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Jean E. Sammet 1928-2017

Wednesday 24th May 2017

Jean Sammet developed FORMAC, was the first chair of SIGSAM and also the first female president of ACM. CACM In Memoriam Article.

CCA Issue 199 (Vol 51:1) available

Friday 19th May 2017

Issue 199 (Vol 51:1) of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra has been published and is available to SIGSAM members here.

ISSAC 2016 Proceedings

Thursday 21st July 2016

ISSAC 2016 took place in Waterloo, Canada, sponsored by ACM SIGSAM. The full proceedings are now available in the ACM Digital Library.

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Upcoming Conferences

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ACA 2017

The 23rd Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra
17-21 July 2017
Jerusalem, Israel

PASCO 2017

The 8th International Workshop on Parallel Symbolic Computation
23-24 July 2017
Kaiserslautern, Germany

ISSAC 2017

The 42nd International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation
25-28 July 2017
Kaiserslautern, Germany

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ACM DL Selections

SIGSAM members benefit from access to the ACM Digital Library.

On p-Adic Differential Equations with Separation of Variables
Pierre Lairez and Tristan Vaccon
Proc. ISSAC 2016, pages 319-323, ACM, 2016
Digital Library Link

Contraction of Ore Ideals with Applications
Yi Zhang
Proc. ISSAC 2016, pages 413-420, ACM, 2016
Digital Library Link

A Superfast Randomized Algorithm to Decompose Binary Forms
Matias Bender, Jean-Charles Faugere, Ludovic Perret and Elias Tsigaridas
Proc. ISSAC 2016, pages 79-86, ACM, 2016
Digital Library Link

A short survey on Kantorovich: like theorems for Newton's method
Gregoire Lecerf and Joelle Saade
ACM Communications in Computer Algebra, 50:1, pages 1-11, ACM, 2016.
Digital Library Link


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