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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation ISSAC 2008 extended deadline

   *** Extended Deadline for Submissions: January 21, 2008 ***
                                 ISSAC 2008
        International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation
                     Hagenberg, Austria, July 20-23, 2008


The International Symposium on Symbolic and  Algebraic  Computation  (ISSAC)
is the premier annual conference to present  and  discuss  new  developments
and  original  research  results  in  all  areas  of  symbolic  mathematical
computation. Planned  activities  include  invited  presentations,  research
papers, poster sessions, tutorial  courses,  vendor  exhibits  and  software


ISSAC 2008 will be held July 20 to 23, 2008 in Hagenberg near Linz, Austria
Deadline for submissions: January 21, 2008 (Midnight [24:00 EST]).
Notification of acceptance: March 24, 2008.


They include, but are not limited to:

Algorithmic  Mathematics:    Algebraic,   symbolic   and    symbolic-numeric
algorithms.  Simplification,  function manipulation, summation, integration,
polynomial / differential / difference  equations,  linear  algebra,  number
theory, group and invariant theory, geometric computing.

Computer  Science:  Theoretical   and   practical   problems   in   symbolic
computation.  Systems,  problem  solving  environments,   user   interfaces,
software,   libraries, parallel / distributed   computing  and   programming
languages,  concrete  analysis, benchmarking,  theoretical   and   practical
complexity, automatic differentiation, code  generation,  mathematical  data
structures and exchange protocols.

Applications:  Problem treatments using  algebraic,  symbolic  or  symbolic-
numeric computation in an essential or a novel way.  Engineering,  economics
and finance, physical  and  biological  sciences,  computer science,  logic,
mathematics and education.


John Abbott, Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy
Hirokazu Anai, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan
Laurent Buse, INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France
Alicia Dickenstein, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Xiao-Shan Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Laureano Gonzalez-Vega, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain; (Chair)
Willem de Graaf, Universita degli Studi di Trento, Italy
Mark van Hoeij, Florida State University, USA
Joris van der Hoeven, Universite Paris-Sud, France
Evelyne Hubert, INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France
Alexander Hulpke, Colorado State University, USA
M'hammed El Kahoui, Universite Cadi Ayyad, Morocco
Manuel Kauers, RISC, Univ. Linz, Austria
Juergen Klueners, Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet, Germany
Viktor Levandovskyy, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Steve Linton, University of St. Andrews, UK
Greg Reid, ORCCA, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Igor Shparlinski, Macquarie University, Australia
Arne Storjohann, University of Waterloo, Canada
Lihong Zhi, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Original research results and insightful analyses of  current  concerns  are
solicited for submission. Submissions must not duplicate work  published  or
submitted for publication elsewhere. Papers will be reviewed by the  program
committee and additional referees. Proceedings will be  distributed  at  the
symposium. Papers must be in English and should not exceed 8  pages  in  the
standard format for ACM proceedings, or 20 to 22  pages  of  text  in  LaTeX
12pt article style.

To  submit your contribution,  please visit the  paper  submission  page  at Authors of accepted papers are expected
to present their work at the symposium.

   General Chair      Program Committee Chair       Local Arrangements Chair

J. Rafael Sendra      Laureano Gonzalez-Vega             Franz Winkler