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Friday 11th June 2021

SIGSAM Elections

A new SIGSAM Committee has been elected for the term 1st July 2021 - 30th June 2023: Election Results.

Veronika Pillwein (Research Institute for Symbolic Computation Johannes Kepler University, Austria) will be Chair, Clement Pernet (Université Grenoble Alpes, France) Vice Chair, Shaoshi Chen (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) Secretary, and Matthew England (Coventry University, UK) Treasurer.

Tuesday 25th May 2021

CCA Issue 215 (Vol 55:1)

Issue 215 (Vol 55:1) of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA) is now available.

It can be accessed via the ACM Digital Library here. This requires an ACM DL subscription (provided with SIGSAM membership).

The issue contains an article by van der Hoeven and Lecerf On sparse interpolation of rational functions and gcds; and an obituary for Vladimir Gerdt.

Tuesday 11th May 2021

CCA Issue 214 (Vol 54:4)

Issue 214 (Vol 54:4) of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA) is now available.

It can be accessed via the ACM Digital Library here. This requires an ACM DL subscription (provided with SIGSAM membership).

The issue contains an article by Imamoglu and Kaltofenn on Sparse polynomial interpolation in Dickson polynomial basis; an article by Valluri on the Combinatorial primality test; and an article by Ou on Teaching multivariable calculus and tensor calculus with computer algebra software.

Wednesday 14th April 2021

SISGAM Elections

SIGSAM will hold elections for new officers. To vote you must be a current member of SIGSAM by 1st April to vote.

Nominees for Chair:

  • Veronika Pillwein, RISC, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
  • Jonathan Hauenstein, Notre Dame, United States

Nominees for Vice Chair:

  • Clément Pernet, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
  • Chenqi Mou, Beihang University, P.R. China

Nominees For Treasurer:

  • Matthew England, Coventry University, United Kingdom
  • John May, Maplesoft, Waterloo, Canada

Nominees for Secretary:

  • Shaoshi Chen, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
  • Angelos Mantzaflaris, INRIA Méditerranée, France

Monday 1st March 2021

CCA Issue 213 (Vol 54:3)

Issue 213 (Vol 54:3) of ACM Communications in Computer Algebra (CCA) is now available.

It can be accessed via the ACM Digital Library here. This requires an ACM DL subscription (provided with SIGSAM membership).

The issue contains an article by van der Hoeven and Monagan on Computing one billion roots using the tangent Graeffe method and more ISSAC 2020 Poster Abstracts.

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Conferences in 2021

Despite the ongoing pandemic there are hopes of conferences to take place in 2021. ISSAC, CASC, CICM, SIAM:AG and MEGA are allannounced. See the SIGSAM Upcoming Conference List for more details.

Wednesday 6th January 2021

Vladimir Gerdt

Vladimir Gerdt passed away on 5th January, 2021. He made numerous contributions to the fields of symbolic computation, differential algebra, and their applications in physics. He was a member of the JSC editorial board 1985-2020 and was involved with the CASC conference series since its beginning. He was an excellent scientist and a kind-hearted man.