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CCA Issue 212 (Vol 54:2) available

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Issue 212 (Vol 54:2) of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra has been published and is available to SIGSAM members here.

ISSAC 2020 Prizes

Monday 20th July 2020

The SIGSAM sponsored prizes for ISSAC 2020 were awarded to: S. Falkensteiner et al. (Distinguished Paper); and S. Birmpilis and R. Rieu-Helft (Distinguished Student Paper).

Jenks Prize Awarded

Friday 19th June 2020

The Richard D. Jenks Memorial Prize is awarded for Excellence in Software Engineering applied to Computer Algebra. The 2019 prize will be awared to Michael Stillman for Macaulay and Macaulay2 during ISSAC 2020.

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Upcoming Conferences

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CASC 2020 (Online)

The International Workshop on Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing
14-18 September 2020
Linz, Austria

SYNASC 2020 (Online)

The International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
1-4 September 2020
Timisoara, Romania

Maple 2020 (Online)

2020 Maple Conference
2-6 November 2020

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ACM DL Selections

SIGSAM members benefit from access to the ACM Digital Library.

The fundamental theorem of tropical partial differential algebraic geometry
F. Falkensteiner et al.
Proc. ISSAC 2020, pages 178-185, ACM, 2020
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A Las Vegas algorithm for computing the smith form of a nonsingular integer matrix
S. Birmpilis, G. Labahn, and A. Storjohann.
Proc. ISSAC 2020, pages 38-45, ACM, 2020
Digital Library Link

WhyMP, a formally verified arbitrary-precision integer library
G. Melquiond and R. Rieu-Helft.
Proc. ISSAC 2020, pages 352-359, ACM, 2020
Digital Library Link


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