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Jonathan Borwein 1951-2016

Thursday 4th August 2016

We are sorry to report that Jonathan Borwein, Laureate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Newcastle, Australia, has passed away. Please see the obituaries by the Canadian Mathematical Society and his long-time collaborator David Bailey.

2016 ISSAC Awards

Friday 22nd July 2016

The ACM SIGSAM sponsored ISSAC 2016 Distinguished Paper Award has been presented to Pierre Lairez and Tristan Vaccon. Yi Zhang and Matias Bender recieved the Distinguished Student Author Awards. See the ISSAC Awards page for more details.

ISSAC 2016 Proceedings

Thursday 21st July 2016

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

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ACA 2016

22nd Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra
1-4 August 2016
Kassel, Germany

CASC 2016

The 18th International Workshop on Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing
19-23 September 2016
Bucharest, Romania


18th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing
24-27 September 2016
Timisoara, Romania

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ACM DL Selections

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