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AISB event Bulletin Item

Call for participation in the 2008 ACP Summer School - Modelling with Constraints: Theory and Practice

http://www-circa.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/cpss2008/

Call for Participation

Modelling with Constraints: Theory and Practice
ACP Summer School
Monday 30th June to Friday 4th July 2008
St Andrews, Scotland
http://www-circa.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/cpss2008/

Speakers and Titles

Chris Jefferson, University of Oxford
Creating and Extending Efficient Propagating Constraint Solvers

Ian Miguel, Univeristy of St Andrews
Thinking Abstractly about Constraint Modelling

Barry O'Sullivan, University College Cork and 4C
Explanations in Constraint Programming & Modelling and Solving Two
Complex Problems using CP and OR

Karen Petrie, University of Oxford
Finding the Solution to Your Problem: How to Go From a High Level
Problem Description to the Solutions Using the Minion Constraint
Solver

Barbara Smith, University of Leeds
Modelling for Constraint Programming

Toby Walsh, NICTA and UNSW
Global Constraints

Christian Bessiere (The Montpellier Laboratory of Computer Science,
Robotics, and Microelectronics) (To be confirmed.)
Using CP When You Don't Know CP & Reformulate Your Network? Why Not
Change Your Local Consistency Instead?

Scholarships
There will be financial help to attend the Summer school for those who
could not afford to come otherwise. If this money is over subscribed
than we will allocate it to the students who have the most to gain
from attending this event. If you wish to apply for funding please ask
your supervisor to write a letter of recommendation for you and send
it to cpss2008@mcs.st-and.ac.uk by Friday the 6th of June when we will
confirm funding.

Schedule
The Summer School will start at 9am on Monday 30th June and finish at
lunchtime on Friday 4th July. Participants are advised to arrive on
Sunday 29th June.
A full schedule will be available soon.

Registration
The registration fee for the summer school is 227.50 GBP.

Accommodation
Accommodation for the Summer School will be provided in New Hall.
All rooms are double, en-suite and cost 44.50 GBP per night with a
total of 222.50 GBP for 5 nights (Sunday-Thursday).

Registration and accommodation can both be booked at:
https://onlineshop.st-andrews.ac.uk/events/eventdetails.asp?eventid=26

Any questions than please email: cpss2008@mcs.st-and.ac.uk