Tutte Institute for Mathematics and Computing

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Tutte Institute for Mathematics and Computing
Agency overview
Formed 2009 (current name as of September 2011)[1]
Type research institute
Jurisdiction Canada
Headquarters Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Coordinates: 45°22′30″N 75°41′13″W / 45.375°N 75.687°W / 45.375; -75.687
Agency executive
  • Dr. Hugh Williams (appointed February 2009), Director
Parent department Communications Security Establishment
Website www.cse-cst.gc.ca/tutte/index-eng.html

The Tutte Institute for Mathematics and Computing is a Government of Canada research institute programme of the Communications Security Establishment responsible for conducting classified research in the areas of cryptology and knowledge discovery to support the Canadian Cryptologic Program and its international partners. Named after cryptoanalyst and mathematician W. T. Tutte, it is based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.[2]

The institute is partnered with Institutes for Defence Analysis, CCR Princeton, CCR La Jolla, CCS Bowie, the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research, Carleton University, the University of Calgary and is working to create partnerships with other research institutes, government agencies and universities.[3]