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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: MACIS 2007 - Extended Deadline

MACIS 2007 - International Conference on
Mathematical Aspects of Computer and Information Sciences
Paris, France, December 5-7, 2007

Extended deadline for abstract submission
November 1, 2007


Mathematical Aspects of Computer and Information Sciences (MACIS) is  a new series of conferences where foundational research on theoretical and practical problems of mathematics for computing and information processing may be presented and discussed. MACIS also addresses experimental and case studies, scientific and engineering computation, design and implementation of algorithms and software systems, and applications of mathematical methods and tools to outstanding and emerging problems in applied computer and information sciences.
Each conference focuses on two or three themes.

The themes for MACIS 2007 are:

* Computational Geometry and Computer Aided Geometric Design

* Polynomial System Solving

* Algorithms and Complexity

The first MACIS conference took place in Beijing (China), July 24-26, 2006 (see for more details).


   Mark Van Hoeij (Florida State University, USA)
   Oliver Labs (University of Saarbrcken, USA)
   Chee Yap (New York University, USA)

Potential participants of MACIS 2007 are invited to submit extended abstracts (3-4 pages) or full papers describing their work to be presented at the conference. The submitted extended abstracts and full papers will be reviewed by members of the Program Committee (PC) for soundness and relevance to the conference. Submission of original research papers is encouraged, while published material and work in  progress will also be considered for presentation at the conference. Electronic submissions are strongly preferred by using the web page or should be sent in PDF or PS format as e-mail attachments to the  PC chair:

  Laureano Gonzalez-Vega                               
  Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Cantabria,      
  Avda. Los Castros, Santander 39005, Spain 
  Fax: (34)942201402      

Accepted extended abstracts and full papers will be printed for distribution at the conference. Authors of the extended abstracts and full papers accepted for presentation at the conference will be invited to submit their full and/or revised papers for publication in special issues of Mathematics in Computer Science (MCS - by Birkhauser/Springer after the meeting. The submitted papers will be formally reviewed by PC members and external referees according to the refereeing procedure of MCS.

Deadline for extended abstract submission:  November 1, 2007
Notification of acceptance or rejection:    November 15, 2007
Conference taking place:                    December 5-7, 2007
Deadline for full paper submission:         January 31, 2008

Fabrice Rouillier (INRIA, France) and Zhiming Zheng (Beihang University, China)

Mohab Safey El Din (Universit Pierre et Marie Curie, France)

Saugata Basu, Jean-Charles Faugere, Laureano Gonzalez-Vega (Chair), David Jeffrey, Bert Juttler, Sylvain Lazard, Konrad Polthier, Fabrice Rouillier, Raimund Seidel, Rafael Sendra, Frank Sottile, Gert Vegter, Dongming Wang,
Lihong Zhi