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AISB event Bulletin Item

2nd CALL FOR PAPERS: "Algorithms and Computation", 5-8 Dec 2011, JAPAN

Contact: isaac11@is.titech.ac.jp

The 22nd International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation - ISAAC 2011 -Yokohama, Japan

The 22nd International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC
2011) will be held in Yokohama, Japan, December 5-8, 2011. The symposium is intended to provide a 
forum for researchers working in algorithms and theory of computation. Papers presenting original 
research in the areas of algorithms and theory of computation are sought. Papers in relevant 
applied areas are also welcome.

The topics include, but are not limited to:
    * Algorithmic game theory
    * Algorithms and data structures
    * Approximation algorithms
    * Combinatorial optimization
    * Computational biology
    * Computational complexity
    * Computational geometry
    * Cryptography
    * Experimental algorithms
    * Graph drawing and graph algorithms
    * Internet algorithms
    * Online algorithms
    * Parallel and distributed algorithms
    * Quantum computing
    * Randomized algorithms

Important Dates
    * Submission deadline:            June 24, 2011
    * Notification of acceptance:     August 22, 2011
    * Final version due:              September 16, 2011

Invited Speakers
Sanjeev Arora (Princeton University, USA) Dorothea Wagner (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)

Invited Speakers for the CompView GCOE Symposium:
(held at the same site on December 5, 2011) Kazuo Iwano (Vice President, IBM Japan, Japan) Ravi 
Kannan (Microsoft Research Labs., India)

The symposium proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer 
Science (LNCS) series. Selected papers will be invited to special issues of Algorithmica and 
International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications.

Paper Submission
Submissions should contain a scholarly exposition of ideas, techniques, and results, including 
motivation and a clear comparison with related work. Sub-missions including title, abstract, and 
references, must be typeset using LNCS style; they must not exceed 10 pages. An optional appendix 
should be used to provide proof details that do not fit in the main text. Submitted papers must 
describe work not previously published. They must not be submitted simultaneously to another 
conference with refereed proceedings or to a journal. Drafts which contain essentially the same 
results as papers under review in other conferences or journals at the moment of submission cannot 
be submitted to ISAAC 2011. Only electronic submission (pdf) will be allowed via the easychair 
submission server (http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=isaac2011).

A Best Paper and a Best Student Paper will be awarded. A paper is eligible for the Best Student 
Paper Award if all authors are full-time students at the time of submission. To indicate that a 
submission is eligible, please add the phrase "Eligible for the Best Student Paper Award" as the 
last sentence in the "Abstract" field in the Web form of the submission server as well as in the