train comprises a Unimog, a trailer wagon with four cable drums and a load-balancing regulator. A laying arm runs on the rails just behind the wagon to drop the cable accurately into position on the outside edge of the running rail as the Unimog proceeds at around 3·5 km/h. Nexans believes Contec’s bespoke mountings, together with longer cable lengths, will be sufficient to prevent theft and vandalism.While DuoTrack requires an additional member of staff when compared to a conventional cable-laying team, Büthe suggests the approach will generate cost savings of up to 40%, a significant margin given the financial constraints affecting many regional railways.last_img read more

MotoGP Spain: Start time, TV channel, live stream free and schedule from Jerez

first_img 8 MOST DANGEROUS RAINS of All Time | TOP 10 INTERESTING 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures! People Slammed By Massive Waves 4 Amazing Controlled Building Demolition You Probably Haven’t Seen Before MOTOGP is finally back after a false start just over four months ago.The season was meant to get underway in Qatar, but only the Moto2 and Moto3 GPs were held after Qatari authorities banned all Italian nationals due to coronavirus.Marc Marquez will be looking to secure another MotoGP world titleCredit: AFP or licensorsWhat time does MotoGP Spain start?MotoGP Spain takes place over the weekend of July 17-19.The race will commence at 1pm on Sunday, July 19 – 2pm local time.What TV channel is MotoGP Spain on and can I live stream it?MotoGP Spain is live on BT Sport 2.Race day coverage commences at 7.15am, taking in Moto2 and Moto3.To stream all the action live, head to BTSport.com or the BT Sport app.Can I watch MotoGP Spain for FREE?MotoGP Spain scheduleFriday8.55am – Free Practice 11.10pm – Free Practice 2Saturday 8.55am – Free Practice 312.30pm – Free Practice 41.10pm – Qualifying 11.35pm – Qualifying 2Sunday1pm – Race Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017center_img Rebekah Vardy scores an impressive penalty in six-inch heels Funny animals make you happy and laugh funny animal compilation 10 Best Travel Destinations in Taiwan Source: Motorsport – thesun.co.uklast_img read more

NFL players union files grievance over anthem policy

first_imgNEW YORK (AP) — The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league on Tuesday challenging its national anthem policy. The union says that the new policy, which the league imposed without consultation with the NFLPA, is inconsistent with the collective bargaining agreement and infringes on players’ rights. The filing met a statute of limitations deadline and will be heard by an independent arbitrator, an NFLPA spokesman said.In May, the NFL approved its national anthem policy at its owners meetings in Atlanta. The policy allows players to protest during the national anthem by staying in the locker room, but forbids them from sitting or taking a knee if they’re on the field or the sidelines.Teams will be subject to fines if players don’t comply and will have the option of punishing players.When the league announced the policy, Commissioner Roger Goodell called it a compromise aimed at putting the focus back on football after a tumultuous year in which television ratings dipped nearly 10 percent; some blamed the protests for such a drop. The union said at that time that it would file a grievance against any change in the collective bargaining agreement.The union said Tuesday it has proposed having its executive committee talking to the NFL instead of proceeding with litigation. The union said the NFL has agreed to those discussions.The NFL did not immediately comment about the union’s action.San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneels during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)In 2016, then-49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick began protesting police brutality and social injustice by kneeling during the national anthem, and the demonstration spread to other players and teams. It became one of the most controversial and sensitive issues in the NFL, with players saying their messages last year were being misconstrued, while others — including President Donald Trump — called them unpatriotic. Trump even said NFL owners should fire any player who refused to stand during the anthem.Following those comments, more than 200 players protested during the anthem that weekend before the number of protesters dwindled as the season progressed.“We’re here for a bigger platform,” Raiders tight end Jared Cook said during the spring. “We’re not just athletes. We’re people that live this. It’s people in our neighborhood, it’s people that we grew up with, it’s people that we know who are actually living through these circumstances. So when we speak on it, it’s not like we’re just speaking out of the side of our neck. It’s things that actually touch home and things that we can actually relate to.“All I have to say is, I just think it’s sad that it’s veered from something that stood for good and the whole narrative has changed into something that’s negative when that was not what it was initially about in the first place.”The NFL started requiring players to be on the field for the anthem in 2009 — the year it signed a marketing deal with the military.“We want people to be respectful of the national anthem. We want people to stand,” Goodell said at the May meetings, when he dismissed concerns about the lack of union involvement by contending the league met with countless players over the past year.“We’ve been very sensitive on making sure that we give players choices,” the commissioner added, “but we do believe that moment is an important moment and one that we are going to focus on.”The league and the Players Coalition have been working in tandem on efforts to support player initiatives in the community and for a variety of social issues. The NFL is committing $90 million over the next seven years to social justice causes in a three-segment plan that involves league players.___For more AP NFL coverage: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL In this Dec. 24, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Eli Harold, from bottom left, kneels with safety Eric Reid, wide receiver Marquise Goodwin and wide receiver Louis Murphy during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)last_img read more

How much Manchester United have to pay to sack Jose Mourinho

first_img IN SPORT.ES 26/09/2018 Sepa cuánto debe pagar el Manchester United para echar a Mourinho Upd. on 27/09/2018 at 10:35 CEST Sport EN Jose Mourinho’s future at Manchester United hangs by a thread, but it is a very expensive one. The most recent results the team has suffered, including elimination from the Carabao Cup, have put Mourinho in danger. However Manchester United directors are hesitant to sack him. Mourinho renewed his contract in January until 2020, for 15m euros a season. That is the figure that they are afraid of paying him if they let him go. Even though the fans support Mou, the board are hoping he packs up and walks away, so they can save on his goodbye payment. The situation is uncomfortable.  The Sun: Paul Pogba will leave United for Barça in January RELATED STORIESlast_img read more

MATCH TRACKER – Galway V Mayo

first_imgIt’s the BIG ONE! Welcome to our Sunday Sports Match Tracker of the Connacht Senior Football semi-final, Galway V Mayo, Pearse Stadium 4pm. FULL TIME Galway 0-15 Mayo 1-11ALL OVER….WHAT A MATCH. Galway have beaten Mayo for the second year in a row.70’+3 Free from Killian O’Connor……WIDEDavid Drake comes on for Diarmuid O’ConnorMichael Lundy coming on for Gary SiceThere will be 6 minutes to be addedSubstitutes all over the place….Colm Boyle on for Mayo…Danny Cummins on for Galway67′ Killian O’Connor with a huge free. Galway 0-15 May 1-1166′ Killian O’Connor narrows the gap again. Galway 0-15 Mayo 11064′ Huge moment in the game. Ball blocked twice on the goal line after crazy stuff in the Galway defence….Galway get away with one63′ Killian O’Connor kicks the ball over but it’s disallowed from a thrown pass60′ Galway give away a silly free. Killian O’ Connor take full advantage. Galway 0-15 Mayo 1-959′ Gary Sice with another more difficult free. Galway 0-15 Mayo 1-857′ Paul Conroy fouled…free in for Galway. Gary Sice obliges from the free. Galway 0-14 Mayo 1-853′ Patrick Durkan points for Mayo. Galway 0-13 Mayo 1-848′ Aidan O’Shea & Danny Kirby come on for Seamus O’Shea & Andy Moran47′ Mayo clear their lines and Andy Moran scores. Galway 0-13 Mayo 1-7Shocking decision with Damien Comer pulled to the ground….no free!44′ Damien Comer adds a huge point. Galway 0-13 Mayo 1-644′ Sean Armstrong from the 45 stretch the lead again. Galway 0-12 Mayo 1-643′ Goal chance for Gary O’Donnell…..saved.32′ Diarmuid O’Connor with a point from out the field. Galway 0-11 Mayo 1-637′ Eamonn Brannigan makes an immediate impact. Galway 0-11 Mayo 1-536′ Damien Comer fouled very close to the square. Sean Armstrong points the free. Galway 0-10 Mayo 1-5Second half onEamonn Brannigan for David Wynne is on for GalwayTeams are back out for the second halfPat Spillane – “Killian O’Connor conned the referee into giving the black card to Tom Flynn”Galway are a point up & a man up but will be against the wind in part 2HALF TIME: Galway 0-9 Mayo 1-535’+2 Fergal Boland kicks an important point for Mayo. Galway 0-9 Mayo 1-5There will be 4 added minutes at the end of the first half34′ Sean Armstrong scores another 45. Galway 0-9 Mayo 1-432′ Yellow card for Killian O’Connor – “he’s lucky to be still on the pitch” – Barry CullinaneThis game is getting nasty. Lots of off-the-ball stuff.Gary Sice comes in for Flynn31′ Killian O’Connor points the resultant free. Galway 0-8 Mayo 1-428′ Third-man tackle from Tom Flynn….BLACK CARD!26′ RED CARD….Keith Higgins is sent off for an off-the-ball pull on Michael Daly25′ Sean Armstrong kicks a 45. Galway 0-8 Mayo 1-323′ Sean Armstrong with a free. Galway 0-7 Mayo 1-322′ Another free in for Mayo. Tapped over by Killian O’Connor. Galway 0-6 Mayo 1-317′ Johnny Heaney puts Galway back in front. Galway 0-6 Mayo 1-2Referee Joe McQuillan not giving a lot of frees to either side.14′ Yellow Card for Gareth Bradshaw13′ Free for Mayo. Killian O’Connor slots it over. Galway 0-5 Mayo 1-212′ Yellow Card for Andy Moran11′ Shane Walsh with his first point put Galway back in front. Galway 0-5 Mayo 1-17′ Michael Daly levels it. Galway 0-4 Mayo 1-15′ Goal for Mayo. Ball comes off the post and Kevin McLaughlin buries it. Mayo 1-1 Galway 0-34′ Kevin McLaughlin points for Mayo’s 1st score. Galway 0-3 Mayo 0-12 Mins: Sean Armstrong with a free …over the bar. Galway 0-3 Mayo 0-030 seconds! Gareth Bradshaw adds another Galway 0-2 Mayo 0-06 seconds….Point from Damien ComerPaul Conroy moves to midfieldIt’s GAME ONDonie Vaughan & Stephen Coen will start for MayoMayo win the toss and have decided to play against the gale force wind in the first halfWho will win the toss?print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Thanks for your company – Gerry Murphylast_img read more

Galway GAA Results

first_imgDivision 1 LeagueSt. James 0-11 Tuam Stars 0-9Salthill-Knocknacarra 1-15 Menlough 2-9 Division 2 LeagueSt Michael’s 1-13 Annaghdown 1-12Division 3 LeagueOileann Arainn 2-9 Barna 1-11Division 4 LeagueAn Fhairche – Clonbur 0-11 St Gabriel’s 0-9Gullane’s Hotel Junior A Hurling Championship – Group 2Ardrahan 1-12 Salthill-Knocknacarra 2-7Craughwell 2-16 Ballygar 0-8WERS Waste U13 Football Division 1ACaherlistrane 2-6 Dunmore MacHales 2-5WERS Waste U13 Football Division 1BOranmore-Maree 5-8 Killanin 1-10Claregalway 2-7 Salthill-Knocknacarra 1-2WERS Waste U13 Football Division 2 BSalthill-Knocknacarra 5-16 Naomh Anna, Leitir Mor 1-7An Spideal 7-10 Carna-Caiseal/Na Piarsaigh 1-5Junior A Football Championship NorthGlinsk 2-11 Dunmore MacHales 1-4Gullane’s Hotel Junior B Hurling Championship – Group 1Mullagh 1-16 Padraig Pearses 0-11Cappataggle 1-24 Kiltormer 2-14Gullane’s Hotel Junior B Hurling Championship – Group 2Kilnadeema-Leitrim 4-11 Killimor 1-14Gullane’s Hotel Junior B Hurling Championship – Group 3Carnmore 0-0 Oranmore-Maree 0-0Ocean Hygiene Supplies & Packaging U13 A1 Hurling ChampionshipKillimordaly 4-7 Michael Cusacks 3-2Ocean Hygiene Supplies & Packaging U13 C Hurling Championship – Group 1Skehana 2-7 Padraig Pearses 2-6Gullane’s Hotel Junior C Hurling Championship – Group 1Loughrea 4-19 Ballygar 2-13Gullane’s Hotel Junior C Hurling Championship – Group 2Ahascragh/Fohenagh 6-14 Kinvara 5-13Menlo Emmet’s 2-11 Turloughmore 0-9Gullane’s Hotel Junior C1 Hurling ChampionshipOranmore-Maree 0-0 Tuam 0-0Craughwell 2-13 Annaghdown 0-13Division 5 (North)Fri, 28 Jul, Venue: Mountbellew, (Round 7), St. James 3-13 Mountbellew/Moylough 4-5Fri, 28 Jul, Venue: Headford, (Round 7), Headford 3-7 Corofin 2-10Division 6 (North)Caltra 4-11 Williamstown 4-8Kilconly 1-12 Athenry 1-9Division 7 (North)Menlough 2-11 Killererin 1-8Division 8B (North)Oranmore-Maree W/O Claregalway –print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email WERS Waste U14 Football Division 3Caltra 6-12 Kilkerrin-Clonberne 2-4last_img read more

Galway Team Named To Face Kilkenny

first_imgTomorrow is the first time ever that Galway has had a home game in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship and is also the first time since 2011 when Galway beat Clare in the Qualifiers that there is an All-Ireland Senior hurling Championship game in Pearse Stadium. The Galway Team to face Kilkenny tomorrow in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship shows no changes from the team that beat Offaly in the opening round two weeks ago. James Skehill retains his place in goal while Brian Concannon of Killimordaly, who shot 2-1 on his debut, starts again. There are 13 of the team that started the All Ireland Final. The Galway Team is…1 James Skehill2 Adrian Tuohy3 Daithi Burke4 John Hanbury5 Padraig Mannion6 Gearoid McInerney7 Aidan Harte8 Johnny Coen9 David Burke Capt10 Cathal Mannion11 Joe Canning12 Joseph Cooney13 Conor Whelan14 Conor Cooney15 Brian Concannonprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

Clowns are Losing Jobs Because of “It”

first_imgMoody also tells the story of a female clown who showed up early to a kid’s birthday party, so she waited in her car.  Quote, “She looks up and there are four police officers surrounding her.  Someone in the neighborhood called in a clown sighting.” Just ask Pam Moody, president of the World Clown Association.  She says, quote, “People had school shows and library shows that were canceled.  That’s very unfortunate. “The very public we’re trying to deliver positive and important messages to aren’t getting them.”center_img It’s a tough time to be a clown . . . from those real-life creepy clown sightings, to the movie “It” coming out next Friday.  It’s getting so bad that GOOD clowns . . . if there even IS such a thing . . . are having a hard time making a living.last_img read more

Share This Cupcake with Your Wingman

first_imgShare This!We tried the new Bird Cupcake at Creature Comforts (aka the Animal Kingdom Starbucks) and, boy, do we have news for you!First, this was just one of the many adorable birds we encountered in the Animal Kingdom. Seriously, did you see our IG video of that precious Taveta Golden Weaver bobbing in and out making a nest? If you’re not following us on Instagram, you’re missing a lot.Back to birds of the sugar variety….Our team regularly has intense discussions about food at Walt Disney World. Much of that talk time is spent talking about cupcakes and figuring out how to talk about cupcakes. After one particularly in-depth chat, we decided to take a “tern” (obligatory bird pun, FTW) in our cupcake coverage.Thus, because this is TouringPlans and not Pretty Cupcake Picture Page (dibs on the name) we have to know how a Disney cupcake tastes AND how much icing and cake we’re getting.We started with measuring the physical dimensions of the cupcake (more than one of us regularly carries around a small ruler or tape measure for such tasks). The icing plumage is about two inches tall, similar to the Carousel Cupcake we recently covered.But now, drum roll please, we’ve begun carrying a food scale with us all day every day. That’s right! This is why you click here, folks!We learned that this bright confection owes more than half its weight to icing and chocolate feathers. The entire cupcake comes at 6.1 oz; the icing and feathers weigh 3.1 oz. And yes, we did balance the scale to 0 before weigh-in and we subtracted the weight of the plate (0.6 oz). Now that you know you’ll be consuming almost half a cup of icing with just this one dessert, let’s talk about the taste.This cupcake is exactly what you’ve come to expect from most* Disney specialty or themed cupcakes. This $5.99 treat was theoretically lemon cake filled with blueberry cheesecake cream, but mostly it tasted like lots of sugar; the flavors were muted. But the bright colors make it visually delightful. And the fact that it’s sold steps away from an iconic picture spot makes it an enticing buy. If that Animal Kingdom heat is getting to you and you need a venti cold brew and a sugar bomb to power through to your Avatar FastPass in 6 hours, this is just the ticket!*Sorcerers Hat and Kylo Ren cupcakes in the Studios and anything from Amorette’s not included.last_img read more