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Sunday 14th January 2018

Bobby Caviness 1940-2018

Bobby F. Caviness, pioneering researcher in symbolic computation and former SIGSAM Chair, has passed away at the age of 77.

An obitury written by Erich Kaltofen and Dave Saunders is available here.

Friday 5th January 2018

CCA Issue 201 (Vol 51:3)

Issue 201 (Vol 51:3) 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 the abstracts of Software Demonstrations at ISSAC 2017 which included computing Galois groups of polynomials in Magma; the new Polyhedra library for working with integer points of polyhedral sets in Maple; a CUDA library for modular polynomial computation; and the latest version of the CoCoA system.