Hendrik Jan Hoogeboom


dr. H.J. Hoogeboom, UHD
Informatica / Dept. of Comp. Science (LIACS), Universiteit Leiden
P.O. Box 9512, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
E-mail: h.j.hoogeboom (A) liacs.leidenuniv.nl
Visit: (we gaan verhuizen / we are moving to the new building soon.)

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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.

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Publications: local / dblp / orcid

PhD students


Algemene Voordrachten

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)