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AISB event Bulletin Item

Call for Participation - ISSAC 2008

The organizers invite you to attend

                                ISSAC 2008
       International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation
                 RISC, 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

Registration:  will  be  available online by May 15 at the
              conference site


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.


Submissions of posters and software presentations are  still being 
Please see the site for details.


Sergei Abramov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Elizabeth L. Mansfield, University of Kent, UK
William Stein, University of Washington, USA


Komei Fukuda, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  Exact algorithms and software in optimization and polyhedral computation.
Gregor Kemper, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
  Algorithmic Invariant Theory.
Madhu Sudan, MIT, USA
  Algebraic Algorithms and Coding Theory.


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


  General Chair      Program Committee Chair       Local Arrangements Chair

J. Rafael Sendra      Laureano Gonzalez-Vega             Franz Winkler