Paul M.B. Vitanyi
Science Park 123
1098 XG Amsterdam
Telephone 020-5924124 (+31 20 5924124)
Telefax 020-5924199 (+31 20 5924199)
E-mail Paul dot Vitanyi at cwi dot nl
Paul Vitanyi is a
and member of the
Algorithms and Complexity research group
and he is
Professor of Computer Science
University of Amsterdam (Faculty of
Publications & Areas of Interest.
Kolmogorov complexity, Datacompression, and MDL Learning (course MLIKC10,
10 Credits), Semester II blocks 1 and 2 of academic year 2008/2009.
This may be the last course on the subject for some time.
Outline, topics, schedule, and power point lectures
of the 2009 course.
Editorships, Program Committees, and Organizations
Honors, keynote lectures, awards
Book on Kolmogorov Complexity, the NEW 3rd edition of 2008.
Quick-Click Buying from Amazon (usually with a 20% rebate):
Selection of articles from the
popular press about my work
Kolmogorov Complexity Web Page & Mailing List; and
The Legacy of Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov, April 25, 1903 - October 20,
Pauline van de Ven's home page
and the first
hyperbook (``hyperboek'' in Dutch)
which is the novel
De man met de hoed
and the authors-run publisher