Hendrik Jan Hoogeboom

foto: Peter van Evert

dr. H.J. Hoogeboom, universitair docent
Dept. of Comp. Science (LIACS), Leiden University
P.O. Box 9512, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Tel: (31) 71 - 527.7062
Secr: (31) 71 - 527.7061
E-mail: h.j.hoogeboom (A) liacs.leidenuniv.nl
Visit: Snellius, Niels Bohrweg 1, 2333 CA Leiden, room 162 »

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Member of the research cluster Theory.

Research Interests: Theoretical computer science (Formal Languages, Algorithms). In particular: formal models of natural computation, delta matroids and their polynomials, logic & automata, tree-walking automata, infinitary languages, patterns in strings.

Pivots & gene sorting »
Pebbles »
Molecular computing »
Tetris »
Pushdown automata »

Publications: local / dblp / orcid

Past PhD students:
• Rudy van Vliet (DNA Expressions — A formal notation for DNA», 2015)
• Jun Wang (Spiking Neural P Systems», 2011)
• Robert Brijder (Models of Natural Computation: Gene Assembly and Membrane Systems», 2008)
• Pierluigi Frisco (Theory of Molecular Computing. Splicing and Membrane systems, 2004)
• Nikè van Vugt (Models of Molecular Computing, 2002)
• Paulien ten Pas (Trees and Texts, 1995, pdf)



Algemene Voordrachten

Bio-informatica / dynamisch programmeren » (Lapp-Top jan '21)
Tegels: van patronen tot rekenwerk » (jan'20 gastlessen) (IPA lentedagen)
Inpakken! » (Proefstuderen 29.11'19)
Fractran ... een tamelijk nutteloze programmeertaal » (Leidsche Flesch Lunchlezing) (nov'16)
Waar is hier de uitgang? Algoritmen in het doolhof » (ouderdag 27.3'21)
Dna computers? » Turing's Legacy SNiC Symposium, 7.3'12
E.&S. door Nederland (of: de kortste weg van A naar B) » ouderdag 4'16

Hobbes: Do you have an idea for your story yet?
Calvin: No, I'm waiting for inspiration.
C: You can't just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood.
H: What mood is that?
C: Last-minute panic.

(Bill Watterson: Calvin and Hobbes, May 21, 1992)

Calvin: Here's another math problem I can't figure out. What's 9+4 ?
Hobbes: Ooh, that's a tricky one. You have to use calculus and imaginary numbers for this.
Hobbes: You know, eleventeen, thirty-twelve, and all those. It's a little confusing at first.
Calvin: How did YOU learn all this? You've never even gone to school!
Hobbes: Instinct. Tigers are born with it.

(Calvin and Hobbes, January 06, 1988)