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2017 Jenks Prize

Tuesday 5th December 2017

The 2017 Richard D. Jenks Memorial Prize has been awarded to Stephen Wolfram for Wolfram|Alpha and Mathematica. The plaque will be awarded at ISSAC 2018 in New York.

George E. Collins 1928-2017

Monday 27th November 2017

George E. Collins passed, the inventor of cylindrical algebraic decomposition and garbage collection via reference counting, has passed away at the age of 89. George was made a fellow of the ACM in 2004 for his contributions to symbolic computation.


Friday 4th August 2017

ISSAC 2017 and PASCO 2017 took place in Kaiserslautern, Germany in July. The proceedings for both events are in the ACM Digital Library. ISSAC Proceedings - PASCO Proceedings

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Upcoming Conferences

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ACA 2018

24th Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra
18-22 June 2018
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

ISSAC 2018

The 43rd International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation
16-19 July 2018
New York, USA

ICMS 2018

The International Conference on Mathematical Software
24-27 July 2018
South Bend, Indiana, USA

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ACM DL Selections

SIGSAM members benefit from access to the ACM Digital Library.

Algorithmic Verification of Linearizability for Ordinary Differential Equations
Dmitry Lyakhov, Vladimir Gerdt and Dominik Michels
Proc. ISSAC 2017, pages 285-292, ACM, 2017
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Computing Canonical Bases of Modules of Univariate Relations
Vincent Neiger and Thi Xuan Vu
Proc. ISSAC 2017, pages 357-364, ACM, 2017
Digital Library Link

Reconstruction Algorithms for Sums of Affine Powers
Ignacio Garcia Marco, Pascal Koiran and Timothee Pecatte
Proc. ISSAC 2017, pages 317-324, ACM, 2017
Digital Library Link

Decomposing and solving quasilinear second-order differential equations
Fritz Schwarz
ACM Communications in Computer Algebra, 50:3, pages 73-82, ACM, 2016.
Digital Library Link


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